The beautiful Similkameen Valley is just a 3 hour scenic drive from Vancouver and only 35 minutes from Osoyoos. There are now 18 wineries in the Valley. There is also Twisted Hills Craft Cider and numerous fruit stands.
Here are five very popular wineries in the region
Clos du Soleil which started in 2005 opened new facilities in 2015. The name means vineyard enclosed in the sun.The winery is known for it's consistent quality. The winemaker is Ann Sperling, who came to the winery with proven experience and knowledge.
Robin Ridge was established in 1997 by owners Tim and Caroline Cottrill. They use the Geneva Double Curtain Trellis system to allow more light on the fruit in the vineyard producing greater flavours. They practice organic farming.
Corcelettes Estate Winery will start the 2017 season with a brand new tasting room. The tasting room is built right up against the cliff and will provide an amazing view of the valley. The winery has found success based on the quality of their wines.
These are only five of the wineries in this beautiful underrated wine region. One needs to spend a couple of days here discovering the valley's exceptional wines.