Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Summerhill Pyramid Winery

An elite winery located in Kelowna, British Columbia. Producing organic wines from Okanagan Vineyards.  The winery opened in 1987. The proprietor is Stephen Cipes.  Their philosophy: "Our vision is to provide the very best from pure   nature for those who appreciate all natural foods and wines."

Summerhill is the home of the Pyramid, after 3 years of tests in a small pyramid, consumer tastes proved to the owner that pyramid aged wine was better.

The winery is a family affair with son Ezra Cipes being the CEO. Well, known Eric von Krosigk is the winemaker.

Summerhill Pyramid Winery took top spot at the Chardonnay du Monde competition in Burgundy, France 2017.The winery earned a gold medal for its 2014 Chardonnay icewine, described as "a vibrant dessert wine with notes of honey, apricot and poached pears."

Their 2013 Small Lot Semillon Icewine awarded 100 points and double gold at 2017 San Francisco International Wine Competition

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