MJO Tours

Specializing in Wine Tours throughout the Okanagan in British Columbia, MJO Tours offers exclusive wine tours. MJO Tours operates both scheduled and fully-customized tours that showcase the wonders of the Okanagan Valley. Join us to meet the local vintners, walk the vineyard, explore historic homes or our agricultural history. From culinary cooking experiences to small-group, Wine Master dinners, we can help you maximize your Okanagan Experience.

Taste Savour & Indulge

Tastings at five wineries in Lake Country along Okanagan Lake and lunch on the patio of Gray Monk Winery...it is time to indulge yourself and enjoy the wines of the North Okanagan

Enjoy a relaxing and scenic drive along the north bench to Lake Country where we stop for tasting at one of our newest wineries Intrigue Wines, then we are off to Gray Monk to enjoy a full tour into the cellars followed by a gourmet lunch on the patio overlooking Okanagan Lake. In the afternoon. we visit 3 additional wineries. This tour has a nice pace and if we have time at the end of the day - we can sit and enjoy a glass on the patio of either Exnihilo Winery or Arrowleaf and reflect on our day of touring the exquisite selection of North Okanagan Wineries.

When & Where:
This is a full day tour usually starting at 10am and ending around 4:30
The tour runs every day of the week
We pick up at your home, hotel or most places in Vernon, Kelowna and Lake Country
We can always make special arrangements for locations further away

Tour Stops

  • Intrigue Winery
  • Arrowleaf Winery
  • ExNihilo Winery
  • Arrowleaf - Tour of Vineyard and Barrel Room
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The Bounty of Both Benches

Start your day sipping mead, Delight your palate with a home cooked lunch and delectable apple pie - then enjoy the afternoon experiencing award wines, perhaps a little cider or spirits... what a wonderful day to experience everything great about Vernon.

Detailed Itinerary
Start your day on Bella Vista Bench an important agricultural area of Vernon. Here we will visit Planet Bee and sip a little mead - the world's oldest alcoholic beverage. Then we will tour Davison's Orchard - lots of fun for farm lovers and we have a homemade lunch here - simply a great sandwich and apple pie that is to die for - yummy. In the afternoon we scoot over to Lake Country to indulge in tastings at 3 wineries - Gray Monk - the oldest and largest winery in the North Okanagan, Arrowleaf - simply amazing wines, Exnihilo Winery - experience some wonderful wines we finish our day at Intrigue - with great whites. This tour often has time to also visit Okanagan Spirits in Vernon our very own distillery - so its a great day to see and experience the best of Vernon.

Tour Stops

  • Planet Bee Meadery
  • Auntie May's Deep Dish Cafe
  • Intrigue Winery
  • Gray Monk Winery
  • Okanagan Spirits – tasting and tour at a craft distillery
  • Arrowleaf Winery

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Afternoon of Scenic Sipping with Dinner at Grapevine Restaurant

This is a later start to your day of touring and we have included time to enjoy dinner at one of our wineries. This tour is the perfect way to enjoy your night out at one of our amazing winery restaurants

Detailed Itinerary
We will start the tour at 1.30 at your location, then visit 4 or 5 of our local wineries including Intrigue, Arrowleaf, Exnihilo, Blind Tiger and Graymonk. We will visit Gray Monk at the end of our tour so that you can enjoy a tasting of their wines prior to dinner at the Grapevine. Dinner will be on your own but our driver/guide will wait for you to bring you home at the end of the day

Tour Stops

  • Intrigue Winery
  • Arrowleaf - Tour of Vineyard and Barrel Room
  • ExNihilo Winery
  • Blind Tiger Vineyards
  • Gray Monk Winery
  • Dinner at Grapevine Restaurant at Gray Monk Winery
  • When & Where:
    This is an afternoon tour starting at 1.30 pm and ending at approximately 8pm.
    The tour can run every day of the week.
    We pick up at your home, hotel or most places in Vernon, Kelowna and Lake Country

    *For more info on vouchers, please click here.

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    The Westside Story - the tale of Mount Bouchiere`s southeastern flank

    Visit the Tuscan Splendor of Mission Hill with a full tour and tasting. This winery is the flagship of this region and never fails to impress. Then we can lunch at Quails Gate - life doesn't get much better than this - join us for this full day tour

    Detailed Itinerary
    Some of the best and oldest vineyards in the Okanagan are on the south eastern flank of Mount Boucherie, where the vines are in the sunlight from early morning until late in the day. Mission Hill Estate and Quails Gate have both established themselves as leaders in the industry here in Canada. We will see 5 or six wineries today from the old stalwarts to some of the new additions on the bench. Each has its own unique personality and wines that they specialize in. We have Little Straw Winery, Mount Boucherie, Volcanic Hills, the Hatch and Rollingdale Winery. Your full tour of Mission Hill Winery is included in this tours and you are provided with a gift card for lunch - that is included which allows you to order anything off of thier delectable menu. In the after noon we explore the rest of the wineries. We will try to see all the ones that the groups is specifically interested in -

    When & Where:
    This is a full day tour departing Vernon at 10am and ending around 4:00
    The tour runs every day of the week
    We pick up at your home, hotel or most places in Vernon, Kelowna and Lake Country

    *For more info on vouchers, please click here.

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    Touring the Mediterranean Way

    Grapes, Olives and perhaps a little pasta with that wine! Join us for a full day tour that includes not only tastings at our great North Okanagan wineries but also a special olive oil tasting.

    The North Okanagan is lucky to have a great selection of new eclectic businesses that are focused on presenting the best in their field. After our first tasting at Ancient Hill, we will indulge in a special olive oit tasting followed by lunch at an Italian Resaurant in Lake Country. Our afternoon will be filled with tasting wine on the Lake Country Bench. We will do a full tour and tasting at Gray Monk Winery, Arrowleaf Winery , Exnihilo Winery and Intrigue winery. We guarantee a tasting at 5 different wineries and time permitting we could see more.

    Tour Stops

    • Ancient Hill Estate Winery
    • Olive Us - a tasting of premium olive oils
    • L'Isola Bella Bistro
    • ExNihilo Winery
    • Arrowleaf Winery
    • Gray Monk Winery
    When & Where:
    This is a full day tour usually starting at 10am and ending around 4:30
    The tour runs every day of the week
    We pick up at your home, hotel or most places in Vernon, Kelowna and Lake Country
    We can always make special arrangements for locations further away

    *For more info on vouchers, please click here.

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    A Kelowna Wine Lovers` Tour

    Be immersed in Kelowna Wine Country with our in-depth tour and delightful tastings at a variety of local wineries. Enjoy lunch at The Terrace Restaurant at Cedar Creek with beautiful views overlooking Okanagan Lake.

    Detailed Itinerary
    Sit back and enjoy as we tour some of the great wineries in the beautiful Okanagan. On this 6.5 -hour tour your will experience a bit of the history of the wine industry here in the Okanagan as well as enjoying some of the newer boutique style wineries that are recent additions to our wine industry in the Okanagan. Your visit includes tasting fees at Sandhill Winery, Cedar Creek Estate, Tantalus Vineyards, Summerhill Pyramid, The View and/or Vibrant Vines. We also stop to enjoy a seasonally prepared lunch at Cedar Creek Terrace Restaurant weather permitting. During inclement weather we stop for lunch at Summerhill Pyramid

    Tour Stops

    • Sandhill Winery
    • Terrace Restaurant at Cedar Creek
    • Cedar Creek Estate Winery
    • St Hubertus Estate Winery
    • Summerhill Estate Winery Tour
    • Tantalus Vineyards
    • The View Winery
    When & Where:.
    This is a full day tour usually starting at 10am and ending around 4:30
    The tour runs every day of the week
    We pick up at your home, hotel or most places in Vernon, Kelowna and Lake Country
    We can always make special arrangements for locations further away

    *For more info on vouchers, please click here.

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    Half Day Afternoon Tour with Charcuterie Platter

    This is a 5 hour tour starting late in the morning, we visit 4 or 5 wineries and finish your tour with a charcuterie platter - just little bites but we give you time to visit with friends - make memories of your Okanagan holiday

    Detailed Itinerary
    This is a late start to your day, we will still visit 4 or 5 estate wineries and have tastings at each. At one of the wineries we will have a full tour into the cellars. Your driver guide will give you a brief history of the area and ensure that you are taken care of throughout the day. Your tour bus will also carry water with some cheese and crackers for the day and then to end your day, we will sit to enjoy a charcuterie platter overlooking the lake - reflect on your day and on this wonderful region. This tour has a great pace and it is a wonderful way to experience this wine region.

    Tour Stops

    • Intrigue Winery
    • Gray Monk Winery
    • ExNihilo Winery
    • Arrowleaf Winery
    • Grapevine Restaurant - for afternoon Charcuterie Platter
    When & Where:
    This is a 5 hour tour starting at 11.30 and ending around 4:30
    The tour runs every day of the week
    We pick up at your home, hotel or most places in Vernon, Kelowna and Lake Country
    We can always make special arrangements for locations further away

    *For more info on vouchers, please click here.

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    The Naramata Bench - 9.5 hours

    The Naramata Bench, just outside of Penticton, is a top destination for wine enthusiasts. Join us to explore the meadering country roads dotted with delicious wineries and spectacular view

    Detailed Itinerary
    While this is a long day it is a top Okanagan destination for wine enthusiasts. We will visit Popular Grove, Red Rooster, have lunch at Lake Breeze, then take in the unique wines of Elephant Island and finally the La Frenz , which has won best small winery of the year several years in a row. On the drive down and upon our return we see amazing scenery, great geological formations and perhaps come to understand the unique beauty of the Okanagan. This tour is offered departing Vernon weekly.

    Tour Stops

    • Popular Grove, A Day on Naramata Bench
    • Red Rooster - A Day on the Naramata Bench
    • Lake Breeze on the Naramata Bench
    • Elephant Island Orchard Wines
    • Terravista Vineyards on the Narmata Bench
    • La Frenz, on the Naramata Bench
    When & Where:
    This is a full day tour usually starting from Vernon at 8:30am and ending around 5:30
    The tour runs every day of the week
    We pick up at your home, hotel or most places in Vernon, Kelowna and Lake Country
    We can always make special arrangements for locations further away

    *For more info on vouchers, please click here.

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    North Okanagan Splendor

    Explore the wine regions closest to the Shuswap

    Overview

    This Package Includes:
    All tasting fees
    Experienced Driver/Guide

    This Package Does Not Include: Wine Shop Purchases
    Gratuity for the Driver - which is highly recommended

    When & Where:
    This is a full day tour usually starting at 10am and ending around 4:30 The tour runs every day of the week
    We pick up at your home, hotel or most places in Vernon, Kelowna and Lake Country
    We can always make special arrangements for locations further away

    Meals:
    Snacks on the bus include water, cheese and crackers (we serve Balderson's old cheddar, wonderful crackers-often home made, chocolate and more, these little snacks are designed to be delightful - though small)

    Detailed Itinerary
    9.5 hour tour - Visit 4 wineries in either Lake Country or Kelowna. Each region has very distinct, quality wines and captivating views. Lunch at a unique winery restaurant OR bring your own picnic lunch. ( the cost of lunch is not included in the tour price. On the return to the Shuswap we will visit Okanagan Spirits Distillery in Vernon.

    *For more info on vouchers, please click here.

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    Kamloops Wine Trail

    New in 2016 - discover the new offerings in Kamloops

    Overview

    This Package Includes:
    All Tasting Fees
    Snacks on the Bus
    Knowledgeable Driver/Guide with Dialogue About the Area

    This Package Does Not Include:
    Wine Shop Purchases
    Lunch and Gratuity for Servers
    Gratuity for the Driver - which is highly recommended
    When & Where:
    This is a full day tour usually starting at 10am and ending around 4:30
    The tour runs every day of the week
    We pick up at your home, hotel or most places in Vernon, Kelowna and Lake Country
    We can always make special arrangements for locations further away

    Meals:
    Snacks on the bus include water, cheese and crackers (we serve Balderson's old cheddar, wonderful crackers-often home made, chocolate and more, these little snacks are designed to be delightful - though small)

    Detailed Itinerary
    BC newest wine experience is in the Kamloops area. Now boosting 4 wineries the region is developing quickly and producing excellent wines. This tour will include a lunch( the cost is not included) and can include a short visit to the BC wildlife park or a Zip line Experience - Customize your day to meet your expectations.

    *For more info on vouchers, please click here.

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    Cool Climate Full Day Wine Experience

    Sip, Savour and Enjoy your Day

    Overview

    This Package Includes:
    Snacks on the Bus
    Wine and cheese at end of day
    All Tasting Fees
    Knowledgeable Driver/Guide with Dialogue About the Area

    This Package Does Not Include:
    Wine Shop Purchases
    Gratuity for the Driver - which is highly recommended

    When & Where:
    This is a full day tour usually starting at 10am and ending around 4:30
    The tour runs every day of the week
    We pick up at your home, hotel or most places in Vernon, Kelowna and Lake Country
    We can always make special arrangements for locations further away

    Meals:
    Snacks on the bus include water, cheese and crackers (we serve Balderson's old cheddar, wonderful crackers-often home made, chocolate and more, these little snacks are designed to be delightful - though small)

    Detailed Itinerary
    Today we will visit 4 unique wineries, each with its own micro-climate. You choose where you would like to enjoy your lunch, by the lake , bring a picnic lunch or settle in to a Brew Pub serving up the local favorite brew. At teh end of our day we share wine and cheese on the patio to wine down our day and share memories of our favorite views or stops

    *For more info on vouchers, please click here.

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    Shuswap Daybreak or Afternoon Delight

    Cool Climate Wines featured in delightful boutique Wineries

    Overview

    This Package Includes:
    All Tasting Fees
    Snacks on the Bus
    Knowledgeable Driver/Guide with Dialogue About the Area

    This Package Does Not Include:
    Wine Shop Purchases
    Gratuity for the Driver - which is highly recommended

    When & Where:
    This is a half day tour, Mornings 9:30-1:00, Afternoons 1:00-4:30
    The tour runs every day of the week
    We pick up at your home, hotel or most places in Vernon, Kelowna and Lake Country
    We can always make special arrangements for locations further away

    Meals:
    Snacks on the bus include water, cheese and crackers (we serve Balderson's old cheddar, wonderful crackers-often home made, chocolate and more, these little snacks are designed to be delightful - though small)

    Detailed Itinerary
    Visit 3 Wineries in the Shuswap, Sample our Cool Climate Wines of this region and learn about their own specialties and philosophies of wine making.

    *For more info on vouchers, please click here.

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