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Trump Winery - Blanc de Blanc

Trump Winery – Blanc de Blanc

Trump Winery follows Jefferson’s footsteps in making new world wines inspired by the French wine regions of Bordeaux and Champagne. Blanc de Blanc Brut sparkling wine is made by the Methode Champenoise from 100% estate grown Chardonnay grapes. The grapes are picked at night by hand and gently pressed to ensure that the wine retains all of…

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Summerhill Pyramid - Cipes Gabriel

Summerhill Pyramid – Cipes Gabriel

Cipes Gabriel  Made with 100% Chardonnay grown in Summerhill’s own vineyard in Kelowna, this wine sits en tirage for seven years. Cipes Gabriel is pure and clean with aromas of vanilla and lemongrass, flavours of pineapple, apricot, and biscuit, and a beautiful fine mousse finish. Extended en tirage aging produced a wine with creamy bubbles…

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Summerhill Pyramid - Cipes Ice

Summerhill Pyramid – Cipes Ice

Cipes Ice Cipes Ice is an organic Pinot Noir cuvee, finished with an organic Pinot Noir Ice wine dosage. The Icewine lifts the red fruit flavours of the Pinot Noir. This wine has spent four years en triage. Demi-Sec Notes of strawberry, raspberry and blood orange with a creamy mousse and a crisp, clean honeyed…

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Summerhill Pyramid - Cipes Rose

Summerhill Pyramid – Cipes Rose

Cipes Rosé  100% Pinot Noir cuvee grown at multiple vineyard locations around the Okanagan Valley that were planted and are maintained specifically for sparkling wine production to express a crisp, bright Style. 100% organic grapes. Notes of raspberry, strawberry, kiwi, blood orange, vanilla, almond, and white toast. Food pairing: Charcuterie, salmon, grilled chicken, duck, pork,…

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Summerhill Pyramid – Cipes Ariel 1998

Cipes Ariel 1998 A blend of 59% Pinot Noir, 40% Chardonnay, and 1% Pinot Meunier. Very rich and complex with notes of custard, vegemite, brioche, orange and lemon zest, ripe apple, dried apricot, nut, and ginger. The extended bottle aging has created deep autolytic notes and creamy bubbles. Rivals the best from France. Estate grown…

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Summerhill Pyramid - Cipes Brut

Summerhill Pyramid – Cipes Brut

Summerhill Pyramid Winery, located in the Lakeshore district in Kelowna, BC, is Canada’s largest biodynamic and organic winery, producing more organic wine than the rest of the Canadian wine industry combined. In addition, Summerhill is Canada’s most visited winery and foremost producer of sparkling wine. Winemaker Eric von Krosigk oversees the portfolio of BC VQA…

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Summerhill Pyramid Winery

Summerhill Pyramid Winery

Summerhill Pyramid Winery is Canada’s leading sparkling wine producer. Since 1990, it has been the focus of Summerhill Pyramid Winery to produce Okanagan regionally styled traditional method sparkling wine. This focus has earned accolades at home and abroad, winning gold medals every year for the winery’s flagship Cipes Brut, and a gold medal and trophy…

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Pink Bub from Haywire Winery

Pink Bub from Haywire Winery

In 2013 Haywire released an experimental lot of their sparkling wine, the Bub, with a pink dosage and released it just in time for Valentine’s Day. The wine was a hit beyond expectations and sold out in a week and a half! Well, the Pink Bub is back, and this time, it has its own pearly white…

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Haywire Winery

Haywire Winery

Haywire wines are made at Okanagan Crush Pad winery in Summerland, BC, where owners Christine Coletta and Steve Lornie established Switchback Vineyard in 2007. The wines are made by Michael Bartier with guidance from Italian consulting winemaker Alberto Antonini. Haywire is committed to crafting natural wines that tell the story of our land. Haywire is an…

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