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Great Wine!

We happened upon this winery by following the signs on our way into Kamloops. We were so happy that... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
hdayman
Beautiful wedding venue

We recently had the pleasure of having our elopement ceremony at Privato. Alyssa was exceptional to... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Chelsey M
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Situated on the banks of the North Thompson River in Kamloops, Debbie and John Woodward invite you to their "Private Heaven". The result of their years of patience, care and quiet passion: PRIVATO. Crafted in small quantities, PRIVATO creates...more
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5505 Westsyde Rd, Kamloops, British Columbia V2B 8N5, Canada
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

We happened upon this winery by following the signs on our way into Kamloops. We were so happy that we did! The wine tasting was excellent and the customer service was outstanding. The winery is so beautiful! We will be back!More

Thank hdayman
Alyssa P, Manager at Privato Vineyard and Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for the fabulous review! I am happy to hear you were able to find our winery through following the Kamloops Wine Trail signs, they sure work well. I am very pleased that your customer service experience here at Privato was exceptional and...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We recently had the pleasure of having our elopement ceremony at Privato. Alyssa was exceptional to work with, and made us feel very at ease and well taken care of. We enjoyed a charming picnic lunch under the shade of the covered marquee, and the...More

Thank Chelsey M
Alyssa P, Manager at Privato Vineyard and Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Hi Chelsey, Thank you very much for the fabulous review! We really appreciate your positive feedback. I am very happy to hear that you were so pleased with your beautiful elopement in our newly created Special Event Gardens. It truly is the best venue for...More

Reviewed 28 July 2018

This was our second visit to Privato, and we will be back whenever we are anywhere near Kamloops. Their wines are stellar (our favourite currently is the 2016 Woodward Collection Chardonnay.) The staff is passionate about their craft, and helping you enjoy the wines they...More

Thank Tony B
Alyssa P, Manager at Privato Vineyard and Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Hi Tony, Thank you very much for the positive feedback! We really appreciate that you took the time to write a review. I am very happy to hear that you will return to Privato upon your next visit to the Kamloops area. It sure is...More

Reviewed 24 July 2018

Two friends and I cycled from Kamloops North Shore to Privato - 15km - for wine tasting. Their selection of wines is great. The wines are good. I really enjoyed the rosé. Staff is courteous. The next day, on a Saturday evening we went back...More

Thank Aimee77Corinne77
Alyssa P, Manager at Privato Vineyard and Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Hi Aimee, Thank you so much for the positive feedback and lovely review! We have many folks coming out for a cycle and wine tasting - what a perfect combination! Our Rose is one of our most popular bottles, it is one of my personal...More

Reviewed 4 July 2018

I came in with my wife and did a tasting. We had not been there in a while even though we live just down the road. After the tasting, I picked a bottle(GEW) and went to the till only to be told that I needed...More

Thank Ed B
Alyssa P, Manager at Privato Vineyard and Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

Hi Ed, Thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. I am so sorry to hear that you were not impressed with your Privato Experience. Each winery operates differently. Although there are many wineries that waive both tasting fees if one bottle is...More

Reviewed 21 June 2018

Staying in Kamloops we decided to tour 3 wineries that are on the Kamloops Wine Route. The last of the three we visited was to Privato. It is located about a 20 minute drive north on the west side of the North Thompson River. There...More

Thank Ted M
Alyssa P, Manager at Privato Vineyard and Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2018

Hi Ted, Thank you very much for the positive feedback! I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your adventure on the Kamloops Wine Trail. It really is a beautiful way to spend an afternoon. The Gew is our newest addition to our tasting...More

Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Private has a very pretty outdoor seating area. The tasting area is quite small but the young lady who did our tasting was very friendly and welcoming. Of the 2 bottles we purchased, to our palates at least, the best was the Pinot Gris which...More

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Alyssa P, Manager at Privato Vineyard and Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018

Hi there, Thank you for the lovely review! We really appreciate your positive feedback. Our staff has worked very hard at ensuring the gardens are a beautiful and relaxing oasis for guests, thank you for noticing their beauty! We do have an intimate space here,...More

Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

The wind in the trees. The birds chirping. A cold glass of wine. A comfortable chair. The warm sun on our faces. Soft jazz from a hidden speaker. Brought our sandwiches out for a tasting. The reisling is very good. Dry, citrusy, crisp. Sat in...More

Thank Ben S
Alyssa P, Manager at Privato Vineyard and Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2018

Hi Ben, Thank you so much for your wonderful review! I am so happy to hear you enjoyed our wine garden patio this May long weekend. It really is the perfect setting to unwind and relax with a glass of Privato Wine! It is always...More

Reviewed 6 April 2018

the wine tasting PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE Event was wonderful , a great social and learning evening with 4 other couples. as the event name suggests we tasted wines from the past , bottled, present and future from barrels, paired with meats, cheese, love all the...More

Thank Richard T
Alyssa P, Manager at Privato Vineyard and Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

Hi Rick, Thank you for the lovely review! We appreciate your positive feedback. We really enjoy seeing you out here at Privato throughout the year. We know we can always count on you to support us! I am very glad you enjoyed the Past, Present,...More

Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

We came on opening weekend for the Christmas tree farm (back in November) & also on a kamloops wine trail tasting weekend- what a positive experience! While it was crowded in the small tasting room, we loved their wines and took home a few bottles...More

Thank Koverton
Alyssa P, Manager at Privato Vineyard and Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Hi there, Thank you for the awesome review! We really appreciate your feedback. I am so glad you had such an amazing experience. The season opening of Woodward Christmas Trees as well as the Kamloops Wine Trail Open House Weekend is one of our favourite...More

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