Winery | Okanagan Falls
See Ya Later Ranch
A century of stories that began the day Major Hugh Fraser planted those first vines.
Located high atop Hawthorne Mountain in British Columbia, See Ya Later Ranch is one of the highest elevated vineyards in the Okanagan.
The wines of See Ya Later Ranch celebrate the lively legacy of Major Hugh Fraser, a colourful character who purchased the property high above the Okanagan Valley in 1920. He planted vines and seeded a legend.
These days, visitors love See Ya Later Ranch for its well-crafted VQA wines served in an unparalleled setting. The tasting room and wine shop are located in the Major’s 1900’s home – made of original hand-split stone – while the patio is the perfect perch to enjoy a bottle of wine and take in the view of the surrounding valley, vineyards and lakes.
The winery welcomes four-legged family members, with a “Barking Lot” for them to play in. The small golden dog with wings on the See Ya Later Ranch labels pays homage to Major Fraser’s beloved pets.
Located in the Okanagan Valley near the south end of Skaha Lake and nearly two thousand feet above sea level, See Ya Later Ranch is one of the highest elevation vineyards in the Okanagan Valley – an area where nature has created conditions perfect for growing grapes destined to become award-winning wines.
The vineyard’s slope, proximity to the lake, warm days and cool evenings all encourage healthy ripening of cool weather varietals including Pinot Noir, Riesling and the largest planting of Gewürztraminer in North America, with sixty-five acres devoted to this aromatic, cool climate varietal.