This summer enjoy Live Music along Bottleneck Drive while you tour our boutique wineries, cideries and brewery in Summerland, BC! Here’s a list of who’s offering live music this summer, check their websites for more information…
Lunessence Winery - Saturdays in July & August enjoy Classical Musicians live on the patio from 1–3pm
Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards - ‘Crush Deck Concert Series’ will feature Jim Cuddy July 18th; Chantal Kreviasuk Aug.2nd; ‘Fitz Fridays’ will feature Ben Klick Aug.17th; Colin Wiebe (Guess Who fame) Aug.31st. (advance
Dirty Laundry Vineyards — Fridays & Saturdays enjoy live music on the patio from 7–9pm.
Okanagan Crush Pad - Thursdays enjoy live music on the patio from 7–9pm. (advance tickets required)
Heaven’s Gate Estate Winery — Saturdays in July & August enjoy live music on the patio from 1–4pm.
Thornhaven Estates Winery — Saturdays & Sundays (and long weekend Mondays) enjoy live music on the patio from 1–4pm
Don’t miss out on events happening along Bottleneck Drive — check out this link to find out more: EVENTS
As you tour along Bottleneck Drive, make room for nibbles, wine, cider and beer tasting (special fees/rates may apply)! Check out these spots along the way (in no particular order)…
Fitzpatrick Family Estate Winery — purchase a bottle for the patio or enjoy their fully licensed restaurant — Fitz Bistro
Evolve Cellars — special food/wine pairing available (reservations required), order food menu items, order a glass of wine or beer or purchase a bottle and enjoy the patio
Saxon Estate Winery — bring your own picnic, purchase a bottle and enjoy the picnic area (dog friendly)
Okanagan Crush Pad — order charcuterie + cheese or other food menu items, order a glass of wine or cocktail or purchase a bottle and enjoy the patio
Heaven’s Gate Estate Winery — bring your own picnic, purchase picnic snacks, purchase a bottle and enjoy the patio
Thornhaven Estate Winery - Sundays a gourmet food truck is on site, picnic snacks for sale, purchase a bottle and enjoy the patio
Summerland Heritage Cider Co.- bring your own food, purchase a bottle of cider and enjoy the picnic area
Sumac Ridge Estate Winery — special food/wine pairings available (reservations required), picnic snacks for sale, purchase a glass or bottle and enjoy the patio
Local on Lakeshore — fully licensed restaurant, order wine and beer and enjoy the lake view from the patio
Nomad Cider — bring your own food, purchase a bottle of cider and enjoy the picnic area
Dirty Laundry Vineyards - licensed covered patio with picnic snacks for sale and a forno pizza oven, order a glass of wine, beer or purchase a bottle to enjoy on the patio
Sleeping Giant Fruit Winery — bring your own food or enjoy ice cream and snacks for sale, purchase a glass of wine or bottle and enjoy the picnic area
Lunessence Winery — order the charcuterie + cheese board, purchase a bottle and enjoy the patio
8th Generation Vineyard — special food pairings available (check their website), bring your own picnic, purchase a bottle and enjoy the patio
Silkscarf Winery — bring your own picnic, purchase a glass or bottle and enjoy the patio
Summergate Winery — bring your own food or they have picnic snacks for sale, purchase a bottle to enjoy in the picnic area
Stop at Summerland IGA or True Grain Bread for snacks, and purchase a bottle from any of these boutique wineries, cidery & brewery and create your own picnic for the beach or your hotel room: Dominion Cider Co. , TH Wines, Savard Vines, Giant Head Winery, Sage Hills Winery and Estate Thurn Winery.
Please drink responsibly & enjoy Summerland’s Bottleneck Drive!
Every month we do a draw from those of you who have visited Bottleneck Drive and submitted your filled out passports, and the winner for May is Livi Lingren from Revelstoke, BC. She wins some delicious beverages from Bottleneck Drive! Thanks for visiting us here in Summerland, we hope to see you again soon!
If you are looking for Spring & Summer Hours for each of the wineries, cideries, brewery and distillery here on Bottleneck Drive, visit our ‘Members’ section of this website for individual business information! CLICK HERE
Don’t miss this one-of-kind event on Saturday June 9th, 2018 at the Kettle Valley Railway station in Summerland, BC.
For more information about the event and to purchase tickets: http://wp.bottleneckdrive.com/events/the-grand-sommelier-express/
We’ll see you soon in beautiful Summerland, BC!
Congratulations to Kathrine of Kelowna, who won our Light Up The Vines Prize of two cases mixed up of wine, beer and cider from our members here on Bottleneck Drive. It was another successful event, and I know I speak for all of our members when I say Thank You for coming out to visit us and enjoy the weekend in Summerland!
If you are wanting to visit our member wineries, cideries and brewery, they have NEW Winter Hours for 2017/2018, so please visit each members page above.
Don’t forget, their websites are open year-round!
Congratulations to Kyle Kellough of Summerland, our October draw winner!
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!
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. 24.
For more information, including a map and full list of participating Bottleneck Drive wineries, contact email@example.com.