Cultivate a Moment

We’ve got lots of them. Take one to savour a new favourite wine on a sun-soaked patio. Another to learn a new art form. Stare into the distance as the perfect swing sends your golf ball to the green. Or breathe crisp winter air atop a snowy mountain trail.

Like a good recipe, Oliver lets you play with the best of its ingredients to create the perfect stay in the Wine Capital of Canada. Take a dash of the outdoors, a measure of culture, combine with creativity and top with fresh fruit and air…perfection.

Each season in Oliver has its own flavour, you’ll want to try them all.

Enjoy a winter walk, or ice fishing on Vaseux Lake, and once the muscles tire, area wineries will tempt your palate with winter in wine country, from traditional mulled cider to a rosé revolution.

In the warmer months, mix your love of the outdoors with a hike, bike or marathon. We’ve even got one race that combines your run with wine. Be prepared to brag when you finish.

And if that’s not enough to impress your friends, a plethora of fishing holes — some of the best trout spots in the world — will surely help you craft and cultivate a good “one that got away” story.

Blame the big one’s escape on the distraction of your surroundings. Springtime blossoms, summer star-gazing, autumn vineyards, the reflection of winter ice.

It’s your Oliver moment. Savour it.