Sumac Ridge Estate Winery is the first operating estate winery in British Columbia and celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2011. Established in the quaint town of Summerland, BC by founder and former general manager/proprietor Harry McWatters, Sumac Ridge is dedicated to producing premium wines that celebrate the essence of the Okanagan Valley.
Jason James joined the winemaking team at Sumac Ridge Estate Winery in the spring of 2005. In the last 5 years, Jason increased his winemaking capabilities. Now, as head winemaker, James' brings his experience and knowledge in making the best wine possible every year.
The winery team offers one of the most renowned winery experiences in Canada and, over the years, has been recognized for their passion, innovation and commitment to quality. Sumac Ridge Estate Winery produces a wide range of products with signature wines including Gewürztraminer, Merlot, Pinnacle, Sparkling, Icewine, Pipe and Meritage. The wines are created with food in mind, and to fit all occasions and celebrations.