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One of the Best Winery Patios in the World

With carefully crafted, award-winning wines, a lively atmosphere, astounding views and seasonal food offerings, Bench 1775 is a top-rated winery in BC and Canada.

WINERY |  BENCH 1775  |  NARAMATA  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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An Exceptional Setting for Sipping and Celebrating

For award-winning BC VQA wines in a fantastic local setting, look no further than Backyard Vineyards in the Township of Langley—the spacious, bountiful backyard to Vancouver, British Columbia.

WINERY |  BACKYARD VINEYARD  |  LANGLEY  |  LOWER MAINLAND

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Burrowing Owl Estate Winery

is devoted to crafting world-class wines in an environmentally-sustainable manner.

WINERY |  BURROWING OWL  |  OLIVER  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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Black HIlls Estate Winery

Founded in 1999, Black Hills Estate Winery produces wine exclusively from its estate vineyard on the Black Sage Bench, north of Osoyoos, British Columbia

WINERY  |  BLACK HILLS  |  OSOYOOS  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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Get a Taste of it!

Corcelettes Estate Winery is nestled against the dramatic dark rocks on the Keremeos Upper Bench in the pristine Similkameen Valley.

WINERY |  CORCELETTES  |  KEREMEOS  |  SIMILKAMEEN VALLEY

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Old World Elegance, New World Edge

Clos du Soleil is a small artisan winery and estate vineyard on the Upper Bench of the South Similkameen Valley in British Columbia.

WINERY  |  CLOS DU SOLEIL  |  KEREMEOS  |  SIMILKAMEEN VALLEY

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Gray Monk Estate Winery

As one of the first five wineries to pioneer British Columbia’s wine industry, Gray Monk has built an international reputation growing and supporting BC’s distinctive VQA wines.

WINERY |  GRAY MONK  |  LAKE COUNTRY  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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Welcome to Desert Hills Estate Winery

Starting as growers, the Toor brothers learned the business literally, from the ground up.

WINERY  |  DESERT HILLS  |  OLIVER  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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850 Years of Excellence

Experience the Okanagan’s most historic winery. Our wines are traditionally handcrafted by winemaking recipes originating in the mid 1800’s, without the use of harsh chemicals or additives.

WINERY |  HAINLE  |  PEACHLAND  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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Welcome to Grizzli Winery

Grizzli Winery is located on West Kelowna’s Wine Trail, in the beautiful wine country of the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia.

WINERY  |  GRIZZLI  |  WEST KELOWNA  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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Named 5 times “Best Small Winery of the Year”

La Frenz is located on the stunning Naramata Bench in the heart of the beautiful Okanagan Valley in British Columbia.

WINERY |  LA FRENZ  |  PENCTICTON  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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Howling Bluff Estate Winery

At the age of 17, Luke Smith dreamed of making world-class wines in Canada. It took decades before he finally found a spot among the exceptional terroir of the Naramata Bench.

WINERY  |  HOWLING BLUFF  |  PENTICTON  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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Come Spend the Day with us

The Lakeshore Wine Route is a small collective of neighbouring wineries with deep roots in British Columbia’s grape growing and winemaking heritage.

WINERY |  LAKESHORE WINE ROUTE  |  KELOWNA  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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A Hidden Gem on the Naramata Bench

Lake Breeze Vineyards has been producing award winning wines since 1995 with focus on Naramata origin.

WINERY  |  LAKE BREEZE  |  NARAMATA  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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O'Rourke's Peak Cellars

is Lake Country’s newest winery and culinary destination to experience.

WINERY |  O'ROURKE'S PEAK  |  LAKE COUNTRY  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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Moon Curser Vineyards

is a small, family owned winery on the East Bench of Osoyoos, BC, a South Okanagan border town known for its hot summers, beautiful lakes and vineyards.

WINERY  |  MOON CURSER  |  OSOYOOS  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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Your Local Distillery

Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery is BC’s Original Farm-to-Flask distillery, focusing on the production of premium hand-crafted spirits just a tractor ride away from the fields and orchards where the local grains and fruits are grown.

DISTILLERY |  OKANAGAN SPIRITS  |  VERNON & KELOWNA  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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Okanagan Falls Group of Wineries

Located near Okanagan Falls, BC Nighthawk Vineyards, Noble Ridge Vineyards and Wild Goose Vineyards produce some of the most sought after wines in the Okanagan Valley.

WINERY |  OKANAGAN FALLS GROUP  |  OKANAGAN FALLS  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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Planet Bee & Honeymoon Meadery

Every batch of hand-crafted Honeymoon Mead begins with the fermentation of B.C honey and water.

MEADERY |  PLANET BEE  |  VERNON  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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Dreams Work When You Do

It’s a truism that dreams work when you do. This is deeply illustrated by John Ness, the owner of Pipe Dreams, one of Oliver’s newest wineries.

WINERY |  PIPE DREAMS  | OLIVER  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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Grape Expectations Uncorked in the Shuswap

Like so many Shuswap stories, our wines express the spectacular landscape that surrounds us.

WINERY |  SHUSWAP GROUP OF WINERIES  |  SHUSWAP

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One Distinct Vineyard. One Distinct Winer Experience.

Each bottle of Sandhill wine is made from grapes that come from one of six unique BC vineyards - Sandhill Estate, King Family, Phantom Creek, Osprey Ridge, Hidden Terrace and Vanessa Vineyard.

WINERY |  SANDHILL  | KELOWNA  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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The View Winery & Wards Cidery

Set in a vintage apple packinghouse, nestled amid orchards and vines, The View Winery is just minutes from downtown Kelowna and offers a truly unique wine tasting experience.

WINERY & CIDERY |  THE VIEW  & WARDS   |  KELOWNA  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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Soma Craft Cidery

Soma is a coalition of creative spirits. We merge elements of agriculture, architecture, and community. Our focus is on quality craft ciders and authentic hospitality.

CIDERY |  SOMA  | KELOWNA  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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Naturally South Okanagan

Established in 1993, Tinhorn Creek Vineyards is located just south of Oliver B.C. in the famed Golden Mile Bench sub-appellation

WINERY |  TINHORN  |  OLIVER  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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Everyone Needs a Little Therapy!

A family owned and operated winery located on the Naramata Bench we’re on a mission to bring great wine to great people.

WINERY |  THERAPY  | NARAMATA  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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Vanessa Vineyards

Planted in 2006 under the guidance of renowned viticulturists Robert Goltz and Richard Cleave, Vanessa Vineyard is situated on a hillside overlooking the Similkameen Valley, comprising 75 acres of extremely rocky terrain.

WINERY |  VANESSA  |  CAWSTON  |  SIMILKAMEEN VALLEY

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Urban Distilleries & Winery

Come visit British Columbia’s award winning craft distillery & winery in the heart of the picturesque Okanagan Valley.

DISTILLERY & WINERY |  URBAN DISTILLERY  | KELOWNA  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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A Warm Welcome Awaits You.

Welcome to our easy and relaxed vinAmité Wine Lounge just south of Oliver on highway 97 for a tasting offered from our three white wines and five reds. Choose your favourites, order a glass and enjoy the view from the patio overlooking our vineyard.

WINERY |  VINAMITE  | OLIVER  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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Garden Bistro @ O’Rourke’s Peak Cellars

Experience Lake Country’s newest winery and culinary destination. Panoramic views paired with exciting wines and delicious plates featuring ingredients from our vineyard-side garden.

RESTAURANT |  GARDEN BISTRO  | KELOWNA  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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Castle Bistro @ The Castle at Swan Lake

The Castle Bistro, is Vernon’s only Schnitzel house. Try our many German inspired meals from our many schnitzel selections to our hand rolled rouladen.

RESTAURANT |  CASTLE BISTRO  | VERNON  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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Home Block at CedarCreek Estate Winery

Home Block has simplicity at its heart, we celebrate homemade ingredients and seasonal produce whenever possible. We feature small plates, family style and individual entrees.

RESTAURANT |  HOME BLOCK  | KELOWNA  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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Gray Monk Estate Winery & Restaurant

Enjoy seasonal farm-to-table creations perfectly paired with Gray Monk’s cool climate red and aromatic white wines. Spectacular lake and vineyard views complete the experience. The restaurant will open in May, with plans to offer culinary experiences year-round.

RESTAURANT |  GRAY MONK  | LAKE COUNTRY  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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Smoke & Oak Bistro at Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery

Open May – October. Enjoy the majestic vineyard views while digging  into some amazing Southern Okanagan BBQ in this relaxed outdoor patio bistro, all paired with our award-winning wines. A total wine country experience!

RESTAURANT |  Smoke & Oak Bistro  | OKANAGAN FALLS  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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Modern Wine Country Cuisine.

Our food pays homage to the bounty of the Okanagan, using the culinary traditions of the Mediterranean as our inspiration. We believe that there’s nothing better than simply but well-prepared ingredients from our local fields, forests and ocean.

RESTAURANT |  MIRADORO  | OLIVER  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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Sonora Room Restaurant @ Burrowing Owl Estate Winery

Open February - December. Fine cuisine paired with award winning wines in a beautiful vineyard setting

RESTAURANT |  SONORA ROOM  | OLIVER  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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Soma Craft Cidery

Experience Soma Craft Cidery’s unique property. Savour our award winning ciders, enjoy our locally inspired food, stay with us in our boutique Farm Inn and visit our resident Alpacas.

RESTAURANT |  SOMA  | KELOWNA  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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The Patio Restaurant at Lake Breeze Vineyards

At our welcoming Patio Restaurant overlooking Lake Okanagan Chef Mark and his team provide exceptional wine country inspired cuisine paired with a collection of award winning wines.  Open daily late April - Oct.7th / 11:30am-3:30pm.

RESTAURANT |  THE PATIO RESTAURANT  | NARAMATA  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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Sunset Organic Bistro at Summerhill Pyramid Winery

Featuring seasonal wine paired cuisine in a relaxed atmosphere, we draw from the bounty of regional organic farmers, including an onsite, half-acre, biodynamic vegetable patch.

RESTAURANT |  SUNSET ORGANIC BISTRO  | KELOWNA  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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Vineyard Kitchen at Black Hills Estate Winery

Relax with lunch on the patio from mid-June to mid-Oct. Enjoy a selection of freshly made pizzas or charcuterie plates while tasting through a portfolio of wines. Join us in July and Aug for Sunset Happy Hour with our in-house DJ creating a lively vineyard lounge vibe.

RESTAURANT |  VINEYARD KITCHEN  | OLIVER  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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The Castle at Swan Lake All-Suite Hotel & Restaurant

Retreat to this ultimate all-season playground and stay in luxury and comfort. Located centrally to the best golfing, wine touring, shopping, orchards and farmers markets. Any time of year is the perfect time to enjoy your stay at The Castle at Swan Lake.

HOTEL |  CASTLE AT SWAN LAKE  | VERNON  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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Best Western Plus Wine Country Hotel & Suites

Come stay with us and book fabulous wine tours throughout the valley.  Our beautiful hotel is just minutes away from world class wineries, with a neighbouring golf course and easy access to the lake.

HOTEL  |  BEST WESTERN PLUS  |  WEST KELOWNA  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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Sandy Beach Lodge & Resort

An ideal Okanagan waterfront resort, in the heart of Naramata Bench Wine Country. This 4-star rated resort provides the perfect setting for family holidays, weekend getaways & group functions.

RESORT  | Sandy Beach Lodge & Resort  |   KELOWNA  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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Comfort Suites Kelowna

Enjoy a leisurely visit and sample our region’s award winning wineries. Our tastings packages include a great stay and upscale amenities. Experience our many beaches, orchards and golf courses. You may just want to add that extra day!

HOTEL  |  COMFORT SUITES  |   KELOWNA  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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The Guest House at Burrowing Owl Winery

A beautiful 11 room Guest House overlooking Burrowing Owl Vineyards. Breakfast is included. Amenities include meeting space, an all season hot tub and a 25 meter solar heated outdoor pool.

HOTEL |  THE GUEST HOUSE  | OLIVER  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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Soma Craft Cidery

Experience Soma Craft Cidery’s unique property. Savour our award winning ciders, enjoy our locally inspired food, stay with us in our boutique Farm Inn and visit our resident Alpacas.

INN  |  SOMA CRAFT CIDERY  |   KELOWNA  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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The Guest House at Burrowing Owl Winery

A beautiful 11 room Guest House overlooking Burrowing Owl Vineyards. Breakfast is included. Amenities include meeting space, an all season hot tub and a 25 meter solar heated outdoor pool.

HOTEL |  THE GUEST HOUSE  | OLIVER  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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Therapy Vineyards & Inn

We’re celebrating our newly renovated Tasting Room and Inn with suites overlooking our spectacular lakeview vineyards. Experience our over 14 varieties of wines! Open daily.

INN |  Therapy Vineyards & Inn  | NARAMATA  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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Planet Bee Honey Farm & Honeymoon Meadery

Family-owned and operated in the Vernon area for over 20 years, Planet Bee offers honey and mead tastings, educational presentations & a gift shop.

PLAY |  PLANET BEE  |  VERNON  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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Kettle Valley Steam Railway

Okanagan’s Heritage Railway. Enjoy the rural beauty of Summerland on the Kettle Valley Steam Railway powered by the majestic 107 year old steam locomotive “the 3716”.

PLAY |  KETTLE VALLEY STEAM RAILWAY  | SUMMERLAND  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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Activate Life in Vernon

Vernon is alive with fresh treats to tantalize your taste buds and has become well known as a foodie haven.

INFORMATION SERVICES |  VERNON TOURISM  |  VERNON  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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Kamloops - Boldly Unscripted!

Escape the crowds and create your own outdoor adventure in Kamloops. Get ready to bike or hike trails and enjoy local flavours.

INFORMATION SERVICES |  TOURISM KAMLOOPS  | KAMLOOPS  |   THOMPSON VALLEY

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BC VQA Wine Information Centre

Specialty retailer of BC VQA wines and fine wine giftware open daily. Local cheeses and bites. Friendly, knowledgeable staff. Designated BC VQA parking in front of the store.

RETAIL |  BC VQA WINE INFORMATION CENTRE  | PENTICTON  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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Wine Tours & Premium Transportation

Kamloops-based company specializing in providing wine & brew tasting tours. Savour the flavours in the Thompson Okanagan with a guided tour experience & professional drivers.

TOURS | TasteFull Excursions    | KAMLOOPS  |   THOMPSON VALLEY

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Kelowna International Airport-YLW

YLW is your link to the world, serving over 2 million passengers annually and offering more than 70 daily non-stop commercial flights with 10 airline partners.

AIRPORT |  YLW  |  KELOWNA  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY

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Budget is BC’s largest Car & Truck Rental agency

And since 1963 remained the #1 car & truck rental company for the “budget-minded” renter. Budget continues to appeal to value-driven renters by offering quality vehicles and a rewarding rental experience at over 35 rental locations in BC.

CAR RENTAL |  BUDGET  | BC

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McKinley Beach

Situated within 872 acres of natural Okanagan landscape, McKinley Beach is Kelowna’s premier lakefront community.

REAL ESTATE |  McKinley Beach  | KELOWNA  |  OKANAGAN VALLEY