Bring photo identification. Winery staff may verify you are of proper drinking age. Which is 19+ in British Columbia.
Make sure you have your camera charged, as the wineries around Kelowna are very picturesque.
When you arrive
Many wineries charge a fee for tastings and sometimes the fees are refunded with the purchase of wine.
The tasting room is an adult experience that takes place on working farms, active processing facilities, and busy parking lots. If you choose to bring children, you must accompany them at all times. For the enjoyment of all other guests, please ensure your children behave appropriately.
Go ahead and spit or swallow the wine. Whatever you are comfortable with.
Be open-minded. Go ahead and try the wines being offered. You never know what you might discover.
Ask questions. The winery staff is very knowledgeable about the wine, winery, and vineyards.
Don’t wear fragrance. Scents can actually ruin your tasting experience.
Never pick up a bottle from the tasting bar and pour your own sample.
Tasting rooms are a fun place, but any intoxicated behavior is generally not acceptable. Each winery will use their discretion and may ask you to leave.
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