About the Winery
Nk’Mip Cellars, located in the breathtaking Osoyoos region, proudly stands as North America’s first Indigenous-owned winery. Established with a deep connection to the land and rich Indigenous heritage, this local favourite is a symbol of excellence in winemaking and cultural preservation.
This exceptional winery thrives in the warm, dry climate of the Okanagan Valley, making it an ideal location for grape cultivation. The name “Nk’Mip” pays tribute to the land’s history, meaning “bottomland” in the Indigenous Syilx language. Spanning acres of stunning landscape, Nk’Mip Cellars features a welcoming tasting room, a renowned restaurant, and state-of-the-art winemaking facilities. Their commitment lies in capturing the diversity, intensity, and irresistible allure of the land within each bottle of wine they create.
The tasting room at Nk’Mip Cellars offers a delightful experience for visitors, and it is open seasonally. To ensure availability, especially during peak seasons, it is recommended to make a reservation for tastings. Enjoy an array of tasting options, each offering a unique journey into the world of Nk’Mip wines. Choose from the Mer’r’iym or the Qwam Qwmt Tasting for a curated exploration of their renowned wines.
The onsite restaurant, Nk’Mip Cellars Patio, offers a menu that beautifully combines North American contemporary cuisine with the flavours of the Okanagan region. The culinary team’s dedication to local ingredients and cultural authenticity shines through in every dish. Enjoy your meal overlooking the stunning South Okanagan for a truly local experience.