Plan a wine road trip to Kamloops and book in at the Delta Marriott
As our B.C. wine country continues to expand, we are able to enjoy wine and winery experiences all over our province.
The rolling hillsides of Kamloops and temperate climate have proved to be excellent conditions for grape growing and the result has been a variety of wonderful wineries that have emerged over the years. Together these wineries form the Kamloops Wine Trail and offer a unique portrait of the flavours, diverse landscape and history of the region.
Delta Hotels by Marriott, Kamloops also takes great pride in celebrating the unique history of the area through their hotel culture. Newly renovated, you will note ranch themes and local art throughout the cozy chic atmosphere. Cordo Resto & Bar offers seating options indoor and out and the locally focussed menu by Chef Mitch Shafer reflects and celebrates the local food and drink scene. The local wineries are at the forefront of their B.C.-focussed wine list and library. Here guests can order by the glass allowing them a great chance to sample the region. The regional wine style offers wines with depth, complexity and bright fruit flavours.
There are fresh crisp whites, vibrant sparkling wines and fruit forward reds that reflect balance and purity of fruit. The top white wine varieties produced in the area are Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris and La Crescent and the top red wine varieties are Pinot Noir, Gamay Noir, Cabernet Franc and Foch.
“We have a commitment to offering great wines from the Kamloops Wine trail by the glass making it accessible for people to try the wines for the first time,” Director of Food and Beverage Carla Donnelly says.
And if guests would like to book a wine tour, there are easy, safe options for guests to book tours online and spend the day exploring.
Guests will love the innovative cocktail list, too. Here Mixologist Madison (@mixermaddi) makes cocktails using local wines and spirits. Make this refreshing spin on the classic wine spritzer at home.
1oz Long Table Cucumber Gin
3oz Harper’s Trail Field Blend
.5 Simple syrup
.5 Lemon juice
Top up w/ elderflower sparkling water
Cucumber rind made with a vegetable peeler
Fill wine glass with ice. Add ingredients plus two curls of cucumber rind and top w/ elderflower sparkling water.
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