50th Parallel Estate Winery
Curtis Krouzel and Sheri-Lee Turner-Krouzel have created a world-class wine destination only 15 minutes from the Kelowna airport. The focus is to craft the best wines in the world while delivering unparalleled hospitality experiences at this incredible location.
Viticulturally, the stunning 61-acre property boasts several ‘Grand Cru’ vineyard qualities found in one place, and has won a selection of international awards.
Clos du Soleil Winery
Clos du Soleil is a small artisan winery and estate vineyard on the Upper Bench of the South Similkameen Valley, in British Columbia, Canada.
Clos du Soleil produces ultra-premium quality wines, borrowing an aesthetic derived from the great wines of Bordeaux, but stamped with the flavours and aromas of the rocky Similkameen land. Through traditional winemaking techniques, informed by research, but adhering to the philosophies of minimal-interventionist winemaking and biodynamic viticulture, Clos du Soleil produces wines that are complex and classic, ageable and elegant.
Foxtrot Vineyards is a boutique winery focused on crafting terroir-driven Pinot Noir and premium Chardonnay.
Foxtrot has built a reputation as the premier producer of age-worthy Pinot Noir in the Okanagan Valley, BC by showcasing grapes grown from 24-year-old own-rooted vines in its estate vineyard — demonstrating what the Naramata Bench sub-region can achieve when a pure and subtle hand is applied.
Le Vieux Pin
Since releasing its first vintage in 2005, Le Vieux Pin has captured the essence of traditional French winemaking, along with the bold New World character distinct to the region.
Considered by the national wine industry to be a leading Syrah producer, the winery uses low input viticulture and non- interventionist winemaking to make exclusive vintages that carry with them a sense of time and place.
These fine wines can be savoured nationwide and internationally, at select culinary hot spots, gastronomical institutions and fine wine merchants.
Meyer Family Vineyards
Winemaker Chris Carson brings a wealth of global experience to Meyer Family Vineyards. His philosophy is to care for the grape on the vine and maintain as much as possible a hands-off approach in the cellar to allow the true expression of the terroir.
Hand-harvested and hand-crafted, with great attention to detail and minimal winemaking intervention, Meyer Family Vineyards' wines are produced from two main vineyards; the 1.62-hectare “Old Main Road” vineyard on the Naramata Bench and the 6.9-hectare “McLean Creek Road” vineyard in Okanagan Falls.
Proprietor Anthony von Mandl describes his family estate at Mission Hill as a dream and his life’s work.
For over three decades, they have focused on sustainable viticulture for their Mission Hill Road, Lakeshore, Naramata Ranch, Black Sage Bench and Osoyoos Vineyard Estate ranges.
Anthony and winemaker Darryl Brooker produce wines from red Bordeaux varieties, Syrah, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, and Pinot Gris and Vidal Blanc for their Icewine.
Poplar Grove is a family-run winery situated in the Okanagan Valley. Founded in 1993, Poplar Grove is one of the original five wineries on the Naramata Bench.
Tony and Barb Holler purchased the winery in 2007, and today their sons farm more than 140 acres of estate vineyards. They work with a number of varieties including Cabernet Franc, Syrah, Merlot, Chardonnay and Pinot Gris.
Quails' Gate Winery
Located in Kelowna, in the Okanagan Valley, the pillar of the winery is doing more with less, so an important sustainability programme is in place.
The varieties used in the winemaking process are Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc, Chenin Blanc, Riesling, Gewürztraminer, Merlot, Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon.
Located in the heart of the Gaspereau Valley on the Bay of Fundy, head winemaker Jean-Benoit Deslauriers and head Viticulturalist Scott Savoy utilise the region’s climatic and geological similarities to Champagne to create top quality and widely acclaimed traditional method sparkling wines.
The estate also produces a range of still wines, offering Riesling and Cabernet Franc rosé and uses hybrid varieties including Maréchal Foch, Lucie Kuhlmann and Vidal Blanc for Icewine.
Blomidon Estate Winery
Blomidon Estate Winery is a boutique winery nestled on the shore of the Minas Basin, near Canning, in the picturesque Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia. Its beautiful seaside setting offers a unique location for viticulture, as well as a scenic stopping point for its many visitors.
Blomidon Estate Winery is committed to producing 100% Nova Scotia grown grapes and wines, and has won numerous national and international awards and acclaim for its efforts.
Lightfoot and Wolfville Vineyar
Lightfoot & Wolfville is owned and operated by the Lightfoot family who have been farming in the Annapolis Valley for eight generations.
Originating in Northern England, the Lightfoot name referred to the swift-footedness of forebears who traditionally worked as messengers. Lightfoot & Wolfville brings a light touch and enlightened approach to both the agricultural and artisanal aspects of its work – working in harmony with nature and letting the land offer up its innate best, without subjecting it to aggressive inputs.
Having gained invaluable international winemaking experience Mary & Thomas Delaney-Bachelder now proudly produce wines under their own label in Burgundy, Oregon and Niagara.
Utilising the microclimate provided by the vast Great Lakes and the Dolomitic Limestone, interspersed with clay, the couple make quality, terroir-driven Pinot Noir and Chardonnay that’s intended primarily to characterise this unique part of Canada.
Big Head Wines
A family of passionate individuals that love all things vinous, Big Head Wines has been producing wines in the area for over a decade.
Sourcing only the best fruit from the Niagara region, Big Head Wines uses state-of-the-art equipment to make full, rich wines by drying grapes in tobacco kilns, similar to what they do in Valpolicella. All of the wines ferment using wild yeast strains.
Cloudsley Cellars is a boutique operation with a transparent and minimalist approach to achieve the singular goal of producing the finest representation of cool climate Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.
The cool climate and limestone soils found in this region create an environment ideally suited to making a classic, elegant wine that brings out the best in this noble varietal.
Cloudsley Cellars is a deeply personal project, inspired by Adam Lowery’s love of Burgundy, but squarely focused on the stretch of land upon which it is based.
Diamond Estates Wines & Spirits Inc. is a national wine production, marketing and distribution company based in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada. The company owns four wineries,
Lakeview Wine Co., Creekside Estates, Queenston Mile Vineyard in Niagara Ontario along with Backyard Vineyards in the Frasier Valley of British Columbia. With a mix of owned vineyards and grapes from over 30 different grape growing families the wineries produce wines sold across Canada and around the world.
Icellars Estate Winery
Icellars Estate Winery is a small boutique VQA member winery located in Niagara Wine Country.
The 60 acre fallow land was carefully selected by owners Adnan and Elif ICEL based on precise research of ideal growing conditions for premium vinifera varieties Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, Petite Verdot, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Viognier.
With wineries in Niagara-on-the-lake, Ontario and the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, this winery has been producing hand-crafted Table Wines and Icewines for over 35 years.
The whole process is overseen by the winemakers Derek Kontkanen and Bruce Nicholson and the range of grape varietals used goes from Pinot Noir to Cabernet Sauvignon and from Pinot Gris to Riesling.
Le Clos Jordanne
Thomas Bachelder is internationally recognised and Le Clos Jordanne’s original winemaker - with a specialty in the production of cool-climate Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.
His terroirrevealing wines with distinct, complex minerality truly showcase how Old World, Burgundian winemaking techniques employed on New World terroir - with minimal intervention - can produce exceptional wines.
Leaning Post Wines
Leaning Post Wines is a family-run winery located in Winona, Ontario.
The owners Ilya and Nadia Senchuk want to translate the time and the place into wine without all the fancy buildings and high-tech equipment.
Leaning Post’s range of products includes wines made with Riesling, Chardonnay, Gamay, Pinot Noir, Merlot and Syrah.
Norman Hardie Wines
Norman Hardie created his winery in 2003 in Prince Edward County. Their "old world" approach entails using absolute minimal amounts of sulphur, natural yeast, extended fermentation on the skins, lots of lees contact and natural malolactic fermentation.
Their portfolio includes Pinot Noir and Chardonnay as well as Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, Melon de Bourgogne, Gewürztraminer, Gamay, Zweigelt, Cabernet Franc and Syrah.
Pelee Island Winery
Making wines in Canada’s southernmost, warmest appellation, German-born Walter Schmoranz is one of Canada’s winemaking pioneers.
Pelee Island Winery produces a wide range of unique wines from a combination of European and hybrid varieties.
Pillitteri Estates Winery
Pillitteri Estates is located in Niagara-on-the-Lake and its story dates back to 1948 when the Pillitteri family arrived in the region.
The winemaking team has been led by Aleksandar Kolundzic since 2010. The family run winery has just over 100 acres of vines planted to both vitis vinifera and French hybrid varieties. They work with a number of different varieties including Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Riesling, Vidal, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, and Merlot; producing still, sparkling and dessert wines.
Reif Estate Winery
Reif Estate Winery is located on Niagara-on-the-Lake in Ontario and cultivates over 125 acres of vines. Reif Estate Winery is one of Niagara-on-the-Lake's founding family wineries, founded in 1982 by Ewald Reif and later acquired by nephew Klaus W. Reif. Their oldest vineyard was planted in 1977. Its white varieties include Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Gewurztraminer, as well as Chenin Blanc. The red varieties include Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Gamay and Pinot Noir.
Drea's Wine Company
The Drea Wine Company wines are produced at the Reif Estate. This venture was launched by Andrea Kaiser, daughter of pioneering Canadian winemaker Karl J. Kaiser.
After working for ten years as a restauranteur, Andrea joined a neighbouring family winery, and eventually decided to launch her own project, fulfilling her aspirations to carry on her father’s legacy in some way. Andrea released her first vintage in 2019, and works with both Sauvignon Blanc and the Austrian variety Dornfelder.
Rosewood Estates Winery
Rosewood Estates Winery is a boutique winery, founded by a 3rd generation beekeeping family who fell in love with wine. Located in the heart of Niagara on the Beamsville Bench, Rosewood Estates Winery is Niagara's first winery and meadery.
By utilising practices that create a healthy soil ecology, Rosewood Estates Winery encourages its vines to uptake unique trace minerals that create expressive and structured wines. This complex nutrition helps acquire what is most important in every vine: balance. In the vineyard, particular attention is paid to understand soil life, insect ecology, disease pressure and berry maturity.
Southbrook Winery is an organic winery in Niagara-on-the-Lake. The winery’s first 75 acres were certified organic in 2008, and as of 2010 their entire 150 acre farm is certified organic and biodynamic.
The winemaking team is led by Ann Sperling, and the winery owner is Bill Redelmeier. Southbrook cultivate Chardonnay, Riesling, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Gamay, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon. They also make unfined and unfiltered skin contact wines from Vidal and Chardonnay.
Charles Baker and Stratus
David Feldberg, President and CEO, works with Loire Valley native winemaker Jean-Laurent Groux to achieve their vision of producing outstanding quality wines using the most sustainable and environmentally-friendly practices possible.
The estate grows ten varieties of red grapes and six varieties of white on 44 distinct blocs producing a combination of single varietal bottlings and blends to best convey the quality of the terroir.