The first weekends of Le Comptoir at Joie Picnique have been a huge success! Deep gratitude to everyone who gave our new concept a try.
Our ingredient-driven menu focuses on the food and culture that inspires Heidi in both her wine making and in her kitchen. Heidi and her partner JJ Skidmore curate the ingredients from local vendors and hand-make every dish for each of our guests. Le Comptoir will feature a rotating menu of fresh dishes, so visit often!
Examples of our ever-changing menu include:
Kale Salad with Fava Beans & Radishes
Savoury Red Onion Tatin with Fromage Frais
Watermelon, Mint & Feta Salad
Grilled Sardines and Tuna Tartar with Sun-Dried Olives and Pine Nuts
Petit Salé of French Lentils and Duck Confit with Merguez Sausage
Wood-Fired Duck Wings with Savoury Cherry Hot Sauce
Marinated Sheep Cheese and Mixed Olives
Burrata with Savoury Cherry Compote
Mint & Pea Tartine and Kale Salad with Chickpeas
Sincere thank you to our local suppliers, including:
Our wood-fired oven will be open Saturdays and Sundays throughout June and from Thursday to Sunday in July and August (weather dependent). We invite you to enjoy our delicious wine country snacks along with a bottle of your favourite wine on our picturesque lawn.
We very much look forward to sharing our European-inspired wine and food with you!
Le Comptoir at Joie Picnique Hours
Open 12pm to 4pm Thursdays to Sundays (weather dependent)
Closed Mondays to Wednesdays
Saturday to Sunday starting May 19th with Chef Heidi Noble, JoieFarm Winery owner & winemaker
2018 was again a far more “normal” growing season for the Okanagan Valley after the string of early, hot vintages since 2013-2016. The winter was extremely snowy and early spring was wet, supplying the vineyards with a good soaking and filling up the water table.
The Chic Fille label is a fun, experimental label made by JoieFarm winemaker Heidi Noble and apprentice winemaker Alyssa Hubert. The Chic Fille wines have been initiated by a keen interest to learn and teach at JoieFarm.
While some wineries save their reserve label for their premium wines, we make all of our wines with the highest standards. With our core wines lying at the heart of our production, our 'En Famille' Reserve Collection are made in limited quantities and are grown on select, single vineyard sites.