Mission Hill Family Estate was established in 1966. [12][13], Coordinates: 49°50′08″N 119°35′16″W / 49.835612°N 119.587684°W / 49.835612; -119.587684, International Wine and Spirit Competition, "Winery of Mission Hill, Okanagan Valley, BC", "NY Times – British Columbia's New Vine Trail", "Mike's malt execs like flavor of Seattle", "Grand Estates of Canada – Mission Hills Family Estate Winery", "WineAccess.ca – Mission Hill Family Estate", "B.C. [1], Anthony von Mandl was a wine seller in Vancouver during the 1970s and assisted in preparing a feasibility study regarding growing grapes in the area for Josef Milz, a Mosel based winery. Beautiful winery, incredible setting! So much knowledge and enthusiasm - Definitely recommend this experience to all my friends and family! (Proprietor), Darryl Brooker (Winemaker), This page was last edited on 29 October 2020, at 14:10. [2][3] von Mandl is also the founder of Mike's Hard Lemonade Co..[4][5], The first Chardonnay made by John Simes, who had just joined the winery, in the 1992 vintage won the trophy for "Best Chardonnay" at the 1994 International Wine and Spirit Competition, becoming the first Okanagan winery to receive significant overseas recognition. If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. Thank you Meagan. Designed for you to enjoy a guided tasting and discover how the Okanagan Valley shapes our wines. Over four decades, we have discovered small and unique geological pockets to plant vines from Lake Country in the north to Osoyoos in the south Okanagan. And our girl Holly from Ontario is an amazing knowledgeable asset to your winery!!! This was the first winery project undertaken by the design firm. So impressed. I would've rated them 5 stars if I had that item. We had lunch here a few days ago and I was feeling too adventurous so I picked the unfamiliar items on the menu(scallops and duck). Cultivated from five distinct growing subregions, our wine collections express the diverse terroir found within the Okanagan Valley. Unfortunately, I made the mistake of choosing that scallops which I think should be removed from the menu so it doesn't ruin the experience. Mission Hill Family Estate was among the first wineries to realise the potential of the valley. This is the version of our website addressed to speakers of English in the United States. Until 1996, Mission Hill had purchased grapes from vineyards owned by others to produce wine, with no vineyard holdings of its own. Winery Address. The largest bell weighs nearly 800 kilograms.[9]. disappointment, one of my companions gave me a small sample of his chicken (sorry, forgot what it was called exactly but it looked rolled and sliced) to taste and o boy, the difference was night and day! Wineries are subject to change, based on availability. The winery is open daily by reservation. Welcome to Mission Hill Family Estate, situated in the heart of British Columbia's breathtaking Okanagan Valley wine country, one of the Pacific Northwest's undiscovered gems. Here, you can discover how we pair old world techniques with modern technology, meet the experts behind the vineyards, and learn about our wine collections. Holiday gifts are shipped starting December 2nd. Mission Hill Family Estate was established in 1966. 6155 Solano Avenue Napa, CA 94558 Most of the vineyards are planted on benches above the valley floor; on varying degrees of slope that assist with air drainage, improves frost protection and increases the amount of sun the vines receive. It is always a pleasure to visit, not just for their wines but also for the setting. [6][7][11], The flagship "Oculus" is a Bordeaux style red wine made from Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. Boucherie Estate Winery: Tickets & Tours‎, Glen Canyon Regional Park: Tickets & Tours‎, Beaumont Family Estate Winery: Tickets & Tours‎, Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Tours and Tickets. Their entry level wines are labeled as "Five Vineyards". Our sommelier MEAGAN, was so inspiring, passionate, knowledgeable, and made our day what it. Open Daily 10:30am - 6:00pm by appointment only To make an appointment, please call, email or click here to book your appointment. more, Sip your way through West Kelowna on this world class guided tour that features a few of the most well-known wineries in the Okanagan. Mission Hill Family Estate farms 32 family-owned estate vineyards in the Okanagan Valley. Amazing winery. Experience the Okanagan Valley with a visit to Mission Hill Family Estate. In 2008 it was named by Travel + Leisure magazine as one of the five best winery restaurants in the world. Mission Hill is lucky to have you! Sign up for Exclusive Offers We did a tour on our first visit and then went for dinner and the entire expe, We have been to Mission Hill several times and live in the area with a view of the bell tower. It is named after circular windows used in classical architecture. They make great wines and one is always welcomed with a big smile and a Hello. Contact Us: 707-944-9580 or sarah@hillfamilyestate.com. Mission Hill Winery has been a landmark for many years now. Our group had first timers and a couple girls that had been on multiple other wine tours before and we all agreed this was an absolute amazing experience. Mission Hill Winery has been a landmark for many years now. It overlooks Lake Okanagan. Booked a private tour compliments of Courtney. The building itself is impressive and the grounds, What an amazing experience! Was given a tour and tasting experience with Ian Pusey… he was amazing. They make great wines and one is always welcomed with a big smile and a Hello. Impeccably maintained grounds with beautiful views, lovely sculptures and a memorable wine tasting with Alex as our guide. It is always a pleasure to visit, not just for their wines but also for the setting. As a family-owned business, we make small production wines that express a unique winemaking region. The work was completed in 2002 at an estimated cost of thirty-five million Canadian dollars. It is always a pleasure to visit, not just for their wines but also for the setting. Give the Gift of Wine We are making gift giving easy this holiday season with custom packaging, festive gift sets, personalized holiday cards, and the ability to send your gift directly to your friends, family or clients. The winery is situated atop Mission Hill overlooking a 145 kilometre lake, mountains and vineyards. Today, the winery employs organic growing practices to cultivate wine of depth and character. We are making gift giving easy this holiday season with custom packaging, festive gift sets, and personalized holiday cards. Impeccable and organized. While the German vintner did not go ahead with a purchase, von Mandl decided that the area was worth investing in, and in 1981 purchased the abandoned Mission Hill estate. I was not impressed when my orders arrived and told my companions it's not really a place I'd remember for its food. Anthony von Mandl was a wine seller in Vancouver during the 1970s and assisted in preparing a feasibility study regarding growing grapes in the area for Josef Milz, a Mosel based winery. Mission Hill Family Estate was among the first wineries to realise the potential of the valley. The building itself is impressive and the grounds She was knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. We never g, 1730 Mission Hill Rd Westbank, West Kelowna, British Columbia V4T 2E4 Canada, Mission Hill Winery has been a landmark for many years now. She was awesome !!! The next tier are the "Reserve" wines, followed by the "Terroir Collection" and the top-tier "Legacy" series. Be the first to know about new wine releases, special events, and upcoming concerts — before they sell out. Mission Hill has estate vineyards in each of the five growing regions; West Kelowna, East Kelowna, Naramata Bench, Black Sage Bench in Southeast Oliver and Osoyoos. The current chief winemaker is Darryl Brooker who joined the winery in 2015. 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