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April 22, 2021 | Lightning Rock News

Small-lot craft drinks that are visual works of art

5 Okanagan liquor producers that collaborate with visual artists  Continue »

Time Posted: Apr 22, 2021 at 1:14 PM
Lightning Rock Winery
 
January 4, 2021 | Lightning Rock Winery

Pairing the best books of 2020 with Okanagan wines

Need a book to read while sipping on our Rosé Pét-Nat? Or advice on what books to pair with your favourite Okanagan wines?  Continue »

Time Posted: Jan 4, 2021 at 1:39 PM
Lightning Rock Winery
 
November 26, 2020 | Lightning Rock Winery

Winemaker’s Thoughts on BC Harvest 2020

The 2020 harvest in British Columbia was a replay of 2019. Another February deep freeze causing bud damage and low yields. An early October cold snap and snowfall causing harvest challenges.  Continue »

Time Posted: Nov 26, 2020 at 10:55 PM
Jordan Kubek
 
October 19, 2020 | Jordan Kubek

The hidden gems of the Canadian wine industry

Thanks to Laura for including Lightning Rock in her most recent article 'The hidden gems of the Canadian wine industry'. We're 'humbled' to be included alongside some fantastic wineries doing great things.  Continue »

Time Posted: Oct 19, 2020 at 10:57 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  Continue »

Time Posted: Jun 19, 2020 at 3:01 PM
Jordan Kubek
 
April 23, 2020 | Jordan Kubek

Gismondi awards our Blanc de Noirs 91 points!

Tight and racy, with red currant, wild raspberry, spring rhubarb skipping across the palate, finishing with an herbal saltiness. Bone dry and vibrant with energy, it forms an excellent balance between acidity and fruit.  Continue »

Time Posted: Apr 23, 2020 at 10:20 PM
Jordan Kubek
 
November 18, 2019 | Jordan Kubek

Class of 2018: Lightning Rock Winery

Thank you to John Schreiner for our feature article on the birth and growth of Lightning Rock Winery. "Purchased in 2016, Elysia Vineyard is a mature vineyard with 3 ½ acres of Pinot Noir, one acre of Viognier and half an acre of Syrah. The winery – for the time being a beautifully renovated log home – sits at the top of a steep eastern-facing slope with an exceptional view over Okanagan Lake."  Continue »

Time Posted: Nov 18, 2019 at 3:50 PM
Jordan Kubek
 
March 20, 2019 | Jordan Kubek

Summerland's Lightning Rock goes organic

Dubbed Lightning Rock, the duo’s new project consists of three Summerland vineyards purchased in partnership with Kubek’s father, with a capability of producing 2,500 cases annually. They’re farming all three organically; the Elysia vineyard was initially planted in 2006, the Canyon View vineyard in 2003, and the St. Katharina vineyard in 1968.  Continue »

Time Posted: Mar 20, 2019 at 2:34 PM