Wine

 
 

Wines of British Columbia

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Howling Bluff

"Our Vineyard, Our Wines"

The Naramata Bench is an enviable place to grow grapes. It has been said that grape vines enjoy a view of the water and nowhere does the view get better than from our Three Mile Creek vineyard. This beautiful site looks out across Okanagan Lake, soaking up the sun's rays which perfectly ripen the Pinot Noir Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Merlot and Petit Verdot growing in our vineyards.

Howling Bluff is the result of a dream to make exceptional wines.  The first vines were planted in 2004 and the first harvest followed in 2006, a year that proved to be an extraordinary vintage indeed.  In fact, from the first harvest, to today, 12 years later the Summa Quies Vineyard terroir has produced wines that have garnered four Lieutenant Governor Awards of Excellence in BC wines, one Canadian Red Wine of the year award and in 2015 International recognition at the Decanter World Wine Awards.

The Naramata Bench... Where old world vines meet next world terroir.

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Indigenous World Winery

Indigenous World's purpose is to produce wines of the highest quality and distinction, so that every customer can experience the unique complexity and taste of the Okanagan Valley - the ancestral territory of the Syilx people for over 10,000 years.
Situated in West Kelowna, Indigenous World Wines are crafted by winemaker Jason Parkes and owned by former Westbank First Nation Chief Robert Louie and his wife Bernice.

 
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Monte Creek Ranch Winery

Monte Creek Ranch Winery is located in the emerging region of the Thompson Valley. They've been producing distinctive award-winning wines in this newly-to-be-recognized appellation in BC since 2013.
Just a 10-minute drive east of Kamloops, Monte Creek Ranch Winery's diversity, natural beauty and warm hospitality provide a unique destination for visitors. The team at Monte Creek Ranch Winery aim to follow in the footsteps of the area's early explorers and are working the land like those before them.
Visitors to the ranch get to experience the beauty and bounty that first brought these pioneers out West. They enjoy a local wine tasting, dine from a regionally inspired restaurant, go on a guided vineyard tour or shop for local artisanal products.

Discover more about the next frontier in BC winemaking.

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International Wine

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Cuatro Rayas – Rueda, Spain

80 years of history and effort have made Cuatro Rayas the reference in Spanish white wines today.

Cuatro Rayas produces nearly 20% of the wine which is bottled in DO Rueda, making us the largest producer in the region with an annual production level of over 1 million cases.  Our more than 2,150 hectares of vineyard are meticulously managed by our experienced team (including 3 generations of oenologists with over 65 years or combined experience).  Using decades of experience, and state of the art technology, our focus is growing exceptional quality fruit to make exceptional quality wines. 

Varietals grown include Verdejo, Sauvignon Blanc, Viura, Palomino Fino and Tempranillo.  Our winery has been certified with the quality standards BRC (British Retail Consulting) and IFS (International Food Standard), in addition to the organic certifications carried by a number of our wines. These standards stand as a testament to our commitment of achieving exceptional quality in every stage of the wine making process.

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Lone Birch – Washington, US

Our family has been farming in the Yakima Valley for over four generations.  One of the pinnacle landmarks on our farm is the 70 year old Lone Birch Tree that resides amongst our vineyard.  This tree not only provides shade to workers and direction to lost travelers, but most importantly, it provides inspiration to our family.  The birch tree was planted by our great-great-grandfather, who had a great love for nature and was an inspirational steward of the land.  This symbolic tree serves as a reminder of our commitment to care for the environment, reduce our carbon footprint, utilize sustainable farming practices, and ensure our farm lives on for generations to come.