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Lightning Rock Winery

Latest News and Reviews

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. Click here to read the full article.

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'. 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
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
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."

Click here to read the full article online.

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

Summerland's Lightning Rock goes organic

Lovely catch up with Kurtis Kolt at Chambar recently, where we tasted through a handful of 2017s and some yet-to-be-released 2018s as well. We appreciate the sweet review in The Strait!

'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.

Wait. What?'

Click here to read the full article.

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