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Grape Escapes Wine Tours

Penticton, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-493-3238
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Best way to visit wineries

You can do this more than once because they have nine different tours to different areas of the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Curtis H
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Penticton, Canada
Does not follow through

The tour itself was good. The guides were knowledgeable. However, the owner has a habit of not... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Santa Rosa, California
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Dare to enjoy our wine tours without dashes of pretentiousness or hints of snootiness. Grape Escapes believes that wine should be all about having fun and loving the taste. Simply drink the wine with something or someone you find delicious. We are the only wine-industry certified company touring Naramata Bench, Summerland, OK Falls, Oliver-Osoyoos, & the Similkameen based in Penticton. AWARDS: 2016 Luxury Travel Guide Global Wine Specialist of the Year Award 2015 Business Excellence Award as Best Hospitality/Tourism Business of the Year (Penticton & Wine Country Chamber of Commerce) 2015 Aboriginal Tourism Business of the Year (All Nations Trust) 2016/15/14 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award 2013 Best of the Okanagan Readers' Choice Awards (Okanagan Life Magazine) 2012 Business Excellence Award as Best New Business (Penticton & Wine Country Chamber of Commerce).
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Reviewed yesterday

You can do this more than once because they have nine different tours to different areas of the Okanagan and we I think that they can expand because there are a lot good wineries. These guys are the perfect DD's

Thank Curtis H
Reviewed 4 days ago

The tour itself was good. The guides were knowledgeable. However, the owner has a habit of not returning phone calls and following through. Twice I requested for Dino (owner) to e-mail a list of the wineries we visited. I used this tour ten days in...More

Thank thewinedude
GrapeEscapes, Owner at Grape Escapes Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello, Ed. I apologize for not getting back to you, yet. I am waiting for Poplar Grove Winery to get back to me and follow up as promised regarding your complaints with the tasting room manager. We have yet to hear from Tony (owner) or...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a great time on this tour and Mo was an excellent driver and knowledgable host. We visited 5 wineries during the tour and had a great lunch at Lake Breeze winery.

Thank Ken N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did a private tour with Dino as our guide - and it was AMAZING! He was very knowledgeable and his hospitality was outstanding. We had a picnic basket in the car with snacks and cold water, and every stop we got treated royally as...More

Thank Danielle W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having worked in the wine industry for years I would highly recommend this tour group. Dino is a wonderful host that goes above and beyond for his clients and is one of the most knowledgeable tour guides in the business. Friendly, polite, excellent service. If...More

Thank Katie R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dino was awesome! He was very knowledgeable, professional and helpful with the wine tastings. He also knew when to step away and not be over powerful when you were at each winery. We did the Osoyoos/Oliver tour and had a great time. Would absolutely use...More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were given the tour as a gift and had a fantastic time. Our guide Maureen was friendly,knowledgable and gave us excellent tips on both wine and things to do while in Penticton. Thanks!

Thank Alysha M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dino picked us up at our hotel. We joined 9 other tourists and had a great time. Dino was very knowledgeable, and the vineyards we visited were spectacular.

Thank Gerry C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of 4 in a group of 10 for wine tasting on the Naramata Bench. It was great to not worry about driving and be in air conditioned roomy comfort while exploring 5 wineries. Our driver Simon was very knowledgeable about the...More

Thank CalgaryBarnie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour of the wineries of the Naramata Bench was ably conducted by our guide, Greg, who has an in-depth knowledge of the wineries and the wines that are produced. The van was very roomy, accommodating all six people very nicely. We began the tour...More

Thank SurreyGoldfinch
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sherryfaye2017
7 July 2017|
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Response from SurreyGoldfinch | Reviewed this property |
Go to your local Everything Wine store. They have tastings almost every day after 2:00pm and the knowledgeable personnel will help you discern what you like. As the previous writer suggested, decide on your preferences... More
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Bev B
6 February 2016|
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Response from Wendy L | Reviewed this property |
Grape Escapes Wine Tours was an excellent choice of tours in my experience. Not only did you not have to worry about not driving - they showed us great wineries and an amazing place to dine and we had a lot of fun and... More
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Dianne J
24 August 2015|
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Response from GrapeEscapes | Property representative |
Hello, Dianne. I think you are asking the wrong business... we are a Wine Tour & Wine School company, not an accommodator.
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