The GOODS from Tinhorn Creek
Oliver, BC | Experience the best of BC’s wine country with Tinhorn Creek Vineyards’ and Walnut Beach Resort’s new Wine and Unwind package. They’ve cooked up a relaxing recipe of kayaking, fine wine, and delicious dining for a luxurious lakeside two-night break.
Arrive in sunny Osoyoos at Walnut Beach Resort and relax in your one-bedroom suite overlooking the sparkling lake, or soak up some sun on the private licensed beach. Switch off while you take a dip in the open year round outdoor pool, or unwind in the hot tub under a starry sky. Wake refreshed and ready for an exciting morning of kayaking with Hoodoo Adventures; let them expertly guide you from the resort on a gentle paddle around the lake. Stop at Hayne’s Point to indulge in a special picnic featuring local producers Poplar Grove and Upper Bench Estate cheeses paired with carefully selected wines from Tinhorn Creek.
Leave some room for an indulgent afternoon of delicious food and fine wine at Tinhorn Creek Vineyards in Oliver, BC. After an exclusive private winery tour and tasting session, you’ll finish off your unforgettable day with a sumptuous Mediterranean meal at the award-winning Miradoro Restaurant.
The Wine and Unwind Package includes:
– Two night stay in a one bedroom lake view suite at Walnut Beach Resort in Osoyoos, BC
– Kayaking tour on Osoyoos Lake + picnic with Hoodoo Adventures
– Winery tour and tasting at Tinhorn Creek Vineyards
– Chefs multi course dinner + wine pairings for two at Miradoro Restaurant
This package is available from May 15 – September 30, 2013, and starts at $798 plus taxes and gratuity. Packages are subject to availability and based on double occupancy. The starting from rate is valid May 1-June 27 and Sept 3-Sept 30, rates will increase from June 28-Sept 2 during peak season. Please allow a minimum of two weeks advance notice for bookings. To book, e-mail Tinhorn Creek Vineyards at firstname.lastname@example.org and quote the booking code Wine & Unwind.
The People Who Make It Happen
Sandra Oldfield – Winemaker & Owner
Kenn Oldfield – Chairman & Owner
Andrew Moon – Viticulturist/Vineyard Manager
Korol Kuklo – Assistant Winemaker
Shaun Everest – General Manager
About Tinhorn Creek
On a hillside overlooking vineyards, sagebrush, and the old gold mining creek that is its namesake, Tinhorn Creek Vineyards has been owned and operated by the Shaunessy and Oldfield families since1993. The winery is located south of Oliver, BC, at the junction of Highway 97 and Road 7 in the famed Golden Mile wine-growing district. This area, named for its rich history of farming that dates back to the early 1900s, is home to several quality wine producers. Tinhorn Creek sources fruit exclusively from its own vineyards: 150 acres of prime land on two very distinct benches. This land lends to the creation of terroir-driven wines that are classic illustrations of the place they are grown. The 100-acre Diamondback Vineyard on the Black Sage Bench is planted with a mix of red and white varieties, primarily Pinot Gris, Merlot and Cabernet Franc. The 50-acre Tinhorn Creek Vineyard on the Golden Mile Bench is also planted with a mix of red and white grapes, but primarily features Gewürztraminer.
Farming their own vineyards using sustainable practices allows Tinhorn Creek full control over the quality of fruit delivered to the crush pad for each vintage. The winery produces wines in two tiers under one dynamic and compelling label. The single-varietal series includes a Gewürztraminer, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc, Pinot Noir and Merlot. Only worthy wines are selected each year for the winery’s top tier, winemaker Sandra Oldfield’s signature wines, named the Oldfield Series. This tier provides Oldfield with a playground for experimentation and is a creative showcase for the best wines from each vintage. All Tinhorn Creek wines evoke the unique terroir of the region: the sage-covered desert terrain.
Tinhorn Creek was the first winery in Canada to bottle its entire portfolio with Stelvin screw-cap closures ensuring consistent aging and a guarantee that the wine will be enjoyed as it was intended.