Winning Wines of the South Okanagan

It’s no secret we’re situated in one of the world’s best wine regions. We often get asked for recommendations of nearby wineries to try and varietals to taste. But, here’s the thing … every single winery in the region creates delicious and unique reds, whites, roses and bubblies. The wine here so so great, the team at Watermark could never agree on ‘that one wine’ you simply must taste. With all the delicious wine to try nearby, there’s unlimited reasons why you should come and visit, don’t you think?

Where should you start? How about with some from the 2016 Best of Varietal Award Winners.

South Okanagan Wineries

South Okanagan / Similkameen Wineries – Best of Award Winners

2016 Best Cabernet Franc – 2013 Tinhorn Cabernet Franc

2016 Best Cabernet Sauvignon – 2013 Black Sage Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

2016 Best Gewurtztraminer – Wild Goose Vineyard’s 2016 Mystic River

2016 Best Icewine – Inniskillin Okanagan’s 2012 Dark Horse Vineyard Riesling Icewine

2016 Best Merlot – 2012 Tinhorn Creek Oldfield Series Merlot

2016 Best Red Blend – Bordertown Vineyard and Estate Winery’s 2013 Living Desert Red

2016 Best Red Meritage Blend – Cabernet Dominated – Cassini Cellar’s 2012 Maximus Collector’s Series

2016 Best Red Meritage Blend – Merlot Dominiated – Quinta Ferreira’s 2010 Obra Prima

2016 Best Voignier – 2014 Black Hills Estate Winery

View the full list of winners of the 2016 Best of Varietal Award Winners including gold and silver winners.