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TABLE OF CONTENTS
WInery at a GlanCe
Facts
Short Bios / Key Players

InnIsKIllIn OKanaGan HIstOry
Timeline
Background Information and Winery History
Viticulture History of the Site

WHat tO FInD at tHe WInery
Wine Shop
Icewine Discovery Tour
Dark Horse Vineyard
Discovery Vineyard
Custom Tours

tHe WIne POrtFOlIO
Wine Details

WIneMaKInG PraCtICes
Philosophy

BIOs
Sandor Mayer: Viticulturist, Winery General Manager, Winemaker
Karl J. Kaiser, BSC. LLD. C.M: Inniskillin Co-Founder
Donald J.P. Ziraldo, BSC, LLD: Inniskillin Co-Founder
Scott Starra: Marketing Director
Audrey Silbernagel: Wine Shop Supervisor

stOry IDeas:
Okanagan Icewine: Extreme Winemaking and Canada’s Claim to Fame
Discovery Series: setting out to reveal unproven varietals in the Okanagan

OlIVer anD area
Tourist Information:
What to Know, What to See, Where to Stay, What to Do
WINERY AT A GLANCE
FaCts:
the Winery: Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards
year established: 1994; The present winery site with the Dark Horse Vineyard was purchased in 1996.
location: Oliver, British Columbia, on the famed Golden Mile
Website: www.inniskillin.com
Co-Founders: Donald Ziraldo and Karl Kaiser
Winemaker, Viticulturist, General Manager: Sandor Mayer

WInery PrOFIle:
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards was established in 1994 by Donald Ziraldo. The already successful Inniskillin Wines
in Ontario sought a British Columbia expansion, and accomplished this through the purchase of an existing winery,
Okanagan Vineyards. Located on the western slope of the valley, north of Osoyoos Lake on the Golden Mile, the site
hosts Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards’ winery facility, Discovery Vineyard, and the Dark Horse Vineyard. It’s planted
with the noble varieties used in Inniskillin Okanagan’s production: grapes of exceptional quality.
The vineyard known as Dark Horse was planted in 1990 by Sandor Mayer, who has been with Inniskillin Okanagan
since its inception. Mayer plays important multiple roles as Inniskillin Okanagan’s winemaker, viticulturalist and gen-
eral manager. Mayer’s winemaking philosophy centres on a dedication to quality from vineyard to bottle, resulting
in distinctly styled world class wines. “Quality wine comes from an unbreakable marriage between the vineyard and
winemaking,” says Mayer. “You care for the grapes, you get the good fruit, and then you allow it to express itself.”
While excellent grapes and facilities are paramount to Inniskillin Okanagan’s success, so is a cooperative climate. The
Okanagan Valley climatic region is unique as a grape-growing region in western Canada. The unique mesoclimate (or
site climate) at Dark Horse is one of the warmest in Canada, boasts the country’s lowest recorded rainfall (250mm)
and is Canada’s only semi-arid desert. Intense sunlight ripens the grapes to full maturity while cool nights help to
retain acidity.
VIneyarDs:
Inniskillin’s 23-acre Dark Horse Vineyard is located on the western slope of the valley, north of the Osoyoos Lake.Varie-
ties grown at Dark Horse include classic European vitis vinifera such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot,
Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc, Riesling and Tempranillo.
The Discovery Vineyard is Inniskillin Okanagan’s latest vineyard development: nine acres located along Oliver’s “Golden
Mile” planted with Marsanne and Roussanne. It’s also the site of the winery’s proposed future hospitality centre. Inni-
skillin Okanagan also accesses grapes from two sites on the Osoyoos Lake Bench named Bear Cub and Bull Pine, a 660-
acre vineyard development on the eastern slope of the valley.

aPPellatIOn:
Okanagan Valley, Canada – Approximately 350km east of Vancouver in Southern British Columbia. This Designated Viti-
culture Area is designated as the land within the watershed of the Okanagan water basin.

WIne tIers:
• Reserve Series (BC retail price range $13.49 to $17.99)
• Single Vineyard Series (BC retail price range $16.49 to $24.99)
• Discovery Series (BC retail price range $16.99 to $29.99)
• Icewine (BC retail price range $29.00 200ml, $52.99 to $60.00 375ml)
Varietal Wines:
• Red: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Malbec, Zinfandel, Pinotage, Petit Verdot, Temparanillo, Sangiovese
• White: Pinot Blanc , Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Pinot Grigio, Marsanne, Roussanne
• Icewine: Riesling and Vidal

PrODuCtIOn:
2008 – 35,000 cases
2007 – 35,000 cases
2006 – 35,000 cases
2005 – 30,000 cases
2004 – 28,000 cases

Current release:
2006 to 2008 vintages are currently available.

sales DIstrIButIOn:
Available at the winery, the BCLDB, and VQA stores, and direct to select licensees in British Columbia. Limited avail-
ability in liquor stores and select licensees across Canada.

WInery HOurs:
Wine shop open daily from 10:00am-5:00pm (May 1 to Oct. 31);
daily from 10:00am-4:00pm (Nov. 1 to April 31)
sHOrt BIOs:
sanDOr Mayer
WIneMaKer, WInery ManaGer anD VItICulturIst
A wine industry professional for nearly two decades, Inniskillin Okanagan’s Sandor Mayer’s commitment to excellence
has earned the winery numerous international accolades. His deep roots in winemaking and lifetime of experience cre-
ate superior wines that gain the attention of the world.
Born and raised in Hungary, Mayer inherited his love of viticulture and winemaking from his father, who ran a small
winery. He holds a degree in horticulture, with a focus on vineyard management and winemaking; a degree in Oenol-
ogy and Viticulture; and a master’s degree. He has worked as a vineyard manager in central Hungary, and Austria. In
1990 a move to Canada brought Mayer to the Okanagan, where he developed the vineyard now known as Dark Horse.
A credible force, Mayer’s multi-tasking role has him doing what he loves: creating wine that expresses the nature of the
grape, and the terroir.

Karl J. KaIser
BsC. llD. C.M, anD DOnalD J.P. ZIralDO, BsC, llD: InnIsKIllIn CO-FOunDers
While studying for his B.Sc. in Chemistry and Bio-Chemistry from Brock University, Karl Kaiser started buying vines
and making his own wine. Donald J.P. Ziraldo received his B.Sc. in Agriculture at the University of Guelph and founded
Ziraldo Nurseries. In these roles, Ziraldo sold vines to Karl Kaiser, and the two eventually became business partners,
acting on their dream to make superior Canadian wine. In 1975 they received the first winery license awarded since
1929 in Ontario, Canada.
The two went on to make many award-winning wines, highlights of which include the Grand Prix D’Honneur,Vinexpo,
Bordeaux; Gold Medal at Concours de Mondial, Bruxelles; and the Best Icewine as well as the Best Canadian Winery at
the International Wine & Spirits competition, London, England.
Kaiser now considered a global master of Icewine, retired in 2006, yet he continues to consult to current Inniskillin Nia-
gara winemaker Bruce Nicholson. In 2007, Kaiser and Ziraldo launched their book, ICEWINE: Extreme Winemaking.
Ziraldo shared his knowledge whenever he could, authoring the book Anatomy of a Winery in 1995, and re-releasing it
as a Millennium Edition in 2000. He was chosen as one of the top 25 Canadian CEOs of the Century, by National Post
Business Magazine, in 1999, and was given honourary citizenship in Friuli Venzia Julia, Italy, in 2004. IN 2007 he retired
from Inniskillin wines and is now a wine industry consultant.
auDrey sIlBernaGel
retaIl suPerVIsOr
Audrey Silbernagel is the retail supervisor at Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards, where she is responsible for the visitor ex-
perience. She oversees the wine boutique and tour program (including Inniskillin Okanagan’s famous Icewine Discovery
Tour) as well as supervises the people that run them.

sCOtt starra
MarKetInG DIreCtOr, InnIsKIllIn
Scott Starra, the marketing director for Inniskillin Wines, is responsible for all of the business programming for the
winery. He is also responsible for the original Inniskillin winery in Ontario, as well as Inniskillin Icewine, a wine that
is the world’s leader sold in over 68 countries. When not working, Starra, a self-proclaimed foodie, loves to cook and
spend time with his family.

MeDIa COntaCt
Leeann Froese
Coletta Consultants
E-mail: media@ccltd.ca
INNISKILLIN OKANAGAN HISTORY
tIMelIne
   early 1970s   Co-Founders Karl Kaiser and Donald Ziraldo meet and spark a dream
         1975    Inniskillin given the first winery license since 1929 in Ontario, Canada
         1984    Karl successfully harvests his first Icewine grapes
         1990    Sandor Mayer plants the Dark Horse Vineyard
         1991    Inniskillin wins the Grand Prix d’Honneur, Vinexpo, Bordeaux, France for the
                 1989 Vidal Icewine
         1992    Inniskillin merges with Cartier to form Cartier-Inniskillin Vintners
         1993    Cartier-Inniskillin Vintners merges with Brights to form Vincor International
         1994    Inniskillin Okanagan established
         1995    Donald Ziraldo authors Anatomy of a Winery
         1996    Inniskillin Okanagan moves to the current site
         2004    Inniskillin Okanagan launches the Discovery Series showcasing unproven varietals for the
                 Okanagan
         2006    Karl Kaiser and Donald Ziraldo retire
         2006    The Discovery Vineyard established
InnIsKIllIn OKanaGan HIstOry
BaCKGrOunD InFOrMatIOn anD WInery HIstOry
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards was originally established in 1994 by Donald Ziraldo, when the successful Inniskillin
Wines in Ontario expanded to British Columbia. The company purchased an existing winery: Okanagan Vineyards. Pro-
duction has since expanded to 35,000 cases in 2007. Along with the winery facility, Inniskillin Okanagan has the 23-acre
Dark Horse Vineyard, and nine-acre Discovery Vineyard.

Located on the western slope of the valley, north of Osoyoos Lake, the Dark Horse Vineyard is planted with the no-
ble varieties used in Inniskillin Okanagan’s production: grapes of exceptional quality. The Discovery Vineyard, located
on highway 97 in Oliver along the area’s famed “Golden Mile”, is dedicated to cultivating grape varietals not typically
grown in the Okanagan. In addition to its own vineyards, the winery continues to access grapes from the Osoyoos Indian
Band as well as from the Bull Pine and Bear Cub Vineyards, a 2,800-acre vineyard development on the eastern slope of
the southernmost part of the Okanagan Valley.

Sandor Mayer, who has been with Inniskillin Okanagan since its inception, plays important multiple roles as Inniskillin
Okanagan’s winemaker, viticulturalist and general manager. He planted what is now Dark Horse in 1990. Mayer’s win-
emaking philosophy is founded on two guiding principles: a dedication to quality from vineyard to bottle, and a dedica-
tion to discover the best of a grape’s potential. The result: quality wines that rank among the world’s best.

While excellent grapes and facilities are paramount to Inniskillin Okanagan’s success, so is a cooperative climate. The
Okanagan Valley climatic region is unique as a grape-growing region in western Canada. The mesoclimate (or site cli-
mate) at Dark Horse is one of the warmest in Canada, boasts the country’s lowest recorded rainfall (250mm) and is Can-
ada’s only semi-arid desert. Intense sunlight ripens the grapes to full maturity while cool nights help to retain acidity.
InnIsKIllIn OKanaGan HIstOry
BaCKGrOunD: VItICulture HIstOry
In 1994, Inniskillin Niagara bought an existing winery in BC: Okanagan Vineyards. The site was run by Sandor Mayer,
who stayed on at the winery to become Inniskillin Okanagan winemaker, viticulturalist and general manager.
The winery site now includes the winery and two vineyards.
Dark Horse Vineyard is 23 acres, and is located on the western slope of the valley, north of Osoyoos Lake. It’s planted
with the noble varieties used in Inniskillin Okanagan’s production: grapes of exceptional quality.
Discovery Vineyard is nine acres, and is located on highway 97 in Oliver along the area’s famed “Golden Mile”. This vine-
yard is dedicated to cultivating grape varietals not typically grown in the Okanagan.
Inniskillin Okanagan also accesses grapes from the Osoyoos Indian Band, and from the Bull Pine and Bear Cub Vine-
yards, a 2,800-acre vineyard development on the eastern slope of the southernmost part of the Okanagan Valley.
Production reached 35,000 cases in 2007.



WINEMAKING PRACTICES
PHIlOsOPHy
“My winemaking philosophy is to, based on terroir, understand the quality potential of the grapes, then express and
maintain the highest possible quality of wines throughout the winemaking process.”
– Sandor Mayer, viticulturist, winemaker and general manager
WHAT TO FIND AT THE WINERY
WIne sHOP
Find a full collection of Inniskillin’s wines, including offerings of wines that have been made in small lots only, and can
be difficult to find elsewhere (such as the Discovery Series Sangiovese or Tempranillo Icewine). There are also books,
cookbooks, wine glasses and Canadian-made clothing available for purchase.

ICeWIne DIsCOVery tOur
Knowledgeable guides lead a specialized, informative tour. Guests traverse the vineyard and learn fascinating, in depth
facts about the Icewine-making process. Afterwards, they indulge in a private tasting in the barrel room, featuring two
highly awarded Icewines paired with the perfect food.
Available daily (approx. 45 minutes)
$10.00 person with a $5.00 voucher redeemable on wine purchase.

DarK HOrse VIneyarDs
Dark Horse Vineyards was originally established in 1990 by Sandor Mayer, now Inniskillin Okanagan’s winemaker, viti-
culturalist and general manager. Mayor has been with Inniskillin Okanagan since its inception. Dark Horse’s 23 acres
located on the western slope of the valley, north of the Osoyoos Lake, grows a variety of classic European vinifera.
The range includes Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc, Riesling and
Tempranillo.

DIsCOVery VIneyarD
Discovery Vineyard is nine acres, and is located on Highway 97 in Oliver along the area’s famed “Golden Mile”. This
vineyard is dedicated to cultivating grape varietals not typically grown in the Okanagan.

CustOM tOurs
Specialized, custom-tailored tours can be arranged for guests. Knowledgeable
guides can show and share information on the making of Icewine, the lands and
vines at Dark Horse and Discovery Vineyards, and/or winery operations.
THE WINE PORTFOLIO
WIne DetaIls
Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards

PrODuCt POrtFOlIO 2010
reserVe WInes -VQa
Pinot Blanc
Pinot Grigio
Chardonnay
Pinot Noir
Merlot
Cabernet Sauvignon
DarK HOrse VIneyarD WInes - VQa
Pinot Blanc
Chardonnay
Pinot Noir
Meritage
DIsCOVery serIes WInes - VQa
Marsanne Roussanne
Chenin Blanc
Zinfandel
Malbec
Pinotage
ICeWInes - VQa
Vidal Icewine
Riesling Icewine
Dark Horse Vineyard Riesling Icewine
BIOS
sanDOr Mayer
WIneMaKer, WInery ManaGer anD VItICulturIst
                                        A wine industry professional for nearly two decades, Inniskillin Okanagan’s San-
                                        dor Mayer’s commitment to excellence has earned the winery numerous inter-
                                        national accolades. His deep roots in winemaking and his years of experience
                                        create superior wines that gain the attention of the world.
                                        Born and raised in Hungary, Mayer inherited his love of viticulture and win-
                                        emaking from his father, who ran a small winery. From 1972 to 1976, Mayer
                                        studied horticulture, including vineyard management and winemaking. After a
                                        year in the vineyards, he moved to the Central Research Station in Kecskemet,
                                        Hungary to study and evaluate grape varietals. He graduated from the University
                                        of Kecskemet with a degree in Oenology and Viticulture in 1981. After complet-
                                        ing his Masters degree in 1986, Mayer began his career as a vineyard manager
                                        in central Hungary. In 1987 he relocated to a similar position in Austria before
                                        moving with his family to Canada’s Okanagan Valley in 1988.
                                       In 1990 he was responsible for developing a new vineyard near Oliver in the
                                       southern part of the Okanagan Valley, now known as Dark Horse Estate Vine-
                                       yard. Mayer became winemaker for Okanagan Vineyards in 1992. In 1996, when
the winery was purchased by Inniskillin Wines, Mayer retained his position, ultimately becoming winemaker, winery
general manager and viticulturist. He has also assisted in the development of the Osoyoos Lake Bench Vineyard.
Fortunately for Inniskillin Okanagan, Mayer is involved with the grapes all year long. As he supervises the vineyard and
the development of the fruit, he aims for maximum quality by calculating crop levels.
“My approach is simple”, says Mayer. “I aim for the highest quality from the grapes.
Then based on the growing year and the varietal, I try to exploit that quality potential to maximize it in the cellar. When
I start the winemaking process, I need to keep that quality constant in tanks and barrels, and eventually this wine will
express itself, or reflect the terroir, at the end of the process.”
As passionate about vineyards as he is about wine, Mayer considers each day a fresh new challenge that invariably leads
to better quality wines. With his ongoing work in his Discovery Vineyard, Mayer will investigate new varietals to the
Okanagan Valley, in a continual quest for superior wines.
tIMelIne: sanDOr Mayer

                  early years in europe
          1958    Born in the village of Janoshalma, Hungary.
   1972 to 1976   Studied horticulture at a Technical High School, including the cultivation of vegetables, fruit
                  and grapes, vineyard management and winemaking.
          1977    Moved to the Central Research Station in Kecskemet.
   1978 to 1981   Studied for his Bachelor’s degree in Oenology and Viticulture at University in Kecskemet.
          1981    Married his wife Andrea, whom he met at university.
   1981 to 1983   Performed mandatory army service.
          1984    Assumed a more advanced position at the Central Research Station in Kecskemet, where he
                  worked with prominent Hungarian researcher, Dr. Edit Hajdu.
          1986    Moved to the Lake Balaton area in Central Hungary (similar in importance to Canada’s
                  Okanagan Valley) to work as a Vineyard Manager.
          1987    Moved to Austria for a position in Burgenland.
          1988    Sponsored by an uncle who was living in Canada, he moved with his wife and two young
                  daughters to the Okanagan Valley. His son was born in Canada in 1991.

                  Canadian experience
          1988    Worked in vineyard management at Boucherie Mountain Vineyard
                  (now known as Quails’ Gate).
          1990    Worked for Okanagan Vineyards. Developed a 23–acre vineyard near Oliver now known as
                  Dark Horse Vineyard.
          1992    Became Winemaker for Okanagan Vineyards.
          1996    Inniskillin Wines purchased the winery. Became Winemaker, Winery General Manager and
                  Viticulturist for Inniskillin Okanagan.

                  education
          1981    Graduated with Bachelor degree in Oenology and Viticulture, first class honours with
                  distinction, from the University in Kecskemet.
   1985 to 1986   Undertook graduate studies towards his Masters degree at the same university.
Q & a WItH sanDOr Mayer

Q. Why did you move to the Okanagan Valley?
a. I didn’t know much about the Okanagan but had relatives living here already, and liked the Canadian lifestyle.
  I wanted to come to Canada to make wine and raise a family.
  The Okanagan is beautiful – I saw the potential of the excellent climate to make quality wines, and there was a
  similar geography and climate to Hungary.
Q. you’ve been immersed in the wine and viticulture business since an early age.
   What do you love about it?
a. In 1976 I got my start. It was all technical at first, so I went to work. I went to university and studied. Once into it,
   I realized that the grapevine is magical; the beauty of the plants and grapes from table grapes to wine – it doesn’t
   matter. The magic it provides is when you make wine out of it, that is the catch for me. I love crossing varieties and
   seeking the unknown potential in new varieties, that I am able to explore in winemaking.
Q. How have you seen BC’s wine industry change during your years in the business?
a. For Better? The industry is growing in such a way that it took the good things that were learned following the grape
   pullout program, and as it grows it is taking the good things that we are learning from others, especially as it relates
   to technology, varieties, and the move to quality.
   For worse? In the last couple of years some vineyards and plants have not been planted in the right sites as so many
   people have been keen to get involved in the industry; some do without evaluating the site.
Q. What are your thoughts on comparing winemaking in Hungary to Canada?
   any interesting differences that stand out?
a. If I look back, we did not always have a lot of the latest technology in Europe. However we were still able to
   create balanced wines though winemaking technique. In Canada, we have access to the latest in technology and
   equipment, and in Canada, I have what I needed in Europe – a team.
Q. What do you enjoy most about wine and winemaking?
a. I enjoy the crush and the fermentation – when a wine is born.
Q. Does being both a viticulturist and a winemaker change or
   enhance the way you approach winemaking?
a. Yes. I am sure; I am very attached to the vineyard. It is different from
   pruning through to harvest.
Q. Do you prefer one job to the other?
a. Tough question! I am a viticulturalist first, then a winemaker.
Q. What are your biggest winemaking challenges?
a. Crush. Timing, judging, grapes, fermentation.
Q. Best lessons learned?
a. Patience is important in winemaking. In the vineyard, wait until you are sure
   of the timing.You certainly have to think twice before doing something.
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Q. What do you enjoy most about Inniskillin?
a. I enjoy the opportunity to work for a great brand. I always think we are the best, and we should all think that way.
   I always feel like the best even though I have made mistakes. My pleasure is when I see people enjoying the wines.
   My dream is to continue to improve and be known as the best in the world.
   The team I work with is great- we are all close to one another, we like and help each other.
Q. What other BC wines do you enjoy?
a. Nk’Mip Cellars. They are similar to mine and well crafted.
Q. What is the best thing about living in the south Okanagan?
a. It is still quiet and private; with the orchards and vineyards it is just beautiful. The area has a very bright future.
Q. and what about you? What do you like to do in your personal time?
a. I like to travel –driving or visiting other locations; I like to visit other countries and learn about other cultures.
Karl J. KaIser
BsC. llD. C.M: InnIsKIllIn CO-FOunDer anD ICeWIne MaKer

                                       Karl J. Kaiser was born in Austria and brought up in private monastery school
                                       where viticulture and winemaking were a time-honoured tradition. After com-
                                       pleting his compulsory military service, Kaiser became a teacher at a vocational
                                       school located in a Lower Austria wine area and spent his spare time helping in
                                       the cellars of a small local wine producer. Kaiser married his wife Silvia, the Ca-
                                       nadian granddaughter of a wine producer, in Austria in 1967, and they moved to
                                       Canada in 1969 with their first-born daughter, Magdalena.
                                       In 1974, Kaiser returned to school and received his B.Sc. in Chemistry and Bio-
                                       Chemistry from Brock University, St. Catharines.While at school, Kaiser started
                                       buying vines and making his own wine, which led him to meet his future busi-
                                       ness partner: Donald Ziraldo of Ziraldo Nurseries. Kaiser shared a dream with
                                       Donald—making superior Canadian wine—and together they decided to apply
                                       for their own winery license, receiving it in 1975. It was the first license granted
                                       since 1929.
                                         Kaiser made all wines for Inniskillin from 1974 until 1998, when he was made
                                         exclusively responsible for all Inniskillin Icewines. During his career, Kaiser’s
wines have received numerous prestigious awards, including the Grand Prix D’Honneur (twice), Vinexpo, Bordeaux;
Gold Medal at Concours de Mondial, Bruxelles; and the Best Icewine as well as the Best Canadian Winery at the Inter-
national Wine & Spirits competition, London, England. Kaiser was appointed National Vice-President, Quality and Sci-
ence for Vincor International, Inniskillin’s parent company, and held the responsibility for Quality Assurance and other
technical issues for Vincor’s eight Canadian winery operations. Kaiser has traveled extensively throughout the wine
regions of both the “new” and “old” worlds, to expand his knowledge of different winemaking technologies, and their
varied applications.
In Canada, he is considered to be the foremost master of Icewine. He was invited to present two of Inniskillin’s Icewines
and speak about them at the 2002 Symposium of the Institute of Masters of Wine held in Vienna. Inniskillin was the only
Icewine producer from around the globe asked to present at this prestigious symposium.
Kaiser retired in September 2006. He consults with current Inniskillin Winemaker Bruce Nicholson and also tastes and
evaluates older vintages from the Inniskillin wine library. He also lectures on Icewine. And, in 2007, Kaiser and fellow
Co-Founder Donald Ziraldo launched their book, ICEWINE: Extreme Winemaking.
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aWarDs
• Order of Ontario, 1993
• Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree from Brock University, 1994
• ‘Winemaker of the Year’, Niagara Grape and Wine Festival, 1995
• ‘Winemaker of the Year’, Royal Bank of Canada, 1995
• Society of Wine Educators Honours Karl J. Kaiser ‘Modern Pioneer’ 1994
• Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s 50th anniversary Golden Jubilee Award, 2002
• Tony Aspler Award of Excellence, Cuveé, 2003
• Winery Award: Niagara College Award, Misty Awards, 2004
• First Ontario Wine Society Lifetime Achievement Award, 2005
• Vin Cambridge - Award of Excellence, Karl Kaiser and Donald Ziraldo, 2006

Present anD Past COrPOrate anD OrGanIZatIOnal rOles
• Past Vice-President (since 1975) Inniskillin Wines Inc., Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
• Professional Member, American Society for Enology and Viticulture
• Professional Member, Canadian Society of Oenology and Viticulture
• Past Committee Member of Canadian General Standards Board (for wine standards)
• Member, President’s Council, Brock University
• Director, Ontario Wine Library
• Technical Expert (1 of 4 Canadians), World Wine Trade Group
DOnalD J.P. ZIralDO
BsC, llD: InnIsKIllIn CO-FOunDer

                                       Donald J.P. Ziraldo was born in St. Catharines, Ontario, and followed his pas-
                                       sion for agriculture and wine from the moment he graduated high school. He
                                       received his B.Sc. in Agriculture at the University of Guelph in 1971. As founder
                                       of Ziraldo Nurseries, Ziarldo sold vines to Karl Kaiser, who was making his own
                                       wine. The two soon became business partners, acting on their dream to make
                                       superior Canadian wine. They applied for, and in 1975 received, the first winery
                                       license awarded since 1929.
                                       The two went on to make award-winning wines and solidify Canada’s reputation
                                       as a fine Icewine maker. Award highlights include the Grand Prix D’Honneur
                                       (twice), Vinexpo, Bordeaux; Gold Medal at Concours de Mondial, Bruxelles;
                                       and the Best Icewine as well as the Best Canadian Winery at the International
                                       Wine & Spirits competition, London, England.
                                     Ziarldo shared his knowledge whenever he could, authoring Anatomy of a Win-
                                     ery in 1995, and re-releasing it as a Millennium Edition in 2000. He was chosen
                                     as one of the top 25 Canadian CEOs of the Century, by National Post Business
Magazine, in 1999, and was given honourary citizenship in Friuli Venzia Julia, Italy, in 2004. In 2007, Ziarldo and fellow
Co-Founder Karl Kaiser launched their book, ICEWINE: Extreme Winemaking.

aWarDs
• Honorary Degree, Humber College, year?
• Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree, Brock University, 1994
• Order of Ontario, 1993
• Order of Canada, 1998

Past anD Present COrPOrate anD OrGanIZatIOnal rOles
• Director, Shaftesbury Films
• Member, Ontario Institute of Agrologists
• Founding Chair, Vintners’ Quality Alliance 1988-1995
• Member, Academie Internationale du Vin (AIV) – inducted December 2000
• Member, Greenbelt Advisory Task Force
• Director, Cannasat Therapeutics Inc.
• Chair, Grape & Wine Coordination Research Committee, 2004
sCOtt starra
MarKetInG DIreCtOr, InnIsKIllIn

As the marketing director for Inniskillin Wines, Scott Starra brings with him a host of marketing and brand experience,
complimented by a passion for wine, food and entertaining.
Born in Kitchener, Ontario, Starra attended Wilfrid Laurier University, where he studied business, marketing and eco-
nomics. After graduating, Scott joined Playtex Limited to work on various brands including Playtex,Woolite and Banana
Boat. In 1999 Starra became a brand manager at The Clorox Company for the Brita water filter franchise. In 2001 Starra
joined Vincor Canada as a brand manager for Jackson-Triggs and as he likes to joke, “I turned water into wine.”
In his inaugural role at Vincor, Starra developed and launched the then-new wine brand ‘Naked Grape’. A resounding
success, the sales of Naked Grape more than doubled original estimates in the first six months, exceeding 300,000 cases
in 2007. As a result, Starra was awarded an “Elsie” Award from the LCBO. Naked Grape remains one of the top 10 best-
selling wines by volume in Canada.
In 2007, Starra assumed a role change to marketing director for Inniskillin wines, Starra is responsible for all of the busi-
ness programming for this internationally famous and iconic winery, with properties in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
and the Okanagan Valley, British Columba.
“It’s been really exciting to introduce consumers to the incredible and distinct wines produced in Niagara and the
Okanagan Valley,” says Starra. “Wines like Inniskillin are now recognized and appreciated around the world – it’s been
very gratifying to be a part of that.”
Inniskillin Icewine is also part of Starra’s portfolio, a wine that is sold in over 69 countries and is the world’s leader. A
self-professed ‘foodie’, Scott says, “One of my favourite things to do when I’m entertaining is to serve Icewine in an un-
expected way - I have an appetizer recipe that has goat cheese, dried figs and prosciutto that is perfectly complimented
by Inniskillin Icewine.” In early 2009, with exactly one year until the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games,
Starra oversaw the launch of Inniskillin Vidal Icewine Commemorative Edition.
Outside of work Starra loves to cook and spend time with his two daughters and wife.
auDrey sIlBernaGel
retaIl suPerVIsOr

Audrey Silbernagel is the retail supervisor at Inniskillin Okanagan Vineyards, where she is responsible for the visitor ex-
perience and overseeing the wine shop. With the town of Oliver so much part of who she is, it seems fitting that Silber-
nagel makes Inniskillin Okanagan her home away from home. From the age of eight Silbernagel has lived in Oliver; she
met her husband, Mark, also from Oliver, before graduating from high school, and 25 years later they are still married,
living in Oliver, and parent three sons aged 17, 15 and 10.
Out of high school Silbernagel had considered a career in journalism or law, but some time spent at Okanagan Col-
lege showed her that this was not for her. Silbernagel got her first taste of the wine industry in the mid 1980s when she
worked at Okanagan Vineyards (which later went on to become Inniskillin). She worked in the wine shop at Okanagan
Vineyards until her first son was born, and then returned to the wine business when her youngest was two, at Inniskil-
lin Okanagan in 2001.
At Inniskillin Okanagan, Silbernagel oversees the wine boutique and tour program (including Inniskillin Okanagan’s
famous Icewine Discovery Tour) as well as supervises the people that run them. Silbernagel has training with the Wine
and Spirits Education Trust, based in England, which helps to put the classroom to her practical winery experience.
Each day Silbernagel does all the little things that add up to make each guest’s experience special. She ensures smooth
operations in the wine boutique, with its offerings of wines that can be difficult to find elsewhere (such as the Discovery
Series Sangiovese). She also has added books, cookbooks, wine glasses and Canadian-made clothing to the mix of items
that the boutique offers.
With her team, Silbernagel responds to consumer queries, takes VIP wine orders, and delivers a special Icewine tour
experience. She also travels to pour Inniskillin Okanagan’s wines at public events and festivals.
The aspect of Silbernagel’s role that she loves best is when she has a chance to teach guests, or show them something
they have never seen before. She enjoys teaching visitors about Inniskillin’s history and contribution to the Canadian
wine industry, as well as basics on enjoying food and wine.
When she is not working, Silbernagel is with her family, moving from activity to activity. When she does take a moment
to sit and relax, she enjoys a nice home-cooked beef roast with a glass of Malbec.
STORY IDEAS
OKanaGan ICeWIne:
extreme Winemaking and Canada’s Claim to Fame
Icewine is an intense and concentrated wine made from grapes harvested naturally frozen on the vine. For almost 200
years, the Germans were the Icewine masters. The most widely accepted account is that “Eiswein” was discovered by ac-
cident in 1794, when vicious winter conditions caught growers by surprise and struck the Franconia region early. They
opted to try and salvage the frozen fruit and stumbled upon one of wine’s greatest inventions.
Canada entered the picture in 1973, when Walter Hainle, founder of Hainle Vineyards in Peachland, BC, produced the
country’s first Icewine. Commercial attempts by wineries in Ontario started in 1983 at Pelee Island and Hillebrand
Wineries and 1984 at Inniskillin Wines. In less than 30 years, Canada has become the largest producer of this precious
nectar, thanks to a climate ideally suited for producing Icewine. Most of the production comes from the Niagara Penin-
sula, in southern Ontario. Both domestic and export sales have grown over the years with great interest from the Asian
market.
High standards have been set when it comes to the growing, harvesting and making of BC Icewines. The grapes must be
left to freeze naturally on the vine with the mercury dropping to at least minus 8 Celsius before harvesting. In the chill
of the night, the hardened grape clusters, now desiccated and well shrivelled, are picked by hand and pressed while still
frozen. The crystallized water remains in the skins, separated from the rich juices that are highly concentrated in sugars
and flavours. Artificial refrigeration of the grapes is strictly prohibited.
Icewines are expensive due to the very low yield and the high risk factor of the fluctuating temperatures. The average
price of a half bottle (375 ml) is approximately $50.00.

Icewine Grapes
Three of the main grapes used for Icewine in Canada are Vidal, Riesling and Cabernet Franc. The majority of Canadian
Icewine is made from Vidal- a white hybrid of Ugni Blanc and one of the Seibel parents of Seyval Blanc.

                                                           Key Grape Criteria for an Icewine
                                                           • Later ripening
                                                           • An aromatic varietal
                                                           • A hardy species – not a thin-skinned berry
                                                           • Good acidity

                                                           Icewine laws
                                                           To be legally called Icewine, the grapes must reach minus
                                                           eight degrees, or lower, while still on the vine, with a mini-
                                                           mum of 35 Brix (sugar-to-water mass ratio). If the grapes are
                                                           minus seven degrees or warmer, the wine cannot be consid-
                                                           ered an Icewine, and is instead called a Late Harvest wine.
InnIsKIllIn ICeWIne
While almost all Canadian wineries are now producing Icewine, Inniskillin is the best-known winery in Canada to pro-
duce this iconic Canadian beverage.
Inniskillin cofounders Donald Ziraldo and Karl Kaiser started their production of table wines in 1975, pioneering qual-
ity varietal table wines. Kaiser, originally from Austria, was familiar with Icewines made in Germany and Austria. After
coming to Canada in the late 60s, he adjusted to the severe Canadian winters, and observed the qualities of the thick-
skinned, aromatic Vidal grape and its potential for winter harvesting.
Kaiser attempted to make Icewine in 1983, but without netting on his Vidal vines, birds stripped the vineyard. In 1984,
Kaiser had a successful harvest and continued to produce all Inniskillin Icewines until his retirement in 2006. Kaiser
worked with Vidal exclusively until the mid nineties when he added Riesling and Cabernet Franc.
Inniskillin successfully launched Canadian Icewine into the international market through positioning at many major
wine events, high profile dinners, celebrations and the top wine competitions around the world. In fact, Inniskillin was
the first Estate winery in Canada and pioneered the development of Icewine in Canada. A pivotal moment for both In-
niskillin and the Canadian Wine Industry was the winning of the Grand Prix d’Honneur in 1991 from VineExpo, Bor-
deaux for the 1989 Vidal Icewine. While Kaiser continued to produce quality Icewines, his partner Ziraldo traveled the
world to introduce Kaiser’s Icewines to wine writers, sommeliers and wine aficionados through tastings and seminars
stressing its qualities, natural process and the high standards of the appellation of origin system: V.Q.A. (Vintners Qual-
ity Alliance). Inniskillin Icewine is now available in over 69 countries and on 29 airlines, and continues to gain acclaim
including the recent Premio Speciale Gran Vinitaly from Vinitaly and the “Top Producer” award at Selections Mondailes.
As Tony Aspler said in his book, The Wine Atlas of Canada, “To Inniskillin goes the credit of creating the international
market for Canadian Icewine.”
To help bring focus to the full enjoyment of delicacies of the aromas and flavours of Icewine, Ziraldo approached famed
wine glass maker Georg Riedel to design an Icewine glass. Riedel was reluctant at first to produce an Icewine Glass
due to the small quantities of Icewine produced in the world in the 80s. He finally agreed to add the Icewine Glass to
his Vinum Extreme Series after a very “fruitful” Icewine tasting seminar in Toronto in 1999 organized by Ziraldo and
conducted by Kaiser. After trying his Icewine from the newly designed Riedel glass, Kaiser smiled, “This is how I always
dreamt my Icewine should taste!”
The “Inniskillin Icewine torch” has been passed to established winemak-
er Bruce Nicholson, who arrived from Canada’s Okanagan wine region
in January 2007—just in time to harvest the 2006 vintage. He left an
indelible mark in the Okanagan Valley, producing award winning table
and Icewines that have been recognized internationally.

an ICeWIne PrIMer
The Inniskillin Icewine experience has truly added a new dimension to
the appreciation of fine wine for enthusiasts worldwide. In addition to
being a trailblazer in the making of award-winning Icewines and pre-
senting it around the world, Inniskillin offers Icewine enthusiasts unique
experiences for the serving, storing and appreciation of Icewine.
VersatIlIty OF ICeWIne
It’s widely-acclaimed as the exquisite culmination of a fine meal but with its astonishing scope of flavours, Icewine can
enhance the dining experience in a great many ways. Great chefs use Icewine as a “secret ingredient” to great effect, in
savoury sauces, reductions, marinades, ices, compotes, glazes, chutneys and dessert sauces. It can even add its extraor-
dinary finesse to update the most famous of cocktails, the classic martini.

serVInG
Serve 1.5 to 2 ounces of Icewine per glass, chilled to approximately 43°F or 6°C. A standard 375ml bottle will serve
approximately 7-8 people.
Once opened, you can store Icewine for up to four weeks if properly sealed and refrigerated.
Icewine is best served in the Riedel Vinum Extreme Icewine glass. Inniskillin’s founders played an instrumental role in
the creation of the world’s first ever custom crafted Icewine stemware. Developed by Donald Ziraldo, Georg Riedel and
Dr. Karl Kaiser, the Vinum Extreme Icewine glass was created in 2000 to display the full range of flavour, texture and
aromatic qualities of Icewine. Kaiser’s pleasure with sipping his Icewine from the Riedel Icewine glass was clear with his
comment, “This is always how I dreamt my Icewine should taste!”

aGInG anD Care
Icewines can be enjoyed in their youth or aged for many years. Icewine in its youth will display classic fresh fruit char-
acteristics and are crisp and clean. As they age, the wines tend to have a greater degree of complexity and depth, and
begin to offer up a wider range of intense aromatics. During the aging process, the naturally concentrated acidity helps
to maintain the structure and balance of the vintage. Icewine will also darken to a rich deep yellow/honey color as they
age and if they are handled and stored correctly, they will also increase in value. Icewine unopened and stored on it side
in a consistent and cool place (55-65 °F or 12-18 °C ) and away from vibrations can keep for many years.
Icewine is a concentrated, intense wine that needs to be poured in small portions (suggested two ounce serving) and
should be given special consideration when combining with different foods. Some sweeter desserts may actually detract
from the experience so it should not be paired with a food that is sweeter than the Icewine itself. It is frequently served
as a course on its own as quoted in the early days by Icewine maker Karl Kaiser, “Icewine is much better as dessert than
with dessert”.
Although Icewine is typically enjoyed on its own as an aperitif or as a compliment to a special dessert, what many may
not know is that Icewine can be that magic component that will elevate your next menu to another level, incorporating
perfect flavours that can lift an entire dish. Let us show you how to WOW your guests with Icewine using a few simple
recipes and ideas below for effortless entertaining on a weeknight or for that special weekend gathering.

ICeWIne anD CHeeses
The major difference between Icewine and other dessert wines is acidity.While all dessert wines are sweet, only the best
ones have balanced acidity as well. This crucial element not only adds to the enjoyment of Icewine, but also to its natural
compatibility with cheese. Most of the cheese universe pairs brilliantly with Icewine because each cheese’s richness begs
for that crucial acidity. Cheeses are inherently savory and sometimes salty and when prepared with the honeyed sweet-
ness of Icewine, it creates a lovely balance that makes for a perfect match.
suGGesteD ICeWIne PaIrInG By VarIetal
When you are heading to market or recipe planning with Icewine on the menu, consider the Icewine varietal in your
food selection.
Vidal
Icewines made from Vidal are noted for their affinity with honey’s flavours. In addition to aromas of tangerine, apri-
cot and pineapple, when Vidal is aged in oak it takes on rich overtones of vanilla, almonds and fresh baked bread. Vidal
Icewine works beautifully in a glaze for caramelized grilled pork roast or as an accompaniment to fresh summer berries
with cream, chocolate biscuits, a pear tart or a raspberry mousse.
riesling
Riesling based Icewine is renowned for its acidity and mineral notes. Its vivid orange and citrus tones will combine with
a rich range of creamy and decadent food textures and tastes, from foie gras to crème brulée.
Cabernet Franc
The crimson Icewine crafted from Cabernet Franc yields up the classic aromatics of baked strawberry and rhubarb
pie. This wine shines when teamed up with cooked or baked fruit courses featuring cherries or wild strawberries with
crème fraîche. Its spicy exotic quality is underlined when contrasted to foods with hazelnut and dark chocolate.

ICeWIne reCIPes
Icewine Martini
1 ounce Inniskillin Vidal Ice Wine
2 ounce Premium Vodka
1. Mix Inniskillin Vidal Icewine with Premium Vodka.
2. Shake over ice and garnish with a frozen grape.

Icewine seared scallops with Vidal Beurre Blanc
For the Scallops:
4 large scallops, size U10
1/4 cup Inniskillin Vidal Icewine
1 tbsp olive oil
maldon sea salt
mircro greens for garnish
1. Soak scallops in the Icewine for 3-4 hours.
2. Remove from liquid and place scallops on paper towel to dry.
3. Heat pan with olive oil on medium high heat.
4. Sear scallop on both sides, 1 minute per side or until colour
   develops.

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For the Beurre Blanc:
1/2 shallot, finely diced
4 whole peppercorns
1/8 cup Inniskillin Vidal Icewine
4 tbsp unsalted butter, cubed
pinch salt
1. Combine wine, shallots and peppercorns in a saucepan and reduce liquid by half.
2. Strain shallots and peppercorns.
3. Slowly incorporate butter into reduction by whisking in one piece at a time.
4. Finish sauce with salt to taste.
Serve with Inniskillin Vidal Icewine

Bittersweet Chocolate Icewine truffle Cake
8.5 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped coarsley
3/4 cup plain butter cookies (arrowroot or shortbread style)
4 egg yolks
1/3 cup whole milk
1/3 cup vidal icewine
3/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
3/4 cup ground almonds
5 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped coarsley
2 tbsp whipping cream
1. Melt chocolate in a bowl over a simmering pot of water. Remove from heat and let cool. Meanwhile, chop cookies
   in a food processor until reduced to a fine powder. Set aside. Add egg yolks one by one to chocolate, whisking
   vigorously after each addition.
2. In a saucepan over medium-high heat, bring milk to a boil. Slowly drizzle the hot milk into the chocolate mixture,
   whisking constantly to avoid scrambling the yolks. When all milk has been incorporated, pour chocolate mixture
   into a saucepan and place over medium heat. Stirring constantly with a wooden spoon, cook until it thickens, about
   6 minutes. Do not boil. Remove from heat, let cool, and whisk in Icewine, butter, cookie powder and ground
   almonds. Pour mixture into loaf pan. Refrigerate until set.
3. To unmould, dip loaf pan briefly in a large container filled with hot water, then quickly tip upside down to release cake.
4. For the icing, melt chocolate in a bowl over a simmering pot of water. When melted, remove from heat and add
   cream. Whisk and carefully pour on top of cake.
Serve with chilled Cabernet Franc Icewine
STORY IDEAS
DIsCOVery serIes:
setting Out to reveal unproven Varietals in the Okanagan
Embodying a spirit of exploration, Inniskillin Okanagan’s Discovery Series is the latest proof of Inniskillin’s desire to
produce some of the finest wines the Okanagan Valley has to offer. This series reflects winemaker and vineyard man-
ager Sandor Mayer’s dedication to discover the best of a grape’s potential; the resulting wines are for the wine lover to
discover as well.
The heart of the Discovery Series is both a discovery for the winemaker, of what varietals can be produced at the highest
level of quality, and also a discovery for the wine drinker, of wines they may not have considered from the Okanagan.
Discovering new Grape Varietals suited to the Okanagan, But not Previously Grown
Sandor Mayer has chosen to cut his own path by investigating grape varieties not typically grown in the Okanagan.
Based on his local and international research, Mayer came up with a list of candidate varieties that he thought might
perform well. He created very small lots, not necessarily for release to the public, but for his own discovery.
Once Mayer creates a small lot, he evaluates from the perspective of viticulture and wine quality. Only if the wine is
deemed superior will it then be created on a larger scale for public consumption.
One example of Mayer’s success with his discovery process is the
Zinfandel he has produced. Inniskillin Okanagan was the first to
plant Zinfandel in the Okanagan Valley, originally released in a
very small lot under the Dark Horse label. This wine has been re-
ceiving international accolades and illustrates that the willingness
to take a chance on a new varietal, patience and experimentation
and can pay off with some big rewards. Subsequent vintages of the
Zinfandel have been labelled as part of the Discovery Series.
Also in the Discovery Series is Chenin Blanc, Pinotage, Sangio-
vese, Malbec, Marsanne Rousanne, Petit Verdot, and a Tempra-
nillo Icewine. Mayer has a gleam in his eye about experimentation
he is conducting with Grüner Veltliner…
OLIVER AND AREA
Oliver, BC has been a First Nations settlement, stopping spot for fur traders looking for a quicker route, and gold min-
ers’ town. Today Oliver’s economy depends on its agriculture, tree fruits, and vineyards. About 4,400 people live in
the town; a small-town, down-home, friendly feel presides. The climate is visitor-friendly year-round: arid and hot in
summer; mild in winter.
For more information visit www.oliver.ca or www.hellobc.com/en-CA/RegionsCities/Oliver.htm

WHat tO DO
see
1923 CPr station
Now housing the Oliver Visitor Info Centre.
For more information visit www.sochamber.ca/tourist_information/south_okanagan_tourist_information/oliver_
tourist_information/listing_265.html
Oliver Heritage Museum
Built in 1924; displaying the history and natural history of Oliver.
For more information visit www.olivermuseum.ca
Oliver Heritage Walk
With a map from the Visitor Centre, follow the trail highlighting buildings and business of Oliver’s past.
For more information visit www.olivermuseum.ca
Dominion radio astrophysical Observatory
A radio astronomy science and technology research centre.
For more information please visit http://www.hia-iha.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/drao/index_e.html

eat
Jacques neighbourhood Grill
A French country Inn, in the “Golden Mile”.
For more information visit www.oliver-bc.worldweb.com/RestaurantsBars/European
savvios Family restaurant
Authentic Greek and Italian.
For more information visit www.oliver-bc.worldweb.com/RestaurantsBars/Greek/
Cantaloupe annie’s
Award-winning sandwiches, meals, tea-room, and service.
For more information visit www.cantaloupeannies.com
Fruit and Vegetables:
Black Sage Orchards, 8772 316 Avenue, Tel: (250)498-3320
Fritzville Fruit and Veggie Market, 34032 Hwy 97, Tel: (250)498-3645
Heart Berry Farm, Hwy 97 North, Tel: (250)498-2587
Nature’s Produce, 38063 97th Street, Tel: (250)498-5553
Sagebrush Nursery, 38206 93 Street, Tel: (250)498-8898
stay
For more Stay options visit http://www.okaccommodations.com/oliver/
McKinney Creek adventures
Cottage getaway and recreation accommodations.
For more information visit www.mckinneycreek.com
Cactus tree Inn
Small motel offering a range of rooms and rates.
For more information visit www.cactustreeinn.com
Pine Bluff Motel
Family-oriented motel with swimming pool.
For more information visit www.pinebluffmotel.ca

Play
Federal Migratory Bird sanctuary
Resting place for most species of migratory birds in the area.
For more information visit www.sochamber.ca/tourist_information/south_okanagan_tourist_information/oliver_
tourist_information/listing_265.html
Inkaneep Provincial Park
Protects a few hectares of the Okanagan River land habitat; offers camping, canoeing, fishing, and bird- and wildlife-
watching.
For more information visit www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explore/parkpgs/inkaneep
Vaseux Wildlife Centre
Spot local birds, big horn sheep, and a variety of flora and fauna; also fishing in the park lake.
For more information visit www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explore/parkpgs/vaseux_lk/
Fairview Mountain Golf Club
Semi-private championship course.
For more information visit www.fairviewmountain.com
nk ‘Mip Canyon Desert Golf Course
18-hole championship course built among cherry trees.
For more information visit www.nkmipcanyon.com
International Bicycling and Hiking society river ride
A 20-km ride along the scenic Okanagan River, between Oliver and Osoyoos.
For more information visit http://oliverbc.ca/biking-and-hiking-in-oliver-bc/
Hiking and Biking trails
Trails include the Golden Mile, a trip to Sawmill, Madden and Ripley Lakes, and McKinney Road
For more information visit http://oliverbc.ca/biking-and-hiking-in-oliver-bc/