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Mission Hill Family Estate Winery

Mission Hill Winery was established in 1966 by a group of local businessmen at a cost of approximately $500,000.

Anthony von Mandl was a wine seller in Vancouver during the 1970s and assisted in preparing a feasibility study regarding growing grapes in the area for Josef Milz, a Mosel based winery. While the German vintner did not go ahead with a purchase, von Mandl decided that the area was worth investing in, and in 1981 purchased the abandoned Mission Hill estate. von Mandl is also the founder of Mike's Hard Lemonade Co..

The first Chardonnay made by John Sims, who had just joined the winery, in the 1992 vintage won the trophy for "Best Chardonnay" at the 1994 International Wine and Spirit Competition, becoming the first Okanagan winery to receive significant overseas recognition.

1730 Mission Hill Rd
West Kelowna, BC V4T 2E4
Phone: 250.768.7611
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.missionhillwinery.com