Visit the Winery
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)
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Watch this great video! James Cluer, Master of Wine, visits Burrowing Owl Estate Winery
The Wine Shop
Spring Hours: February 13 – April 28, 2016
7 days a week, 10 am – 5 pm
Summer Hours: April 29 – October 16, 2016
7 days a week, 10 am – 6 pm
Fall Hours: October 17 – December 10, 2016
7 days a week, 10 am – 6 pm
Wine Tasting Fees
At Burrowing Owl Estate Winery, we charge $3 per person which our company donates directly to the Burrowing Owl Conservation Society of British Columbia (BOCS of BC). Tasting fees are paid by visitors before wine tasting commences and because all funds are donated for conservation purposes, we do not waive fees for individuals or groups.
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 fee program now constitutes most of the Society’s annual funding. Rest assured that each penny of these fees goes directly to the Society. Help us help this endangered species.
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. 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 for the 2016 season. Click here to see a sample menu.
The Guest House
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 25 (BC Liquor Laws). Children under the age of 12 are not permitted in the self guided tour tower unaccompanied by an adult.
Please note that for overnight accommodation at the Guest House, children under the age of 16 are not permitted.
NEW FOR 2016:
To ensure the enjoyment of all of our dining guests, children playing on portable electronic devices in the Sonora Room Restaurant will be asked to use earphones. Please ensure you bring your child’s earphones if you wish them to play on electronic devices to avoid disappointment. Thank you for your understanding in this matter.
Our bell tower houses an interesting and informative self-guided tour that can be enjoyed during The Sonora Room Restaurant hours. The entrance to the Self Guided Tour is through the Sonora Room Restaurant.
As above, please note that children under the age of 12 are not permitted in the self guided tour tower unaccompanied by an adult.
Guided Public Tours
Due to construction in 2016, there will be no Guided Public Tours on weekends.
Private Tastings and Vineyard Tours are a wonderful way to experience our wines in a quiet, private setting. Please click here for information on our Private Tasting Program.
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.