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Kelowna Wineries

Kelowna Wineries

Kelowna Wineries - 3 Regions

Kelowna is home to some of BC's most famous wineries.   This wine region is split into 3 different sections.  While most of the wineries are spread out across west Kelowna and South Kelowna there is plenty of great wineries t to check out near and around Lake Country.

Lake Country Wineries: A Hidden Gem in Canadian Viticulture

Nestled between the pristine waters of Lake Okanagan and Wood Lake, Lake Country Wineries offer a unique terroir that's ideal for vineyard cultivation. This region is renowned for its exceptional wine varieties, thanks to the perfect balance of moisture and breeze. Among these, notable names like Grey Monk and Ex Nihilo stand out for their contribution to the wine industry. Discover the essence of Lake Country through its distinguished wineries.

Grey Monk

Grey Monk, a pioneer in Lake Country, is celebrated for its rich history and commitment to quality. Founded by one of the region's original winemaking families, this winery offers a panoramic view of Lake Okanagan, enhancing your tasting experience. Grey Monk's portfolio includes a diverse range of wines, with a particular focus on aromatic whites and complex reds. Their expertise in crafting Pinot Gris and Merlot is evident in every sip.

Ex Nihilo

Ex Nihilo embodies creativity and innovation in winemaking. Drawing inspiration from the Latin phrase for 'out of nothing', this winery has sculpted a niche for itself with bold flavors and artistic expression. Visitors can expect a luxurious tasting experience, featuring award-winning Pinot Noir and Riesling. The vineyard's ambiance, coupled with its avant-garde approach, makes Ex Nihilo a must-visit for enthusiasts seeking the extraordinary.

Intrigue Wines

Intrigue Wines is all about sparking curiosity and delight in every bottle. This winery has quickly established itself with its vibrant branding and an engaging approach to viticulture. Specializing in light and refreshing wines, Intrigue offers a delightful range of options, including their signature I Do sparkling wine, perfect for celebrations. The friendly atmosphere and stunning vineyard views make for an unforgettable visit.

Blind Tiger Vineyards

Blind Tiger Vineyards, named after the Prohibition-era speakeasies, champions organic viticulture and sustainable winemaking practices. This family-owned vineyard creates wines that reflect the purity of their process, with a focus on rich, flavorful varieties like Gewürztraminer and Riesling. Their commitment to environmental stewardship and passion for winemaking is palpable in every glass.

50th Parallel Estate Winery

50th Parallel Estate is a beacon of architectural beauty and viticultural excellence. This winery is meticulously designed to harmonize with its stunning surroundings, offering breathtaking views of Lake Okanagan. Specializing in Pinot Noir and aromatic whites, 50th Parallel provides a sophisticated tasting experience that highlights the elegance and minerality characteristic of their wines.

Lake Country's wineries are treasures waiting to be explored. Each vineyard has its own story, its own flavor, and its own contribution to the rich tapestry of Canadian wine. Join us on a journey through Lake Country, and immerse yourself in the exquisite world of wine that awaits.

Arrowleaf Cellars 

Arrowleaf Cellars stands as a testament to the family-oriented craftsmanship and dedication to quality that defines the heart of Lake Country's wine region. With a keen focus on expressing the unique characteristics of their vineyards, Arrowleaf showcases a range of meticulously crafted wines, from crisp, aromatic whites to robust, nuanced reds. The winery's commitment to sustainable farming practices is evident in the purity and depth of their wines, particularly their celebrated Pinot Noir and Gewürztraminer. Visitors to Arrowleaf Cellars are greeted with a warm, inviting atmosphere, offering breathtaking views over Okanagan Lake that complement the sensory delight of their wines. This winery is a must-visit for those seeking to discover the elegance and richness of Lake Country's viticultural offerings.

Kelowna Wineries

Kelowna has about 20 wineries and all are within a 20 minute drive from Downtown Kelowna.  See about 3 per day and the wine region would take you about a week to see them all.  Some of the wineries here are Ceder Creek, Scorched Earth and Summerhill Pyramid Winery.

Kelowna wineries are a true definition of winery at its best, evident from the multiple national and international recognition of wines from west Kelowna wineries. In addition to great winery using traditional techniques, the region itself promotes making of fine wine with its rich soils and vineyard-friendly climatic conditions.

Here are some of Kelowna Wineries which you need to see if taking a tour of the Kelowna wine country.

Calona Vineyards Winery

Considered the oldest winery among all Kelowna wineries, Calona Vineyards is a true statement Kelowna winemaking. Leaders in the Canadian winemaking industry, this winery brews wine with its old-age techniques using hand-picked grapes to make wine that is internationally recognised. So fine is their wine that they have partnered with well-known restaurants such as Bonfire Restaurants and RauDZ Regional Table.

Location: 1125 Richter Street Kelowna, BC V1Y 2K6

Cedar Creek Estate Winery

Cedar Creek Estate Winery strive in winemaking among other Kelowna Wineries mainly because of their experience (more than 25 years) in the wine business. This winery has be recognised as “Canada’s Winery of the Year” two times because of the fine wine. Tours, for both adults and children, are held at this winery with other family-friendly activities such as a picnic area and famous restaurants such as Bonfire Restaurant and RauDZ Regional Table.

Location: 5445 Lakeshore Road Kelowna, BC V1W 4S5

Summerhill Pyramid Winery

St. Hubertus Winery

Tantalus Winery

Sandhill Winery

Located in downtown Kelowna this is a pretty unique feel of a winery.  Try wines from around the region and see a little into the wine making and barrel aging process.   

West Kelowna Wineries

We have almost 20 wineries for you here in West Kelowna.  Some of the bigger names here are Quails Gate and Mission Hill but make sure you check out some of the less knows wineries, they often are more of a unique experience. 

Visit one or some of the following West Kelowna Wineries:

Off the Grid

The Hatch

Mt. Bucharie


Niche Winery

Grizzli Winery

Indigenous Winery

Quails Gate

Mission Hill Winery