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Castoro de Oro Estate Winery

4004 Highway 97, Oliver, British Columbia V0H 1T1, Canada
+1 250-495-4991
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snooped by and hapily we did

I and my bf were randomly selected 5 vineyards to visit. I picked this place as it was very cute... read more

Reviewed January 20, 2018
Nicole N
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Edmonton, Canada
Wonderful wines and great people!

We stopped in near closing time but Stella was ready to pour several of her wines for us. She was... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2017
ronlarin
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Yakima, Washington
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Family owned and operated! Award winning wines –always made in small batches from pure South Okanagan, British Colombia grapes. Rose, white blends Heart of Gold and Radiant Rhapsody, a bold red blend Crimson Rhapsody, pure varieties of white and red wines and a unique style of dessert wine. With a hands-on approach, the owners facilitate every step of the process, from grape to glass. Castoro de Oro welcomes both children and pets to its fun, cozy atmosphere. Castoro de Oro Estate Winery’s name and label pays homage to its vineyard’s terroir and the founding of Canada. The 35-year-old (planted in 1980), eight-acre vineyard is located on the Golden Mile and blessed with a unique soil combination and a small lake located at the base of it. This terroir provides an ideal foundation for growing superior grapes and a longer growing season than many other Golden Mile vineyards. Beavers helped to create the small lake during their manipulation of earth and water. And early settlers’ search for gold led to the beavers’ vast contribution to the history of the nation; the then-booming fashion industry’s need for beaver felt and fur ultimately allowed settlers to thrive, formally establish the country, and choose the beaver as Canada’s national animal. Now, deservedly so, the dapper mascot appears on every old-photograph styled label.
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Reviewed January 20, 2018

I and my bf were randomly selected 5 vineyards to visit. I picked this place as it was very cute place beside the road and we knew nothing about their wines. The lady there was funny and very helpful. I loved the shop very much....More

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CastorodeOro, Owner at Castoro de Oro Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2018

Hello Nicole N, Thank you for the lovely review, we appreciate you taking the time. We are glad you thought Lt. Gov. Award Winning "Crimson Rhapsody" (SKU 659029) was awesome! We noticed you are located in Edmonton, AB. We thought you might like to know...More

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Reviewed October 11, 2017

We stopped in near closing time but Stella was ready to pour several of her wines for us. She was very knowledgeable about all of them and all were excellent! She even gave us a little tour after closing time. We WILL go back!

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CastorodeOro, Owner at Castoro de Oro Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded October 13, 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review our winery, we look forward to your next visit. Cheers, Stella & Bruno

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Reviewed October 19, 2016

This is a fantastic family owned and operated winery. Stella always has a smile on her face and is a pleasure to deal with each and every time.

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CastorodeOro, Owner at Castoro de Oro Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2016

Thank you very much for taking the time to review our winery. We are very glad to hear you enjoy the wine and the service. Cheers! Stella and Bruno Co-owners and Winemakers

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Reviewed September 18, 2016

Dropped by Castoro de Oro and to my delight Stella had some new releases in the tasting room !!! A taste of their new Radiant Rhapsody, a medium dry white and I was hooked. Slightly sweet, very crisp with a burst of citrus !!! This...More

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CastorodeOro, Owner at Castoro de Oro Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2016

Thanks for taking the time to review us Boof55, glad to hear you enjoyed our NEW wine "Radiant Rhapsody". Cheers! Stella and Bruno

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Reviewed July 17, 2016

I probably normally wouldn't have visited this winery if we were not staying in Bruno's condo. I'm glad we stopped by. The wines were fabulous and it was like our little private wine tasting. The wines were a great value as well. We'll definitely be...More

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CastorodeOro, Owner at Castoro de Oro Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2016

Thanks for taking the time to review our winery, we are glad you enjoyed the wines and service. Cheers! Stella & Bruno

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Reviewed June 6, 2016

Stella and Bruno have a great thing going here. They make you feel very welcome - almost like family. We really enjoyed sitting out back sharing a bottle of wine and just talking it all in. Was really happy when I discovered their wine is...More

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CastorodeOro, Owner at Castoro de Oro Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2016

Thanks so much for taking the time to review our winery, we really appreciate it! We've got some great new wines, we hope we'll be on your "to visit" list again soon. Cheers! Stella and Bruno

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Reviewed April 26, 2016

We like our experience at their tasting room. Stella was friendly and knowledgable. The wines themselves didn't really float our boat, but that's a matter of personal taste. The Pinot Noir wasn't bad, but we did buy a bottle of Merlot Vin de Cure' dessert...More

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CastorodeOro, Owner at Castoro de Oro Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2016

Thanks for your review. Sorry to hear the wines we had open that day didn't do it for you. We hope you liked the Merlot Vin de Curé at least since you bought it, perhaps once you enjoy it with some cheese, chocolate, dessert or...More

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Reviewed January 5, 2016

Did you know you can buy this wine in many places, not just at the winery here in the Okanagan. It's served at some of the top hotels in other provinces, my memory fails me, as to the names Stella told me where they were...More

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CastorodeOro, Owner at Castoro de Oro Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2016

Sorry Dave, For some reason we missed responding to your review... Thank you ever so much for taking the time to review our winery, we really do appreciate it! We've got some great new vintages released, hope to see you again soon, Cheers! Stella &...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2015

Come to Osoyoos/Oliver twice a year: July for cherries and August for peaches! We always stop at this winery where they have some of the best wines in the Golden Mile Region! what with the soil, temperature, climate, and they have water..a river..or something...that also...More

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CastorodeOro, Owner at Castoro de Oro Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2015

Thanks for taking the time to review our wines/winery, and the concern shown for our safety during the fires, we appreciate both very much. So far we are fine, our property has suffered no fire damage, we hope we will continue to be fine. P.S....More

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Reviewed August 7, 2015

We live in the Okanagan, and when we get company who want to tour wineries, this one is always on the list.. Stella is very friendly, very knowledgeable and passionate about their wines, We find the wines there as good as anywhere else, and with...More

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CastorodeOro, Owner at Castoro de Oro Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2015

Thanks for taking the time to review our winery, we appreciate it very much. We are also very flattered (and happy to hear) that you bring your visiting family and friends to our winery. We look forward to your next visit, all the best. Cheers!...More

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