“The Okanagan Appellation is noted as, ‘the northern most serious wine region in the world.’ Imagine Lake Tahoe as the backdrop for the Napa Valley.”

Bruce Schoenfeld, Travel & Leisure Magazine

The ultimate tour experience

The Collector’s Tour is the ultimate Okanagan Wine Country Tour experience created for wine connoisseurs who are eager to populate their wine cellars with either favored vintages or a sampling of new award-winning varietals that have yet to be discovered on the global spectrum. 

The last frontier

Located in the northernmost limit of wine making and viticulture, the Okanagan appellation is known on the international stage as the “last frontier”. This is where the vines struggle to yield fruit in a shorter growing season. And where wine makers challenge their passion and their craft to create distinctive wines that are uniquely Okanagan.

For those discovering the valley, it may appear miraculous that grapes can thrive successfully here but they do, and they yield special nuances of their characteristic pedigree in every glass. 

Evenly balanced representation
of reds to whites

Although not officially recognized, the valley is comprised of several sub-appellations where the terroir produces an almost evenly balanced representation of reds to whites. Merlot, pinot noir, and cabernet sauvignon equal 22% of the top three planted in the red variety, while pinot gris, chardonnay, and gewürztraminer are slightly more popular with 28% of the whites in vineyard planting statistics.

Unique wine experiences

Our decades long relationship with the vintners and wine associations of the valley have allowed us to create unique wine experiences to invitation only wineries that are offered via private wine clubs or fine dining establishments.

Collectors on this tour will be in the enviable position to take home prestigious labels and vintages that are not offered anywhere else in the world. The Collector’s Tour is a highly customized wine experience with limited capacity and availability. Overnight packages in world-class luxury resorts are also available, complete with exceptional cuisine in a private vineyard dining rooms or fine dining experiences at select winery restaurants.

Sample of Collector’s Tour Itinerary

2-night stay at one of the Okanagan’s finest hotel/resort properties (optional)

Day One

6-7:30PM Welcome Wine Reception & Dinner

Day Two

10AM Hotel Pickup with Luxury Tour Vehicle
1PM Reserved Luncheon at Winery Restaurant
3PM Final Winery Tasting
5PM Return to Hotel
7PM Ultimate wine & dine experience at one of the Okanagan Valley’s most prestigious winery restaurants.
9:30PM Return to Hotel

Day Three

Depart Hotel

What is included in the Collector’s Tour?

Behind-the scenes access

Our depth of local knowledge and long-standing relationships throughout the region gives you a behind-the-scenes advantage – from introductions to well-known vintners, award-winning chefs, and local artisans, to creating bespoke itineraries catering to individual tastes and preferences.

We have built relationships over decades. Our unique local knowledge paired with our wonderful vintner network translates to private samplings of premium wines, reserve tastings with dedicated sommeliers and, for the discerning wine aficionado, introductions to the principals of the region’s exceptional vineyards.

What will I bring home with me?

Not only will you return home with delicious samples of the region’s finest wine to share with family and friends. You will come away with a deeper knowledge of the craft of wine making, and appreciation for the creativity and dedication of some of the world’s finest wine-makers and the memories of an exclusive experience as unique and flavorful as the wines themselves.

A turnkey experience

Every inclusion is attended to, from comfortable, chauffeured vehicles to refined accommodation, premium wine tastings and tours, and wine-inspired culinary experiences.  Our inclusive pricing ensures you can relax in the knowledge that every detail is taken care of during your precious time spent with us.

What is included in the cost?

Accommodations – 2 Night Stay (optional), Welcome Wine Reception, Luxury Transportation to/from Accommodations (including pre/post dinner), Hotel Breakfast, Vineyard Lunch & Dinner / Pre-approved wine-paired menus, All Tastings & Tour Fees, Knowledgeable Wine Guide / Certified, Sommelier, Complimentary Chilled Bottled Water, Gratuities for Guide & Driver, Hotel Transportation to/from airport.

The Fine Print

This is a tour specifically created for wine enthusiasts and connoisseurs who are committed to populating their personal or corporate cellars either through immediate purchases or commitments to wine club memberships. A purchase expectation of one case and/or wine club membership for every two guests participating on each day of touring is non-negotiable.

A maximum of four wineries will be visited per tour. Custom-itineraries will be provided in advance based on guest’s preferences. Itineraries will be created on a per-region basis with geographic limits taken into careful consideration.

Changes to Itineraries – must be requested within one week of advance with reasonable expectation to accommodate. Any additional changes or failure to proceed with the planned itinerary as accepted will result in additional charges where cancellation fees may be applied.

Cancellations: The Collector’s Tour is a thoroughly planned itinerary with many elements reserved well-in-advance. Cancellations are required a minimum 2-weeks in advance for a 50% deposit refund.

Book Your Wine Experience

The Collector’s Tour is the ultimate Okanagan Wine Country Tour experience created for wine connoisseurs who are eager to populate their wine cellars with either favored vintages or a sampling of new award-winning varietals that have yet to be discovered on the global spectrum. 

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