CedarCreek was one of the first eight pioneering wineries in British Columbia, and that experience is evident in the quality of their wines. With three vineyards and extensive knowledge of where to plant the right varietals, CedarCreek has succeeded internationally, winning Best Canadian White Wine (2014) and Best Canadian Red Wine (2012). You can also enjoy delicious cuisine at their Vineyard Terrace Restaurant, while taking in the panoramic view of Kelowna.
Sandhill Winery has six vineyards located throughout the British Columbia each offering a special terroir and producing grapes with unique characteristics. Thanks to their single-vineyard philosophy, each bottle of Sandhill wine showcases the qualities of one distinct vineyard, and allows for the character of the fruit to shine through the wine. A visit to their Kelowna location provides you with a wine tasting experience through the flavours of British Columbia wine country.
Sperling Vineyards has been four generations in the making, with the first vines being planted in the 1920s by the first grape-growing family in the Okanagan. Throughout the years, Sperling has produced quality wines, winning numerous awards throughout Canada. Come and visit this family-owned winery and enjoy what east Kelowna vines have to offer at this intimate location.
A visit to historic St. Hubertus Estate Winery allows you to taste wines made from 100% estate grown grapes that truly reflect the terroir of the North Okanagan. These wines showcase the complexity of the old world, while including the clean, fresh fruit flavours of the new world. The old vines continue to produce incredible award-winning wines, locally and internationally.
Summerhill Pyramid Winery is known for it’s unique Pyramid Cellar, and for producing some outstanding wines! A pioneer in organic and biodynamic grape growing in the Okanagan, Summerhill has proven it’s excellence by providing some of the best sparkling wine the Okanagan has to offer, and by winning international awards for it’s phenomenal Icewine. Experience the award-winning wines while getting to know the culinary culture of Kelowna at the Sunset Bistro featuring local, organic cuisine.
Tantalus Vineyards, originally known as Pioneer Vineyards, first planted table grapes in 1927 and has been the oldest continually producing vineyard in British Columbia. With years of experience growing vines on the eastern slopes of the Okanagan Valley, Tantalus was founded on the belief that exceptional wines could be made from a single vineyard of outstanding quality. A visit here will leave you with a taste of authenticity of what Kelowna vineyards have to offer.
Come and discover the beauty and the heritage at some of the Okanagan’s oldest vineyards. BC’s first vines were planted in Kelowna in 1859 by Father Pandosy and Kelowna boasts the province’s oldest continually operating winery – Calona Vineyard (est. 1931). The Lakeshore Wine Route which is made up of wineries on the south side of Kelowna operate some of the oldest continually producing vineyards in BC. These established winery names along with their spectacular lake views, high quality wines and culinary experiences make for a memorable day. And all within a short drive of downtown Kelowna!