March 15th, 2006, 04:30 AM
Im from toronto but am at UBC okanagan campus, went to mission hill winery its sooo nice, thought id share some pics
March 15th, 2006, 04:54 AM
Ya Kelowna rocks... Was this in summer 05'? What were you doing in Kelowna?
March 15th, 2006, 06:14 PM
this pic was actualy taken in october, i go to the new UBC campus there so when my parents came out to visit we went up there i have so many more pics but ill have to upload them at a later date
March 18th, 2006, 12:20 AM
Stunning...we used to rent a house on the opposite side of the lake from here during the summers a few years ago, one of the best views in Canada. I love the Okanagan - and I LOVE wine. For North America, I think its the nicest wine region in terms of looks, and Mission Hill is the nicest winery. Niebaum-Coppola, Mondavi, and Ferrari-Carano are beautiful as well (Napa/Sonoma) - but just doesn't have the "wow" factor I find with Mission Hills grounds/view.
Not my favourite wine from Canada though - if you go back, check out Quail's Gate (just down the street - the best late-harvest wines), Burrowing Owl (a bit further north), and Cedar Creek (on the other side - one of the best Pinot Noirs available, Platinum 2002).
Kev the burninator
April 3rd, 2006, 06:21 AM
Mission hill winery is great! It's just down the road from my place. I love it when the bells ring. They ring at noon and at 5:00 PM. I've biked there a few times, and its got a stunning view.
April 3rd, 2006, 06:37 AM
Is this something that anyone can go to?
April 8th, 2006, 12:03 AM
^Mission Hill? Of course anyone can take a tour - and it is a nice winery to tour (I've seen quite a few wineries, and this compares nicely with some of the mid-large ones in Sonoma/Napa).
However, for a great wine-making tour, I found Quail's Gate to be one of the best - and their Late Harvest wine is fanastic (as is a few of their whites).
The Okanagan is booming with wine activity - licensed wineries have grown from 17 in 1990 to 101 last year...22 still awaiting approval. The many varietals keeps growing, as does the talent and quality.
April 13th, 2006, 09:22 PM
^ yes. http://www.missionhillwinery.com/default.asp