#FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions | Hillside 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 is a little different than most but fear not we have lots of great holiday gift ideas coming your way so you can #PartyLikeIts2020 How about celebrating the season via Zoom this year? Send your friends and family the gift of wine and join together virtually to have your own virtuelle fête safely. No need to miss out on the fun. Some wineries have special offers and packages just for the holiday season. Or for the independent wine drinker choose two or three wines to send to each of your ChristmasZoom guests and party on!

We are excited to make the following suggestions for your wine purchasing, including a Wine Club and #FavouriteThings exclusive!

 2019 Heritage Viognier

New Release

TASTING NOTES
Naramata Bench terroir and a long hang-time have created a wine with refined aromatic intensity.  Think of this as a “summer chardonnay”. Our Viognier has intriguing fragrances of spring blossoms and honeysuckle, with hints of Chai spice.

FOOD PAIRING
Viognier pairs well with light pastas, fresh scallops and fragrant soft cheeses.

$28.00 available online

2019 Heritage Pinot Gris

New Release

Vineyard blocks were chosen for tropical characters to complement the spicy, floral oak flavours of Tokay wood. Given extended time in barrel sur lies with batonnage (stirring) to create a creamy midpalate.

TASTING NOTES

Our classic Pinot Gris—luscious ripe fruit created scents of orange blossoms and vanilla mingled with tropical fruit aromas followed by a rich and supple mid-palate.

WINEMAKER NOTES

Vineyard blocks were chosen for tropical characters to complement the spicy, floral oak flavours of Tokay wood. Given extended time in barrel sur lies with batonnage (stirring) to create a creamy mid palate.

FOOD PAIRING NOTES

Creamy pastas & grilled halibut

2017 Heritage Cabernet Franc

Wine Club and #FavouriteThings Exclusive

Cabernet Franc thrives in the terroir of the Naramata Bench. Classic cranberry and raspberry aromas highlighted by violet and black tea leaf. Flavours of cherry and blackberry. Graceful tannins lead to a generous finish.

TASTING NOTES

Classic cranberry and raspberry aromas highlighted by violet and black tea leaf. Flavours of cherry and blackberry. Graceful tannins lead to a generous finish.

$43.00 available online only until November 30th

Starting today this Wine Club exclusive is now available to purchase for your #FavouriteThings gift only through November 30.

NEW! HERITAGE SERIES:

An homage to our history and land. The Heritage series includes varietals that display more nuanced flavours and characteristics inherent to the Naramata Bench sub-region. Each wine tells a story, and expressed a sense of place. Created from grapes grown exclusively on the Naramata Bench.

Hillside Winery

Naramata Grown… and raised. Hand-crafted wine made exclusively from Naramata grown grapes. At Hillside, our focus is to showcase the unique and compelling characteristics inherent in the terroir of  Naramata Bench. We invite you to join us in the discovery and development of this enchanting region.

The Bistro at Hillside

Now open thru December 20th

We are thrilled to announce the extended season for the Bistro! From now until Dec 20th, you can wine & dine with us 🍛🍴🍷

Stay tuned in the coming weeks for our NEW FALL MENU and some special food & wine features.

Plan ahead and book your table today (Reservations are Required)

CURRENT HOURS:
Wed – Sunday
5pm – 8:30pm (last seating)

👉Starting Oct 29th – Dec 20th:
Thursday  – Sunday
5pm – 7:30pm (last seating)

Take-Out is also available on our open days starting at 3pm.

Read more Hillside Winery & Hillside Bistro features here.

Feature Image, bottle shots and tasting notes courtesy of the winery. I received one complimentary bottle of each wine to facilitate this feature. If you would like to be featured in our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions campaign please connect with your pr agency or email valerievdg@nullgmail.com

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