At Hester Creek Estate Winery, our roots run deep. As one of the oldest wine properties in the South Okanagan, we are graced with historic vineyards and a modern winery. A pioneer on the Golden Mile Bench, our vineyard was first planted with classic varietals in 1968. Blending traditional, sustainable vineyard practices and innovative winemaking with a state of the art cellar, our wines reflect our celebrated terroir. A destination winery, Hester Creek offers a gracious wine country welcome to guests, with premium old vines wines, and unique True Wine Experiences. Our Mediterranean influenced setting offers customized tastings, scenic patios, summer barbeques, live music, farm-to-table cooking classes, luxury Tuscany styled villas, and Italian inspired dining at Terrafina at Hester Creek by RauDZ
Meaning ‘from the earth’ Terrafina is a gorgeous Tuscan style restaurant nestled amongst the vines of Hester Creek Estate Winery in Oliver. This unique vineyard dining experience provides the perfect partner to be enhanced by the culinary and service expertise of RauDZ Creative Concepts, the creative minds behind RauDZ Regional Table and micro bar • bites in Kelowna. Set on the 105-acre Mediterranean-influenced grounds, views at Hester Creek are highlighted by the vineyard laden hills of the Golden Mile Bench and the estate boasts some of the oldest vines in the region. We pride ourselves on capturing the true essence of the Okanagan’s seasons. From the abundance of the local fruit and produce, to the extensive varietals of the local vineyards we aim to bring the best of the seasons to the table throughout your dining experience.
Hester Creek’s six Mediterranean-style Villa suites provide sumptuous accommodation high on the hill, with unsurpassed vineyard and orchard views to the valley below. The suites are beautifully appointed with the utmost attention to detail and comfort, including geothermal heating and cooling, soaker tubs, walk-in showers, granite countertops, Stearns & Foster King sized beds, HDTV, fireplaces, and WiFi. A delicious homemade breakfast using regional ingredients is included.
Hester Creek Estate Winery boasts many experiences to share with guests from live music on our Tuscan style patio to full service cooking class dinners in our state-of-the-art demonstration kitchen. Enjoy daily food and wine pairings or any one of the carefully crafted wine experiences hosted by friendly informative staff. Throughout the summer we also offer weekly family style bbq lunches on Friday afternoons. Tuscan inspired they feature multiple fresh salads with ingredients sourced from some of our most celebrated local farmers.
To round out your experience, located high against the desert bluffs sit 6 Villa guest suites overlooking a spectacular panorama of lush vineyards and orchards.
World class dining completes the “True Wine Experience” for Hester Creek Villa and winery guests at Terrafina at Hester Creek by RauDZ! Chef de Cuisine Jenna Pilon celebrates locally grown ingredients with her handcrafted Tuscan inspired cuisine.
For more details on the 100+ events we have to offer please visit: http://hestercreek.com/events/
To book a private tasting at the winery, call the wine shop 250-498-4435, ext 230.
To make a reservation for one of our villas, call 250-498-4435, ext. 506 or visit hestercreek.com/villa or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To make a reservation at our restaurant: Terrafina at HesterCreek by RauDZ, please call 250-498-2229 or book online at http://www.terrafinarestaurant.com.
Our wine shop is open year 7 days a week. We are closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.
The wine shop hours for 2018 are:
January 2 – March 29 from 10 am to 4 pm
March 30 to May 3 from 10 am to 5 pm
May 4 to June 28 from 10 am to 6 pm
June 29 to October 7 from 10 am to 7 pm
October 8 to November 1 from 10 am to 5 pm
November 2 to December 23 from 10 am to 4 pm
December 27 to December 31 from 10 am to 4 pm
Terrafina at Hester Creek by RauDZ is open February 14, 2018 to December 31, 2018. Please visit their website for hours of operation.
Our Villas are available for booking from February through December 2018. Please contact the Villas regarding availability.
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