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First Time to 50th Parallel

As we drove up it reminded us of a vineyard Elephant Hill in Hawke’s Bay in NZ. Beautiful... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Carmsolo
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Vancouver, Canada
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Fantastic Stop!

Recently stopped here on a wine tour with our daughter and her fiancé to celebrate their upcoming... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Stewart M
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Kelowna, Canada
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Truly one of Canada’s exemplary destination wineries set in the heart of Okanagan Wine Country. 50th Parallel Estate is a majestic 61 acre site near the shores of Lake Okanagan boasting panoramic lake views and rare granite soils. Winemakers Matthew...more
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As we drove up it reminded us of a vineyard Elephant Hill in Hawke’s Bay in NZ. Beautiful architecture driving in. Loved being welcomed by a friendly lady giving us a sample of wine. Never experienced that before 👌🏻. Very homey feeling. From there we...More

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Curtis K, Owner at BLOCK ONE Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

WOW! Thank you for placing us in such fine company with your memories of NZ, a fantastic vineyard! We welcome you back with open arms and can not wait to share our hospitality with you again soon. Warmest wishes to you and all your friends...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is a nice new building with a restaurant and a tasting room. We tried their wines but none of them were good. The situation was quite awkward as the lady in charge with the tasting kept asking us if we liked them. We ended...More

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Curtis K, Owner at BLOCK ONE Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good day, thank you for the nice words about our location. I do understand that everyone has their opinions and is allowed to have their own tastes on wine, but saying ‘none of them were good’ is quite narrow minded, and to write a one...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recently stopped here on a wine tour with our daughter and her fiancé to celebrate their upcoming wedding. We had the tasting in their newly opened tasting room. What a building, what a view and what great wines. We had the pleasure of having Shae-lynn...More

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Curtis K, Owner at BLOCK ONE Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Stewart for the kind review! Thank you for the review of he wines and views. We are very honored to have had you visit and can not wait to host you again! Have a fantastic evening.

Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful venue, amazing perfectly priced and portioned food and great knowledgable service. They have a shuttle now that can pick you up from the grand hotel downtown kelowna that takes you right to the restaurant. I'm looking forward to taking that bonus next time. My...More

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Curtis K, Owner at BLOCK ONE Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

Thank you Kimber for the wonderful words! We can not wait until you return! We will have a lot more goodness ready for you! Have a wonderful weekend and see you soon!

Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Wine tasting is such a fun activity with many tasting rooms to choose. We were created by Justin the minute we pulled up with a Sparkling taste and a smile. He guided through the winery’s process and with a tour. The side by side wine...More

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Curtis K, Owner at BLOCK ONE Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Good morning Mic3364, Thank you so much for taking the time to visit the estate. I sincerely appreciate you taking the time to drive out to 50th and take in the experience with Dustin. I hope that we will see you again soon to take...More

Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon this winery today and it was by far our favourite. The server was friendly and very knowledgeable and even gave us a tour of the barrel room. The white wines were exceptional but it was the unparalleled Pinot Noir Estate that stole...More

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Curtis K, Owner at BLOCK ONE Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Thank you so much Breanna for the visit! We can't wait to see you back for dinner next year! Cheers, Curtis

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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Decided to take a day and tour a few winery locations close to Vernon. This is the first one we hit. The server was great and knowledgeable about her wines. Tasted 4 wines and thought they were pretty good. Really enjoyed the views and the...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

The 'Elevated Wine Experience' tasting, provided a great assortment of their product offering. Especially impressive was the well delivered, and informative presentation, by Dustin and Travis. The Chardonnay had a smoothness reminiscent of Scotch; the Gewürztraminer had a spicy quality that was very pleasing; but...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Spectacular building is under construction on this amazing site. Lots of wine on offer of every varietal and a "cool" setting to taste and experience this relative newbie. Nice people. Good for groups.

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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

If you are visiting Lake Country, remember to include 50th Parallel on your list of places to visit. When we went, just before harvest, nothing was too much trouble and the wines are lovely, especially their Pinot Noir. If a particular wine is recommended by...More

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