About Summerhill Pyramid Winery
Summerhill Pyramid Winery is a wedding venue located in Kelowna, British Columbia. This multifaceted property boasts a great deal of appealing features that make it ideal for celebrating whirlwind occasions. Customers can come to this waterside location to say “I do” while enjoying the rarity of the milestone. With a rich history behind it, there is also a great deal of contemporary flair to its design and layout.
Facilities and Capacity
For the ceremony, a number of sites are available, such as The Heritage Lawn and the Vineyard Lawn. Outdoors, to-be-weds can join together as they exchange vows, hand over rings, and pledge commitments to each other. Taking in the fresh air, admiring the breath-taking sites, and being joined in matrimony in a truly distinctive space all combine to create a romantic setting. Elsewhere, the Pyramid stands out. From the outside, its large and unique structure suits photo opportunities. Inside, too, it is very distinctive with its high ceilings and spacious layout. Ideal for indoor ceremonies, it is fitting of the one-of-a-kind milestone as photos are captured and videos are recorded.
After important words have been uttered, everyone can make their way to celebrate the reception. The newly married pair can indulge in some couple portraits prior to the all-important meal. There are a few different places available for the couple and their distinguished guests to gather for a culinary experience. The banquet-appropriate Vineyard Ballroom has space for tables and Chiavari-style chairs to be set up as everyone sinks into the ambience of the occasion. Natural light and elegant decor complement each other as conversation ignites and memories are made. The capacity of Summerhill Pyramid Winery ranges from 2 to 220 guests, making it suitable for intimate and lavish affairs.
Staff at this singular wedding venue are happy to accommodate personal preferences. They enjoy customizing each event taking place at Summerhill Pyramid Winery. An event planning service is available, and this means that couples can benefit from professional guidance to ensure that the day lives up to the billing. In-house culinary specialists can craft a variety of dishes to please guests, while wines from the vineyard can also be enjoyed.
The history of this property is rich and deep, with some records dating back to 1904 when it was purchased by Henry Cecil Mallam. The actual vineyard was bought in 1986 by a family called the Cipes, and it produces organic wines. This property has many elements to it, so it is little wonder couples view it as a destination of choice. Perhaps your romantic celebration of commitment and togetherness could be the next big celebration to take place here.
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Amber Schafer · Married on 04/08/2019
We had our wedding ceremony at the Summerhill Estate House this past August. The team at Summerhill were so helpful in responding to emails and site visits leading up to our big day. The venue looked incredible on our wedding day and our guests loved the beautiful view from the estate house lawn. We had a cocktail hour with live music after our ceremony which our guests really enjoyed. Livi and her team were organized and made sure our wedding day was exactly as we had hoped. I was worried that we wouldn't have enough parking and that our guests would not be able to find the estate house but neither of those were an issue- staff and signs were all in place. It was a wonderful wedding venue-simply beautiful!Sent on 30/08/2019
Jolene Mackie · Married on 19/01/2020
Wonderful wedding venue...
We had a truly perfect day...the ceremony, the snacks and drinks were all fantastic. Summerhill is a beautiful venue, and was the perfect backdrop to start off our magical and memorable day!Sent on 28/01/2020
Summerhill Pyramid Winery's reply:Thank you SO much for sharing your special day with us Jolene, it was an absolute honour! Happiest of wishes to you both :)
Kayla Feltan · Married on 26/10/2019
We could not have asked for a more perfect venue to celebrate our Wedding. Not only does Summerhill offer the most picturesque backdrop for a ceremony, the staff and service was phenomenal. We received endless compliments about the food and the wine. I would recommend Summerhill to anyone wanting a perfect winery wedding.Sent on 31/10/2019
Isabelle Cote · Married on 28/07/2019
Incredible scenery with great support staff!
When we wanted to do a wedding on a winery for over 120 people in the Kelowna area, there weren't that many options. Thankfully, Summerhill was one of them, as the views were breathtaking, the food was amazing, and the service was fantastic!Sent on 25/08/2019
The venue is absolutely gorgeous. It overlooks their vineyard which overlooks the lake and the mountains. They have a beautiful lawn for the ceremony, and the reception was in their hall which exudes a lot of warmth. They provided beautiful white chairs for the ceremony, the reception hall was air conditioned for the Okanagan summer heat, and the guests can also visit the vineyards as they please (apparently not all wineries do that when they have weddings!)
Foodwise, they are fantastic. Every vendor we spoke with, when we mention Summerhill, they all mention the view and the food. And it did not disappoint! Great flavours and also very accommodating. Only thing though, is that they don't offer a tasting of the wedding food in advance (I'm guessing because of the volume of weddings they have?), but they do offer a tasting of their bistro's food. Luckily, they were able to cook something that was similar to what we'd have at the wedding, thus we were able to make some adjustments, which they did accordingly.
Livi is the main event manager we worked with. She is extremely knowledgeable and she makes great suggestions when we didn't know what to do (ie. how much food for the cocktail hour, Cipes toast, etc.). She was also very accommodating to some of our requests (specifying the wine types, food adjustments). They do a LOT of events and weddings there, so it's important that you do read through the events order when they send it back to you (ie. food, etc.) thoroughly, as there were occasional small mistakes/typos, and each time we mention it, Livi updates it accordingly. With their volume, they can at times be a bit slow to respond when the wedding was far out, but Livi becomes extra extra attentive when it's crunch time. She attended to all our questions, and she was there the day of the wedding to ensure everything ran smoothly!
Overall, we were so happy that we did our wedding there! All the guests LOVED the venue (as it was beautiful and warm), the food, and the service. Livi was a true professional and a pleasure to work with (accommodating and never losing her cool), and the cost was very reasonable for what you get!
Ashlee · Married on 31/10/2018
Stunning View, Amazing Food & Great Team
We hosted our wedding reception at Summer Hill and it was everything we imagined and more! The wedding planning team was accommodating, professional, organized and made sure all the little details were taken care of so we could spend time with our guests. The view was stunning, overlooking the vineyard and lake. Almost all our guests were from out of town and I don’t think we could have had any more comments on how gorgeous the winery venue was. The food and wine was amazing, all high quality, local and delicious. We sabered sparkling wine and it was a hit with our guests and definitely recommend doing this. We can’t wait to come back and visit :)Sent on 31/05/2019
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