The benefits of choosing Grape Escapes Wine Tours reveals how they've have become the premier wine tour company in the South Okanagan being awarded the BEST NEW BUSINESS at the Penticton & Wine Country 2012 Business Excellence Awards. Additionally, they've have maintained a *5 STAR* rating from TripAdvisor 4 years running and the customers have nominated them for 10 awards in Customer Service, Hospitality & Tourism, Community Support, and Business Excellence over the last three years! No other business or touring company can claim that.
Their wine-industry certified guides will help you: - Find out how grapes are transformed into world-class wines. - Discover hard-to-find, small, family-owned wineries and sip handcrafted wines in intimate settings. - Experience many gold and double gold medal winning wines, and learn tasting techniques used by professional judges. - Imagine a well-set table – maybe in a vineyard, a winery or one of many beautiful nature spots – as you enjoy a fresh, hand-crafted gourmet picnic lunch featuring local food and seasonal produce. Got lunch? - They'll guide you, not just drive you, through wine country.
These professional guides are certified by the world's most recognized wine institute, the Wine & Spirit Educational Trust in London, England and the Okanagan Wine Ambassadors program from UBCO – enabling them to introduce you to more along our journey. - Learning and sipping made fun.
They’re constantly traveling to all wine-growing regions of the South Okanagan in search of the best and most interesting wineries on Naramata Bench, in Summerland, Okanagan Falls, Oliver-Osoyoos, and the Similkameen Valley.
They are passionate about helping consumers discover our fabulous Okanagan wines, feel confident about buying wine, ordering wine in a restaurant or just talking about wine and having fun!