CheckMate’s Opening Gambit – A Look Ahead at 2019

Great things are in store this year, as we continue redeveloping our estate vineyard at CheckMate and finalize construction of our new hospitality centre.

#FavouriteThings last recap of Holiday Gift Suggestions 2018

A few more “non wine” suggestions on the list as we continue on through December. Now including bubbly and sparkling #FavouriteThings that are just right for Christmas and New Years.

CheckMate Invites you to Winter in Wine Country on Saturday, November 24

Join CheckMate at the Installation for Winter in Wine country as they introduce their newly released 2015 Chardonnays on Saturday, November 24th.

CheckMate Releases New Chardonnays

Here is your chance to snag some excellent CheckMate Chardonnays I am excited to announce the release of our newest Chardonnay, the 2015 Queen’s Advantage from CheckMate’s Combret Vineyard. Located in the Okanagan Valley’s pristine Golden Mile Bench, these 45 year old Chardonnay vines are among some of the first planted in Canada. Alongside the … Read moreCheckMate Releases New Chardonnays

A Wine-Tasting Room Like No Other: This summer at CheckMate Artisanal Winery

Okanagan winery pours the most coveted Chardonnay and Merlot from Canada amid stunning hilltop views in its architecturally inspired tasting room – the art of winemaking and architecture joined as one. Since the release of its first bottles in 2015, CheckMate Artisanal Winery has established a reputation as the most acclaimed new winery in Canada. … Read moreA Wine-Tasting Room Like No Other: This summer at CheckMate Artisanal Winery

BC Wine Institute welcomes new Board of Directors and awards industry leaders at its 2018 Annual General Meeting

  Following another successful Annual General Meeting (July 10, 2018 at the Delta Hotel, Kelowna), that brought together winery owners from across BC, the BC Wine Institute (BCWI) is pleased to announce its new Board of Directors. Nine voting BCWI Directors represent all British Columbia wineries. Newly elected or re-elected members of the Board of … Read moreBC Wine Institute welcomes new Board of Directors and awards industry leaders at its 2018 Annual General Meeting

Join the CheckMate Artisanal Winery’s Membership

Have you ever traveled to a place of such unexpected beauty that it has worked its way into your heart? I have. It was early 2013 when I came to the Okanagan Valley for the first time. I recall standing on the Golden Mile Bench at CheckMate, looking across at Black Sage Bench and down … Read moreJoin the CheckMate Artisanal Winery’s Membership

Whirlwind Okanagan Trip Wine Tasting Experiences – CheckMate Artisanal Winery

After a rather roundabout way of arriving in Oliver we were more than ready to enjoy a wine tasting experience at CheckMate Artisanal Winery‘s wine experience room – Installation a pop-up by Tom Kundig of Seattle based Olson Kundig a 2008 National Design Award in Architecture winner. The setting reflects the uniqueness of all that … Read moreWhirlwind Okanagan Trip Wine Tasting Experiences – CheckMate Artisanal Winery

Ring in 2018 with CheckMate

  On behalf of the CheckMate Team, I would like to wish you a happy and prosperous New Year.  I’m excited to begin 2018 by sharing our wines with you at three great events in Edmonton, Calgary and Lake Louise.  I hope you can join me to catch-up and enjoy the CheckMate wines with exceptional … Read moreRing in 2018 with CheckMate