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What an incredible day spent with Karen touring Naramata bench. Karen is a wealth of knowledge and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Michelle C
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Great tour! Karen was our tour guide and very entertaining! Karen had an immense wealth of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Vancouver, Canada
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At Grape Friends Lounge & Tours Inc. it is our goal to create a fun, exciting, unforgettable experience while you explore the Okanagan and all the hidden gems within. Come share our excitement and enthusiasm. What better way to do that than to...more
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1568 Penticton Ave, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 2N5, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What an incredible day spent with Karen touring Naramata bench. Karen is a wealth of knowledge and takes you to the best mom and pop wineries in the region. Such a fanstastic day and Karen is well respected in the area which earns you a...More

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great tour! Karen was our tour guide and very entertaining! Karen had an immense wealth of knowledge regarding the entire Okanagan area. My friend and I booked the Osoyoos wine tour and it did not disappoint! The door to door service was convenient. Karen provided...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my 7 girlfriends got treated AMAZINGLY by Ron and Karen. Karen was so giddy in her emails, making us excited for our wine tour! Ron brought us to the best of the best vineyards based on the wines we liked, and even treated...More

Thank Alex F
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I called Grape Friends the day after Canada Day as we didn't want to drive while touring the wineries. Ron treated us not only like rock stars, but like good friends. I would highly recommend this service to anyone who is visiting...More

Thank 0winelvr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a fantastic time touring the wineries on the Naramata Bench. Karen is incredibly knowledgable about the wines, the region, and the wineries, as well as being amazingly friendly. After visiting the first couple wineries, she was able to discern our palates and only take...More

Thank Spencer B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As part of my stagette in Penticton, we did a tour with Grape Friends of a mix of wineries, breweries and a distillery. We split into two SUVs, with Karen driving one and Ron the other. Karen and Ron were fantastic tour guides! They kept...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 14 June 2018

It was a fun, laugh filled experience (my first time) with great hosts. The wineries were well chosen. We stopped and were given a lovely charcouterie luncheon at one of the wineries looking over a beautiful lake view. An experience to be had again! Thank...More

Thank Wedding11182015
Reviewed 11 June 2018

My friend and I spent the day with Karen, Raina (a new guide, formerly with a winery) and another couple who were really delightful. We visited 5 wineries and had a picnic lunch on a beautiful terrace at Mocojo vineyards, overlooking the lake. The wineries...More

Thank Pat D
Karen D, Owner at Grape Friends Lounge & Tours Inc., responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

It was a pleasure to meet you both and we enjoyed our day with you too. We love doing smaller tours so we can keep it intimate and special for those on board creating a Grape Day just for you! Thanks for being a part...More

Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

We had a group of 5 women looking for a fun day of wine tasting. We wanted something casual and fun and we sure found it with Karen. The ride was comfortable. The conversation was informative. The day was fantastic. We opted for lunch included...More

Thank kcinmaui2017
Reviewed 7 June 2018

We did two days of touring with Grape friends. Day 1 with Karen was very fun, she is knowledgeable and recommended some great wines/wineries. It took a while for me to sort out dates with her (due to my schedule... not her)... and she was...More

Thank Cstna82
Karen D, Owner at Grape Friends Lounge & Tours Inc., responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thank you for the Grape Feedback!! We love sharing the day with our Grape Friends and Lunch is part of the experience. We communicate that with future tour that book with us. We have never had that come up in the last 8 years that...More

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Best thing is to contact Karen directly by email. You'll find it on their homepage She will provide all needed information, We did the tour beginning of June and it was just my husband and me, I booked the tour May.
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