Gobsmacked, Crown & Thieves, Talking Stories, Screaming Frenzy, Black Swift Vineyards – what do they all have in common? All 5 of these wine brands can be found incubating in the nest of the Westside Wine Trail winery the hatch.
Estate fruit grown in the Similkameen Valley and co-fermented on Viognier skins as is done in the Rhine Valley of France. The wine was aged for 20 months in new and second use French and American oak barrels, each of which imparts different nuances to the wine.
Offering the most fabulous of dishes featuring their organic fruits and vegetables in season supplemented with at least two meat dishes, local and ethically sourced. Home baked breads and delicious desserts round out the culinary options at this brand new restaurant.
The Similkameen is all about the individual site with differing climates and winds, often too much wind. Every vineyard differs from the next. At Clos du Soleil the vineyard has been organic for the past ten years with biodynamic practises contributing to soil health.