At Quails’ Gate Winery, the myriad of tours and tastings are as unique and enjoyable as the award-winning wines you’ll discover there.
Quails’ Gate offers a variety of wine experiences to welcome and entice guests into the wonders of the Stewart Family estate. From chocolate and wine tastings to a tour designed for the entire family, there is something for everyone’s palate.
The irresistible Chocolate and Wine Tasting is an enthusiasts’ dream, including a guided wine pairing beginning with a welcome wine as you stroll through the vineyard. Discover the art of how wine and chocolate complement each other while tasting four wines and select chocolate. This tour is limited to 12 guests, so book in advance. Book online at Tastings are $25 and run daily in the summer at 12 noon and 2 pm. A $5 rebate is offered on purchases of two or more bottles of wine.
Experience the Quails’ Gate renowned hospitality during the Scenic Seated Terrace Tasting, where you’ll enjoy the view of the Stewart Family vineyards as they cascade gently down to the shores of Okanagan Lake. The tour includes a guided flight of four top-tier Stewart Family Reserve and Collector Series wines paired with small food bites prepared at Old Vines Restaurant. This 75 minute experience is $49 and is offered at 11:30 and 2:30 pm.
Great for the entire family, Quails’ Gate Family Tour is a 60 minute guided experience that explores the Stewart Family heritage, the estate’s vineyards and a behind-the-scenes look at wine production and bottling. Concluding with a three-wine tasting, the fee is $15 per adult and guests under 19 are free.  Join in the fun at 11 am, 1 pm, 3 pm and 5 pm.
There are plenty of other tour and tasting options, including the Best of Boucherie Tour with reserve wines, the Wine Bar Tasting, the Taste of the Estate Tour and more.
And be sure to try the 2014 Stewart Family Reserve Chardonnay, which just took home the Gold at Decanter World Wide Awards in London, UK. It was an amazing feat for an amazing wine.
~ Deanna Rainey