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Big and small, River Stone Estate Winery is something of an anomaly in the wine world. Tucked into a gem of a property just off Tucelnuit Road in Oliver, River Stone is still a small enough producer to qualify as a participant in the popular Garagiste North—The Small Guys Wine Festival (under 2000 case producers). But production is the only thing that can be described as small about the winery owned and operated by Ted and Lorraine Kane (pictured). Big visions, big commitment, big results. In the last decade Ted and Lorraine have established a vineyard on ground that been…

Lunessence is a new jewel on Summerland’s wine trail. An elegant tasting room sits majestically within the vineyard with spectacular views over Okanagan Lake. There is a beautiful story behind this vineyard, and the relationship that the new owners have created with Mother Nature, on every level. “Integrated plant protection is the key in all viticulture practices at Lunessence. It combines organic procedures with economical and cultural responsibility.” Lunessence is also implementing biodynamic viticulture into their vineyard practices. Winemaker Michal Mosny explains: “ Biodynamic viticulture that works from two poles – the energy and the earth. Understanding them makes our…

Sandy Beach Lodge & Resort in Naramata is the perfect resort for guests who want to enjoy this splendid region any time of year from early spring to late fall. They may want to sample wines on the Naramata Bench, cycle the Kettle Valley Railway, paddleboard or kayak Okanagan Lake or just relax and read a good book. Fronted by a 400-foot private beach on Okanagan Lake, Sandy Beach is located moments away from the Naramata Bench. Comfortable cottages and B&B rooms are available at mid-week and seasonal rates. There’s a roster of amenities and activities for everyone: a pool…

Impeccable whites, grandiose reds and their ‘Ambassador’ port-style wine round out Desert Hill’s (DH) portfolio. Since 2003, the Toor family has made award-winning wines at their Oliver location. Three brothers – Randy, Jessie, and Dave, grew their winery from the ground up. Grape farming since the mid ‘90’s, they have established a top quality winery with consistently delicious products. Many of the DH wines are lovingly crafted into small lot vintages by winemaker George Phiniotis with many selling out before their wine shop season ends. DH wine club members receive priority access on new releases, and special ‘members only’ small…