The South Okanagan is British Columbia’s hot spot destination for beaches, vineyards, orchards and sunshine! It runs from Penticton and Naramata, at the south end of Okanagan Lake, along Skaha Lake to Kaleden and Okanagan Falls, through Oliver (which boasts the title of “Wine Capital of Canada”), and down to Osoyoos on the Canada-US border.
The wineries of Penticton & Naramata are: Bella Wines, Bench 1775, Black Cloud Winery, Black Widow Winery, D’Angelo Estate Winery, Daydreamer Wines, Deep Roots Winery, Elephant Island Orchard Wines & Naramata Cidery, Foxtrot Vineyards, Hillside Estate Winery; Howling Bluff Estate Wines; JoieFarm; Kanazawa Wines; Kettle Valley Winery, La Frenz Winery, Lake Breeze Vineyards, Lang Vineyards, Laughing Stock Vineyards, Little Engine Winery, Lock & Worth Winery, Marichel Vineyard, Misconduct Wine Company, Mocojo Winery, Monster Vineyards, Moraine Estate Winery, Naramalta Estate Winery, Nichol Vineyard & Estate Winery, Paradise Ranch Wines, Perseus Winery & Vineyards, PLAY Winery, Poplar Grove Winery, Quidni Estate Winery, Red Rooster Winery, Ruby Blues Winery, Serendipity Winery, Terravista Vineyards, Therapy Vineyards, Three Sisters Winery, Tightrope Winery, Time Estate Winery & McWatters Collection, Township 7 Vineyards & Winery, Trovao Estate Winery, Upper Bench Estate Winery, Van Westen Vineyards.
The wineries of Kaleden, Skaha Lake & Okanagan Falls are: BC Wine Studio, Black Dog Cellars, Blasted Church Vineyards, Blue Mountain Vineyard & Cellars, Crescent Hill Winery, Kraze Legz Vineyard and Winery, Liquidity Wines, Meyer Family Vineyards, Nighthawk Vineyards, Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery, Painted Rock Estate Winery, Pentage Winery, See Ya Later Ranch, Stag’s Hollow Winery, Synchromesh Wines, Topshelf Winery, and Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery.
The wineries of Oliver are: Bartier Bros Winery (BSB), Black Hills Estate Winery (BSB), Burrowing Owl Estate Winery (BSB), Cana Vines Winery (Vaseux Lake), Cassini Cellars (GM), Castoro De Oro Estate Winery (GM), C.C. Jentsch Cellars (GM), Checkmate Artisanal Winery (GM), Church & State Wines (BSB), Covert Farms Family Estate Winery, Culmina Family Estate Winery (GM), Desert Hills Estate Winery (BSB), Fairview Cellars (GM), Gold Hill Winery (GM), Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery (GM), Hester Creek Estate Winery (GM), Hidden Chapel Winery, Howling Moon Cider House, Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards (GM), Intersection Winery (GM), Jackson-Triggs Vintners (BSB), Kismet Estate Winery (BSB), Le Vieux Pin (BSB), Maverick Estate Winery (GM), Montakarn Estate Winery, Oliver Twist Estate Winery (BSB), Okanagan Hills Estate Winery, Orchard Hill Estate Cidery (GM), Osoyoos Larose (BSB), Phantom Creek Estates (BSB), Pipe Dreams Estate Winery, Platinum Bench Estate Winery (BSB), Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery (BSB), River Stone Estate Winery (BSB), Road 13 Vineyards (GM), Secret Wines, Silver Sage Winery (BSB), Squeezed Wines (BSB), Stoneboat Vineyards (BSB), Tinhorn Creek Vineyards (GM), VinAmité Cellars (BSB), and Willow Hill Vineyards (GM). The wineries of Oliver can be split into two distinctive areas: the Black Sage Bench, on the east side of the valley and the Golden Mile, on the west side of the valley. Following each winery name in the list, I have added either “BSB” or “GM” to differentiate them.
The wineries of Osoyoos are: Adega on 45th Estate Winery, Anarchist Mountain Vineyards, Blue Sky Estate Winery, Bordertown Vineyards, Faustino Estate Cidery, Lariana Cellars, LaStella, Le Coin Perdu Vineyard, Moon Curser Vineyards, Nk’Mip Cellars, and Young & Wyse Collection.