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Poplar Grove Winery

425 Middle Bench Rd N, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 8S5, Canada
+1 250-493-9463
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Wouldn't return. Horrible service

We went to the Poplar Grove restaurant, Vanilla Pod, during our annual visit. We usually return... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Hagen H
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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
via mobile
Mothers day brunch

Vanilla Pod restaurant was very disappointing. Not much on menu and servings were very small and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Judy L
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  • Average4%
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Poplar Grove Winery is a boutique winery on the slopes of the Naramata Bench. Poplar Grove began in 1995 as the quintessential garage winery. Our goal is to produce world-class wines from our family-owned estate grown fruit.Currently, we make six...more
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425 Middle Bench Rd N, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 8S5, Canada
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+1 250-493-9463
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went to the Poplar Grove restaurant, Vanilla Pod, during our annual visit. We usually return every year but this year will be our last. We were travelling with kids and was running a little late on our reservation for 5 pm, so we gave...More

Thank Hagen H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Vanilla Pod restaurant was very disappointing. Not much on menu and servings were very small and very expensive. Service was not good Being mothers day there was no fruit and not a good selection of food.

Thank Judy L
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Awesome experience. The tasting room was beautiful and the staff very friendly and knowledgeable. Each wine we tasted we liked but none of them really stood out to us so we opted out of purchasing any bottles. We will definitely try it out again next...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Interesting building with an awesome front door! The views of Penticton and the lake are amazing from the tasting room. Staff was great and most welcoming. The restaurant on site, The Vanilla Pod, is well worth the visit. Incredible cuisine in such a beautiful setting.

Thank Margaret A
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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

We braved the snow and headed up to Poplar Grove Winery for lunch. This place is situated up on a hill over looking the majestic lake. The food was just as good as the view. We had the carrot and ginger soup and then a...More

Thank Robwilko74
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

We stopped in at Poplar Grove yesterday while looking for a lunch place. This winery is so beautiful with million dollar views! The restaurant happened to be closed that particular day, but the wine expert treated me to a lovely tasting (the Chardonnay is delicious!)...More

Thank Judy Y
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

Enjoyed the view and there were a couple reds that we enjoyed. We were not too crazy about the staff that was here but they service was adequate.

Thank lovelife2
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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Good place to enjoy lunch with the superb view on the terrace after a brief wine tasting. There are one or two fresh & clean finished wines that will likely tickle your fancy. The restaurent has an exceptional view and decent food. Unfortunately they have...More

Thank Sally O
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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Was my birthday. My son came from Vancouver and we decide to go to lunch at poplar grove. As usual they welcomed us cordially We sat by the fireplace,enjoyed a glass of wine and had a sum tous lunch. The view is exceptional

Thank mado070
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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

This is by far one of my most favorite wineries in the Okanagan! They use French oak which gives their wines a smooth finish and while being very fruit forward. The CSM and Viognier are a must try! The wine club is an excellent value...More

Thank Danny C
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