Province/Territory: British Columbia

Savour wine, gourmet food, and lake views at Mission Hill Family Estate

  • 12-storey bell tower
  • 05 Okanagan vineyards harvest the Five Vineyard label
  • 01 world-renowned winery restaurant

Lush grounds and a dramatic 12-storey bell tower greet your arrival at Mission Hill, a stunning hilltop escape for wine lovers, overlooking Okanagan valley. Feel a slight breeze—the same air that kisses Mission Hill’s nearby vineyards. Soon, this European-inspired blending of wine, food, architecture and art will heighten all yours senses. Savour the exotic and fruity aromas of Mission Hill's award-winning wines. Dine on the open air patio overlooking Lake Okanagan, savouring fresh seasonal ingredients. Be serenaded during a live summer concert at the amphitheatre. Wander through the magnificent stone archway and wonder, “Is this the Old World or New?”

Why you should visit
  • Sample Mission Hill's award-winning and signature wines, from a fruity Chardonnay to a complex, Bordeaux-inspired red.
  • Join a tour that takes you past dazzling art pieces to the underground barrel cellars carved into the volcanic rock hillside.
  • Dine at the Terrace, one of the world's top winery restaurants, overlooking magnificent Lake Okanagan.
  • Marvel at the sweeping architecture from the bell tower and curved stone arches to the dramatic Loggia.
  • Breathe in panoramic Okanagan Valley views.
  • Take in a summer opera, jazz or Shakespeare performance at the outdoor amphitheatre.
  • Gather six friends and book a Chef's Table hosted by Executive Chef Matthew Batey.

Weather

  • BC's Okanagan Valley is a lush playground. Southern Okanagan summers (May to September) are hot and sunny, while the winters (December to February) are short though famous for Champagne powder skiing. Fall (October to November) is cooler but comfortable enough for camping, fishing, and golfing. Spring (March and April) brings hiking, fishing, and horseback riding along with mild temperatures.
  • Discover local weather information. Research local weather patterns at Environment Canada’s Canadian Climate Normals Website.
Visitor information
  • Open daily, except Christmas (December 25), Boxing Day (December 26) and New Year’s Day (January 1). Hours vary seasonally.
  • Dine al fresco at the award winning The Terrace restaurant.
  • Tasting bar is open daily.
  • Guided tours and tastings available for a fee.
  • Specials events include summer musical concerts, tastings, and winter culinary workshops.
When to go
  • Summer is an ideal time to visit the Okanagan when golfing, swimming, hiking, paddling, and hiking are hugely popular.
  • Arrive in January, May, July, or October and enjoy the gourmet food, wine, and music of the Okanagan seasonal wine festivals.
  • The area is renowned for powder skiing in winter.
  • Harvest time for the areas delicious apples, cherries, peaches, apricot and pears span from August to mid-October.
Need to know
  • Plan to spend at least 3 hours at the winery, and ensure you have 2 to 3 days to explore the gorgeous Okanagan Valley region.
  • Mission Hill Family Estate is wheelchair accessible.
  • The Terrace restaurant opens in closed during the winter.
Getting Here