2605 Highway 3 E.
For many years the only winery in the Similkameen Valley, St. Laszlo now shares the area with six wineries and counting. “The more, the merrier,” exults winemaker Joe Ritlop Jr. St. Laszlo is based on a vineyard planted in 1976 by his father, Slovenian-born Joe Ritlop. Joe Jr. continues to make wine from some of the initial heritage varieties, including clinton, delaware and interlaken, along with the more contemporary varieties now common in the valley.
“It keeps me apart from the rest,” he says. The Ritlops believe in a natural style of winemaking, using little or no sulphur. The Ritlops also make an astonishing array of fruit wines, poured generously in the wine shop.
3 Comments on “St. Laszlo Estate Winery”
One of My favorite places in the world.. Love love the Vino 😍Brandies too🤗👍Walnuts, food, garden and most especially the Ritlop family xoxo
Victoria (Okanagan painter😁)🥂Thanks Joe I have a great time every time…. ❤
March 29, 2019 – Planning to visit you the week of April 10. Will you be open then, please?
Hello Sheila – sorry about the late reply but we are just an informational website about wineries in BC. You’d want to contact the winery directly at (250) 499-2856.