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Grape Escapes Wine Tours

Penticton, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-493-3238
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Convenient and safe transport to Apex ski resort.

Apex shuttle from Penticton to Apex ski resort was excellent. Confident and capable driver and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Don T
Light up the Vines in Summerland

We have used Grape Escapes two years in a row for Light up the Vines. Both years our tours were... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
Lindsey M
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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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Penticton, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-493-3238

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Apex shuttle from Penticton to Apex ski resort was excellent. Confident and capable driver and the bus was modern and clean. Will definitely use again in the future. Cost is very reasonable and paying online was easy.

Thank Don T
Reviewed 6 December 2017

We have used Grape Escapes two years in a row for Light up the Vines. Both years our tours were very well planned. Our bus this year was brand new. Our tour guide this year, MJ was funny, knowledgeable and she made our tour very...More

Thank Lindsey M
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Not too many wineries open but we went to five and even a bonus thrown in because we had time. Naramata Bench is packed with great wineries. We had a picnic lunch at Red Rooster winery. Great tour, great tour guide!

Thank Farmfoodie74
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Simon at Great Escapes was an excellent host for our group. Very clean tour bus/Van. Our tour operator Simon collected our wines and organized them in the van for us by our name. Helped us in and out of the Van. He would set up...More

Thank thehartwicks
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Grape Escapes took us to "Light up the Vines" in Summerland (November, 2017). Weather was great, beautiful scenic drive, visited award winning wineries. So much fun, well worth it. Simon was awesome, very helpful and accommodating. Wouldn't hesitate to do this again with Grape Escapes...More

Thank sgrinde2017
Reviewed 3 November 2017

We have done many wine tours in the Okanagan area, but Dino with Grape Escapes was by far the best! He is SO knowledgeable and we all learned so much - and it doesn't hurt that he helped my now fiancé with his plan for...More

Thank jessicalee04
GrapeEscapes, Owner at Grape Escapes Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

So happy you enjoyed the day and the everything worked to perfection. Congratulations to both you and Logan... very happy to have helped a little! Cheers, Dino

Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Had a great time on the Oliver /Osoyos wine tour. Five very different wineries, our guide Dino was awesome and very informative about not only the wineries but the countryside in general . Beautiful fall day in the Okanogan Valley!

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Awesome experience!! Fun times with family and friends. The driver/ tour guide, Stuart Wooldridge was exactly knowledgable about the region, the micro climates, the different grapes and many other things.He was flexible with the groups needs and had a great sense of humour.

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Reviewed 14 October 2017

This was our second year in a row and once again Grape Escapes provided us with a high quality tour. This time we chose the Oliver - Osoyoos area and Simon picked out several excellent wineries for us. Once again the tour was leisurely, relaxed...More

Thank Ian P
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We have taken a wine tour every year for the past three years at Thanksgiving with Grape Escapes. The variety of tours is wonderful for repeat customers, the tour guides are very knowledgeable, friendly and make you feel relaxed and not rushed when taking your...More

Thank Grace E
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7 July 2017|
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Response from Gerry C | Reviewed this property |
From Ruby Blues Vineyard near Penticton; White Stiletto - excellent wine
Bev B
7 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
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.