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Lightning Rock Winery

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Jordan Kubek
 
June 27, 2020 | Jordan Kubek

Women in Wine Country: a 50.5 birthday celebration

What better way to celebrate being friends, since Grade 4, than a ‘Welcome to 50.5 Rou’, Okanagan wine tour.  Continue »

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  Continue »

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.  Continue »

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?  Continue »

Time Posted: Apr 25, 2020 at 8:20 AM
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
 
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.  Continue »

Time Posted: Apr 9, 2020 at 10:09 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