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Skimmerhorn Winery & Vineyard

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Address: 1218 - 27th Ave South, Creston, British Columbia V0B 1G1, Canada
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+1 250-428-4911
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Wed - Sun 11:00 - 17:00

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The view is worth the visit

I love visiting this place for the view and the tasting bar. There is a good selection of wines to try, and you will be hard pressed not to walk without at least one bottle.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 November 2016
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed our introduction to wine in Canada. The tasting room has a Beautiful setting with very friendly staff.

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Kitimat
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

I love visiting this place for the view and the tasting bar. There is a good selection of wines to try, and you will be hard pressed not to walk without at least one bottle.

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Rimbey, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We had never been to this area looking for wine!! Wow this is the place to go, love it The wine tasting was awesome. we were able to buy a case of mixed. Now we need more!! Thank you for the great experience. We will be back!!

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Hope, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We happened upon the Skimmerhorn Winery. What a nice tasting experience! Just right, informative but not snotty. We are not wine fanatics, but love to experience hometown flavors and products. This Winery experience was perfect for us.

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Thank Sandy and Tim R
Turner Valley, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We started our BC wine tours here at the Skimmerhorn - an excellent beginning. The whites were delicious, and the apple pie dessert wine is a special treat. We were in Creston after the "Season" so the restaurant was closed, but the tasting bar staff was very helpful and made our visit a great one. We'll definitely be back!

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Thank Verna S
Estevan, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We tasted Skimmerhorn wine while dining at Ainsworth Hot Springs. Drove to Creston and fortunately caught them before they closed.the wine is exceptional. Great tasting experience. The owner was very knowledgeable. We left with a case of assorted wines and a oak wine barrel in next to new condition. Only drawback was no tapas (As they advertise on website) due... More 

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British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Currently on winter hours and are closed monday & tuesday. Located a couple of miles from town, they have limited parking available, especially for full size dually pick-up trucks. The views are amazing and the tasting room is spectacular, with solid wood flooring and solid wood tables. Outside they have a patio on 2 sides of the building. Staff were... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

After hearing good reports from friends, decided to stop in on way home from Cranbrook. Off season for tours, but wine tasting bar open. The owner was very knowledgeable and accommodating with our limited wine experience. Didn't stop for the tapas, but sampled all the whites and table reds. Very good wine, purchased 8 bottles.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

My friends and I shared great wine and tapas on a late summer's eve recently. After a complete tasting of skimmerhorn's wine we floated to our patio table to enjoy some excellent tapas and more wine of course. Very friendly people and a great scenic view completed a memorable experience.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Having done many Okanagan wineries you will be pleasantly surprised with the quality and range of wines. Great whites, I found the Reds a bit sweet for my palate- and the Apple Pie dessert wine was exceptional!!! Cheese plates from a local cheese maker are available to sit on the shaded deck to enjoy a spectacular view of the Skimmerhorn... More 

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