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Howling Bluff Estate Winery

1086 Three Mile Rd, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 8T7, Canada
+1 250-490-3640
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First time visit! The staff were knowledgeable and very friendly. The wine was really good. A... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Madrussian007
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canada
One of the best wineries in Naramata

We were lucky enough to have met the owner, Luke Smith, when we visited. We've read about his... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
Moniaits
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Nicosia, Cyprus
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Our winery, a three time winner of the BC Lieutenant Governor Award for Excellence in BC Wines is located on the renowned Naramata Bench in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia, Howling Bluff Estate Winery is a small family-owned winery that is the culmination of Luke Smith's life long passion for great wines.
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  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“red blend” (2 reviews)
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1086 Three Mile Rd, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 8T7, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time visit! The staff were knowledgeable and very friendly. The wine was really good. A little small for large groups. The building looks very run down , windows broken and dogs running around the room. This place needs a bit of upgrade. However, overall...More

Thank Madrussian007
summaquies, Owner at Howling Bluff Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, well thank you for the review. You do recall that the winery is called Howling Bluff for a reason. Our dogs. We are also a dog friendly winery so "dogs running around" is our middle name. As for the run down part, I'm...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We were lucky enough to have met the owner, Luke Smith, when we visited. We've read about his Pinot Noir wines, but we were impressed even further when we tasted them. We bought a couple of bottles of the 2013 Century Block for the cellar...More

Thank Moniaits
summaquies, Owner at Howling Bluff Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Thank you so much! We do try which is helped along by the fantastic vineyard we have. The 2013 Century Block Pinot Noir is a monster, please let me know how it does when you open it up. Luke

Reviewed 28 June 2017

This quaint vineyard is the place to stop for an amazing glass of vino on their patio. Staff were funny, knowledgeable and just added to the whole experience. A great tasting selection, so finding a bottle or two (or three) to take home was no...More

Thank Karl_YEG
summaquies, Owner at Howling Bluff Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Hi Karl, this is a lovely way to start our day. I will pass on your kind words to Sydney and Dave. Thank you Luke

Reviewed 19 July 2016

excellent wines! even with a small tasting room, we still bought a variety of their wines, including the Sin Cera, which was excellent.

Thank 308shelly
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We were greeted right away. I think it was the owner that take care of our tasting. He was very friendly, we really had a good time chatting with him. He explained us a lot of things about his winery and wines in the valley....More

Thank meikuei
summaquies, Owner at Howling Bluff Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2016

Thank you for your kind words. We do try to to make sure everyone has fun while here. Cheers Luke

Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Visited Howling Bluff for the second time and was just as impressed as I was during the initial visit. Friendly and knowledgeable staff sharif great wines and their stories. Left with a bottle of Sin Cera which is very good. I'll definitely be back.

Thank Leithan S
Reviewed 27 September 2015

It was end of a long day that we visited Howling Bluff. I was looking for a good Pinot to have with dinner and had been disappointed with many of the wines I had tasted earlier in the day. Another winery suggested stopping at Howling...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2014

Have you ever found a hidden gem? A hotel, restaurant or secluded little place off the beaten path that you almost didn't want to tell anyone about because you knew if you did years from now it may not be the same... welcome to Howling...More

Thank tareina
Reviewed 9 September 2014

We were lucky enough to be recommend here and so happy we checked it out. Looked after by Luke,owner,winemaker and great story teller his wine were first class.The personably touch we received made this place stand out.There is a big difference profit and passion and...More

Thank Jeff P
Reviewed 28 August 2014

Friendly service, fun atmosphere and really really good wine, anyone planning on trying wine in the Naramata region should not pass Howling Bluff up.

Thank Sam J
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