The First-of-its-kind Vineyard Kitchen is set to open at Black Hills Winery in Oliver on June 13. The unique and eco-friendly shipping container has been repurposed and will be used as the kitchen which will include a pizza oven and will be located right next to the vineyard.
The Joy Road Vineyard Kitchen will be offering dining guests an array of menu choices including hand-tossed pizzas featuring the best of house cured salami, local cheese, and produce, paired perfectly with Black Hills wines. With the best possible ingredients of the season in mind, the menu will change often as Joy Road mixes it up to adapt to the ever-changing bounty from local farmers and suppliers. The Joy Road Vineyard Kitchen will have the following operating hours:
- June 14 – 29, 2014: 11:30 am to 5:00 pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday
- July 3- Sept. 1, 2014: 11:30 to 5:00 pm on Thursday to Monday
- Sept. 4- Oct. 12, 2014: 11:30 to 5:00 pm on Thursday to Sunday.
The Wine Experience Centre will be launching a new “Sunset Happy Hour” series of special events every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night during the summer. From 4 pm to 7 pm starting from July 1 to Labor Day a guest DJ will be on hand spinning the Discs by the poolside Cabanas. While soaking up the “sunset inspired vibe” Guests will enjoy basking in the late afternoon sun with a glass of wine in hand. Special “2 for 1” wine tasting experiences will be offered to guests along with some special afternoon food offerings. This will be a fun, relaxing and new way to end your day of touring the wineries, golf courses or the beaches of the Okanagan this summer.