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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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Great Staff!

Very knowledgeable and friendly staff who went above and beyond for friends visiting Penticton! Thanks so much for your professional assistance!

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Penticton, Canada
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Penticton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very knowledgeable and friendly staff who went above and beyond for friends visiting Penticton! Thanks so much for your professional assistance!

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Thank Katie R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had to find a room for the night and the staff were extremely helpful in making sure that we had a place where we can stay happy quiet clean and close to the water. Great experience. If I return to Penticton, it will be because i was able to understand penticton through such great people.

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Surrey, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went into the centre for info on a three day trip in wine country. Lady who served me had great ideas, provided pamphlets for area we were travelling to and also provided a two for one wine tasting coupon to one of the wineries I had mentioned we wanted to visit. Nice thing about this visitors centre is it also... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in with the girls to purchase wine charms, staff friendly and helpful. Looked around and was able to get all the information that was needed to continue our day.

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Thank skibum13
Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Today, Top Cat Tours forgot to pick us up for our prepaid wine tasting tour. Debra and Marsha from the visitor centre came to our rescue and drove us to meet up with the tour. Amazing women who showed us how wonderful the community of Penticton is!!

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Thank kbr0wn4
Calgary, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

Hi Dawn, So glad you had an opportunity to visit in our temporary location during your visit. The wines in the Wine Information Centre are posted with all taxes in - which does make them appear at a higher cost than at wineries where the tax is added at the till. The VQA store is a support system to assist... More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016 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 August 24, 2016

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 August 22, 2016 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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Calgary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 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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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 

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