Driving Oliver’s Black Sage Bench Road to Desert Hills Estate Winery is always fun. I’m excited - it’s my first visit since the Toor family released their 2010 Syrah and Mirage, opened their patio and made their paved driveway and parking lot expansion. I opened the wine … [Read more...] about Membership Has Its Privileges At Desert Hills
Congratulations to Wild Goose on winning their 9th Lieutenant Governor Award of Excellence for the 2014 Mystic River Gewürztraminer! Wines from Wild Goose’s Mystic River Vineyard have brought in six of their nine Lieutenant Governor Award wins – two for the Mystic River Pinot … [Read more...] about Wild Goose Vineyards Wins 9th Lieutenant Governor General Award of Excellence
Therapy Vineyards & Guesthouse GM Judi Skinner had a fabulous year celebrating the Naramata winery’s 10th anniversary. She’s thrilled with the increase in visitors and wine sales, and hearing rave reviews about Therapy’s new upgrades. Their fully paved parking lot expansion … [Read more...] about Therapy Wins Gold For Fizziotherapy Blanc
When Sonoran Estate Winery moved back to their original lakeside location 3km north of Summerland last fall, owners Ada and Arjan Smits anticipated changes. Their biggest news is congratulating eldest son Pieter Smits on opening his new Back Door Winery. Noticed the blue roof … [Read more...] about Sonoran Welcomes New ‘Back Door Winery’!
After ten-plus years of making award-winning Alsatian-style whites, Bordeaux-style reds, sinful sparklings and decadent dessert wines, it’s apparent that Summerland’s Sonoran Estate Winery has what it takes to tempt any palate. Now that it has moved back to the original location … [Read more...] about Sonoran Estate Winery’s Grand Re-Opening