Wine Tours

Wine Education: Learning Experiences on Kelowna Wine Tours

Close-up of vibrant grape clusters in a sunlit Kelowna vineyard with green leaves and rows of grapevines in the background.


Kelowna's wine scene is an open invitation to explore the art of viticulture and winemaking. Here, wine tours transcend the typical vineyard visit, offering immersive educational experiences for enthusiasts and novices alike. Each tour is a journey through history, culture, and the intricate process of winemaking, set against the backdrop of Kelowna’s breathtaking landscapes.

Educational Aspects of Kelowna Wine Tours

The nature of Kelowna wine tours lies in their ability to educate and fascinate. Led by passionate guides, each tour is a blend of storytelling, tasting, and exploring. Visitors gain insights into the unique terroir that shapes the region's wines, learning about the grapes, the climate, and the meticulous care that goes into each bottle. The chance to taste and compare a variety of wines, from crisp whites to bold reds, complements the learning experience, while the option to purchase or ship your favourite selections adds a personalized touch to the journey.

Featured Wine Tours with Educational Components

Wicked Wine Tours

Wicked Wine Tours offers a sensory adventure through East Kelowna’s boutique wineries. The View Winery & Vineyard, with its five-generation legacy, showcases the transformation from apple farming to award-winning winemaking. Guests experience the evolution of the land and taste the fruits of this labor, including their iconic reds and sparkling wines. Nagging Doubt, a boutique winery, offers a glimpse into the passionate journey of a winemaker, blending artistry with science. Priest Creek Family Estate Winery, steeped in history, connects visitors to the region’s winemaking roots. The Vibrant Vine Winery adds a creative twist, combining wine, art, and music, embodying the spirit of Kelowna’s wine culture.

Viator Tours

Viator’s Tours offers an afternoon wine tasting and sightseeing tour, including a leisurely exploration of Kelowna or West Kelowna’s wineries. The tour promises an unhurried experience, allowing ample time to savour wines and stroll through vivid vineyards. The full-day Lake Country ‘Scenic Sip’ tour is a visual and gustatory feast, showcasing stunning views and exceptional wines from Lake Country’s finest wineries. For those seeking a comprehensive experience, the full-day West Kelowna tour spans seven hours across four renowned wineries, including the prestigious Quails’ Gate and Mission Hill. The Lake Country scenic wine tour presents a curated selection of award-winning wineries, combining sightseeing with fine wine tasting.


Kelowna's wine tours are educational escapades into the midst of wine country. Each tour is an opportunity to deepen your understanding of winemaking, appreciate the beauty of the vineyards, and indulge in the rich variety of flavours that Kelowna wines have to offer.