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Sep 18, 2016
“Big selection”
Aug 26, 2016
“Great for Variety”
Open daily and year-round for tours and tastings, the award-winning vineyard, operating since 1932, is conveniently located close to downtown restaurants and shops and to Knox Mountain Park, one of the city's most scenic areas.
1125 Richter St, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 2K6, Canada
Central City
+1 250-762-9144
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Reviewed September 18, 2016

Big selection of wines to taste with Calona Wines and Sandhill Wines in adjacent rooms, so you should be able to find one or two that you like. The people conducting the tastings in each room were both personable and accommodating.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Pat B
Reviewed August 26, 2016

Calona owns a handful of different types of wine from Sandhill to Wayne Gretzky. The Sandhill Winery tasting room is attached to Calona so you can hit both tasting rooms in one stop. The Calona side of the tasting room is much more authentic and...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Kelly H
Reviewed July 31, 2016

We went wine tasting here (2 couples) and had a wonderful experience. Our wine tasting guide was so knowledgeable and had a most pleasant personality. He talked about the history of Calona Vineyards from the early days until now. He also talked about the Wayne...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank kpatters
Reviewed July 11, 2016

Thanks to Kim for such an educational and engaging discussion of some the best wines we have tasted this week. Ones we have never seen in our liquor store, but we will be hunting for from now on. Taste buds are dancing with the yumminess....More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Sinterp
Reviewed August 12, 2015

I was pleasantly surprised. I was expecting heap wine tasting, we had 5 samples f the sandhill wines. Was super impressed.. even joined their wine club! The lady that did the wine tasting was really friendly and was very knowledgeable!

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Car0l59
Reviewed August 7, 2015

Combined with Sandhill winery, Calona is the older sister winery downtown Kelowna and produces their original brand of wines along with the Wayne Gretsky wines we Edmontonians are familiar with. Calona wines are affordable and tasty, although once we tasted teh Sandhill varieties, we opted...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Tobias M
Reviewed August 24, 2014

I was driving home from Penticton on Sunday and decided to stop for a wine tasting.. 1. Sandhill side- the man behind the counter ignored us 2. When we asked 'Rik' (our tastings server) which wine he recommended to try for our tasting he said...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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Reviewed July 4, 2014

We stopped at this winery for the "SandHill" winery part (as opposed to Calona) as our first stop after landing in Kelowna. The staff was very friendly and we tasted some excellent wines that offered great value for the price. A good place to stop...More

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank quicklunarcop
Reviewed June 29, 2014

I can’t name the very best part of this visit because there were so many highlights. This is not your pretentious winery. This place has good people, serving very good wine at very affordable prices. We started in the back room with Mark?? The backroom...More

Date of experience: June 2014
Thank sweeetheart
Reviewed May 28, 2014

Wasn't sure what to expect from this winery, but was pleasantly surprised. It was a bright day out thankfully as the power in that area was out when we arrived. There were a couple of tours finishing up and staff were fantastic in making sure...More

Date of experience: July 2013
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