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Penticton & Wine Country Visitor Centre

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Address: 553 Vees Drive, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 8S3, Canada
Phone Number: 250 276 2170
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Activities: Wine tasting
Description: 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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Excellent selection of local wine

A great place to purchase local wine if you don't have time to visit the wineries. They also have cocktail type food such as crackers and antipasto, etc.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

A great place to purchase local wine if you don't have time to visit the wineries. They also have cocktail type food such as crackers and antipasto, etc.

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Langley, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Such fun, informative and easy environment. Many people think wine snobs when they think of tastings. Not here. the staff are fun smart wine people and there's a bottle for every pocketbook and taste.

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Penticton, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Excellent place to get information on Penticton and area, from sights, things to do, events, etc. Conveniently located as you drive into Penticton from the north. Also have very nice wine store with many local selections for sale. Enjoy your visit to our beautiful community!!

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Penticton, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I stopped in with a question on where to get tickets to a play. They knew exactly where to send me and had me on my way quickly.

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Penticton, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Friendly, informative staff, good selection of excellent wines, many accessories, plenty of information about the area, local wineries, tours, accommodation, etc.

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Port Coquitlam, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I enjoyed the trips to the wineries. each one are in proximity of each other. each winery had wonderful and knowledgeable staff and lots of different wines to try. nothing to say about any dislikes.

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Castlegar, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Beautiful place with big stain glass windows. They have the back half with maps and tourist information. The front half is a gift store with many very pretty items for sale. There is a great selection of wine. Bathrooms and an inside small seating area make this a relaxing place to stop and browse.

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Penticton
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

if you ever need to know ANYTHING about the Penticton area, this is the place to find it...these folks have the best Information Centre in the valley! The selection of Local wines and other beverages is unsurpassed. Love the shop, it is huge...filled with lots of special surprises and local talents!!..VERY IMPRESSIVE

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We arrived in town for a month. Our first stop was the visitor information centre. The staff at the tourist information centre were great. They provided maps of the town, the KVR, and wineries. We used the ticket center twice to purchase tickets to local events.

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Penticton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Went in to see what's available in Penticton, what I found was what's available elsewhere. Seems not many businesses in the city advertise at the tourist centre. If you want local wine, which is the first thing you see, there's plenty, but unless you ask the staff, you'll never know what's in Penticton. Not the easiest place to get in.... More 

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