30 Best Okanagan Wineries - The Ultimate Guide for Wine Lovers Story

By Alli Sewell

Introduction

30 Best Okanagan Wineries - The Ultimate Guide for Wine Lovers Story

Canada probably isn't the first country you think of when it comes to wine production. But British Columbia's Okanagan Valley,...

Winery 1

Tantalus Vineyards, Kelowna

You’ll experience some of the best single-vineyard wines in the region at this southeast Kelowna vineyard. Previously Pioneer Vineyards, Tantalus...

Winery 2

CedarCreek Estate Winery, Kelowna

CedarCreek’s 50-acre estate features organic, single-vineyard wines from 30-year-old vines. In fact, their Pinot Noirs are made from some of...

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The Vibrant Vine Winery, Kelowna

Frequently featured as a top winery experience, Vibrant Vine is a quirky winery not to be missed. Taste their perfectly-crafted...

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The View Winery and Vineyard, Kelowna

Fruity wines and handcrafted apple ciders are the stars of the show at The View Winery. Housed in a 1920s...

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Sandhill Wines, Kelowna

Centrally located in downtown Kelowna, Sandhill is a must-visit on your Kelowna wine tour. Tastings are available in the Urban...

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Summerhill Pyramid Winery, Kelowna

As one of the only Okanagan wineries with a biodynamic vineyard, Summerhill Pyramid prides itself on delicious organic wines. Reds,...

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Ancient Hill Winery, Kelowna

Surrounded by horse ranches, Ancient Hill is a boutique winery in rural North Kelowna. Specializing in European-style wines, they only...

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Volcanic Hills Estate Winery, West Kelowna

Located on Mount Boucherie, a 60-million-year-old dormant volcano, Volcanic Hills is aptly named! The winery’s grapes are grown in the...

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The Hatch, West Kelowna

The Hatch is a must-visit on both the Westside Wine Trail and in Kelowna in general. Head here for a...

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Grizzli Winery, West Kelowna

Kelowna is actually the native Okanagan name for Grizzly bear. Although a Tuscan-inspired winery, Grizzli takes its name from this...

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Quails' Gate, West Kelowna

Quails' Gate Winery has some of the best views, wines, and food in Kelowna. Start by tasting their renowned wines...

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Mission Hill Family Estate Winery, West Kelowna

Mission Hill is an architecturally stunning winery and part of the Westside Wine Trail. The winery promotes experiences to its...

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Indigenous World Winery, West Kelowna

Established in 2016, Indigenous World Winery is the first 100% indigenous-owned winery in British Columbia. Visitors can taste Indigenous World’s...

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Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery, West Kelowna

Mt. Boucherie Estate is named after the extinct Mt. Boucherie volcano, a geological Canadian landmark in West Kelowna. This Westside...

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Blind Tiger Vineyards, Lake Country

This Lake Country vineyard mixes delicious Okanagan wine with sweeping lake views and tasty Italian food. At Blind Tiger, you’ll...

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Gray Monk Estate Winery, Lake Country

Gray Monk is a beautiful estate winery housed in 75 acres of vineyard which overlooks Okanagan Lake. The winery is...

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50th Parallel Estate Winery, Lake Country

As one of the most cosmopolitan wineries in the Okanagan, I recommend 50th Parallel for lovers of modern architecture and...

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Arrowleaf Cellars, Lake Country

This family-owned and operated estate is named after the Okanagan Sunflower, also known as Arrowleaf Balsamroot. Visit the winery, housed...

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Sumac Ridge Estate Winery, Summerland

Sumac Ridge is one of the first operating estate wineries in British Columbia. Today, it is home to three brands:...

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Lake Breeze Vineyards Tasting Room, Naramata

Lake Breeze is a charming European-style winery overlooking Lake Okanagan. This quaint winery is well worth a visit while in...

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Bench 1775 Winery, Penticton

Bench 1775 is one of the Naramata Bench wineries and is found between Naramata and Penticton. The winery is located...

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Poplar Grove Winery, Penticton

Poplar Grove Winery is a boutique Okanagan valley winery. This location provides visitors with delicious wines and scenic views of...

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Painted Rock Estate Winery, Penticton

Painted Rock is another excellent Penticton winery. This modern family-owned estate follows a philosophy of making wines for friends and...

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Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery, Okanagan Falls

Noble Ridge Vineyard is a high-quality winery in the Okanagan Falls area offering a friendly atmosphere. This vineyard produces a...

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Burrowing Owl Estate Winery, Oliver

Located between Oliver and Osoyoos, this estate winery is named after the birds that inhabit the vineyard and the surrounding...

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River Stone Estate Winery, Oliver

With a farmhouse-style tasting room, this Okanagan Valley winery is located on a sprawling estate that the vineyard's owners call...

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Hester Creek Estate Winery, Oliver

Located in Oliver in the Okanagan wine country, Hester Creek Estate Winery makes premium old vine wines. This winery has...

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Black Hills Estate Winery, Oliver

Black Hills Estate Winery is found in the middle of Canada’s only desert within the Okanagan Valley appellation. This winery...

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Moon Curser Vineyards, Osoyoos

Moon Curser Vineyards is a highly recommended winery in Osoyoos in the Okanagan. This winery has a vast selection of...

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NK'MIP Cellars, Osoyoos

This Indigenous-owned winery expresses its culture in everything they do. Not only will you find internationally award-winning wines here, but...

Conclusion

In Summary

With over 200 vineyards and 120 wineries in the Okanagan, these are just some of my personal favourites. But hopefully,...