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Welcome to Grape Escapes Wine Tours

The benefits of choosing Grape Escapes Wine Tours & Wine School is revealed in our Mission Statement and demonstrates how we have become the premier wine tour company in the South Okanagan.

It is our Mission to create memorable experiences by sharing our passion for wine and the Okanagan through knowledgeable, friendly and enthusiastic guides committed to inform and inspire others to develop an appreciation of the Okanagan wine culture through education and visits to the wineries and vineyards.

As a result of following our Mission, we have been honoured with:

  • 2019 Trip Advisor Certification of Excellence
  • 2018 Trip Advisor Hall of Fame
  • 2018 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  • 2018 Global Wine Tour Company of the Year
  • 2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  • 2017 Luxury Travel Guide Global Wine Specialist of the Year
  • 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  • 2016 Luxury Travel Guide Global Wine Specialist of the Year
  • 2015 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  • 2015 Penticton Business Excellence Awards –Hospitality/Tourism Business of the Year
  • 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  • 2013 Best of the Okanagan Readers’ Choice Award -Okanagan Life Magazine
  • 2012 Penticton Business Excellence Awards -New Business of the Year

We truly are the #1 Best Wine Tour company in the Okanagan. See our ratings at TripAdvisor Wine Tours

Pull Up A Glass

Awarding Winning Wine Tour Company Penticton

We are honored that Luxury TravelGuide announced Grape Escapes Wine Tours as the winner of the prestigious 2016 Luxury Travel Guide Global Wine Specialist of the Year Award, further solidifying our reputation as the No. 1 Wine Tour Company in the Okanagan.

Our 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?
  • Weʼll guide you, not just drive you, through wine country. Our professional guides are certified by the worldʼs most recognized wine institute, the Wine & Spirit Educational Trust in London, England and the Okanagan Wine Ambassadors program from UBCO – enabling us to introduce you to more along our journey.
  • Learning and sipping made fun. Wine is very social – and our educational style makes all you hear easy
    to remember.
  • The adventure never stops! We travel to all the 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.
  • We treat every client like you are our only client, and this impeccable personal relationship, service, and experience is what stands us apart from the rest.
  • We are passionate about wine tours, wine, the Okanagan and 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!