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Burrowing Owl Estate Winery


Burrowing Owl Estate Winery

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery
100 Burrowing Owl Place
Oliver, British Columbia
Canada V0H 1T0
Phone: 1-877-498-0620
http://www.burrowingowlwine.ca
Email: info@burrowingowlwine.ca

Vineyards: 58.67 hectares
Production: 30,000 cases
Hours of Operation: SUMMER: Daily: 10:00AM - 6:00PM, , WINTER: Daily: 11:00AM - 5:00PM


Premium estate winery with restaurant and 10-room Guesthouse. Balance is a time-honored goal in the making of premium wines and working toward balance is a way of life at Burrowing Owl Estate Winery. Founder Jim Wyse is committed to balance, well beyond that of the fine, world-class wines being produced. A kind of Hippocratic oath ("to do no harm") underlies the creative viticultural and enological practices at Burrowing Owl.

The varied and deceptively fragile desert ecosystems within the adjoining vineyards continually challenge the environmentally sensitive team at Burrowing Owl. Alternative pest control systems are the standard. More than 100 bluebird boxes and two bat nurseries invite insect-eating guests to stay awhile and dine in the vineyards. Ground nests of meadowlarks are protected by barriers in springtime to prevent farm machinery and vineyard workers from inadvertently destroying them. Snakes are safely relocated. Bears and big horned sheep are discouraged from sharing the harvest but never harmed.
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The winery and vineyard lie within one of Canada's most unique ecosystems which includes the northernmost tip of the Sonora Desert. The location (on a southwest-tilting, sandy plateau) near the north end of Osoyoos Lake, is one of the most highly rated grape-growing locations in the Okanagan and Similkameen Valleys, and for that matter Canada. In 1993, when Jim Wyse began to replant the vineyards which had been carefully selected for their ability to produce world class, premium quality grapes, the winery was not part of his long term vision. Having recognized the potential of this location, Jim was gratified to see wines made with his grapes gaining immediate recognition. Finally, the decision to build Burrowing Owl Estate Winery was confirmed and a winery license was obtained in 1997. Construction began in early1998 and completed just in time for that year's harvest. The site has since been enhanced with a beautiful fine-dining Restaurant and luxurious Guest House.

Today, with its dramatic vantage point in the middle of the vineyard is Burrowing Owl Estate Winery, a wine making facility that combines state-of-the-art technologies with proven, classic winemaking traditions. A gravity-flow system handles ripe grapes delicately, preserving their rich fruit character. Extensive underground cellaring capacity ensures that long term barrel aging is never limited by space. Steve Wyse closely oversees the winemaking process for Burrowing Owl to produce beautifully balanced, premium wines.

In 1997 the first commercially available wines bearing Burrowing Owl's current label were crafted in consultation with renowned California winemaker, Bill Dyer. The Wyse family feels the wine making opportunities and possibilities at this unique location are immeasurable. They continue to apply their

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Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Meritage 2009
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Meritage 2009

Okanagan Valley, BC V.Q.A., Canada

93/100

$58.75

LCBO: 695148  Check Stock
BC: 20073  Check Stock
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Meritage 2010
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Meritage 2010

Okanagan Valley, BC V.Q.A., Canada

94/100

$59.00

LCBO: 695148  Check Stock
BC: 20073  Check Stock
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Pinot Noir 2008
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Pinot Noir 2008

V.Q.A., Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, Canada

90/100

$38.95

LCBO: 556613  1237 in stock
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Pinot Gris 2010
90/100

$20.00

LCBO: 510941  Check Stock
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
93/100

$38.00

LCBO: 508200  Check Stock
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2006
92/100

$38.00

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2009
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

V.Q.A., Okanagan Valley, Bc, Canada

93/100

$38.00

LCBO: 508200  Check Stock
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Syrah 2007
89/100

$38.00

LCBO: 608828  Check Stock
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Pinot Gris 2012
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Pinot Gris 2012

Okanagan Valley, BC V.Q.A., Canada

90/100

$30.00

LCBO: 510941  Check Stock
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Athene 2008
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Athene 2008

Bc V.Q.A. Okanagan Valley, Canada

93/100

$37.00

LCBO: 688229008085  Check Stock
BC: 148486  Check Stock

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