Sumac Ridge Estate Winery

(250) 494-0451 17403 Hwy 97 N
Summerland, V0H 1Z0
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Sumac Ridge Estate Winery, established in the quaint town of Summerland, BC was founded by Harry McWatters, a leader in the Canadian wine industry. Sumac Ridge is dedicated to producing premium wines that celebrate the essence of the Okanagan Valley. Winemaker, Mark Wendenburg, one of the Okanagan's most awarded winemakers, has led the winemaking team at Sumac Ridge Estate Winery since 1992. Mark is dedicated to producing quality vinifera wines and outstanding premium blends. The McWatters family and their team have created one of the most renowned winery experiences in Canada and, over the years, have been recognized for their passion, innovation and commitment to quality. The winery produces a wide range of products with signature wines including Gewurztraminer, Pinot Blanc, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Meritage and sparkling. The wines are created with food in mind, and to fit all occasions and celebrations. – Description from mriskic

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  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

  • Merlot

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

  • Pinot Blanc

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

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

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  • Sumac Ridge Estate Tribute Silver


    Initial reaction? Not bad at all...fair effervescence continuing for over 10 minutes. The color is light yellow (perhaps a clue that a blend of white grapes is behind this bubbly preparation). Vanilla, soft fruit nose with some arrowroot cookie notes. Fair balance with a touch of tartness. Now going flat in the glass, but a fair value for an N... Read More

    Wine review by zufrieden

  • Sumac Ridge Estate Steller's Jay Brut Blanc NV


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    Wine review by leeph

  • What's the worst wine you have ever had? I had some Don Luciano Shiraz over the weekend (which is a $4.00 wine I picked up at Wal-Mart...just to see). I had had the Don Luciano Chardonnay and it was OK, but the Shiraz I had smelled like road kill (very heavy sulfur)--I wonder if I got a bad bottle.  Has anyone else tried it? Read More

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  • Sumac Ridge Estate Steller's Jay Brut Blanc NV


    Crisp, dry, nice sparkle, good summer sparkling wine Read More

    Wine review by SPD07006

  • Sumac Ridge Estate Winery Chardonnay 2006


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    Wine review by sacrifice333

  • Sumac Ridge Estate Pinot Blanc Black Sage Vineyard 2006


    Beautiful fruit and structure masked slightly by use of oak. A little hot on the finish. Needed food like grilled white fish drizzled with lemon juice and oil. Read More

    Wine review by BCwineguy

  • Steller's Jay Brut 2004


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    Wine review by GregBurnison


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