To kick off the summer event season, wineries and cideries along Summerland’s Bottleneck Drive are offering concurrent dinner events on June 21 and 22.

From poutine & bubbles, a dim sum dining experience, to an Argentinian BBQ dinner, these Bottleneck Drive members are offering unique experiences and collaborations with one another that will spice up your Friday or Saturday evening (or both)!

The beauty of Bottleneck Drive, with its sweeping vineyards, lush orchards, and charming community awaits. Secure your dinner plans today as spots are limited.

All dinner events can be viewed at bottleneckdrive.com/events

 

A taste of Argentina BBQ dinner at Haywire Winery

Haywire Winery invites you to a unique culinary event featuring an authentic Argentinian BBQ, known as Asado. Upon arrival, visitors will enjoy a crafted cocktail from neighbouring Alchemist Distillery, followed by a relaxing evening on the covered patio. The BBQ dinner includes signature chimichurri sauce, fresh salads, and expertly grilled meats. The meal is complemented by a selection of the finest Haywire wines, perfectly paired with the bold Asado flavours. Salud!

$75 per person (+ GST and fees)
Friday June 21 and Saturday June 22

Dim Summerland wine dinner at Lunessence Winery

Bring on the dumplings! “Dim Summerland” offers an exquisite dining experience, pairing the rich flavours of dim sum with Lunessence Winery’s velvety wines and crisp Nomad Cider from their friends across town. Enjoy a selection of steamed dumplings, available in meat, seafood, or vegetarian options, crafted by skilled chefs. Enhance your meal with a curated selection of wine and cider pairings.

$35 per person (+ GST and fees)
Friday June 21 and Saturday June 22

June 21: TICKETS HERE

June 22: TICKETS HERE

Lightning Rock BBQ Dinner

The Lightning Rock Winery team collaborates with Summerland Smoke Shack to present an unforgettable plated BBQ Dinner. With your wine, savour succulent brisket or a delightful veggie option, each accompanied by coleslaw, potato salad, maple smoked beans, and a dinner roll. The meal concludes with a seasonal dessert.

$40 per person (+ GST and fees)
Saturday June 22

Summergate’s Frizzante and Fries at SummerGate Winery

Bubbles and poutine? With a view? Yes please!

Visit the locals’ favourite patio spot for a casual dinner with friends. Enjoy a glass of Frizzante or another wine selection alongside authentic poutine made from fresh-cut Kennebec potatoes, squeaky cheese, and special gravy. Additional menu items are available for an extra charge.

$20 per person (+ GST and fees)
Friday June 21 and Saturday June 22

June 21: TICKETS HERE

June 22: TICKETS HERE

 

 Solstice-ish Surf & Turf at Summerland Heritage Cider

What a collab! Summerland Heritage Cider with friends Dominion Cider and Pamplemousse Jus Natural Winery invite you to join them for an evening of great music, wine, cider and mouthwatering food on one of the longest nights of the year. With BBQ salmon and steak prepared by Chef Andy in a family-style orchard dining experience, come eat, drink and dance the night away in a solstice-ish celebration of Summerland.

Ticket includes steak and salmon dinner and 2 servings of wine/cider per person.

Partial dinner proceeds will be donated to SOWINS.

$75 per person (+ GST and fees)
Saturday June 22

 

 

About Bottleneck Drive:

Bottleneck Drive is a collection of 20 wineries, cideries, distilleries, and breweries located in the central Okanagan Valley in Summerland, BC.

The region is known for its award-winning products, as well as its stunning natural scenery and small-town hospitality. Leave the city bustle behind as you explore three distinct touring routes each designed to help you get to a handful of places to taste and enjoy while you also discover the hidden back roads of the area. Leaving Highway 97 by turning right or left takes you past lakefront parks, orchards and vineyards, down quaint country roads or along Main Street shops and restaurants.

Visitors can enjoy tastings, tours, and special events throughout the year, and discover the special small-town charm that sets Summerland as one of the friendliest places in the Okanagan Valley, while exploring the best of what the region has to offer.