There are over 180 wineries operating in the Okanagan Valley, producing more than 75 grape varietals and Penticton sits at the heart of it all, which is why it inherited the nickname “Napa Valley of the North.” Whether you’re a connoisseur, a wine lover or just looking to try something new Penticton is a great place to start.
Wine touring tips!
With over 85 wineries within a 20-minute drive of Penticton, how do you know which ones are right for you? Here are a few tips, which will help you make the most of your wine touring adventure.
Do your research. Do you like whites or reds? Sweet or dry? Are you interested in fruit wine or icewine?
Give yourself time to enjoy the tasting experience at each location by planning to visit no more than 3 to 5 wineries on any given day, allowing for travel time between locations.
Consider taking a wine tour with one of the many knowledgeable operators like Grape Escapes Wine Tours, Grape Friends Lounge & Tours, Sagebrush Tours, Vivid Tours or Wine Wagon Tours.
Information from Visit Penticton Website. For more in-depth information visit: www.visitpenticton.com
Touring wineries can be done all year round. Each season has it's own unique experience. Visit the "Visit Penticton" website to find out more!