Top Places to Drink
Cambium Cider Co
Slowly crafted from apples grown right here, their ciders are refined, natural, and delicious. Cambium grows all of their own apples; pressing, fermenting & bottling them onsite.
Marten Brew Pub
Vernon’s only craft brewery. They have lots of events throughout the year including live music shows and drag brunches.
Brewed underneath Marten Brew Pub and can be drank at the brewery. Pours like a beer but makes you look good when you’re naked.
Okanagan Spirits Craft Disitllery
Producing authentic, internationally awarded B.C. spirits since 2004, Okanagan Spirits is Western Canada’s original craft distillery and three times named Distillery of the Year by the World Spirits Awards in Europe.
Kamloops’ newest cocktail and tapas bar. A must check out. Will eventually be procuding their own spirits. Bathroom stall number 3 has a big red button that says ‘do not push’ – if you push it, the lights dim, music starts and a disco ball drops from the ceiling.
Kamloops’ own speakeasy. Open during the shoulder seasons and located behind a inconspicuous door in Red Beard Cafe. Does pop up events during the summer as well.
Red Collar/Gin Lane co
You get a two for one deal at Red Collar Brewing since it’s also the home of Gin Lane Distillery. Named after the red collar their late labrador Goosey always wore, Red Collar Brewing creates European-influenced brews and has a food menu designed to be shared. If it wasn’t clear in the name, the taproom is open to fur and human children as long as they’re accompanied by an adult.
Bright Jenny Coffee
Bright Jenny Coffee is a Specialty Coffee Roaster in Kelowna, BC. We are a small-batch roaster, which means that we roast frequently and do not maintain a stock of old, previously roasted coffee beans. When you purchase a bag of Bright Jenny, you can be sure that it is only a day or two out from being roasted, so that the coffee you brew is at its peak for freshness and flavour!
We take pride in using high-quality coffee beans that have a positive impact from farm to cup. Our supplier, West Coast Coffee Traders, works closely with farms, mills, and co-ops to ensure fairness and benefit for all parties involved. Ethical coffee that benefits our clients, the farmers, their employees, and their communities is a top priority.
Born to Shake
Born to Shake creates bartender-approved, premium handcrafted cocktail syrups, bitters, and rimmers, perfect to elevate your at-home happy hour.
Visit the retail space by day for small-batch cocktail accompaniments and premium bar equipment, and the cocktail bar by night for unique libations crafted with Born to Shake products. Get in touch for cocktail classes, corporate gifting, and private events at [email protected].
Spectacular lake views, a historic old vineyard and our state-of-the-art LEED Certified winery make visiting Tantalus a one-of-a-kind experience. Enjoy premium quality, single-vineyard wines in a stunning gallery-style tasting room, surrounded by works of art from some of Canada’s most highly acclaimed artists.
Tin Whistle Brewing
in Whistle is one of the first certified carbon neutral breweries in B.C. It is the original craft brewery of the South Okanagan Valley, and was the 12th to open in B.C. back in 1995. It’s actually named after the first locomotive train to run on the Kettle Valley Railway, which connected the regions of the Okanagan Valley like never before when it was constructed. Alexis & Tim have reimagined Tin Whistle’s historic space and created a hub for locals and visitors to connect with the region, explore delicious beers, and enjoy their own everyday journey. When you arrive you can expect some incredible craft beers on draft, including a rotating list of locally-inspired experimental beers. We also offer local cider, wine, non-alcoholic beers, and fruit sodas. Our onsite store provides an opportunity to take home canned beers, to fill growlers, or to pickup some Tin Whistle merchandise.
Elephant Island Winery
Elephant Island Winery launched from the farm in 1999 and Naramata Cider Co in 2017. Together these projects embody our family’s commitment to maintaining a healthy diversity in the agricultural landscape of our little corner of the world. All of our wines and ciders are made with low intervention, living fermentation techniques. What fruit we don’t grow ourselves is grown by farmers whose methods we respect, and who’s long term commitment to the craft is something we admire.
The wines we create here are made to share … to weave together moments and memories far and wide, to inspire conversation and to come together over food. To express the commitment to place and community, and to support a diverse farm landscape that is healthy for the birds, the bees and the people.
La Petite Abeille Cider
All of our ciders are created using high-quality, hand-picked fruit cultivated on our very own Blue Bee Orchard. We looked to France and their long history of cider production for inspiration, and so our products showcase the best of both old and new world cider-making techniques.
Each cider reflects the unique flavours and personality of the Okanagan valley, or, as the French say, the “goût du terroir.” Gluten-free and never too sweet, our ciders let the natural fruit flavours and aromatics shine through, while having the perfect amount of bubble to enhance each sip.