Ex Nihilo Vineyards
Ex Nihilo Vineyards
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
Extraordinary wines that give life to our unique place in the Okanagan Valley. We create wines that embody the essence of our unique location in the Okanagan Valley, giving life to a sense of place that defines our winery. It’s a sense that reflects the opportunities that come with each season, the stories of the vintages and the character in every bottle. The experiences, understanding and dedication of the people who nurture the vines and produce our wines. A sense, out of nothing, of a lifelong dream to create wines of which we can forever be proud. We welcome you to Ex Nihilo Vineyards, our tasting room, gallery and restaurant, and look forward to sharing it with you.
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Phil E
Reigate, UK5 contributions
Sept 2023 • Couples
Visited this Vineyard as part of a 4 stop tour and it really suffers by comparison with others in the area (particularly Peak Cellars and 50th Parallel) - the hosts (!) seemed more concerned with getting us in and out as fast as possible , the briefing on the wine was cursory at best... and the wine itself, apart from the Red disappointing - don't waste your time here
Written September 21, 2023
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Cheryl B
Surrey, Canada16 contributions
Sept 2023 • Couples
My husband and I visited this place a number of years ago and couldn't wait to go back on our recent visit to Vernon. The wines were good but we couldn't help being disappointed because it had changed since our last visit. No kitchen service (other than charcuterie) and the view was gone. Staff member who did our tasting seemed harried and distracted. Don't get me wrong, it is still nice but I guess when you have something in your head it's disappointing when it's not as you remember it.
Written September 12, 2023
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TiffonLocation
Matlock, UK51 contributions
Aug 2023 • Couples
Thoroughly enjoyed this wine tasting experience, booked the tasting along with an antipasti lunch. The olives and hummus were to die for, came away with a bottle of pinot gris.... beautiful bottle of wine, fit for my sunny afternoon on the lake tomorrow.
Written August 9, 2023
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jbradley01
Okanagan Valley, Canada371 contributions
Mar 2023 • Couples
Dust, semi-arid landscape to beautiful oasis in Lake Country, Ex Nihilo Vineyards is as the name describes “out of nothing”! During a visit to San Francisco and Napa valley to visit family they were inspired by a mesmerizing sculpture depicting images formed out of chaos by famous artist Frederick Hart (original castings for the facade that adorns Washington National Cathedral). In that very memorable moment their vision also was cast- build their own winery and call it Ex Nihilo!

Four years of planning and exploring to find the perfect parcel, the couple serendipitously came across a small 10 acre with a hand painted for sale sign (2003). Soon after, what was once a dream became reality when the Harder’s purchased the lot, planted their desired vines and built their winery.

Fast forward, with seasoned winemaker Jim Faulkner (Cedar Creek, Summerhill, Church and State and recently Mt Boucherie) he will certainly expand on the promising portfolio and definitely turn a dream into a destination. Exceptional wines!

We had a great time visiting with Jeff, and had such informative and warm hosting from Angie! 🍷🥂🍇🏆
Written March 28, 2023
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Heather E
10 contributions
Oct 2022 • Couples
We were able to do our wine tasting outside, which was great because their patio is pet friendly and our dog was able to join us. We enjoyed learning about the history of how the winery came to be and we tasted some lovely wines. Bought a few bottles to take home.
Written October 17, 2022
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Marthe M
Edmonton, Canada30 contributions
Sept 2022 • Friends
We are hosting visiting friends and doing some wine tastings in Kelowna and Lake Country. We came to Ex Nihilo and we were so turned off by our experience. Our server was gruff, abrupt, had a “spiel” that could only be delivered at the end of the tastings. Couldn’t answer questions as we went. Questions could only be asked after the presentation (?). Brought out a tired cardboard picture of the sculpture that the vineyard was named after. Not friendly. Not warm. We left without buying anything. It just felt like a lack of genuine warmth compared to other experiences.
Written September 18, 2022
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GM8868
Roberts creek254 contributions
Sept 2022
We stopped for the charcuterie lunch and tasting. Was all very good, with excellent wine. The charcuterie board had the best elk salami. The quality of food was good, but quantity was a bit on the small side.
Written September 13, 2022
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Erin O
3 contributions
Aug 2022
This was our 3rd visit to Ex Nihilo since our son moved out to the Okanagan in 2019. Their wines are excellent, the property and views are gorgeous, and their back story is very interesting. We had a fabulous tasting with Wayne. He knew his wine and poured generously! He suggested that mid-week visits were better, as the weekends are busy - thankfully this was our second stop on a Thursday. We enjoyed a table on the patio for our tasting of many fine wines, and then took a little peep inside to make some purchases and check out the artwork. Definitely worth a 4th visit...next time we must try the restaurant!
Written August 21, 2022
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RoseDie
Saskatoon, Canada62 contributions
Aug 2022 • Couples
A treasured gem!!! Superb wine with an incredible story and the vision is clear!! Loved the wine and Ron was a joy to visit with. We left as gold club members and can’t wait for our first shipment!!
Written August 8, 2022
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Andrea M
2 contributions
Jun 2022 • Friends
Wine tasting as part of a vivid organised group. By far the best experience of the day. Ron made our day. Thank you for such a laugh. We loved the wine but more importantly the atmosphere.
Written June 29, 2022
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