Located just minutes from downtown Kelowna, The Lakeshore Wine Route and the east Kelowna Wine Bench has some of the oldest vineyards in the Central Okanagan. Wine tour through the orchards of East Kelowna and experience the breathtaking views along the Lakeshore, while discovering a wine region seeped in history.
Summerland is home to one of Canada’s largest wine industries in Canada – the wineries are all connected by a system of roads called ‘Bottleneck Drive’, which is home to such iconic wineries as Sumac Ridge, Dirty Laundry, Thornhaven, 8th Generation, and Fitzpatrick. Summerland has a humid continental climate with hot, dry summers and cool winters. Late fall and most of the winter see very little sunshine, but Summerland gets more days with sunshine during the spring than any other place in Canada.
Located in the City of West Kelowna among picturesque rolling hills, scenic views, and relaxed rural roads, this wine trail boasts such iconic wineries as Mission Hill, Quails’ Gate, Mt Boucherie, Grizzli, and Indigenous as well as unique boutique wineries like Off The Grid, Ciao Bella, Kalala, The Hatch, Little Straw, Rollingdale, and Beaumont. This region is popular with beginners and experienced tasters alike.