Best Winery Pizza In The Okanagan
Welcome to our picks for the Best Winery Pizza In The Okanagan. When it comes to wine and food, especially on the pairing side, many of us think about bold reds and juicy steaks or chicken dishes paired with a nice Chardonnay or Sauvignon Blanc. Most wine lovers are also well versed in pairing Charcuterie to their favourite wines, but what about pizza? Pizza you say? That’s right! Increasingly, wineries across the Okanagan Valley are creating fantastic artisan pizzas, baked in wood fired ovens and pairing well with their wine offerings. So who makes the Best Winery Pizza In The Okanagan? Here’s our list of top bets!
Known for it’s award winning portfolio of wines, the Garden Bistro at O’Rourke’s Peak Cellars is becoming known for their mouth watering wood fired pizza’s including their decadent “Lobster Pizza”, a fan favourite! Handmade dough, fresh herbs and veggies from their onsite garden and generous toppings make this a staple lunch or dinner option in Lake Country.
Incredible views, jaw dropping architecture, and award winning Pinot Noir, Block One is a “must visit” while touring the Scenic Sip Wine Trail. Lunch or dinner, come summertime, Block One’s pizza creations are a right of passage for all pizza lovers. If you’ve got a craving for gourmet pizza with creative toppings, balsamic reductions and top notch presentation, Block One definitely earns top makes as the Best Winery Pizza In The Okanaga
High in the hills of Lake Country, a visit to the intimate Chaos Bistro at Ex Nihilo Vineyards will have you feeling as though you’ve been transported to the Napa Valley. Surrounded by vineyards and large patios, indulge in their amazing Pinot Noir or Merlot as your hand tossed wood fired pizza comes to life. Old world charm, meticulous attention to detail and unmatched atmosphere make dining at Chaos Bistro a memorable experience. Pair with some warm olives and your favourite wine it’s hard to beat Chaos Bistro as a top bet for Best Winery Pizza In The Okanagan.
Heading south to the wine regions of Oliver B.C., Miradoro Restaurant located on the Tinhorn Creek Vineyards property offers guests one of the top dining views in the entire Okanagan. Looking south towards the famous Black Sage Bench, Miradoro offers open fire neapolitan style pizza complete with decadent cheeses and cured meats. Paired with Tinhorn Creek Vineyards generous portfolio of wines, Miradoro is absolutely the top pick in the south for Best Winery Pizza In The Okanagan.
A trip to Summerland wouldn’t be complete without visiting the famed Dirty Laundry Vineyard and Red Iron Grille. Offering 6 options from traditional Margherita style to chill infused spicy creations, Dirty Laundry’s pizza’s offer a consistent and hearty offering while visiting Summerland’s Bottleneck Drive Wine Tour. Paired with their wines or local beers, Dirty Laundry offers the most casual dining experience on the list. Reservations are not required, allowing hungry travellers to pop in anytime of day to check out the incredible views and mouth watering pizza offerings.
Yes, Upside Cidery is not a winery, but we couldn’t resist giving these fine folks a shout out. Located just minutes from the Kelowna International Airport (YLW), casual diners will love the cozy atmosphere and laid back staff. With a focus on supporting local and organic, from their dough to the cheese, the wood fired pizza’s at Upside Cider are made with love! Well priced and with generous portions, Upside is another top bet for Best Winery Pizza In The Okanagan.
While there are countless wineries serving pizza in the Okanagan, the six listed above continue to be fan favourites offering consistent and tasty pizza creations coupled with incredible atmosphere and decadent wines. Enjoy!