Ascenic drive through the hills of southeast Kelowna, brings you to Spierhead winery, where there is always a celebration of Pinots taking place. Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir Rosé, Pinot Noir and Pinot Noir Cuvee…they’re receiving high praise indeed, and for good reason.
Spierhead winery, located on Spiers Road, is framed by endless vineyards, colorful and tranquil Okanagan greenery and rolling hills. This charming winery will be open for weekends in May and daily starting June 1. Until the winery’s May opening, you can purchase the wines at VQA stores and a selection of private wine stores. Supplies vary though, so if you want to ensure you’ll get the exact vintage you’re looking for, shop early.
Winemaker Bill Pierson has years of experience working the land in the Okanagan, including four years as assistant winemaker at CedarCreek. He excels at his art, as evidenced by the many prestigious awards Spierhead Winery is gathering of late.
Pinot Gris lovers will love the 2014 vintage, with its’ big, bold taste, tropical notes and a hint of banana. Their 2013 vintage received well-deserved recognition at the Fall Okanagan Wine Festival where it was a Platinum award-winner, and was also designated Double Platinum by Wine Press Northwest.
Finally, treat yourself to their wildly popular Pinot Noirs, ranging from the White Label to the exquisite Pinot Noir Cuvee. The best way to keep up with Spierhead wines is a membership in their wine club…learn more online.
2014 Pinot Noir Rosé
Only 100 cases being bottled. You’ll find a delightful symphony of apple, raspberry, strawberry and citrus notes.
~ Deanna Rainey