Wind your way through West Kelowna to visit some of the region’s most iconic wineries, renowned not only for their award-winning wines but also for their stunning architecture and welcoming charm. Plan a visit to these wineries along the Westside Wine Trail for a taste of everything from Pinot Gris to Merlot to Icewine.

As part of BC Wine Month, we are featuring wineries from Kelowna’s distinct wine communities. The Central Okanagan is smack in the middle of one of the world's most exciting wine regions, acclaimed for its crisp whites, complex reds, and a growing number of organic winemakers.


West Kelowna

All you have to do is cross one of Canada’s longest floating bridges, the William R. Bennett Bridge, and you’ll find yourself amongst the Central Okanagan’s largest wine collection, the Westside Wine Trail. 16 wineries pepper the landscape of the Westside, where you’ll find everything from grand and impressive architectural marvels to rustic and quaint tasting rooms full of personality. Here are some of the great wineries you'll find along the way.


Grizzli Winery

Grizzli Winery

Grapes sprawl across Kelowna's famed Westside Wine Trail, leading you to Grizzli Winery, an award-winning gem. Towering Mt. Boucherie provides a majestic backdrop to the winery's stunning estate, where state-of-the-art production facilities coexist with one of Canada's largest and most elegant tasting rooms. Here, you can savour their acclaimed selection of reds, whites, fruit wines, and exquisite ice wines.

Beyond the delectable wines, Grizzli Winery boasts the internationally renowned Grizzli Art Gallery. This haven for art lovers showcases the works of talented Canadian artists through seasonal exhibitions. Browse the gallery while sipping a glass of wine, or admire the displayed pieces throughout the retail shop, creating a truly immersive experience.

Grizzli Winery is a hive of activity year-round. Experience the festive spirit of their Icewine Gala and Christmas Markets during winter. Come summer, the winery transforms into an open-air venue, hosting captivating outdoor cinema nights, bustling night markets, and lively music concerts.


Mission Hill Family Estate

Mission Hill Family Estate Winery

Discover a world-class wine experience at Mission Hill Family Estate. This family-owned winery boasts stunning architecture that crowns a scenic Okanagan hilltop. Breathtaking vineyard views and gracious hospitality complement their acclaimed Terrace Restaurant. Renowned for exceptional wines and relentless pursuit of quality, Mission Hill Family Estate is a landmark destination for wine lovers, food enthusiasts, and culture seekers.


Quails' Gate

2023, July, Summer,Quails' Gate. Photo: Ken Hagen

Quails' Gate, a leading family-owned and operated winery in Canada, is renowned for its exceptional wines and unforgettable guest experiences. They are dedicated to crafting high-quality wines and creating a memorable atmosphere for visitors. The winery offers luxurious lakefront accommodations, an award-winning restaurant featuring delicious cuisine, and a variety of tours and tastings to suit all preferences.

The secret to Quails' Gate's success lies in their vineyards. Since 1989, they've been passionate about grape growing and committed to excellence. This dedication fuels their pursuit of crafting world-class wines that are sure to impress even the most discerning palate. Their philosophy extends beyond the bottle. Quails' Gate invites you to explore their estate. Enjoy delectable wines, dine on their inspired farm-to-table cuisine, and simply relax while taking in the breathtaking views of the Okanagan terroir.

For a truly unforgettable culinary experience, be sure to dine at their award-winning restaurant. Their menu features fresh, seasonal ingredients that are sure to tantalize your taste buds.


Volcanic Hills

Volcanic Hills Estate Winery Aerial October 20Volcanic Hills. Photo: ​Shawn Talbot Photography

Volcanic soil, perfected over 60 million years, promises exceptional grapes at this winery. Situated at the foot of a once-active volcano, the winery finds pure gold for growing in the very dirt. This rich earth cultivates award-winning wines that erupt with flavour! Their spacious wine shop boasts a large selection, offering quality, value, and affordability in one place. Visitors can sign the List of Events to stay informed about new releases, promotions, and exciting winery happenings!


Enjoy all of what Kelowna's wineries have to offer safely. Guided wine tours unlock hidden gems, exclusive tastings, and chats with winemakers. Local experts craft itineraries to your taste, share insider info, and handle the navigation. Book your stress-free exploration and discover Kelowna's wineries like a pro. View our in-depth list of wine tour companies here.

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