Updated: May 3
Along the Scenic Sip Wine Trail, you can find many stunning gifts for Mom and several events, especially for spoiling your Mom. Wineries are a popular place to bring Mom on Mother's Day, so we recommend planning ahead and making bookings where applicable.
Events and Activities on the Trail for Mother's Day:
While gifts are great, there is nothing quite like quality time. So here are a few activities on the Scenic Sip Wine Trail and here in Lake Country this Mother's Day.
*More events and activities will be added - so check back soon!
50th Parallel - Brunch and Wine Tastings
Is it even a Sunday without brunch? Block One restaurant has an epic Brunch menu - pair this with Mimosas and follow up with a wine tasting for one happy Mom!
Peak Cellars - Photos, Wine Tours, and New Releases
This Mother's Day O'Rourke Peak Cellars will be hosting a photographer form 2 pm till 8 pm. Stop by for a complimentary photo with Mom. Book a Goldie Tour of the garden and vineyards with specially paired canapes and wine tasting for the Mom's who like to know where their food and wine come from. And keep an eye out for the release of the brand new Sparkling Riesling! No doubt a wine that will be a hit all summer long!
Intrigue Wines - Charcuterie and Wine on the Patio
We've been waiting with anticipation for this one - the Intrigue Wines patio is open again for the season. With picnic tables and 'oh so comfy' patio furniture, it is the perfect spot to bring Mom, family and even the four-legged pouch. The Social Bites available in the tasting room are filled with delicious cheese, meats, fruits and crackers. Grab one to share with your bottle of wine.
BOOK YOUR TASTING - Please note the patio is first come, first served
Gray Monk Estate Winery - Yoga & Brunch
For the active Moms, enjoy yoga, brunch, and a panoramic view of Gray Monk's vineyard and Lake Okanagan. The yoga classes are led by certified yoga instructor Christine Zeindler and are accessible to all, including beginners and more experienced yogis.
Arrowleaf - Cream Puffs and a Picnic
For the Mom with a sweet tooth. Arrowleaf's famous creampuffs are back! Start with a wine tasting inside, then grab a couple of creampuffs and head out to the picnic tables with a bottle of wine. Enjoy the fares while taking in some breathtaking views of Okanagan Lake. Keep in mind, Cream Puffs are sold on a first-come, first-serve basis, so book an earlier reservation!
Ex Nihilo - Dinner with Mom at Chaos Bistro
Spend a special evening with Mom at Chaos Bistro this Mother's Day. Enjoy their new Spring menu with a farm-to-table approach. Each menu item is curated to pair perfectly with any one of their beautiful wines.
BOOK YOUR RESERVATION
Ancient Hill Winery - Wine Tasting and Patio with Live Music!
Specializing in small lots of tasty wines from grapes grown in their own vineyard, a wine tasting at this European-style winery will not disappoint. Be sure to bring along Mom's favourites, and grab a bottle of wine for a picnic afterwards, enjoying the panoramic views of the valley along with live music.
Blind Tiger Vineyards - I.O.U. - Music in the Vines
When you just can't make Mother's Day weekend work, an I owe you is something you can both look forward to. Blind Tiger is re-opening on May 15th, and once again brings a plethora of artists from near and far to perform. Check out the artists on their website and make a plan to spend an evening in the vines listening to talented musicians with your Mom.
Shopping for Mom on the Lake Country Scenic Sip Trail
If you're looking for gifts that Mom will love while also indulging in wine tastings and taking in breathtaking views, the Scenic Sip Wine Trail is the place for your shopping trip!
Gifts you can find along the trail:
Books - Recipes and Wine Travel, Food, Memoirs from Winemakers
Candles - Yes, those beautiful slow-burning candles poured into recycled wine bottles.
Jewellery - Lots of locally made jewellery!
Wine Accessories - Wine stoppers, decanters, glassware and wine wares you didn't even know you needed.
Clothing - If she loves the winery - grab her the t-shirt to prove it. Many of our wineries have custom swag available.
Picnic Supplies - You can find it all on the trail, from the basket and glasses to the antipasto and her new favourite chutney.
Gift Baskets - Can't decide? You can also find several gift baskets along the wine trail, filled with liquid goodies and lots of extras!
Oh, and WINE! You'll find plenty of wine on the trail too.