Things to do in Kelowna
Pick up croissants at this Kelowna bakery before spending the day in wine-tasting heaven.
Winemaker Grant Stanley grew up in Vancouver and New Zealand, and his whites split the difference between the tropical-fruit notes of a Kiwi bottling and the floral aromatics typical of the Okanagan region. His 2001 Reserve Pinot Noir is particularly stylish.
Mission Hill is one of the most impressive wineries anywhere—a reported $26 million investment by the owner of Mike's Hard Lemonade—set on a rise above Okanagan Lake.
The winery comes alive each summer with a sunset concert series and a restaurant serving game sausages and other wine-friendly food at lunch.
Create a picnic with a sweet, nutty parmesan or raw-milk chèvre from Carmelis Goat Cheese Artisan. From Carmelis, all the area's wineries are within a half-day's drive.