The von Mandl family began their journey over 40 years ago. The first sign of the real potential of the vineyards came in 1994 with a surprise win at the International Wine & Spirit Competition in London for ‘Top Chardonnay in the World.’ The family has developed exceptional vineyards with distinctive Chardonnay and Merlot clones, some of which are now over 40 years old, at what are now CheckMate Artisanal Winery vineyards.
Please visit CheckMate Artisanal Winery at 4799 Wild Rose Street, Oliver, BC. Reservations not required, but recommended for groups. Active list members taste for free. Winemaker tastings available by appointment.