Blackwood Lane Vineyard and Winery

Blackwood Lane Vineyard and Winery

February 09, 2010 12:30 ET

An Hour's Drive From Downtown Vancouver, Blackwood Lane's Award Winning Winery an Ideal Side Trip for Olympic Tourists

Fraser Valley Winery Home to Highest Scored Wines and Luxury Blends

LANGLEY, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 9, 2010) - Situated just minutes from Vancouver centre and an easy drive for Olympic-bound tourists, is the award-winning Blackwood Lane Vineyard and Winery.

Enjoying strategic partnerships with top growers in the Okanagan Valley, and utilizing age old-proven techniques, Blackwood Lane produces limited and highest quality releases of its wines, which are available for purchase through select private wine stores and Vancouver and Whistler area fine dining restaurants and hotels.

In 2009, Blackwood Lane's 2006 Alliance Bordeaux-style red was declared winner of Icon Wines' 'Wine of the Year' award. Produced from Southern-grown Okanagan grapes, the vintage has been described as a "phenomenal wine full of complexity and flavor." For a full review of the product line, visit renowned author and wine critic John Schreiner's blog at A full listing of Blackwood Lane's current releases including the winery's select Sommelier Series can be found at

About Winemaker Charles Herrold

Winemaker Charles Herrold brings to Blackwood Lane over 19 years winemaking experience, and crafts quality products with a fanatical dedication to quality and taste, turning out award-winning blends that have caught the attention of sommeliers and fine wine connoisseurs worldwide.

Tastings, Location and Hours of Operation

Blackwood Lane's unexpected great wines from Okanagan Valley Vineyards are available on site for tastings. Current selections for tasting include Chardonnay, Sommelier Series Chenin Blanc, Pinot Gris/Riesling Blended Vicuna Blanca, Sommelier Series Merlot, Cabernet Franc, the winery's own custom blended Alliance and its Luxury Bordeaux Blend the Reference.

During the winter months, the tasting room is open Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m., and Monday to Friday by appointment only. Olympic visitors seeking a unique wine experience may book ahead by calling (604) 856-5787, or by emailing Visit Blackwood Lane Vineyard and Winery online at

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