Gray Monk Estate Winery

+1 250-766-3168 1055 Camp Road
Okanagan Centre, V4V 2H4
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The roots of Gray Monk Estate Winery began in the family. For generations, the Heiss family worked together to make their dreams of owning a vineyard into reality. Today, their slogan is “Generations of Commitment”, recognizing the years of working together as a family to see their dreams come true. Little did the drivers and thousands of spectators of the early 1960's Okanagan Sports Car Hillclimbs know when they raced or gambolled through the orchards of Camp Road, Okanagan Centre – that it would later become the site of one of B.C.'s most successful and earliest family estate wineries. Then along came the Heiss family, new to farming, but with a dream to grow grapes that made wine the equal of their European heritage. First, they had to grub out the old orchard trees, and then plant “Government Approved” Hybrid varietals - which never did achieve the objective. In frustration, they later re-grafted to European vinifera “noble” varietals, which few, at the time, believed would survive Read more »

Varietals Produced by Gray Monk Estate Winery View all

  • Pinot Blanc

    History of the grape: Pinot Blanc was first grown in Burgundy and Champagne, France, and can be traced by some source...

  • Gewürztraminer

    Gewürztraminer’s direct and obvious charm has made it a popular varietal in almost every corner of the wine world. Ex...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

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  • Gray Monk Pinot Blanc 2014

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    I received this modestly priced Pinot Blanc from a family friend at a reception honouring a recently deceased relative. Since I had not had any wine from the Heiss family holdings in years, I looked forward to updating my knowledge of this beautiful vineyard and its produce. I was not disappointed: the wine is almost chardonnay-like with apple... Read More

    Wine review by zufrieden


  • Gray Monk Gewürztraminer Okanagan Valley 2007

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    Wine review by 1128906Shelley Bowen 1128906 Shelley Bowen


  • Gray Monk Riesling 2011

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    Don't let the price fool you; Gray Monk is an old hand in the BC Okanagan Valley... especially with the principal white varieties of Germany. Showing some of its age now, this wine has an inviting bouquet of apple, pear, a touch of petrol and star anise. On the palate we have apple pie and ginger with a smooth, balanced acidity and medium fini... Read More

    Wine review by zufrieden


  • Gray Monk Pinot Auxerrois Okanagan Valley Blanc 2007

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    Absolute favourite. Perfect anytime and paired with anything. The most sublime sensation to be found in a glass. The standard by which I measure all other whites. Read More

    Wine review by 1128906Shelley Bowen 1128906 Shelley Bowen


  • Gray Monk Bc Vqa Okanagan Valley Pinot Noir 2009

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    Do not regret ordering or drinking it, but would likely not get it again. Lacked taste - very watery. Read More

    Wine review by danielsilveyra


  • Gray Monk Latitude 50 White Canada 2006

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    An excellent table wine. Especially solid with a summer, salad dinner. Read More

    Wine review by judell


  • Gray Monk Gewürztraminer Okanagan Valley Blanc 2007

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    An exceptional Gewurtz, especially given the price! Lychee, lychee, then more lychee = YUMMY! Read More

    Wine review by judell


  • Gray Monk Siegerrebe Okanagan Valley 2007

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    No written review

    Wine review by gsaul


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  • Gray Monk Siegerrebe Okanagan Valley 2007

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    No written review

    Wine review by fallonbowman


  • Gray Monk Estate Winery Pinot Gris Okanagan Valley Vqa NV

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    This is my favorite wine. Lovely smooth apricot and grapefruit flavours and an exceptionally smooth finish. Beautiful round and peachy in colour. The 2006 is a particularly nice vintage. Read More

    Wine review by ajaogorman


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