#FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions | Black Hills Estate Winery

“In this series we bring you our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions which we personally recommend”

Yes, it’s that time of year once again. Time for you to get thinking about gift giving. We want to make it easy for you to give the perfect gift and so today we are launching our 2020 #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions.

This year we are recommending the wines of Black Hills Estate Winery for yourself and for the perfect gift for friends or family members that love wine. Not sure which wine would be the best choice? No worries, Black Hills Estate Winery has a solution for you…a gift card. A timely and thoughtful way to give a gift that you know will be appreciated.

Here are two of Black Hills Estate Winery wines that we suggest:

2019 Viognier

The 2019 Viognier embodies a classic Viognier. With intense peach and mandarin aromas with floral (chamomile) notes and ginger, your mouth will be watering before you taste the first sip.

The palate is typical of the variety and is crisp due to refreshing acidity. Intense ripe stone fruit such as nectarines shape the palate and follows through for a long finish. The flavour intensity makes it a great partner for a variety of meals from summer salads to poultry, and fresh seafood. Best consumed chilled while in its youth.

$24.90 available online 

2017 Ipso Facto

The 2017 vintage of Ipso Facto is a blend of Syrah & Merlot, with a small percentage of Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon as well. The nose opens up with aromas of bright raspberry and Bing Cherry, followed by a dusting of crushed violets. The palate echoes with notes of ripe cherry, black tea and cocoa on the finish. This elegant wine is structured with beautiful acidity and medium tannins that call for dishes with fresh tomato and soft cheeses.

$49.90 available online

Give the gift of a Black Hills Wine Club membership

What a thoughtful gift a membership in the Wine Club would be, maybe even a gift to yourself this holiday season.


  • 50% off up to two tickets to your choice of one onsite signature winery events** and 15% off any subsequent tickets
  • Free shipping on all club releases
  • Free shipping on orders of 12 bottles or more
  • 15% off reorders within 30 days of each club release
  • Two complimentary tickets to the Member Pick-Up Party when you come pick up your wine or 50% off if we ship your wine
  • 15% off of our brand new Sensory Tasting Experience *
  • Discounts at partner resorts in Osoyoos and Oliver
  • VIP Cabana Portfolio Tasting for you and up to three guests annually
  • Front of the line access to all limited release wines
  • Complimentary tastings at our partner wineries including Tinhorn Creek, Gray Monk, Red Rooster, and Sandhill
  • *NEW* Exclusive to club members – book a stay at the Black Hills Wine Lodge! **
  • Exclusive personalized membership card for expedited VIP service.  ***

* Portfolio Wine Flight $15.00+tax

This flight features four of our current releases, two whites and two reds (2 ounces of each wine), from our highly acclaimed Black Hills Estate Winery Portfolio.

  • Red Wine Flight $20.00+tax

This flight features our current release red wines from our highly acclaimed Black Hills Estate Winery Portfolio. This sampling includes four red wines (2 ounces of each wine).

** Book a stay at the Black Hills Wine Lodge!

Imagine waking up in a luxury home in the heart of a vineyard with your family and friends. The Black Hills Estate Wine Lodge is the perfect place for you to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and relax in a tranquil environment. After a great day of wine touring, lounge poolside and take in the stunning views.

Lodge Features

  • Private vineyard estate access
  • Full gourmet kitchen with 5 appliances including dishwasher
  • Indoor & outdoor dining area with private views
  • BBQ, outdoor lounge area and outdoor fireplace with a panoramic view of the vineyards & mountains
  • 4 fully furnished bedrooms; includes 1 king-size bed with en-suite, 3 queen size beds
  • 2.5 bathrooms including an en-suite Luxury soaker tub
  • Flat-screen TV in the common area
  • Private in-ground pool with sun deck lounge area
  • Complimentary wireless high-speed internet
  • Air conditioning

The Black Hills Estate Wine Lodge is available for rentals from May to October exclusively to club members.

*** As a Black Hills Wine Club Member you’ll automatically receive seasonal shipments of selected wines, enjoy wine club discounts, exclusive access to our Waterside Wine Lounge Cabanas, invitations to winery events and exclusive wine club gatherings.

Full Case Club Membership

Enjoy the privileged access to all that Black Hills has to offer and keeps you personally connected to the winery! As part of this Club you not only receive three shipments per year of each of our wines, but you will also receive one complimentary ticket to the an annual winery event of your choice. These are just some of the membership benefits that you can look forward to!

Three annual wine shipments

Spring Release

6 bottles of Carmenere & 6 bottle of Chardonnay

Summer Release

12 bottles of Nota Bene

Fall Release

6 bottles of Syrah, 6 bottles of Viognier

Total Annual Wine Commitment $1646.40 (plus applicable taxes & bottle deposits)


Half Case Club Membership

Receive our award winning wines delivered to your door three times a year! This includes limited and hard to come by wine such as Nota Bene and Carmenere, all for under $850 annually! Not only will you be personally connected to our winery, but you’ll have access to exclusive perks including free shipping, discounts on wine, cabana tastings, members only events and many others!

Three annual wine shipments

Spring Release

3 bottles of Carmenere & 3 of bottles Chardonnay

Summer Release

6 bottles of Nota Bene

Fall Release

3 bottles of Syrah, 3 bottle of Viognier

Total Annual Wine Commitment $823.20 (plus applicable taxes & bottle deposits)


Red Case Club

Perfect for the red wine lover! It gives you the peace of mind that you won’t miss out on any of our limited and often hard to come by red wines, including out signature Nota Bene and Carmenere. Of course you will still get to enjoy all the Club perks including free shipping, members only events, wine discounts, cabana tastings and the list goes on!

Three annual wine shipments

Spring Release

6 bottles of Carmenere

Summer Release

6 bottles of Nota Bene

Fall Release

6 bottles of Syrah

At Black Hills Estate Winery, we are excited to host any groups of six adults or less. Due to new social distancing requirements, many winery tasting opportunities this year will be reflecting a smaller scale. While we’re keeping it small, we want you to have the best experience possible and keep safe!

Avoid the disappointment of being told we are fully booked, by letting us know 24 hours in advance that you plan to visit. This way our team can tell you what’s available and we can ensure that your wine experience starts the second you enter our doors!

Everything you need to know before you visit is here. (link to https://www.blackhillswinery.com/Blog)

Bottle shots, feature image, tasting notes, and wine club details courtesy of the winery. I received one complimentary bottle of each of the wines to facilitate this feature.

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