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Penticton & Wine Country Visitor Centre

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Address: 553 Vees Dr, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 8S3, Canada
Phone Number: 250 276 2170
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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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Best way to ship wine home!

We are in the wine industry in Ontario and this is the best way to ship wine home for a reasonable price, temperature controlled. Living downtown Toronto, we could have checked it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Ottawa, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The wines here are in some cases $5 more/bottle than the wineries, and more than the BC Liquor Store prices, although there is a better selection here than in the Liquor Stores. There are some beautiful dishes and arty books, but as the shop is currently in a temporary location, the selection is small.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We are in the wine industry in Ontario and this is the best way to ship wine home for a reasonable price, temperature controlled. Living downtown Toronto, we could have checked it for slightly cheaper (although not much) but would have then had to lug it all home via public transit or cab on arrival. We were delighted to have... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

They are currently in a temporary location at the other end of the parking lot but will return next summer 2017 back to the original area with the new casino. The information Center has lots of maps and suggestions for wine tours and things to do but also in the same area is the wine shop where the persons are... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great selection of area wines conveniently arranged in alphabetical order. Many wines you won't find anywhere else except the wineries. Beware though. For those wines that are available in BC Liquor Stores I found the prices higher at the centre than they are in the government store. The centre is currently in a temporary trailer while the main building is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in and sooo glad we did. DEBRA gave us so much valuable info and we had an amazing 4 day visit thanks to her genuine time spent with us.

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Thank 602sydneyh
Marsha M, Manager at Penticton & Wine Country Visitor Centre, responded to this review

Thank you so much! Penticton is just amazing and we love sharing all that there is to do and see with our guests. And yes, Debra is wonderful:) More 

Calgary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we are in Penticton, we stop at the Visitor Centre pretty much daily. They always have wine tastings going, and have great prices - sometimes less than we paid at the winery. Great information on anything we needed, both about local wineries and about the local area. Year after year, we stop at the Visitor Centre. As mentioned, there... More 

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Marsha M, Manager at Penticton & Wine Country Visitor Centre, responded to this review

So happy you stopped in! There are always new things to see and do in Penticton & Wine Country - glad we could help make your visit a great one. More 

Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The centre is currently in a temporary location, but still a well laid out store. It contains the majority of the Okanagan's VQA wines and a gift shop. The prices are reasonable and the staff is very helpful!

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a stop to brush up on all you can discover in the area - nice shop and good selection of wines too! Located in the parking lot of the Events Centre.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent staff. Very knowledgeable of the area and excellent selection of local wines. Definitely the place to go for information.

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Marsha M, Manager at Penticton & Wine Country Visitor Centre, responded to this review

Thank you Cathy - we all just love where we work and play! More 

Penticton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of help with Peach Festival times and places, by cheerful helpful staff backed up with other ideas!

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Marsha M, Manager at Penticton & Wine Country Visitor Centre, responded to this review

Thank you Dorothy! It's easy to be cheerful when we have the opportunity to share this amazing place we call home! More 

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