The Okanagan Valley is a world-renowned wine region with over 270 wineries. See them with Wicked Wine Tours.
Wicked Wine Tours deliver innovative and exceptional tours in Kelowna, including wine tours, craft tours, and food tours. We offer half-day and full-day wine tour excursions in the greater Kelowna region of the Okanagan Valley, and full-day wine tours to the Naramata Bench in Penticton. We also offer Kelowna's best craft beer tour and culinary food tour experiences, featuring the best Kelowna breweries, craft distilleries, craft cideries, and the best Kelowna restaurants. We specialize in smaller groups with a focus on highly-personalized service and unique tour experiences.
All tours include complimentary pick-up and drop-off, applicable taxes and facility tasting fees, and complimentary, chilled bottled water. Wicked Wine Tours is proud to maintain a large, modern, and immaculately-maintained fleet of luxury passenger vans. With us, no bus!
Our strongest asset - our team - consists of a group of dedicated, passionate, and outgoing individuals who love their jobs (who wouldn't?!) and who are deeply committed to ensuring you have an excellent experience. Most of our Wicked Tour Guides have been with us for years, growing alongside us, and we truly believe we have the best Tour Guides in the Okanagan Valley.
We are FOCUSED on being the best, and to delivering INNOVATIVE and EXCEPTIONAL experiences. We are ACCOUNTABLE to inform, inspire, and create memories for our guests and team. We are COLLABORATIVE, and continually seek to enhance our expertise and partnerships.
Nick has spent his entire career in hospitality, from bussing tables as a teenager, to managing luxury hotels and spas around the world. Nurturing an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for British Columbia wine, he ditched the suit and launched Wicked Wine Tours in 2014, and Wicked Weed Tours in 2018. Nick is a rocker, entrepreneur, wino, and aspiring philanthropist.
Gerry is our Wicked(est) Tour Guide (seriously, that's his title) and was our first team member. Outgoing and passionate, Gerry's career in tourism included gigs as a Bellman at luxury hotels, Chauffeur, and over 30 years with Air Canada. Gerry is a devoted father of two, lives in Vernon with his wife and Standard Poodle, Kona, and vigorously researches BC wine nightly. Gerry is the proud winner of the 2020 British Columbia Tourism Industry Customer Service Award.
Danny moved to the Okanagan from sunny - but frigid - Saskatchewan. Having owned his own hospitality business, Danny brings that experience when sharing amazing wineries and jaw-dropping views with our guests. Now a veritable veteran Tour Guide, Danny has seen first-hand why people are proud to call the Okanagan Valley their home, and he and his wife embrace living here and all that it has to offer.
A homegrown Okanagan local, Jackson is an enthusiastic, friendly, and youthful part of our team. Jackson is always excited to show off the beautiful Okanagan wineries he grew up around to visitors from near and far. His energy and positivity provides our guests with great experiences, and his growing knowledge of Okanagan wine are sure to make your tour exceptional.
Born and raised in the Okanagan Valley, Braden has seen the region evolve rapidly over the past decade, and cherishes Kelowna for its multiseason sporting and cultural offerings. Enthusiastic, personable, and knowledgeable, Braden provides each of his guests with a personalized Okanagan experience.
Wicked Wine Tours is grateful to have received the Customer Service Award from British Columbia Tourism Industry Association, Gold: Wine Tour Service from Best of Kelowna 2019, Certificate of Excellence: 2016-2019 from TripAdvisor, Wine Tour Operator of the Year: Kelowna from Luxury Travel Awards, Wine Tour Operator of the Year: British Columbia from Travel & Hospitality Awards, among other awards.
Wicked Wine Tours is a fully-licenced operator with the Passenger Transportation Authority of British Columbia and meets or exceeds all government regulatory and safety requirements.
Wicked Tour Guides are carefully screened, selected, and undergo extensive internal training. Our Tour Guides are also encouraged to pursue a Level 2 Award in Wines & Spirits from the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET®). Our team regularly attends industry events, conferences, and training opportunities.