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Gray Monk Estate Winery

Gray Monk Estate Winery

Gray Monk Estate Winery
1055 Camp Rd
Okanagan Centre, British Columbia
Canada V4V 2H4
Phone: (250) 766-3168
http://www.graymonk.com

Contact: GeorgePHeiss@graymonk.com
Email: mailbox@graymonk.com

Vineyards: 300 acres
Production: 69,000 cases

Hours of Operation: May 1 - June 30: 10am-7pm daily, July 1 - August 31: 9am-9pm daily, September 1 - October 31: 10am-8pm daily, November 1 - April 30: 10am-5pm daily

Tour Hours: April 1 - October 31: 11am-4pm hourly, November 1 - April 30: 2pm daily

Gray Monk is Okanagan Valleys' only original winery that is still operated by its founders. From the original holdings of 20 acres planted in 1972, the Heiss family now owns an farms 100 acres strategically planted throughout the Okanagan Valley. Intuitively, they purchased land in the deep South Okanagan near Oliver and Osoyoos for the red wines in their portfolio. The various locations of their vineyards provide an opportunity for the terroir to express itself in the wine therefore building complexity and originality in all the wines.
The winery's name, Gray Monk was chosen because colloquial names in Austria and Hungary for Pinot Gris mean gray monk. One of their key accomplishments was the introduction of high quality vines into Canada. In 1972, George Heiss obtained 2000 vines of Pinot Auxerrois, 10 vines of Gewurztraminer and of great importance, 50 vines of Pinot Gris from a nursery in Colmar, Alsace, France. Today, Pinot Gris is reputed to be the white signature grape; not only for Gray Monk Estate Winery but for the Okanagan Valley. The grape thrives in this sun drenched valley, consistently delivering a terroir driven, fruit forward benchmark wine. Most notable, as reported in the 2011 Crop Report, Pinot Gris is the number one planted grape in British Columbia - surpassing Chardonnay.
Perched above the Okanagan Lake with stunning panoramic views of mountains, vineyards and the lake, Gray Monk Estate Winery offers guests a true taste , "or sip" , of the Okanagan lifestyle. With a bustling wine boutique, a full service banquet facility and a world class restaurant, the winery is equipped to host guests for all occasions.
The Heiss family is proud to remain as British Columbia's oldest family owned and operated winery. In 2012, the founders, George and Trudy celebrated three monumental milestones: 30 years of wine making, 40 years of grape growing and 50 years of marriage. From their cherished Home Vineyard near the 50th parallel - a trail blazing family winery has led the way, shaping the "BC Wine World" enjoyed today.

Winemaker

Winemaker: George Heiss Jr. and Roger Wong

Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/graymonkwinery

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GrayMonk

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/graymonkwinery

Distribution: Winery, private and government stores in BC, AB, SK, MB, ON and YT.

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Gray Monk Estate Winery Gewürztraminer 2009
Gray Monk Estate Winery Gewürztraminer 2009

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

Alcohol: 12.6%  Sweetness: Medium Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2011‐2016

 

LCBO: 321588  Check Stock

BC: 321588  2,261 in stock

Alberta: 321588

90/100

$18.95

Gray Monk Estate Winery Pinot Blanc 2008
Gray Monk Estate Winery Pinot Blanc 2008

Okanagan Valley, Canada

Alcohol: 11.9%  Sweetness: Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2010‐2011

 

LCBO: 321612  Check Stock

BC: 321612  Check Stock

Alberta: 321612

87/100

$16.99

Gray Monk Estate Winery Pinot Blanc 2011
Gray Monk Estate Winery Pinot Blanc 2011

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

Alcohol: 11.9%  Sweetness: Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2012‐2015

 

LCBO: 321612  Check Stock

BC: 321612  Check Stock

89/100

$19.95

Gray Monk Estate Winery Pinot Gris 2019
Gray Monk Estate Winery Pinot Gris 2019

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

Alcohol: 13.4%  Sweetness: Medium Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2021‐2023

 

LCBO: 118638  Check Stock

BC: 118638  9,151 in stock

Alberta: 118638

91/100

$16.99

Gray Monk Estate Winery Odyssey Brut White Sparkling Wine 2018
Gray Monk Estate Winery Odyssey Brut White Sparkling Wine 2018

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

Alcohol: 11.3%  Sweetness: Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2020‐2023

 

LCBO: 711218  Check Stock

BC: 711218  57 in stock

Alberta: 711218

92/100

$26.00

Gray Monk Estate Winery Odyssey Meritage 2018
Gray Monk Estate Winery Odyssey Meritage 2018

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

Alcohol: 14%  Sweetness: Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2021‐2025

 

BC: 160481  Check Stock

SAQ: 12569157  Check Stock

ANBL: 812826  Check Stock

NSLC: 834630000273

Alberta: 75424

Opimian Wine: 6702

93/100

$35.00

Gray Monk Estate Winery Gewürztraminer 2011
Gray Monk Estate Winery Gewürztraminer 2011

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

Alcohol: 12.6%  Sweetness: Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2013‐2016

Spectacular Spicy Wine

 

LCBO: 321588  Check Stock

BC: 321588  2,261 in stock

Alberta: 321588

91/100

$19.95

Gray Monk Estate Winery Odyssey Meritage 2013
Gray Monk Estate Winery Odyssey Meritage 2013

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

Alcohol: 14%  Sweetness: Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2018‐2022

 

BC: 428490  Check Stock

Alberta: 745446

94/100

$35.00

Gray Monk Estate Winery Pinot Noir 2014
Gray Monk Estate Winery Pinot Noir 2014

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

Alcohol: 11.8%  Sweetness: Extra Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2015‐2019

Charming Grilled Chicken Wine

 

LCBO: 251835  Check Stock

BC: 251835  Check Stock

ANBL: 778829116218  Check Stock

91/100

$19.95

Gray Monk Estate Winery Odyssey Brut Rosé 2018
Gray Monk Estate Winery Odyssey Brut Rosé 2018

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

Alcohol: 12.4%  Sweetness: Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2020‐2023

 

BC: 573469  Check Stock

SAQ: 12783479  Check Stock

ANBL: 812826  Check Stock

NSLC: 834630000273

Alberta: 415836

Opimian Wine: 6702

90/100

$26.00

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