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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
 
October 13, 2020 | Jordan Kubek

Lightning Rock helps small businesses

During the summer Lightning Rock Winery dedicated a portion of tasting room sales to help This Bag and raised enough to be able to give out one grant to a small business hurting from COVID. Visit the Penticton Western News to read the full article. Thank you to everyone who purchase a bottle of Viognier, this donation would not have been possible without you support.

Time Posted: Oct 13, 2020 at 8:25 AM
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.

https://www.jancisrobinson.com/articles/wwc20-bella-okanagan-valley

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