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Desert Country Wine Tours

South Okanagan, Osoyoos, British Columbia, Canada
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We spent a great day with Kent going to 6 wineries and a great lunch. We let Kent plan the wineries... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
pmalabre
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Calgary, Canada
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What a great day we had with Kent.

Kent is very knowledgeable about the area. He is super friendly and tries his hardest to give you... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
Lou M
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Vancouver Island, Canada
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South Okanagan, Osoyoos, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We spent a great day with Kent going to 6 wineries and a great lunch. We let Kent plan the wineries with only one request from us and we weren’t disappointed. It was a fantastic day and I would recommend him to anyone.

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

Kent is very knowledgeable about the area. He is super friendly and tries his hardest to give you the tour you want. I would recommend him to anyone. I will absolutely go back to Desert Country Wine Tours again !!

Thank Lou M
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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

My friends and I had a great time and learned so much on this tour. We would highly recommend Kent as your tour guide. He was knowledgeable and friendly and we were able to see more places than expected too.More

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kent35, Owner at Desert Country Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

Thank You Anita; Thanks for taking the time to review your experience, glad to hear your tour was a success, Vin Amite Cellars, Culmina Family Estate, Stoneboat Family Vineyards, Burrowing Owl Estate, patio lunch at Burrowing Owl's Sonora Room, Black Hills Estate & Cassini Cellars,...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2017

This is my third year being guided through Osoyoos/Naramata Bench Wineries by Kent and I must say it has always been spectacular. Friendly, kind, knowledgeable and experienced; Kent has managed to choose new and interesting wineries to visit leading to a new favourite joining our...More

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kent35, Owner at Desert Country Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thank You David; It 's always a special weekend visit with you & family, This years visit / winery tour will always bring back fond memories. Cheers to another Vintage !! Kent Munro Desert Country Wine Tours Since 2001

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Reviewed 23 July 2017

It is hard to believe this is our 7th year for our annual family tour weekend. Our crew has grow over the years with our 3 beautiful daughters married to 3 awe young men now. We have stayed at different resorts and visited so many...More

1  Thank Brian H
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kent35, Owner at Desert Country Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thank You Brian & Joanne & Family; Your annual email reminds me why I enjoy doing what I do, It has been a pleasure meeting your family , sharing stories & watching them grow over the years and listening to their knowledge & appreciation of...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We were wronged in many ways. First of all what irked us was the fact that Kent sat at lunch with us without asking if it's ok. I'm sorry, we don't mind having random people sit with us BUT come on is it that difficult...More

6  Thank Aman T
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kent35, Owner at Desert Country Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Reetu; I 'm so sorry your group of eight ladies feels this way, you were not overcharged , your group was picked up at 10:30 and returned to your hotel after 5:00 , I charged you the advertised 6 hour rate of $ 112.00/person for...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

If you love wine & want to be chauffeured around in comfort to some sensational wineries then this is the tour for you! Kent has a great knowledge of the area & customized our experience to the groups taste! Nothing was rushed, our lunch stop...More

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kent35, Owner at Desert Country Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2017

Thankyou Helen & Carley Thanks for taking the time to review your experience during your Canadian Vacation. Glad you ladies enjoyed your wine tasting's , Forbidden Fruit, Gehringer Brothers, Hester Creek, Tinhorn Creek, StoneBoat Vineyards & Silver Sage with lunch at Miradora overlooking our fabulous...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2017

Kent was our guide for a stagette of 14 loud and excited gals! He picked us up on time, was very knowledgeable about the region and the wineries and their histories. He was able to keep us on schedule and organized, which with 14 drinking...More

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kent35, Owner at Desert Country Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Thanks Miranda & Caroline Thanks for taking the time to review your experience, I enjoyed your group's company, it was my pleasure to escort you ladies on your special day ! Stoneboat Vineyards, Inniskillan's Discovery Series w/ Food & Wine , Hidden Chapel Winery ,...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2017

Kent picked us up from our hotel right on time. We visited three wineries and had lunch at Burrowing Owl, very good.thereafter we visited another 2 wineries. Kent took everyone's purchases and our names were on boxes and he ensured we finished with them all...More

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kent35, Owner at Desert Country Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Thank You Ryan & Lisa Thanks for taking the time to review your experience , these reviews mean everything to small business !! Glad you both enjoyed your tasting's with Maverick, Road 13 , Burrowing Owl, Vin Amite & Hester Creek Wineries, All the Best...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2017

Hi All, We'd just gotten home from a Month long Road Trip, which one of the true Highlights of our Trip was our Time and Wine Tour with Kent. We found Kent's Desert County Wine Tours on Trip Advisor when we'd first started planning our...More

5  Thank Panther1952
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kent35, Owner at Desert Country Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Thank You Craig ; This review is very much appreciated, I enjoyed your company & sharing common interest's in photography & wines. Thank's also for posting your infrared images of Oliver & Osoyoos wine country in the spring time. All the Best , Enjoy your...More

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5 October 2015|
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Yes Desert Country Wine Tours is offering daily tours throughout October / November of 2015, The company web-site is temporarily under construction, please call the cell 250 498-7316. Thank you Kent Munro Owner Est... More
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Donna B
17 February 2015|
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Thank you for your interest in Desert Country Wine Tours If I could ask you to call the office in the morning , ( 9;00 -12;00I can explain what wine touring options are available in March 250 495 4854 ask for kent thank... More
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March 7 -31 available 11:00 - 4:00 daily thank you
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