Explore the beauty of the Thompson-Okanagan region on this two to three-day adventure through lake country. Includes ferry travel.
Beginning near Kamloops and winding down through Kelowna and Vernon, this cider route will take you through a diverse landscape, from semi-arid landscapes to lush lake country with gorgeous views all along the way.
This cider route can be completed on its own or easily extended to include the South Okanagan cider route.
3 day route, 535 kilometers, 7 hrs, 28 minutes total driving time
Left Field Cider Company
Logan Lake, BC, Canada
Family-owned and operated by sisters Theresa and Kate, Left Field focuses on a small batch approach to traditional cider-making which brings out the natural characteristics of the apples. We make handcrafted, artisanal English-style cider by blending English and French cider varieties with BC dessert apples.
Truck 59 Ciderhouse
3887 Brown Rd, West Kelowna, BC, Canada
Handcrafted in small batches using 100% BC apples. English and French cider apples are blended with crisp dessert apples for balance, revealing apple fresh aromatics and subtle tannins. Grown, picked, pressed, fermented, blended, and bottled on-site at Truck 59.
2287 Ward Rd, Kelowna, BC V1W 4R5, Canada
Wards is located in the heart of the Okanagan Valley, in Southeast Kelowna. Southeast Kelowna is located on a bench just above Okanagan Lake. It has well draining sandy loam soils, perfect for growing tree fruits and vines. Wards is a 5th generation family-owned business. Both cider apples and wine grapes are grown on the family estate. While our ciders take on the name of family’s pioneering forefather George Ward, the wines we make from our grapes are labelled under The View Winery label.
Scenic Road Cider Co.
770 Packinghouse Road, Kelowna, BC, Canada
Scenic Road Cider Co. is a land-based cidery nestled in the heart of the Glenmore Valley, near Kelowna. Apple and cherry orchards surround the historic cidery and tasting room, with picnic tables dotted throughout.
2555 Gale Rd, Kelowna, BC V1V 2K2, Canada
We produce our complex organic cider with depth and integrity. The best organic apple varieties are chosen, that are stored in controlled atmosphere giving a flavor like no other cider. Our production facility and tasting room is on our own Certified Organic Farm (SunReal Organics)in Kelowna, BC where we are committed to environmental sustainability and biodiversity. Not only do we use our own organic apples, but we also incorporate our own organic fruit and fruit from other farmers in the area.
The BX Press
4667 East Vernon Road, Vernon, BC, Canada
Once home to the famous Barnard’s Express Stagecoach Company horse ranch, The BX Press is a third-generation family farm that has proudly grown apples since 1946. Today, they grow more than two dozen varieties that are pressed and fermented into innovative and unique craft ciders.
Farmstrong Cider Company
4300 Maw Rd, Armstrong, BC V0E 1B4, Canada
A family run business making high quality small batch cider on a heritage farm in the Okanagan Valley. Farmstrong’s tasting room is housed in a historic barn built in 1896 which has been home to cattle, teams of horses and now houses a cidery and tasting room.