Welcome to Sleeping Giant Fruit Winery
Sleeping Giant Fruit Winery is located in beautiful Summerland, British Columbia!
We offer a wide selection of wines. Thirteen table wines with a 0 – 3 sweetness level and eight dessert wines with a 3 – 7 sweetness level. We use classic wine making techniques to produce thirteen off-dry table wines and eight late harvest style dessert wines. BC grown fruit provides the foundation for our wine portfolio, which offers many delightful taste sensations.
Sleeping Giant is open year-round for Wine Tastings and is free of charge!
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About the Winemaker
Ron Taylor has a degree in microbiology from the University of British Columbia. His journey has taken him from Quality Control at Andres Wines in Port Moody, where he quickly advanced to the position of Assistant Wine Maker before becoming the Chief Winemaker. Ron spent 22 years at Andres Wines as an integral part of a team that produced over 5 million litres of wine annually.
After leaving Andres in 1992, Ron has focused on working with small wineries in British Columbia and Washington State with several trips to Mainland China to consult on cider and other winemaking projects. Ron has been involved with the start up of wineries that are reviving the art of making fruit wines produced from superior quality fruit and berries grown on the wineries farms.
Ron has infused his high standards into Sleeping Giant Fruit Winery and has brought a commitment to perfecting his trade. His efforts have won awards and acknowledgement from his peers, as well as praise from visitors to Sleeping Giant with crafted wines that draw attention to detail, resulting in a wide range of varietals that are distinctive and exemplary.