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Top Choice Winery in Oliver

Rustico Farm & Cellars

Who says winemaking is serious? For Bruce Fuller, it's a hoot. Set in a 19th-century bunk house now covered in vines, this winery produces fine reds and whites such as the Bonanza Old Vine Zinfandel. There is an Old…
Top Choice Italian in Oliver


This intimate restaurant at Hester Creek Estate Winery serves up exquisite Tuscan-flavored dishes. Its outdoor terrace is one of the valley's finest.
Winery in Oliver

Hester Creek

Has a sweeping location, a great new tasting room and is known for its reds, especially its richly flavored Cabernet Franc. The winery's Terrafina retaurant has a Tuscan accent.
Winery in Oliver

Black Hills Estate

The tasting room here is an arresting vision of glass and metal, with deeply shaded patios for sunset tippling. Besides vintages such as Viognier, there are many blends, including Alibi, a blend of Sauvignon Blanc a…
Winery in Oliver

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery

Wine with an eco-accent that includes organic farm techniques; try the Syrah. Other award-winners include the Cabernet Franc and Meritage. This Golden Mile landmark includes a hotel and the excellent Sonora Room.
Winery in Oliver

Church & State Wines

Making a big splash at its Coyote Bowl vineyards, especially with its full-bodied, luscious Syrahs. Also home to the Lost Inhibitions label, which produces popularly priced wines with names such as Chill the F*uck O…
Winery in Oliver

Road 13

Its very drinkable reds (Pinot Noir) and whites (Chenin Blanc) win plaudits. The no-frills vibe extends to its picnic tables with gorgeous views and the motto 'It's all about dirt.' The attractive lounge has views o…
Fusion in Oliver

Sonora Room

Fresh fare with light Italian and French touches is the hallmark at this very attractive Tuscan-style restaurant in one of the valley's warmest corners. It offers transport to/from the resorts in Osoyoos for $25.
Gelato in Oliver

Medici's Gelateria

Frozen delights so good you'll worship them – appropriate, given the setting in an old church. Also serves good coffee, plus soups, panini and more, all made with local produce. It's just west of Hwy 97.
Winery in Oliver


BC's first producer of Zinfandel is also home to the elixirs known as ice wines, which are harvested when the grapes are frozen on the vine; go for the golden-hued Riesling.