The Holy Sip

This is our most popular all-inclusive wine tour with tastings and more at 5 vineyards including Gray Monk Estate, Arrowleaf Cellars, Ex Nihilo Vineyards, Intrigue Wines, 50th Parallel Estate, Ancient Hill or The Chase Wines. “Wine” your way along Lake Okanagan as you take in one of the most scenic wine trails in the Okanagan Valley.  Included in this tour are 2 amazing culinary experiences, a gourmet locally sourced farm-to-table lunch at The Grapevine Restaurant at Gray Monk Estate and the sensational Courtyard Tasting at Ex Nihilo Vineyards. Your tour begins with one of the best tasting experiences in the Okanagan Valley, The Courtyard Tasting at Ex Nihilo Vineyards. Soak up the Okanagan sunshine in a beautiful Tuscany inspired outdoor courtyard surrounded by lush vines and a fresh warm lake breeze. The Courtyard Tasting with 4 canapes beautifully prepared with fresh locally sourced ingredients paired with 4 of Ex Nihilos premium wines. Pictured below.

Enjoy a fabulous farm-to-table gourmet lunch (included) on the patio of The Grapevine Restaurant at Gray Monk Estate with breathtaking views overlooking Lake Okanagan and spectacular scenery, this truly is a “Scenic Sip”. This tour includes tastings at 5 vineyards. Ex Nihilo Vineyards and Gray Monk Estate and 3 of the following: Arrowleaf Cellars, Intrigue Wines, Ancient Hill Estate, 50th Parallel Estate and or The Chase Wines.


$179 per person

Wineries could Ex Nihilo Vineyards and Gray Monk Estate plus 3 of the following:, Arrowleaf Cellars , Ancient Hill Estate, Intrigue Wines, 50th Parallel Estate or The Chase Wines .
Tour Details and what’s included
  • Farm to table locally sourced gourmet lunch at The Grapevine at Gray Monk Estate
  • Wine and cheese tasting at Ex Nihilo Vineyards
  • Chilled bottled water
  • Chilled storage for your wine purchases
  • Luxury transportation in our Mercedes touring vehicles.
  • Souvenir Sip Happens Wine Tours stemless wine glass as a memento
  • All tasting fees
What’s Not Included
  • 5% GST
  • Wine or other purchases
  • Tour guide gratuity, added to groups of 6 or more.
  • Private tours available, please inquire.
The Fine Print
  • Wineries  may be adjusted by Sip Happens Wine Tours for scheduling and timing purposes.
  • Times and pick up location will be confirmed and sent by text  or phone message the night before your tour.
  • Cancellation  policy  Full refund 15 or more days prior to tour. 50% less than 15 days.
  • For larger groups, a 50% deposit if required upon booking with balance due 15 days prior to tour.  No refunds within 24 hours, with some exceptions
  •  Gratuity added to groups of 6 or more
  • tour requires a minimum of 4 , please inquire.
  • private tours available
  • Additional pick up fees apply to areas outside of Vernon Proper.

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