The GOODS from Blue Mountain
Okanagan Falls, BC | This May marks the 3rd season that Blue Mountain Vineyard and Cellars has been welcoming visitors to the winery without requiring an appointment. This year we would like to welcome you and your friends and family to visit us. Whether it is the first time coming to see us or a return visit, we look forward to sharing the wines and experience that is uniquely Blue Mountain. Our tasting room is open as of May 1st, 7 days a week from 11:00 am until 5:00 pm. Learn about Blue Mountain’s summer events after the jump…
Here are a few exciting things we have going on this summer:
#VisitBlueMtn Tasting room contest- Planning to visit Blue Mountain Vineyard and Cellars, between May 1st and October 12th, 2014? Take a photo of yourself, friends or family using our #visitbluemtn frame. Share your photo on Twitter or Instagram or Facebook and tag it with #visitbluemtn. Click here for more details.
Popcorn Fridays – Every Friday afternoon we serve our delicious truffle popcorn with our equally delicious sparkling wine NV Brut “Gold Label”. Join us for a free sample! We know you will want more. Visit our website for our Truffle Popcorn Recipe
Are you a #BlueMtnFan? Showcase your love for Blue Mountain Vineyard and Cellars on social media and stand a chance to WIN! For more info visit our website.
2014 Okanagan Events:
The third annual Party in the Park will be held on July 11th 2014 from 5-9pm at Kenyon Park in Okanagan Falls.
Join us to celebrate summer in the heart of wine country! All 12 Okanagan Falls wineries will be pouring a selection of their wines at a festival tasting, followed by an authentic Southern-style BBQ dinner prepared by The Chef Instead. Local minstrels Uncorked will regale us with their festive tunes as you sip and munch and enjoy the lake view. Click here for more event information or to purchase your ticket.
The Second Annual BC Pinot Noir Celebration will be hosted at Tantalus Vineyards on Sunday, August 31st. 16 participating wineries: Tantalus, Blue Mountain Vineyard and Cellars, Meyer Family, Cedar Creek, Quail’s Gate, Howling Bluff, Liquidity, Black Cloud, Seven Directions, Mission Hill, 50th Parallel, Eau Vivre, Averill Creek, Orofino, Lake Breeze and Carson. Click here for more event information or to purchase your ticket.
2385 Allendale Road | Okanagan Falls BC
Phone: 250-497-8244 | Fax: 250-497-6160
Tasting room hours: May-October 7 days a week from 11am to 5pm. Otherwise by appointment
photos by Andrea Johnson
People Behind the Passion
Family: Mavety Family (Ian, Jane, Matt & Christie)
Owners: Ian, Jane, Matt & Christie Mavety
Sales & Marketing: Christie Mavety
Winemaker: Matt Mavety
About Blue Mountain
Blue Mountain is a family run vineyard and winery located in the picturesque South Okanagan Valley, overlooking Vaseaux Lake. The Mavety family has farmed this fertile bench since 1971 and founded the winery in 1991, with a commitment to sustainable viticulture practices and using exclusively estate-grown grapes.
Blue Mountain strives to produce complex, age-worthy wines, consistent in style while allowing the expression of both the terroir and the individual season. The grapes that are harvested for Blue Mountain wines are sourced solely from its own vineyard. In the winery, Matt combines new technology with traditional techniques. The wines are handled minimally to ensure that the delicacy and intensity of flavours cultivated in the vineyard are expressed in the wine. French oak barrels are used in the cellar to soften and add complexity. All of these factors combine to result in a style and finesse fitting to the varietals. The 12,000-case yearly production consists of Pinot Noir, Gamay Noir, Pinot Blanc, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris and a méthode traditionnelle sparkling wine, all from estate grown grapes.
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Metro Vancouver | Whistler-Squamish | Southern Vancouver Island