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Pinot fan

We make the trip to Privato once a year. Do a wine tasting then enjoy a picnic lunch with a bottle... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
maui4082015
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Calgary, Canada
christmas tree farm

privato winery is also home of woodward tree farm in kamloops i went off into the back lot to find... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2018
Stefan C
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Kamloops, Canada
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Situated on the banks of the North Thompson River in Kamloops, Debbie and John Woodward invite you to their "Private Heaven". The result of their years of patience, care and quiet passion: PRIVATO. Crafted in small quantities, PRIVATO creates...more
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We make the trip to Privato once a year. Do a wine tasting then enjoy a picnic lunch with a bottle of wine outside on their patio. The property is beautiful. Love their Pinot! Hard to find a good Pinot in this area but theirs...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 December 2018

privato winery is also home of woodward tree farm in kamloops i went off into the back lot to find the perfect blue spruce christmas tree, they have many varieties to choose from. roam the acreage, find your tree, and cut it yourself. while i...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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AlyssaP550, Manager at Privato Vineyard and Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2018

Hi Stefan, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a positive review! We really appreciate the feedback. I am very glad to know that you enjoyed roaming around our property to find your Christmas Tree. We have a variety of different...More

Reviewed 6 November 2018

Privato may well be the northernmost winery in North America. I worked in the BC wine industry back in the mid-80's and then, the general consensus was that a good wind couldn't be made even in the north end of the Okanagan Valley. Well I'm...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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AlyssaP550, Manager at Privato Vineyard and Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2018

Hello, Thank you for the very positive feedback! I really appreciate that you have taken the time to share your Privato Experience. Although it is not easy to make wine this far north, John Woodward Privato's Winemaker, sure loves a challenge so it is the...More

Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Love their incredible wines! Great customer service always from Alyssa and the owners. The property is especially great for a post tour picnic and I am always proud to give clients the wines- quality is outstanding!More

Date of experience: September 2018
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AlyssaP550, Manager at Privato Vineyard and Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

Sandra, Thank you so much for leaving us such a wonderful review! We really appreciate your feedback. I am very happy to know how proud you are gifting our wines to your valued clients, that means so much. It really does make the perfect gift!...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018

We happened upon this winery by following the signs on our way into Kamloops. We were so happy that we did! The wine tasting was excellent and the customer service was outstanding. The winery is so beautiful! We will be back!More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank hdayman
Alyssa P, Manager at Privato Vineyard and Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Hello, Thank you for the fabulous review! I am happy to hear you were able to find our winery through following the Kamloops Wine Trail signs, they sure work well. I am very pleased that your customer service experience here at Privato was exceptional and...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We recently had the pleasure of having our elopement ceremony at Privato. Alyssa was exceptional to work with, and made us feel very at ease and well taken care of. We enjoyed a charming picnic lunch under the shade of the covered marquee, and the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Alyssa P, Manager at Privato Vineyard and Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Hi Chelsey, Thank you very much for the fabulous review! We really appreciate your positive feedback. I am very happy to hear that you were so pleased with your beautiful elopement in our newly created Special Event Gardens. It truly is the best venue for...More

Reviewed 28 July 2018

This was our second visit to Privato, and we will be back whenever we are anywhere near Kamloops. Their wines are stellar (our favourite currently is the 2016 Woodward Collection Chardonnay.) The staff is passionate about their craft, and helping you enjoy the wines they...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Alyssa P, Manager at Privato Vineyard and Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Hi Tony, Thank you very much for the positive feedback! We really appreciate that you took the time to write a review. I am very happy to hear that you will return to Privato upon your next visit to the Kamloops area. It sure is...More

Reviewed 24 July 2018

Two friends and I cycled from Kamloops North Shore to Privato - 15km - for wine tasting. Their selection of wines is great. The wines are good. I really enjoyed the rosé. Staff is courteous. The next day, on a Saturday evening we went back...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Alyssa P, Manager at Privato Vineyard and Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Hi Aimee, Thank you so much for the positive feedback and lovely review! We have many folks coming out for a cycle and wine tasting - what a perfect combination! Our Rose is one of our most popular bottles, it is one of my personal...More

Reviewed 4 July 2018

I came in with my wife and did a tasting. We had not been there in a while even though we live just down the road. After the tasting, I picked a bottle(GEW) and went to the till only to be told that I needed...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Alyssa P, Manager at Privato Vineyard and Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

Hi Ed, Thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. I am so sorry to hear that you were not impressed with your Privato Experience. Each winery operates differently. Although there are many wineries that waive both tasting fees if one bottle is...More

Reviewed 21 June 2018

Staying in Kamloops we decided to tour 3 wineries that are on the Kamloops Wine Route. The last of the three we visited was to Privato. It is located about a 20 minute drive north on the west side of the North Thompson River. There...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Alyssa P, Manager at Privato Vineyard and Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2018

Hi Ted, Thank you very much for the positive feedback! I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your adventure on the Kamloops Wine Trail. It really is a beautiful way to spend an afternoon. The Gew is our newest addition to our tasting...More

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