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Hillside Winery

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Address: 1350 Naramata Rd, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 8T6, Canada
Phone Number:
+1 250-493-6274
11:00 - 17:00
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Fri - Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

Located in the heart of Naramata Bench wine region, Hillside prides itself...

Located in the heart of Naramata Bench wine region, Hillside prides itself in proving its customers with the “Ultimate Naramata Experience”. Hillside’s well-equipped cellar, under the direction Winemaker Kathy Malone, produces top quality Okanagan Valley wines destined for many markets. Unique, small-lot, and terroir-driven are terms best used to describe our wines. Our focus is showcasing hand-crafted wine made exclusively from our estate vineyards and other Naramata grape growers.

The wine tasting room is hosted by knowledgeable staff who present our award winning wines to all who visit. Head Chef Brent Pillion and his team at The Bistro serve exceptional, contemporary wine country cuisine complemented by breathtaking views of vineyard and Lake Okanagan.

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Typical Okanagan Wine - Nice Lunch Spot

We had a group tasting here today. We tasted probably 5-6 wines. I found the wines here like many of the other places I've visited in the area to be quite uninspiring. My... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a group tasting here today. We tasted probably 5-6 wines. I found the wines here like many of the other places I've visited in the area to be quite uninspiring. My favourite of the tasting was the Rosé. The winery itself is a nice building with a great little patio for lunch. I did not eat so can... More 

Thank William H
Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Pleasantly surprised when wine shop manger at Ruby Blues recommended we travel up the road to this bistro. Small but only had to wait 10 minutes and enjoyed wine tasting while waiting. Wine was excellent as well.

Thank AuroaB
Burns Lake, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place! ! The food was incredible and the service was first rate. A must stop for lunch or supper when visiting the area.

Thank Shelley W
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

We ate at the restaurant twice during our visit to Penticton- the food and service were excellent both times. Highly recommend checking out this quant little place on the hill.

Thank Melissa D
Summerland, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

We ate there on their last open day of the season Was busy but the service was great! Was a Mediterranean type setting nice high ceiling yet rustic feeling Food was very good as well as variety I chose seafood which was excellent When they open again in spring make it a stop won't you?

Thank mado070
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41 reviews
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Great service Beautiful landscape A place to visit for sure. Very knowledgeable and friendly!!!! Dropped by with some friends that live in the area and it was a awesome evening.

Thank Carolann W
New Westminster, Canada
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Reviewed 24 September 2016

We spent several days riding our bikes through the Naramata wine bench and it was an awesome experience that I would recommend anyone do. The KVR is quite accessible, and if you are on the road it's meandering so it's a great exercise / boozing option. Anyway, stopped at Hillside as our breakfast wine spot of choice for the first... More 

Thank Melanie S
Coquitlam, Canada
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

Lots of parking in the lot, unless many tour bus's and there. The menu for the Bistro really looked good, but we where really early for lunch .Love the 2012 Cab-Franc and 2012 Pinot Noir. This place is a must see.

Thank Stanley F
Fort Saskatchewan, Canada
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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

As drive towards the location the first thing I noticed was the structure, and it's surroundings. The building is a step back in time design and as compared to many other winery's which tend to be designed with ultra modern in mind, this structure fits so perfectly with the area it is located. As like many other winery's, the view... More 

Thank Ron S
Marbella, Spain
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

Like a number of wineries the food is probably a little more expensive than it's worth, but the view is tremendous. The cappuccino was excellent but too much for a normal person to eat as a starter. The cioppino was OK - the sauce was a bit thin and there weren't very many prawns. Not worth $27. The service was... More 

Thank Tim J

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