COVID-19 update:

Following BC’s provincial health guidelines, we are adjusting our business to this current situation and wanted to update our guests of the changes. We care deeply about the safety of our guests and tour guides, and as you know, we work closely with many tourism partners, who are doing the same.
We will do our best to keep a 2 metre distance when traveling to each winery/brewery, the vehicles with be sanitized before and after tour, and disposable masks and water bottles are provided if you do not bring your own. We also have eliminated some lunch stops at this time to reduce potential exposure, and we ask that you carry your own purchases to the vehicle.
At this time, we are offering wine tours with a minimum of 4 guests.
It is possible to take a larger groups, but there are some limitations. Please call the office to confirm what is available.
**COVID-19 changes and updates are constant in the tourism industry, so the website might not reflect those changes right away.
Please call the office for any questions and we can chat about tour options for your group.
1. Anyone showing flu like symptoms in the last 10 days is asked to postpone their visit
2. Anyone who has been outside the country or has been in contact with anyone with COVID-19 symptoms is asked to postpone their visit for at least 14 days from that date.
Here is a link to safety measures to consider
We are all in this together.
distinctly kelowna wine tours summerland bench

Bottleneck Drive-Summerland Tour with stop for Lunch

Duration: 6 hours
Tour Price: $140.00 per person + GST (Guests purchase own lunch)

Follow the scenic lakeshore south to Summerland to a wine region with a unique landscape and distinctive wineries.

Learn about the Okanagan Valley’s history and diverse ecology as you travel to Sumac Ridge Estate Winery for a winery tour that uncovers the mystery of producing “champagne” or sparkling wine in the traditional method. Enjoy wine samples at the winery that was the first to grow grapes on the famed Black Sage Vineyard bench and the first to produce sparkling wine and Meritage wine.

Next, visit Okanagan Crush Pad Winery, home to Haywire & Narrative organic wines is in Summerland, BC. Sparkling and still natural wines made using organic grapes. It is Canada’s first purpose-built custom crush facility where several different wine labels are produced along with our own wines Haywire, Narrative and Free Form.

Savor seasonally inspired cuisine at the Local Lounge and Grille or enjoy amazing food dining in a heritage site at Zia’s Stonehouse Restaurant.

Try the memorable wines at Thornhaven Estates, and take in the breathtaking views from the courtyard patio. Sample the incredible wines of Dirty Laundry Vineyard and learn the unique story behind their name.  Visit Lunessence Winery , where each bottle of wine is a proud expression of the earth it came from.

Tours include:

  • Fun and informative Tour Guide
  • Venue fees/Tasting fees
  • Comfortable air conditioned vehicles
  • Accommodation pick up/drop off

Tours DO NOT

  • Applicable taxes
  • Tour Guide gratuity/tip 
  • The cost for lunch – unless otherwise stated 

All prices are in CAD dollars and subject to applicable taxes.

Note: For groups of 8 guests or more, a 15% gratuity will be included in the price of the tour.

* Venues and prices are subject to change.

Child Policy: No children age 5 and under. Children aged 6-18 will receive a discount.

Legal Drinking Age:

The legal drinking age in BC is 19. If a server requests identification, you must present two pieces of ID to confirm that you are of legal drinking age. If you do not have ID then you can be refused service.

Terms and Conditions:

This tour operates with a minimum of 4 tour guests. Please contact us for current availability and tour options.

Public tours:

  • May be cancelled up to 7 days before departure with penalty.  If your group is 8 guests or larger, then the private tour policy is applied.
  • Cancellation within 7 Days of date of the tour – 50% charge.
  • Cancellation within 72 hours or less of the date of the tour – 100% charge

Public or Private Tours; groups of 8 or more guests, or private tours, we require a 25% non-refundable deposit at time of booking​.

Your reservation assumes release of liability, waiver of claims and assumption of risks and indemnity.

Distinctly Kelowna Tours is not responsible for personal items left behind at venues or in the vehicle.

Distinctly Kelowna Tours reserves the right to cancel a tour due to extreme weather, highway closure or mechanical difficulties.

If a guest is intoxicated upon pick up the tour will not proceed.