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8th Generation Vineyard

6807 Hwy 97, Summerland, British Columbia V0H 1Z9, Canada
+1 250-494-1783
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Some Great Wine

Stopped into Generation 8, which was recommended by a friend. The building is beautiful and the... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2016
madelinesmommy
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British Columbia
Still the best winery in Summerland

Actually, not just the best in Summerland, but 8th Generation is one of the best in the Okanagan... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2016
306KarenK306
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Kelowna, Canada
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Our family's heritage in winemaking dates back to 1783. We are now the eight consecutive generation to produce fine wines, and the first generation to do so in the New World. 8th Generation is an ultra contemporary winery, deeply rooted in tradition. We welcome you to experience our wonderful Estate wines. Bernd H. Schales, 8th Generation Winemaker, Stefanie Schales, 10th Generation Winegrower, Riesling, Riesling Classic, Riesling Selection, Pinot Meunier Rosé, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Syrah & Frizzante Style Wines.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“german wine” (3 reviews)
“tasting room” (8 reviews)
“late harvest” (3 reviews)
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6807 Hwy 97, Summerland, British Columbia V0H 1Z9, Canada
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+1 250-494-1783
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

Stopped into Generation 8, which was recommended by a friend. The building is beautiful and the staff are friendly. We bought a number of reds and whites and out of all the wines we bought during the trip, our wines from Generation 8 have been...More

Thank madelinesmommy
8th_Generation, Guest Relations Manager at 8th Generation Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2016

Looking forward to seeing you next year!

Reviewed 22 August 2016

Actually, not just the best in Summerland, but 8th Generation is one of the best in the Okanagan Valley - now located in their new & modern tasting room. Excelling in bubbly - the rose sparkling wine, named Confidence, is awesome & a purchase every...More

Thank 306KarenK306
8th_Generation, Guest Relations Manager at 8th Generation Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2016

Thank you so much for visiting Karen. We love to hear how you feel about us. Our picnic area is also licenced so your welcome to bring a lunch and enjoy a cold bottle of wine in the garden!

Reviewed 17 August 2016

We first visited this vineyard three years ago. At that time they were tasting in their production area. Now they have converted the old farm home into an innovative and charming area. (love that they kept the old fireplace and exposed the wood beams) We...More

Thank slavenderlady
8th_Generation, Guest Relations Manager at 8th Generation Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2016

So glad that you made it back to us! Thanks for coming!

Reviewed 16 August 2016

This is a wonderful little winery, don't be fooled that it is small and pass it by. Stop in an and try the wines. The pink bubbles - called Confidence are my favorite and an absolute must try. The other pleasant surprise is a red...More

Thank Keby28
8th_Generation, Guest Relations Manager at 8th Generation Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2016

Yes, we do have a tasting fee that is waived with purchase. We a good selection of Reds and Whites along with our bubbly that is available for tasting. Thanks for coming to see us

Reviewed 6 August 2016

This family owned winery is a little gem! Detail is perfection both inside and out...service was knowledgeable,gracious and welcoming....Stephanie (part of the family) could not have been more helpful. Wines are affordable and be sure to get your Bottleneck map to enter for a wine...More

Thank PixieVancouver_B_C_
8th_Generation, Guest Relations Manager at 8th Generation Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2016

So glad to hear you enjoyed your experience. Stefanie, owner and wife of our wine maker is actually 10 generation grape grower in her family. Wine is in her blood!!

Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

You like them stop. You don't stop anyway. The lady giving us the tasting was a hoot! Had a lot of fun. Spoke with one of the owners briefly and she was very friendly. We loved the wine but we love German wine. They give...More

Thank Greg V
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is a hidden gem of local vineyards. They have amazing wines both red and white and great prices. The grounds are beautiful and great for wandering around snapping pictures. I would highly recommend 8th Generations. My favorited are their integrity and confidence. The staff...More

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8th_Generation, Guest Relations Manager at 8th Generation Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2016

Thank you Stephanie. We are so glad you enjoyed your experience with us. Please feel free to come an wander around the garden when ever you would like. Or bring a picnic lunch and enjoy it under our Big Red Sail in the Orchard.

Reviewed 22 July 2016

We visited 8th Generation on a trip from Wisconsin to Seattle, via Banff. Preparing for almost a year, we were excited to try 8th Generation after reading some reviews. We were a bit disappointed. The service and connection with the staff was fine; we just...More

Thank Happyrocker
8th_Generation, Guest Relations Manager at 8th Generation Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2016

Thank you for stopping in. We are glad that you found something that you liked in the area.

Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We were at this vineyard as part of a wine tour. It was a very relaxing atmosphere and the decor was beautiful (chandelier in tasting room...wow!!). Our tour was lucky enough to be there on the day of a release of a new wine... First...More

Thank teachyk
8th_Generation, Guest Relations Manager at 8th Generation Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2016

Thank you for your comments. We always enjoy groups coming in on tours, and sharing our wines.

Reviewed 21 July 2016

I was here a couple of years ago with family (see previous review) and was excited to visit it again so I can brag it to a couple of girl friends. I was a little disappointed to find that the quaint wine shop that once...More

Thank dearsunshine
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