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BC Wine Information Centre

553 Vees Dr Unit 101 | northeast corner by Cascades Casino, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 8S3, Canada
+1 250-490-2006
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So many wines

This was our first stop on our wine tour. The lady behind the counter gave us a great explanation... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2017
Hawkeye477
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Smithers, Canada
Great resource!

This is a must stop for anyone touring wineries in the Okanagan Valley. The tasting is worthwhile... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2017
Denise D
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Port Moody, Canada
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Specialty retailer of BC VQA wines and unique wine giftware for more than 20 years. Operated by non-profit BC Wine Information Society. Open daily (Sun-Wed 9-6 and Thurs-Sat 9-7) with designated parking. Located in Penticton at the northeast corner of Eckhardt and Highway 97, beside Cascades Casino.
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553 Vees Dr Unit 101 | northeast corner by Cascades Casino, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 8S3, Canada
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+1 250-490-2006
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Reviewed October 4, 2017

This was our first stop on our wine tour. The lady behind the counter gave us a great explanation of what to expect at the wineries, how to look at the wine, the steps we could use at the testing sites. We practiced there and...More

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Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

This is a must stop for anyone touring wineries in the Okanagan Valley. The tasting is worthwhile, for sure - the guide shows you how to taste the wines, is very knowledgeable. Info is available on tour options as well. The store has lots of...More

Thank Denise D
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Reviewed July 21, 2017

The VQA store is the place to go when you come to Pen. It has all the VQA wines from the valley and BC. The staff is super friendly and so very well versed in the wine industry. The have a great shop with loads...More

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Jeannette M, Public Relations Manager at BC Wine Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2017

Thank you so much for visiting us. We appreciate you stopping in, and the kind review. Have a wonderful summer.

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Reviewed July 11, 2017

If you want to sample (taste) new wines, choose from the BEST variety of VQA wines in the Okanagan then you've got to go to the Wine Centre. Located next to the Casino the staff can help you decide where to go and plan your...More

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Reviewed June 30, 2017

Service was excellent and Kayla gave some great wine suggestions. She knew her products well and we have enjoyed the selections she suggested. Worth stopping by to pick up wine, napkins, glasses and other novelties! Pleasantly surprised.

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Reviewed June 27, 2017

Needed a bottle of wine for dinner so thought we'd make a quick stop in... had no idea there would be so many beautiful things to browse over! Staff were very helpful in picking out a great bottle. One stop shop for great selection of...More

Thank Karl_YEG
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Reviewed June 27, 2017

The centre offers a very good selection of some of the Okanagan's best wines. Wine tasting is available at this location so if you are just passing through and don't have enough time to visit one of the many incredible wineries this would be a...More

Thank tafry
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Reviewed October 30, 2016

We stopped here to check on a map. What we found was a wonderful shop with all kinds of wine, chocolate and gift items. We purchased 2 kinds of chocolate and a few gift items. It was so much fun. We didn't get a map,...More

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Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went to enquire about local wines and were treated to a tasting. The staff are all extremely knowledgeable about all the local wines and wineries. We were also able to get a list of all local wineries and information about the...More

Thank Tiffany O
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Reviewed September 5, 2016

We stopped at the visitor centre on our way from Kelowna to Osoyoos desperately looking for a place to stay in this beautiful area. Ladies went above and beyond when they took care of my parents in law and offered them comp wine tasting and...More

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