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Nov07

Announcing October Winners

Posted on Nov 7 by

Con­grat­u­la­tions to Kyle Kel­lough of Sum­mer­land, our Octo­ber draw win­ner! He just moved here with his fam­i­ly in June, so this is a nice wel­come to the Okana­gan. He will receive a selec­tion of six Bot­tle­neck Dri­ve prod­ucts deliv­ered to their door.  Look for Bot­tle­neck Dri­ve pass­ports at any of our mem­ber loca­tions. Vis­it 5 mem­bers, get a stamp for your chance to win. We draw once a month.   Con­grat­u­la­tions Kyle — Wel­come to Sum­mer­land and Okana­gan Wine Coun­try!...

Nov06

Light up the Vines bonus day Nov.18th

Posted on Nov 6 by

Enjoy the sparkle of the sea­son while tour­ing Sum­mer­land winer­ies Sum­mer­land winer­ies will kick-off the hol­i­day sea­son with a new­ly expand­ed 7th annu­al ‘Light up the Vines’ cel­e­bra­tion. Each year, our amaz­ing winer­ies, cideries and brew­ery along Summerland’s Bot­tle­neck Dri­ve light up their vines and open their doors to mark the start of the fes­tive sea­son — so don’t miss it! In response to the event’s grow­ing pop­u­lar­i­ty, orga­niz­ers have added an addi­tion­al day: Light up the Vines runs 3 — 8 p.m. Sat­ur­day Nov. 18, Sat­ur­day Nov. 25 and Sun­day Nov. 26. Vis­i­tors will enjoy wine tast­ings, sparkling lights, refresh­ments and music while stock­ing up on some of the region’s best wines, ciders and beer for hol­i­day enter­tain­ing and gift-giv­ing. While tour­ing, col­lect stamps from 5 mem­bers to com­plete a ‘Light up the Vines’ pass­port and be entered to win a prize pack­age val­ued at over $500. Con­tact local tour oper­a­tors about guid­ed tour options; or par­tic­i­pate in a self-guid­ed tour. Bot­tle­neck Dri­ve mem­bers will also be pro­vid­ing wine tast­ings dur­ing Summerland’s annu­al Fes­ti­val of Lights on Nov....

Oct14

Congrats September winners

Posted on Oct 14 by

Con­grat­u­la­tions to Ele­na and Dmitriy of Cal­gary, our Sep­tem­ber draw win­ners! The cou­ple says they had a won­der­ful time tour­ing and tast­ing while vis­it­ing our mem­bers through­out Sum­mer­land. They are proud sup­port­ers of Cana­di­an wine and enjoyed post­ing google reviews as they toured, get­ting stamps on their Bot­tle­neck Dri­ve pass­ports before enter­ing to win. They will receive a selec­tion of six Bot­tle­neck Dri­ve prod­ucts deliv­ered to their door.  Look for Bot­tle­neck Dri­ve pass­ports at any of our mem­bers. Fill it with five stamps for your chance to win.  ...

Oct09

We’re hiring!

Posted on Oct 9 by

We are look­ing for a dynam­ic, pas­sion­ate, wine lover to join our asso­ci­a­tion as our Bot­tle­neck Dri­ve Asso­ci­a­tion Co-ordi­na­tor (part-time posi­tion). This indi­vid­ual will devel­op, guide and over­see all of Sum­mer­land Bot­tle­neck Drive’s mar­ket­ing com­mu­ni­ca­tions, pro­mo­tions, events, web­site, newslet­ters, online rep­u­ta­tion, media adver­tis­ing, con­sumer col­lat­er­al, pub­lic rela­tions ini­tia­tives, social media pres­ence, and media part­ner­ships. If this sounds like you (or some­one you know), please email a resumé toinfo@bottleneckdrive.com....

Sep26

Light Up the Vines 2017

Posted on Sep 26 by

Annu­al Light Up the Vines returns to Sum­mer­land Cel­e­brate the sea­son with tast­ings, tours Bot­tle­neck Dri­ve mem­bers includ­ing winer­ies, cideries and a brew­ery, invite guests to cel­e­brate the sparkle of the hol­i­day sea­son with the sev­enth annu­al Light Up the Vines event. “We love throw­ing open our doors for vis­i­tors for this annu­al cel­e­bra­tion. It’s a great way to kick off the hol­i­day sea­son,” says Bot­tle­neck Dri­ve Win­ery Asso­ci­a­tion Pres­i­dent Christa-Lee Bond. Light Up the Vines runs 3 — 8 p.m. Sat­ur­day Nov. 18, Sat­ur­day Nov. 25 and Sun­day Nov. 26 at Bot­tle­neck Dri­ve mem­ber winer­ies, cideries and brew­ery. Vis­i­tors will enjoy tast­ings, fes­tive dec­o­ra­tions, sea­son­al refresh­ments and music  as well as spe­cial offers on some of the region’s best wines, ciders and beer, just in time for hol­i­day enter­tain­ing and gift-giv­ing. Col­lect five stamps from mem­bers to com­plete a Light Up the Vines pass­port and be entered to win a prize pack­age val­ued at over $500. Con­tact local tour oper­a­tors about guid­ed tour options or par­tic­i­pate in a self-guid­ed tour. Note: Due to its steep dri­ve­way, Savard Vines will...

Aug26

Join Bottleneck Drive at Summerland’s Ryga Fest

Posted on Aug 26 by

Bot­tle­neck Dri­ve is pleased to spon­sor Ryga Fest 2017 in sup­port of arts in our com­mu­ni­ty. This annu­al cel­e­bra­tion of music, the­atre, and spo­ken word promis­es some­thing for every­one — from tra­di­tion­al music to edgy new poets and every­thing in between. We will be offer­ing deli­cious wine, beer and cider from our mem­bers at three of the Ryga main events. Join us on Aug. 31 for Out­spo­ken! Spo­ken Word, Poet­ry, Song in the baquet hall at the Sum­mer­land are­na. Then on Aug. 1 we will be at the Cen­tre Stage for Ann Mortifee’s Sev­en is the Mag­ic Num­ber con­cert, and on Aug. 2 we will be back at Cen­tre Stage for the Ryga Broth­ers Reunion Con­cert. Check out these shows and all the oth­er action at www.rygafest.ca....