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Lightning Rock Winery

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Jordan Kubek
September 13, 2020 | Jordan Kubek

WWC20 – Bella, Okanagan Valley

Thanks to Ian Carston for a shoutout in his latest artice 'WWC20 – Bella, Okanagan Valley'. Head on over to the Jancis Robinson website to read more about the hidden story behind our good riends over at Bella.

Time Posted: Sep 13, 2020 at 12:16 PM
Jordan Kubek
August 13, 2020 | Jordan Kubek

Canada Profiles Lightning Rock, an impressive new producer from Canada’s Okanagan.

'This is an impressive set of debut wines, and certainly a producer to watch for.'

Special thank you to Jaime Goode and The Wine Anorak for such an awesome, thorough review of our line up!

Click here to read the full article.

Time Posted: Aug 13, 2020 at 2:45 PM
Jordan Kubek
August 10, 2020 | Jordan Kubek

Beautiful Vistas & Wines Part 2

Another mention from Gismondi! 91 points for our soon-to-be released Pinot Noir 2018...

Continuing our series of videos on touring the Okanagan, part two sees Anthony Gismondi and DJ Kearney cover the Naramata Bench just north of the town of Penticton, then Summerland, the town most people just drive through on their way to other regions, West Kelowna, East Kelowna and then north to Lake Country, located between Kelowna Airport and Vernon.

Anthony and DJ mention wines they suggest tasting and we've included other wines below which we feel are worth a taste or a place in the trunk of your car. Coming soon, Anthony and Treve Ring shift the focus to "BC's Unique Wines" for those of you who want an adventure off the beaten path. Click here to read the full story.

Time Posted: Aug 10, 2020 at 2:38 PM
Jordan Kubek
June 29, 2020 | Jordan Kubek

Lightning Rock: Tasting the Stars in Summerland

Check it out! Tim Pawsey from Hired Belly ruminating on our bubbly wines: 'I’m always excited to see new ventures come to fruition. Such a great story at Lightning Rock Winery —and love those Blancs de Noir.'

Thank- you Tim for sharing our family winery with your readers. Click here to read the full article.

Time Posted: Jun 29, 2020 at 12:31 PM
Jordan Kubek
June 27, 2020 | Jordan Kubek

Women in Wine Country: a 50.5 birthday celebration

Thank you Linda Nasu for visiting the winery last weekend, and featuring us in your recent article 'What better way to celebrate being friends, since Grade 4, than a ‘Welcome to 50.5 Rou’, Okanagan wine tour.' We thoroughly enjoyed hosting your party on you birthday weekend getaway. Happy birthday Rou! Click here to read the full article.

Time Posted: Jun 27, 2020 at 7:18 AM
Jordan Kubek
June 19, 2020 | Jordan Kubek

How to Host a Virtual Wine Tasting

'Expert tips—plus, 12 tasty and affordable Canadian wines to wet your whistle'. Thanks to Jennifer Berry and FLARE magazine for featuring our Viognier in the latest article 'How to Host a Virtual Wine Tasting'. Click here to read the full article.

Time Posted: Jun 19, 2020 at 3:01 PM
Jordan Kubek
May 28, 2020 | Jordan Kubek

Lightning Rock Open by Reservation

We are happy to share that our tasting room is now open for the season!  We request that all visitors make a reservation via our Facebook page before arriving. Tasting room hours will be Friday - Monday, 11 am - 4 pm. We are following direction from Health Canada and WorkSafeBC, and monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation closely. Tastings will be conducted on our outdoor patio, with a maximum of 2-6 guests per party.

For more details on how we are prioritzing the health and safety of our guests and members of staff, please click here. 

Time Posted: May 28, 2020 at 11:01 PM
Jordan Kubek
April 25, 2020 | Jordan Kubek

Last day to grab a Spring pack!

This weekend is the last chance to purchase one of our Spring Packs for just $115 including free shipping. We're thinking it would make a pretty sweet Mother's Day gift, no? This limited pack includes:

  • 1 x 2017 Viognier
  • 1 x 2017 Rose
  • 1 x 2017 Pinot Noir
  • 1 x 2018 Elysia Blanc de Noir

Click here to purchase! 

Time Posted: Apr 25, 2020 at 8:20 AM
Jordan Kubek
April 23, 2020 | Jordan Kubek

Gismondi awards our Blanc de Noirs 91 points!

Yet another great review from Gismondi on wine. This time our Blanc de Noirs Elysia Vineyard Traditonal Method Brut Nature 2018 was awarded an outstanding 91 points. Thanks to Treve Ring for including us in amongst some of BC's greatest sparkling wines. We're totally chuffed and happy to let you know that this wine is available to purchase on our website.

Click here to read the full article by Treve Ring.

Time Posted: Apr 23, 2020 at 10:20 PM
Jordan Kubek
April 9, 2020 | Jordan Kubek

Gismondi awards our Elysia Pinot Noir 2018 90 points!

Thanks to Gismondi on Wine for giving our 2018 Elysia Vineyard Pinot Noir a fantastic 90 points! We are thrilled to be featured in the #BCWineMonth Top 10 Red Wines.

Click here to review the full article by Treve Ring.

Time Posted: Apr 9, 2020 at 10:09 PM