Visit the Winery

Burrowing Owl, BC
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Burrowing Owl Estate Winery is located at 500 Burrowing Owl Place (off Black Sage Road), about half way between Oliver and Osoyoos. (See map page

The Wine Shop

Spring Hours – Starting February 28th:
7 days a week, 10 am – 5 pm

Summer Hours – Starting May 1st:
7 days a week, 10 am – 6 pm

Fall Hours – Starting October 13th:
7 days a week, 10 am – 5 pm

Food Services

The Sonora Room Restaurant is now OPEN for the 2015 season!

The Sonora Room Restaurant at Burrowing Owl offers superb cuisine at lunch and dinner and is one of the finest dining experiences in the Okanagan. (See our Restaurant pages). The view from the patio is spectacular, or a seat looking through the French doors, overlooking the vineyard, is memorable at any time. Taking reservations now! – 1.877.498.0620 x 1.

The Guest House

Current information is available on this web site at the Guest House. Rates are posted. Call now for your retreat. Reservations at 250-498-0620 or 1-877-498-0620


Children are welcome at the winery or in the restaurant if they are under the supervision of an adult. Alcohol cannot be served to minors and picture ID will be required of anyone requesting alcohol who appears to be under the age of 19.

Please note that for overnight accommodation at the Guest House, children under the age of 16 are not permitted.


For Wine Tasting, the cost per person is a minimum $3 donation which goes directly to the Burrowing Owl Conservation Society of British Columbia (BOCS of BC). Donation boxes can be found on our tasting bar in the Wine Shop. Burrowing Owl Estate Winery is closely affiliated with this charitable organization and we do all we can to support fundraising efforts to enable the society to continue their excellent work. In recent years, the Burrowing Owl Conservation Society’s funding from government sources has been greatly reduced to the point where our $3 donation program now constitutes most of the Society’s annual funding. Rest assured that each penny of the donation program goes directly to the Society. Help us help this endangered species.

Self-Guided Tours

Our bell tower houses an interesting and informative self-guided tour that can be enjoyed during Sonora Room Restaurant hours. The entrance to the Self Guided Tour is through the Sonora Room RestaurantClick Here for restaurant hours of operation.

Guided Tours

Guided tours will be offered on Saturdays and Sundays at 11 am and 2 pm, between Easter and Thanksgiving. Cost is $5 per person, and tickets can be purchased in the Wine Shop on the day of the tour. Maximum 15 people per tour – first come, first serve!

For larger groups, please contact the Guest Experience Manager directly at 1.877.498.0620 ext. 218 or email

Handicapped Access

Our facility has access for wheelchairs everywhere except for the bell tower. For those who cannot manage stairs but wish to visit the different levels of our gravity flow winery, we ask that you pre-arrange with us to be transported to each level where you can meet the touring group.

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