• How to Select a Wine Tour Company

    With the growing number of wine tour companies in the Okanagan, how do you select the company that is right for you? The most important factor in your decision should be safety. The tour company you select should comply with all the following tour operator legal requirements: Business License National Safety Code number Passenger Transportation (…) Read More

  • Little Straw Vineyards

    Little Straw Vineyards, established in 1996, is a family owned winery located in West Kelowna, BC. The view from the winery is fabulous, taking in the vineyards, Okanagan Lake and the mountains in Kelowna. The winery is well known for their popular white blend “Tapestry” and is the only winery in Canada that produces Auxerrois (…) Read More

  • British Columbia Wine Awards

    Several of our partner wineries, that we visit regularly, won medals at the British Columbia Wine Awards last fall. Wineries from Lake Country, Kelowna and West Kelowna brought home several prestigious awards. Many of our local West Kelowna wineries were recognized at the awards ceremony. Mission Hill Family Estate Winery’s 2014 Reserve Chardonnay was one (…) Read More

  • Lake Breeze Vineyards

    At the recent 2016 National Wine Awards of Canada, by wine Align, Lake Breeze Vineyards won Canada’s Small Winery of the year. Winemaker Garron Elmes has been making wine at Naramata based Lake Breeze since they opened 21 years ago. The highest rated wine of the competition was the Lake Breeze 2014 Semillon, achieving a (…) Read More

  • Agricultural Tourism

    The Okanagan Valley has many wonderful agricultural venues which welcome tourists to come and explore. After enjoying a memorable wine tour, contact Distinctly Kelowna Tours for another wonderful Okanagan experience (for private groups of 8 or more guests). Some of our most popular Kelowna area destinations include: Okanagan Lavender Herb Farm: Enjoy a self-guided walking (…) Read More

  • Kelowna Area Wine Trails

    There are five unique wine trails in the Kelowna area: Lake Country’s Scenic Sip, the Westside Wine Trail, the Lakeshore Wine Route, the Kelowna Fab Five and the Downtown Grapes and Grains. Our most popular tours, the Westside Bench Tour with a stop for lunch and our Westside Bench Tasting Experience visit wineries along the (…) Read More