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Grape Friends Lounge & Tours Inc.

1568 Penticton Ave, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 2N5, Canada
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Okanagan wine tours

We met Ron and Karen on a trip to Mexico in 2017 and after a night of hanging out, we knew we... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Danielle P
via mobile
Absolute Blast!

Thank you Karen for the awesome tour yesterday! Your tour was awesome, filled with loads of laughs... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Paula C
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At Grape Friends Lounge & Tours Inc. it is our goal to create a fun, exciting, unforgettable experience while you explore the Okanagan and all the hidden gems within. Come share our excitement and enthusiasm. What better way to do that than to “Relax & Lounge while we drive you around!” Seats fill up fast so book your tour today!
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1568 Penticton Ave, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 2N5, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We met Ron and Karen on a trip to Mexico in 2017 and after a night of hanging out, we knew we needed to go on their wine tours. The last two days have been so much fun. We learned a lot about the wines...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank you Karen for the awesome tour yesterday! Your tour was awesome, filled with loads of laughs and so informative. If you are in the Okanagan, Grape Escapes tours is a must do!

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Reviewed March 8, 2018

my wife, youngest daughter and I booked a tour of the Oliver area for her birthday. we left planning up to Karen and she took us to 5 new wineries [only 2 of which we had heard, and one of which we had tried through...More

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Reviewed October 12, 2017

Second time touring around with Grape Friends! This time Ron was the guide, and he is as pleasant as Karen. They certainly know their way around. They had an idea of my "likes" as I usually tour around Naramata on my own every summer, and...More

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Reviewed October 7, 2017

Was picked up by Ron and it was a blast from there. Very friendly and chatty. It was my first tour and he taught me all about tasting and what to look for. He was attentive and informative. I even bought a Chardonnay after saying...More

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Reviewed October 2, 2017

Picked up by Ron at the arranged time (no waiting around) and driving a very comfortable clean car, large enough for the 6 of us plus Ron. We set off to visit what ended up being 6 wineries and one distillery. Ron certainly knew his...More

Thank prholley
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Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

This was our 6th year touring with Grape Friends & it's always a blast! We let Karen to all her 'Best kept Secret' wineries, she knows lots of 'hidden gems'. It's always nice to sit back & relax & let Karen or Ron do the...More

Thank Hollydays24-7
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Reviewed September 25, 2017

My partner and I signed up for wine tour with Karen and Ron for one of the last Sundays in September. We toured five wineries within the Bottleneck Drive region of Summerland over a period of 5 hours, with a stop for lunch. From the...More

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Reviewed September 17, 2017

Karen helped us organize our tour, and Ron was an excellent driver and host! Along with another couple we visited multiple wineries on the bench and Ron seemed to know them all personally! He took care of our purchases at every stop. We loved the...More

Thank Amanda K
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Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

A great personalized tour with great people. We had Ron as our guide and he was awesome! Super flexible, easy going, and knowledgable. He called places ahead of time so there was never a wait on one of the busiest days of the year. Highly...More

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Response from Sonja V | Reviewed this property |
Best thing is to contact Karen directly by email. You'll find it on their homepage She will provide all needed information, We did the tour beginning of June and it was just my husband and me, I booked the tour May.
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