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Touring British Columbia's Best Wineries

Jonathan Sprague Chardonnay and Pinot grapes growing on the banks of Okanagan Lake, at Mission Hill Family Estate, in Westbank.

Photo: Jonathan Sprague

The northernmost serious wine region in the world, the Okanagan Valley runs for 125 miles along a chain of lakes that stretches from Armstrong, British Columbia, south to the Washington border. The views are spectacular: Imagine Lake Tahoe as a backdrop for the Napa Valley. Pinot Noirs and Rieslings are the headliners, but producers offer everything from robust reds to ice wine. Tourism has grown along with the wine industry, so many of the best dining options are at the wineries themselves, and each year, more properties are adding accommodations as well.

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Destinations: Osoyoos · Kelowna

Inspired by: Okanagan Valley Wine Region — by Bruce Schoenfeld, Published Sep. 2006

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    Nk'Mip Cellars

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    Hotel Eldorado

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    Carmelis Goat Cheese Artisan

    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 withi

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    La Boulangerie

    Pick up croissants at this Kelowna bakery before spending the day in wine-tasting heaven.

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    Quails' Gate Estate Winery

    Winemaker Grant Stanley grew up in Vancouver and New Zealand, and his whites split the difference between the tropical-fruit notes of a Kiwi bottli

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    Mission Hill Family Estate

    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 a

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    CedarCreek

    The winery comes alive each summer with a sunset concert series and a restaurant serving game sausages and other wine-friendly food at lunch. But C

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