Looking to take a wine tour this summer? Or visiting some vineyards and tasting some wines, this is the summer to visit the Okanagan region of British Columbia. The scenery is magnificent and the region is vast, you may want to visit the Naramata region or the Southern part of the Okanagan where there are many wineries to visit. One of the best ways to see the area and taste the wines is with Destination Tours, they take care of the driving so that you don’t have to drive and can enjoy the wine tastings.

Destination Tours is offering tours to the Naramata, Kelowna and Oliver areas this summer. They have weekend escapes exploring the local wineries and scenic landscapes. If you live in Vancouver or the area you can join one of their bus tours which leaves from the city; if you live out of town you can fly in to Vancouver International Airport and join one of their tours, it is best that you book ahead of time as these tours are quite popular and sell out!

Each of the gettaway tours are 2-3 days in duration, their are 3 tours offered to the wine destinations, so whether you are a looking for a tranquil getaway to the Naramata Bench, a sun-drenched adventure to Kelowna, or lush sophistication in Oliver, their Okanagan packages will provide a delightful tasting experience. The wine tour packages start at $274 per person, Canadian dollars and include a two night stay in a luxurious hotel, a VIP wine tour with deluxe transportation and guide to four or five specially selected wineries. They even offer one tour that includes the Steam Train Tour for a panoramic expoloration of the historic Kettle Valley Railway in Summerland complete with a BBQ lunc.

For more information or to book a trip, please visit www.ccdestinationtours.com

By: Richard Wolak