The extinct volcano of Giant’s Head overshadows the quaint community of Summerland, named by its founder, who described it as “heaven on earth, with summer weather forever.” The rural roads wrap around this stubby mountain where a variety of wineries dot the landscape intertwined with farmlands, orchards, and grazing pastures. The first and still the most prominent winery within the city limits is Sumac Ridge Winery, a member of the Constellation Brands, it is the oldest operating estate winery in the province. Part of the “Great Estates of the Okanagan”, Sumac Ridge is internationally known for its sparkling Brut / Stellar’s Jay.
Popular Varietals – Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Chardonnay, Gewürztraminer & Sparkling Wines
There is a new discovery around every corner of Summerland’s wine region, known by the locals as “Bottleneck Drive”. Meet the friendly proprietors of this charming community where newcomers and veteran winemakers thrive in the shadow of the prehistoric volcano of Giant’s Head Mountain. Participate in an in-depth facility tour at Sumac Ridge Estate Winery, the oldest operating estate winery in the province and discover some of the newest wineries in the area including Fitzpatrick Vineyards’ expansive tasting room.
Our knowledgeable wine guides will take you on a leisurely tour of the wineries in this region with a vineyard lunch stop along the way. We will make your lunch reservation and you are welcome to choose from a selection of wine-inspired menu items at your own expense.
5 Wineries / 6 Hours / Vineyard Lunch Stop
Times: 10AM - 4PM
Price: $149 + GST - Lunch NOT included
Availability: Daily / APRIL - OCTOBER
The Collector’s Tour is the ultimate Okanagan Wine Country Tour experience created for wine connoisseurs who are eager to populate their wine cellars with either favored vintages or a sampling of new award-winning varietals that have yet to be discovered on the global spectrum.
Every inclusion is attended to, from comfortable, chauffeured vehicles to refined accommodation, premium wine tastings and tours, and wine-inspired culinary experiences. Our inclusive pricing ensures you can relax in the knowledge that every detail is taken care of during your precious time spent with us.
"The Summerland Bottleneck Drive is a peaceful meander off the busy highway that takes you to a friendly and engaging winery experience. Take your time on Bottleneck Drive"
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