Fertile soil and ample sunshine make for ideal growing conditions. Translation: Kelowna is prime real estate for stellar wineries. Visit First Nations-owned and -operated Indigenous World Winery where vintages, produced with respect for the land, pair nicely with Indigenous-inspired fare, including seared bison flat-iron steaks and bannock bread plates, served at the winery’s Red Fox Club.
Organic and biodynamic wines define Summerhill Pyramid Winery—that, and a pyramid-shaped cellar. Order a sparkling wine at their Sunset Organic Bistro, and ask about the star-aligned cellar’s invisible energy and its all-important life force.
While summers are hot, plunging winter temperatures promise excellent conditions for Icewine production. At Grizzli Winery, set at the base of Mount Boucherie, you can taste the fruits of winemakers’ labours, thanks to an Icewine lineup that includes the light and bright flavours of Sauvignon Blanc alongside the full fruity richness of a Merlot.