SUMMERLAND, B.C. — Okanagan Crush Pad Winery owners Christine Coletta and Steve Lornie announced that the winery has acquired Secrest Mountain Vineyards Ltd. in Oliver, B.C.
The holding includes a 50-acre property planted in 2000 with 38 acres of Pinot Noir, Gamay Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc and Gewürztraminer. The property has been under lease to Okanagan Crush Pad since 2010 and is currently transitioning to organic certification.
With this acquisition, Okanagan Crush Pad now has 80 acres of grapes between their Switchback (Summerland), Garnet Valley Ranch (Summerland) and Secrest Mountain (Oliver), and aims to plant an additional 55 acres at its Garnet Valley Ranch and Monro Avenue sites, to bring the total to 135 acres.