Looking out the dining room window, you might think you were in Italy the way the rolling hills criss-cross for miles. This restaurant's design is crisp, clean and modern and art installations speckle the property. The cuisine, touted as classic Canadian with a focus on local ingredients, matches its stunning surroundings. Must tries: Warm Olives, Cioppino, Liquidity Pinot Noir
Vanilla Pod Restaurant at Poplar Grove Winery (Penticton)
Where Mediterranean flavours combined with Okanagan ingredients (including fresh herbs picked from Vanilla Pod's adjoining garden) are beautifully presented in a modern dining room overlooking Okanagan Lake. Bonus: fireplace. Must try: Crispy Potato Cakes. Tip: Add candied salmon to potato cakes.
The Sonora Room at Burrowing Owl Estate Winery (Oliver)
Overlooking 140 acres of picturesque vineyard from the patio or inside the inviting dining room, the Sonora Room offers creative locavore cuisine and an exclusive wine list featuring a selection of Burrowing Owl library wines that are no longer available to the public. OK Wine Shuttle offers transportation to this "restaurant in the hills" so you can properly indulge.