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Penticton & Wine Country Visitor Centre

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Address: 553 Vees Dr, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 8S3, Canada
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The Penticton & Wine Country Visitor Centre is the place to begin your...

The Penticton & Wine Country Visitor Centre is the place to begin your Penticton & Wine Country experience. The Wine Country Visitor Centre is located on the corner of Highway 97 and Vees Drive, in a beautiful wine-country themed building which houses the Wine Country Visitor Centre as well as the BC VQA Wine Information Centre. With a wealth of information about Penticton and area, we also have full details on the more than 130 wineries within an hour's drive of Penticton, along with every activity, tour, and outdoor adventure you can imagine. Start your Penticton & Wine Country experience here today. Penticton & Wine Country - where you'll truly find time to breathe.

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Purchase VQA Wine

Among 3 other wines I was purchasing was their recommendation what to pair with Kung Pao Chicken - Gewurztraminer!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Among 3 other wines I was purchasing was their recommendation what to pair with Kung Pao Chicken - Gewurztraminer!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Waiting for the new building but lots of VQA wines to choose from. Note you most likely will pay a bit more might be an idea to check out the selection from the BC Liquor Stores first.

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Summerland, BC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Conveniently located next to Highway 97 at the north edge of Penticton, the Visitor Centre is a handy stop for local information and wines. The visitor centre staff have copious information on local restaurants, accommodation, current events, and sightseeing. The well-stocked wine store is convenient for those who don't have time to visit the dozens of wineries in the region,... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Knowledgeable staff and excellent reading literature make this a great place to start you Okanagen Wine experiene. Areas wines also available for purchase.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I always stop in when I am in Penticton. Very helpful staff for a basic wine drinker like me. Excellent selection in all price points. Highly recommended stopping in.

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Calgary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

If you are looking for a great visitor centre outside of the 'normal', this is it. Lots of interesting gifts (a lot locally made), an excellent representation of the excellent wines the Okanagan has to offer, and really friendly staff. A must stop.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Went to grand opening and enjoyed a taster of wine served by lovely Kayla and also sampled a pizza from Tyson from Winecrush Market.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Regular visitors to Penticton know this is one of the best wine selections in the valley. However the shop has been temporarily moved to trailers at the opposite of the parking while their old home is being incorporated into a new casino. However no expense has been spared in making this temporary locale a great shopping experience. Check it out... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed in Penticton for two days and I wanted to have some infos about the area. Stuff in really friendly and helpful. I wanted to go on a wine tasting tour, so they gave me some vouchers for free tasting. Only thing I would change, I would move it to the downtown.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

The member of staff we spoke to was very friendly and helpful, keen to find out the type of things we would like to do. She was able to offer lots of recommendations and we had a lovely walk the following day following her suggestions.

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