Sip and Savour

Sip and Savour
Foodies and wine aficionados come from far and wide to sip and savour our flavours. Come explore and taste the difference the terroir of Route 97 makes to food and drink created here. Have dinner on a patio overlooking orchards, vineyards and lakes, then be entertained at an outdoor concert as the sun sets behind the band.

Vineyards and Wineries

You’ll find vineyards and wineries throughout Route 97 from its southernmost tip in WA and up past Kamloops, BC in the north. Enjoy a sip and dine experience as you thrill to a twilight Tuscan style dinner in a vineyard and walk the oak barrel cellars while sipping the flavours of our land.

Enjoy yoga, dine on the patio, take an art class, attend a small plates reception under the stars or enjoy an concert with Okanagan Lake as your backdrop. And all of that comes with some delicious wines! Several of the area wineries have regular events similar to these.

Winery restaurants either grow ingredients on their property or source them locally. Some wineries have accommodations. Imagine waking up to a view of rolling hills with row after row of ripe grapes hanging from the vine!

Wine Trails, Thompson Okanagan, CA

There are many wine trails throughout our area. Take a self-guided tour or sign up with one of the many tour operators. You can tour by bus, luxury SUV, electric bike, regular bike and even by kayak! From the Kamloops Wine Trail in the north, the Golden Mile in the South and the Similkameen Valley in the west, you’ll find plenty of varietals to sniff, sip, and swirl.

Other Tasty Drinks

While wine is part of our culinary story, it’s not the only beverage we offer to sip and savour. We have a variety of hand crafted beers, ciders, meads, fruit wines, liqueurs, and liquor from Wenatchee, WA to Cache Creek, BC. Our lovely libations are created using local ingredients whenever possible. Buy a bottle or two. It’s a great way to take the taste of Route 97 home with you.

We Love Our Farmers

Agriculture is a big part of who we are, many of our farms are multigenerational and several are organic. Our farmers and orchardists take pride in what they produce. Stop by a Farmers’ Market or fruit/produce stand and experience biting into a crisp, ripe apple, or wiping butter off your chin as it drips from the fresh picked corn. Farm to table dining is big here, and there are tours available where you can visit a local farm and savour the dishes prepared from their bounty a few hours later.

A Taste of Mexico

You’ll find authentic Mexican culture throughout the WA area of this region. The stores sell an abundance of authentic ingredients including an amazing variety of chilli peppers. Take some time to stop and enjoy the variety of Mexican flavours in the many restaurants along the way.

Wine Cellar Tour - Sip and Savour the terroir of Route 97

Food & Beverage Directory

Thompson Region

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Address: 2420 Miners Bluff Road, Monte Creek, BC, V0E 2M0
Just a 10-minute drive outside Kamloops City limits, Monte Creek Ranch aims to follow in the footsteps of the area’s early explorers. Come ex…

North Okanagan / Shuswap Region

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Address: 3111 Davison Road, Vernon, BC, Canada
250 – 549-3266250 – 549-3266
This  family owned farm and country village  is  nestled in a beautiful  orchard setting overlooking the city of Vernon and surrounding valley.  Th…
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Address: 734 Trans-Canada Highway, Sicamous, BC, Canada
As the Eagle River meets the Mara and Shuswap Lakes, you’ll find the beautiful resort town of Sicamous. Known as the “Houseboat Capital of Canada,”…
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Address: 9380 Hwy 97N, Vernon, B.C. V1H 1W9
Turning 150 in 2017, two weeks before Canada’s 150 anniversary of Confederation, O’Keefe Ranch is a national treasure. Explore what ranch life in t…
Address: 5011 Bella Vista Road, Vernon, BC, Canada
Planet Bee Honey Farm showcases the amazing world of the Honeybee for visitors to experience and enjoy. Educational exhibits highlight the amazing …

Central Okanagan Region

Address: 4329 Bedford Lane, Kelowna, BC, Canada
Nestled in the heart of South East Kelowna, beautiful hills and surrounding farmland provide a stunning backdrop for Arlo’s Honey Farm. Among the a…
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Address: 5445 Lakeshore Road, Kelowna, BC, Canada
CedarCreek Estate Winery is located 20 minutes from downtown Kelowna – making it an ideal destination for locals and those touring wine country. Si…
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Address: 1730 Mission Hill Road, West Kelowna, BC V4T 2E4, Canada
Located in the heart of British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley, Mission Hill Family Estate is world renowned for its award-winning wines, stunning sett…
Address: 4380 Takla Road, Kelowna BC, V1W 3C4, Canada
Nestled in the hills of South Kelowna against a backdrop of sweeping lake and valley views lies Okanagan Lavender & Herb Farm, a working family…
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Address: 5205 Lakeshore Road, Kelowna, BC, Canada
The foundation of St Hubertus & Oak Bay Family Estate Winery is our strong belief in family, healthy sustainable vineyards, and great wine. The…
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Address: 4870 Chute Lake Road, Kelowna, BC V1W 4M3, Canada
250 764 8000250 764 8000
Summerhill Pyramid Winery (established 1991) is Canada’s largest organic winery, BC’s first Demeter biodynamic vineyard, and CanadaR…
Address: 1670 DeHart Road, Kelowna, BC, Canada
Known as the oldest continuously producing vineyard in British Columbia, Tantalus Vineyards is situated on the eastern slopes of the Okanagan Valle…
Address: #1 2287 Ward Road Kelowna, BC V1W 4R5
President Jennifer Molgat started The View Winery on her family’s fifth-generation property in 2007.  Set in a vintage apple packinghouse, The View…

South Okanagan Region

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Address: 7311 Fiske St, Summerland, BC V0H 1Z2, Canada
The Late 1800’s saw the construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway through British Columbia, and with it an influx of prospectors and Chinese wor…
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Address: Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards at Greata Ranch, Peachland, BC
(250) 767-2768(250) 767-2768
Greata Ranch Vineyards, situated between Peachland and Summerland, was established in 1895 by George Greata and was one of the most prolific peach …
Address: 7857 Tucelnuit Drive, Oliver, BC, Canada
When you think about wine, you often think about the grape, and while excellent grapes are paramount to crafting great wine, so is a cooperative cl…
Address: 7857 Tucelnuit Drive, Oliver, BC, Canada
Surrounded in almost every direction by lakes, mountains, vineyards, and desert to the far south, the Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate vineyard cover…
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Address: 1400 Rancher Creek Road, Osoyoos, BC, Canada
Nk’Mip Cellars is North America’s first aboriginal owned and operated winery, inspired to express the culture in every aspect of the winemaking pro…
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Address: 18555 Matsu Drive Summerland, BC Canada, V0H 1Z6
Quality without compromise is central to the Sage Hills philosophy of growing sustainable organic grapes and making the best wine possible from our…
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Address: 2575 Green Lake Road, Okanagan Falls, BC, Canada
Located 5 km south of Highway 97, See Ya Later Ranch is one of the highest elevated vineyards in the Okanagan Valley with stunning views of Skaha L…
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Address: 1143 Hwy 3, Cawston, BC V0X 1C3, Canada
Nestled on benchland overlooking the Similkameen Valley, Seven Stones Winery is well-known for its full-bodied red wines, a spectacular view and it…
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Address: 17403 Highway 97, Summerland, BC, Canada
Established in the heart of Okanagan Wine Country, Sumac Ridge Estate Winery is located on Highway 97 just north of the charming lakeside town of S…
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Address: 6206 Canyon View Rd, Summerland, BC, Canada
250 494-0377250 494-0377
Located amidst orchards and vineyards, Summerland Sweets is a family-owned and operated business that has been producing quality fruit products sin…
Address: 537 Tinhorn Creek Road, Oliver, BC, Canada
Established in 1993, Tinhorn Creek Vineyards is located just south of Oliver B.C. in the famed Golden Mile Bench sub-appellation. As a leading wine…