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Spring + Summer at Naramata Inn

For Immediate Release

May 27, 2022

Naramata Inn is the Place to be this

Spring and Summer

Naramata, B.C. - The Naramata Bench has been filled with sunny skies and rising temperatures as of late, meaning summer is around the corner and it's time to plan that wine country getaway.


Book That Room!

There's nothing like a Naramata summer, and Naramata Inn is the perfect locale for guests to enjoy the best of this gorgeous village. The elegant and historic Inn is in easy walking distance to multiple sandy beaches, incredible Lake Okanagan, e-bike and SUP rentals, and the cutest local shops. It's a delightful home base for exploring the more than 40 acclaimed wineries, distilleries, cideries and breweries located between 1.5 and 14 kilometres from the Inn's doors.

Insider tip: Right now the Inn has a few pockets of rooms available in June and July, with options for some longer stays in August. Book now.

And remember.... one of the best restaurants in the province is just downstairs.

An Unmissable Dining Experience

Vibrant bursts of freshly foraged and farm-to-table spring and summer ingredients abound. Think asparagus, morels, rhubarb, wild greens and flavourful herbs. Paired with premium proteins, Chef Ned Bell and the Naramata Inn kitchen are turning out their best plates yet. The latest menus have garnered rave reviews from the most important critics... diners! With hundreds of 5-star ratings this season alone, the team at Naramata Inn couldn't be more delighted to know that the care, talent and experience offered is valued and celebrated.


Fan favourite dishes at dinner and lunch include Halibut & Little Neck Clams with kelp and chardonnay broth, Dry Aged Fraser Valley Duck with orchard fruit and red beet purée, 63 Acres Beef Tartare, Pacific Scallops with house-cured and smoked pork belly, Smoked Little Cedar Falls Steelhead with spruce tip crème fraîche - just to name a few.


With stellar service, desserts to die for - Caramel Choux à la Crème, Merroir Dark Chocolate Mousse, Liz's Ice Cream Sundae with BC Spelt Flour Shortbread - and a wine list to write home about - this is "French Naramatian" dining at its best.


Spring and summer reservations are booking up quickly. Reserve now to guarantee an unparalleled Naramata Inn dining experience is in the future.

One of Vancouver's most respected chefs and culinary ambassador's, Andrea Carlson will be sharing her talents with the Inn's culinary team and guests in a few short weeks. The commitment to quality ingredients and respect to producers that Carlson displays daily at the ultra popular, Burdock & Co., align closely with that of Naramata Inn. Naramata Inn is delighted and honoured to collaborate on such a delicious event. Click here to request tickets and visit our events page to view the mouthwatering menu.

Thoughtful cocktails, an inspired wine list and the perfect little menu for afternoon and evenings. Eliza is an idyllic Naramata wine bar.

There are so many ways to enjoy Eliza. Both wine and cocktails pair wonderfully with Eliza's "just-right" menu - perfect for pre-dinner nibbles and drinks, post-dinner sweets and digestifs, and stand alone wining and dining when the mood strikes! Emily Walker's award-winning wine program is designed to delight, inspire and educate, showcasing local excellence in winemaking. And Eliza's cocktail game is strong thanks to new bartender, Nic Van Bergen's talent, flair and focus on local crafters. Located in the Inn’s cozy lower level, Eliza boasts an atmosphere of modern refinement in a comfortable indoor-outdoor setting.

Eliza is currently open Monday through Friday, from 3pm to 9pm on a first-come, first-served basis. No reservations required.

Expert Tips for an Unforgettable Visit

Get out there and explore Check out Naramata Inn's list of 5 Excellent Reasons to Visit Naramata This Summer to make the most of this incredible destination. Patience and planning Well respected wine-critic, Anthony Gismondi of the Vancouver Sun and Wine Align, recently shared his informed tips on making the most of summer road-trips through Okanagan wine country. His top takeaways? Patience and planning. Booking accommodations early and making reservations well ahead of time for top pick restaurants and wineries is the surest way to a happy vacation. Read the full article here.

Join Chef Ned for the Trip of a Lifetime December 8 to 20

This fantastic, over-the-top travel experience will make quick work of any bucket list. Exotic destinations, cheering for Canada at World Cup soccer and a wealth of incredible food and drink on the high seas with culinary luminary Ned Bell. Talk about getting ahead of the game. Treat yourself to an unparalleled Christmas gift this spring and spend the rest of the year anticipating the vacation of your dreams. Book now for best pricing. Watch the Canadian men's team compete in the world's best soccer, enjoy seven ports, five countries, world-class cuisine for 12 nights, and cruising the Indian Ocean from Dubai to Mumbai. For more information and reservations, contact Shemin Verjee at shemin@renshawtravel.com or 604.762.0007


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About Naramata Inn:

Constructed 114 years ago by the town’s founder, J.M. Robinson, Naramata Inn would welcome some of the Okanagan’s very first tourists and go on to weave a colourful thread throughout Naramata’s history. Naramata Inn is still making headlines as the best way to enjoy the full bounty of the Okanagan Valley. The Inn delivers a proudly “Naramatian” experience, from the best local growers and artisans in Naramata and the Valley, through to showcasing the true depth and breadth of award-winning wines produced by British Columbia’s winemakers.


Each of the 12 unique mission-style rooms showcase the Inn's original 1908 charm, all with direct access to lovely verandas featuring views of the gardens, lake, and hills. All rooms and interiors were refreshed in 2020, the Inn features all of today's comforts and, of course, reliable WIFI.


Learn more at naramatainn.com and connect with us via Facebook at facebook.com/naramatainn or Instagram @naramatainn.


About Eliza:

Eliza is a Naramata wine bar set on becoming an iconic wine destination in the South Okanagan. Eliza promises wine delights and discoveries from the legendary Emily Walker paired with a tightly curated menu of Ned Bell’s “French Naramatian” cuisine. Located in the Inn’s cozy lower level, Eliza boasts an atmosphere of modern refinement in a comfortable indoor-outdoor setting. It’s named for Eliza Robinson who was the wife, mother and matriarch to the J.M. Robinson family that founded both the Village of Naramata and the original Naramata Inn in 1908.

Media Contact:

Krista Lochhead

krista@naramatainn.com

778.227.2396