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La Frenz Winery

1525 Randolph Rd, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 8T5, Canada
+1 250-492-6690
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Downright RUDE

My husband and I stay in Penticton every September for two weeks and visit many wineries as well as... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Port Coquitlam, Canada
Great experience for wine tasting

We went because they had won winery contests. And we were very happy that we went. We were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Calgary, Canada
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We are located on the beautiful Naramata Bench in the heart of the Okanangan Valley. At LA FRENZ, we believe the quality in the bottle begins in the vineyard. Cutting edge and meticulous vineyard practices are used in combination with varieties tailored to the unique soils and micro climates of our vineyard sites to produce the vibrant and intense grape characters found only in the Okanagan Valley. The potential of the resulting fruit, using experience and careful stewardship throughout the vinification process, is maintained and enhanced to create exceptional wines that truly reflect the grape variety and vineyard site. We welcome you to our unique wine shop overlooking Lake Okanagan. This spectacular view was featured on the $100 banknote from 1954 to 1975. From April through October, we are open daily, 10am to 5pm for tastings and purchases. Join us on our patio for a seated tasting experience or sample at the tasting bar. Seating is limited so reservations are encouraged. We do require advance reservations for groups of 8 or more.
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“the reserve” (8 reviews)
“tasting room” (21 reviews)
“great wine” (13 reviews)
1525 Randolph Rd, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 8T5, Canada
+1 250-492-6690
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I stay in Penticton every September for two weeks and visit many wineries as well as purchase many cases of wine. This year we decided to tour wineries that we have not visited in the past. On Saturday September16, 2017 we stopped...More

Thank POCOLOCO2011
jamnmaus, Owner at La Frenz Winery, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

DearPOCOLOCO201, First of all I would like to sincerely apologize for your experience at our wine shop. We are no strangers to extremely busy times however there is no excuse for the situation you're describing. It is the complete opposite to our expectations and how...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went because they had won winery contests. And we were very happy that we went. We were asked to sit out on the patio to do a tasting. Chris took care of us and did a wonderful job. Our dog Jazz joined us on...More

1  Thank racton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second time coming to this winery. First time we found by chance. They have a beautiful patio where you can site down and have a tasting of their wines. We love almost all of their wines, but their tawny just make a...More

1  Thank paulsU7898ZU
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a small group of 6 and our stop at this winery was really pleasant. We were seated on the outdoor patio. It was a hot day and the misters placed around the edge of the patio made it very comfortable. The server who...More

Thank foulaman
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We visited La Frenz last year and loved the tasting experience and the wine, ended up buying 6 bottles to take home so it was at the top of my list for a repeat visit this year. I didn't have a chance to book a...More

Thank souschef2
Reviewed 11 August 2017

I arrived at 4:15 p.m. and was surprised to find the wine tasting area completely full! I had never heard of this winery but saw the sign on the side of the road advertising its many awards so decided to stop in. My husband and...More

Thank Melody F
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Chris helped us with the wine tasting and he was brilliant: very knowledgeable and engaging. We don't generally like Chardonnay but this we have to admit we did. The Merlot was excellent and their reserve wines at $45 a bottle are a bargain.

Thank Moniaits
jamnmaus, Owner at La Frenz Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Hi Moniaits, Thank you for your great comments on the experience and the wine. It's particularly pleasing coming from an international perspective and I agree our wines are literally bargains. Thank you! Jeff Martin- Owner

Reviewed 29 July 2017

Being a designated driver for the day and unofficial 'tour guide', I took a group of 8 people here for wine tasting. The wines were a little above average and the tasting was at a table on a nice deck, which is better than average...More

Thank GeoffNinja
jamnmaus, Owner at La Frenz Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Hi GeoffNinja, Thank you for coming to our winery and for your feedback. Interestingly, I was just in Oregon visiting wineries and routinely paid anywhere between $20-$25 USD in tasting fees and these fees were not waived with any purchases. I can’t speak for the...More

Reviewed 19 July 2017

Had a nice tasting with Carmen. I would encourage anyone who wants to wine geek to see if Carmen is working. She can answer all of your questions and some. Portfolio was solid in all areas. Well Done LaFrenz

Thank Foodtravelerforlife
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We loved this winery. It was really nice that we got to sit at a table on the patio with a great view (featured on an old $100 bill). The server came to us and was absolutely a pleasure. He gave us lots of information...More

1  Thank geo54
jamnmaus, Owner at La Frenz Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Thankyou, thankyou, thankyou to all the people posting wonderful reviews that have enjoyed the unique tasting experience at LA FRENZ. We have a wine focus from vineyards to “state of the art” winery, to presenting our wines with knowledgeable wine professionals explaining our wine styles....More

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