GOODS: Mission Hill Family Estate Set To Celebrate “Oculus Day” This October 6th
The GOODS from Mission Hill Family Estate
West Kelowna, BC | Oculus is Mission Hill Family Estate’s signature Bordeaux inspired wine. This elegant and complex wine represents the pinnacle of everything we do from viticulture to winemaking. Each year, Oculus Day celebrates the harvest time release of a new vintage of this acclaimed wine. This year we release our 2009 vintage, an exceptional season producing a wine of impressive depth, structure and character. Participate in Sommelier led vertical tastings in the Oculus Salon, test your palette during complimentary blind tastings and enjoy delectable canapé pairings from our culinary team. Winemaker John Simes will be on hand from 1-2pm on Saturday, October 6th to sign bottles of the 2009 Oculus and limited quantities of box set verticals for the definitive collector’s cellar.
About Mission Hill Family Estate
“The centerpiece of the Canadian wine tourism industry…understated wines which rank among the country’s best and the Terrace Restaurant on the estate’s front lawn is one of the most glorious dining experiences around.” Travel & Leisure Magazine, February 2008
Located in the heart of British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley, Mission Hill Family Estate is a family-owned winery that crafts boutique wines. Majestic mountains, scenic lakes, and lush orchards encase the winery’s dramatic architecture and culminate in a setting that celebrates wine, food and the arts. Our Chief Winemaker John Simes, uses a ‘pruning to bottle’ program for the viticulture to winemaking process that ensures all our wines reflect the origin and unique character of the Valley. Visit us at the winery’s Education Centre for workshops and seminars on tastings, viticulture, wine and food pairings and more or enjoy our elegant tasting salons which provide a luxurious setting for an exclusive sampling of Mission Hill Family Estate wines.
We invite you to join us for patio dining at The Terrace and enjoy lunch or tapas overlooking our lush vineyards. Our Winery Chef’s innovative culinary style of Cuisine de Terroir, a seasonal and regional approach to gastronomy, is globally influenced, but locally crafted. Our Chef selects only the freshest local ingredients and seasonal fare is handcrafted to compliment our wines. Year round private dining is also available with the pinnacle Chef’s Table dining experience, an intimate evening with our renowned Winery Chef.