South Okanagan Wine Tour
Oliver & Osoyoos
Bring everyone together and enjoy a private Oliver & Osoyoos Wine Tour exclusive to your family, friends or colleagues. We thrive on creating personalized wine tour experiences, and enjoy working with you to make your event exceptional and memorable.
Available for groups of 4 or more guests.
South Okanagan Wine Tour Features
Clean, comfortable, climate-controlled, modern vehicles
Control of your own beats with Spotify music
Fresh Snacks, Cheese, Dark Chocolate, and bottled spring water
Complimentary pickup & drop-off at your Kelowna accommodation (other location charges may apply)
Local, knowledgable, socially aware tour guide
Tasting and venue fees (additional costs may apply for certain venues as specified)
Oliver & Osoyoos Private Wine Tour
Our South Okanagan Wine Tour covers four distinct areas: Oliver, The Golden Mile, Black Sage Bench, and Osoyoos. These regions account for about 65% of the wine grapes grown in the Okanagan, and there are over 50 wine tasting rooms for you to experience the best of BC wine. Many of the larger Okanagan wineries grapes reside here due to it being 6 degrees warmer than its more northern regions in the valley. It's the only desert in Canada and home to the big red grapes for that reason!
4 - 6
All prices exclude GST.
Only Full-day available
Approx. 8-9 hours
DID YOU KNOW?
Oliver is often referred to the 'wine capital of Canada' with over 3500 acres of wine grapes planted and the perfect moderate climate for most varieties. It was originally a gold mining area, until John Oliver brought water to this desert region in 1918.
The Golden Mile was the first designated sub-appellation in the Okanagan. Located on the western slope south of Oliver it gets the morning sun and is therefore a little cooler than the Black Sage Bench. Varieties such as Chardonnay, Gewurtztraminer, and Merlot thrive here on the gravelly sandy loam soil.
The Black Sage Bench lies on the eastern slope south of Oliver and gets the hot afternoon sunshine making it ideally suited to growing varieties that like the heat stress and extra light. Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, and Syrah thrive here.
Osoyoos is the hottest region, and lies very close to the US border. Over 1500 acres of vines reside here. Much of the soil has a unique granite bedrock and is suited to big bold red wines.