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Bottleneck Drive members prepare for spring tastings in Summerland

Collection of 20 wineries, cideries, distilleries and breweries to offer special events this season
Jonah Cadieux-Johnson of Detonate Brewing Company in Summerland shows a sample from the tasting room. Detonate is one of 20 members of Bottleneck Drive, a collection of wineries, cideries distilleries and breweries in Summerland. (Summerland Review file photo)

Members of Bottleneck Drive in Summerland are preparing to hold tastings, tours and other special events this season.

Bottleneck Drive is a collection of 20 wineries, cideries, distilleries and breweries in Summerland.

“We’re excited to welcome visitors back to Summerland and share the passion and dedication of our Bottleneck Drive members,” said Christine Coletta, chair of the Bottleneck Drive Association.

“This season is a celebration of our community’s resilience, creativity, and the exceptional quality that defines our region. We invite everyone to explore, taste, and discover the unique treasures of Summerland.”

At present, 12 of the Bottleneck Drive members will be open for tastings on Easter weekend.

In addition, the Grand Sommelier Express, a special weekend event on June 21 and 22, will feature a series of train wine tastings.

Haywire Winery, Lightning Rock Winery, Summerland Winery and Lunessence Winery are each offering dinner options after the train event.

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