Welcome to The Winter Series

This year, we plan to safely welcome you to explore and enjoy our wineries, cideries, and distillery to kick off the holiday season for a series of weekends with later hours at select tasting rooms. Safely shop with members of your household while supporting local businesses — we know it’s more important than ever to shop local. To visit our participating members, please check the current booking procedures for each location you wish to visit during The Winter Series. As we all navigate the changing landscape of 2020 we know that things may change at any time, and we are mindful of keeping information up-to-date both here and on our social media pages: Facebook | Instagram | Twitter.

While we are taking care of you, we ask that you take care of us and each other. Practice the mantra we are now all familiar with: be kind, be calm, and be safe. We are here to share a little bit of joy and lightness this season under extraordinary circumstances, and if you prefer to celebrate from a distance: shop online, ship your purchases, ask about curbside pickup, join your first wine club, buy gift cards for your friends, family, and coworkers, or simply share your favourite Bottleneck Drive memory with us on social media by tagging us and using the hashtag #bottleneckdrive.

The Details…

Time: 3pm to 8pm

Dates: Fridays and Saturdays — November 27-28, December 4-5, December 11-12 — dates and hours may vary by location

How we will safely enjoy:

  • Appointment only – all tasting rooms participating in The Winter Series will be accepting guests on a reservation-only system, walk-ins will not be accepted. Reservation and booking tools may vary, please check with each tasting room you wish to visit, and give yourself plenty of time between appointments.
  • Be on time – arrive on time for your booking (and be mindful of the length of your reserved stay), and be respectful of staff as they assist you so everyone can enjoy.
  • Drive safely – contact local tour companies about their options; we encourage everyone to drive responsibly and bring along a designated driver.

These tasting rooms look forward to welcoming you to The Winter Series.

Okanagan Crush Pad
Reserve online here.

Sumac Ridge Estate Winery
Saturdays only: November 28, December 5, December 12, 12pm to 4pm
Reserve online here.

Lightning Rock Winery
Reserve online via Facebook.

Sage Hills Estate Winery and Vineyards
Click here for more info.

Summerland Heritage Cider Co.
Click here for more info.

Millionaire’s Row CiderNomad Cider  (4pm to 8pm December 4/5, and December 11/12),  and Alchemist Distiller swill be open for extended hours for SALES ONLY, no tastings, and reservations will not be required at these locations. Dominon Cider will be open on December 4th and 5th for SALES ONLY.

Some members will be open for regular hours during The Winter Series weekends but are not participating in later hours.
If your favourite is not listed here as a participant, please get in touch with them directly to plan a visit.