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BC Wine Information Centre

Closed Now: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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BC wines at one stop. In a well stocked friendly setting.

The shop situated right beside the casino is perfectly situated. The store has varieties from all... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2018
Maurizio3030
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We were treated so well there---a handsome young man took care of myself and my friend....answered... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
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The BC Wine Information Centre is a wine store with a difference. We love BC wine because it is our home. Our staff have years of intimate wine knowledge that can only come from living in wine country. We commute past vineyards daily and have casual...more
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553 Vees Dr Unit 101 | northeast corner by Cascades Casino, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 8S3, Canada
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Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

The shop situated right beside the casino is perfectly situated. The store has varieties from all the VQA wineries in BC. The prices are winery set with no mark up which is awesome if you can't get to the winery. The staff is very knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Maurizio3030
Reviewed 16 September 2018

We were treated so well there---a handsome young man took care of myself and my friend....answered all our questions and gave us great insight into the area and wineries, as well as a few extra tips. We had read other reviews and thought we should...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SuperstewYVR
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

We paid a visit recently to the BC Wine Information Centre on our way out of Penticton after a week long visit to the Okanagan. We visited many excellent wineries and discovered that one particular purchase from Stoneboat Winery was excellent and we wanted more....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 21 July 2018

B C Wine information centre in Penticton British Columbia is the best authority on understanding the local wines and wineries in the area and how tomtravel between them. Takes the confusion out of it.More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank chickandbeast
BCWineInfoCentre, Manager at BC Wine Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review of our store! We love talking about BC wine and are happy to share our tips about touring whenever it is needed. Glad to hear that your experience was a good one and...More

Reviewed 6 July 2018

The staff know their stuff and believe me you will need their advice. There are so many wineries in this area that it can be overwhelming. The staff are very friendly and will help you not only with your wine inquiries, but also restaurants and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank SES45
BCWineInfoCentre, Manager at BC Wine Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to post your comments here! Glad to hear that your two days in the area were wonderful. Please come again on your next visit.

Reviewed 4 October 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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Hawkeye477
Reviewed 29 August 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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank N7661UTdenised
Reviewed 21 July 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

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Maurizio3030
Jeannette M, Public Relations Manager at BC Wine Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

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

Reviewed 11 July 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

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 30 June 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.

Date of experience: June 2017
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