The boutique wine business attracts the type of people who'd be considered "eclectic" by any standards due to the all-encompassing nature of a vocation that requires you to be equal parts farmer, marketer, chemist, small business owner and public relations guru. Some folks are born into the business and others find their ways to it from varied backgrounds. A common thread amongst the personalities at the center of your favourite boutique winery is a desire to communicate the story behind the wine and entertain. The following wineries all offer unique and diverse experiences when visiting; eclectic characters all.
Working from North to South along Highway 97, the wineries to visit are: