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La Frenz Winery

1525 Randolph Rd, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 8T5, Canada
+1 250-492-6690
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We stopped in to LaFrenz on the Naramata Bench. Very busy cellar door. We waited only a minute to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Carilyn_1
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North Vancouver
Fantastic Service, Great Setting, Fabulous Wine

Our group of ten stopped in for an unplanned tasting at La Frenz this past weekend after having... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
JERVancouver_BC
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Vancouver, BC
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We are located on the beautiful Naramata Bench in the heart of the Okanangan Valley. At LA FRENZ, we believe the quality in the bottle begins in the vineyard. Cutting edge and meticulous vineyard practices are used in combination with varieties tailored to the unique soils and micro climates of our vineyard sites to produce the vibrant and intense grape characters found only in the Okanagan Valley. The potential of the resulting fruit, using experience and careful stewardship throughout the vinification process, is maintained and enhanced to create exceptional wines that truly reflect the grape variety and vineyard site. We welcome you to our unique wine shop overlooking Lake Okanagan. This spectacular view was featured on the $100 banknote from 1954 to 1975. From April through October, we are open daily, 10am to 5pm for tastings and purchases. Join us on our patio for a seated tasting experience or sample at the tasting bar. Seating is limited so reservations are encouraged. We do require advance reservations for groups of 8 or more.
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  • Average8%
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“the reserve” (8 reviews)
“tasting room” (21 reviews)
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1525 Randolph Rd, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 8T5, Canada
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+1 250-492-6690
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in to LaFrenz on the Naramata Bench. Very busy cellar door. We waited only a minute to be seated. We like more reds than white. We loved the 2015 Malbec and Merlot. The Liqueur Muscat is a must. Great service and lovely people.

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Our group of ten stopped in for an unplanned tasting at La Frenz this past weekend after having left another winery early due to an unpleasant experience. We were accommodated almost immediately and given a large table out on the patio, which was a lovely...More

Thank JERVancouver_BC
jamnmaus, Owner at La Frenz Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello JERVancouver, Thank you so much for your great review and high praise. We initiated the sit down, tutored tasting two years ago to ensure the best possible experience for our valued customers, glad you enjoyed it. Tristan is a fabulous young man and a...More

Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

The wine tour we booked had doubled up on some wineries so our guide checked with La Frenz to see if we could stop there. Shelley made it happen and Chris was the best at making sure we had a great experience. So much knowledge...More

1  Thank Karen B
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

I had heard of La Frenz before and I was surprised when I visited it for the first time. The service from Chris was amazing and he guided us through a beautiful wine tasting experience. I discovered my new favorite wine Alexandria, I'm obsessed with...More

Thank Ale M
jamnmaus, Owner at La Frenz Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2017

Hello Ale M, Thank you so much for your review. So glad you have returned several times this year and recommended our winery to everyone. We really appreciate hearing you have found your favorite wine and always have a beautiful experience every time you visit....More

Reviewed 14 September 2017

We went because they had won winery contests. And we were very happy that we went. We were asked to sit out on the patio to do a tasting. Chris took care of us and did a wonderful job. Our dog Jazz joined us on...More

1  Thank racton
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

This was our second time coming to this winery. First time we found by chance. They have a beautiful patio where you can site down and have a tasting of their wines. We love almost all of their wines, but their tawny just make a...More

1  Thank paulsU7898ZU
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We were a small group of 6 and our stop at this winery was really pleasant. We were seated on the outdoor patio. It was a hot day and the misters placed around the edge of the patio made it very comfortable. The server who...More

Thank foulaman
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We visited La Frenz last year and loved the tasting experience and the wine, ended up buying 6 bottles to take home so it was at the top of my list for a repeat visit this year. I didn't have a chance to book a...More

Thank souschef2
Reviewed 11 August 2017

I arrived at 4:15 p.m. and was surprised to find the wine tasting area completely full! I had never heard of this winery but saw the sign on the side of the road advertising its many awards so decided to stop in. My husband and...More

Thank Melody F
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Chris helped us with the wine tasting and he was brilliant: very knowledgeable and engaging. We don't generally like Chardonnay but this we have to admit we did. The Merlot was excellent and their reserve wines at $45 a bottle are a bargain.

Thank Moniaits
jamnmaus, Owner at La Frenz Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Hi Moniaits, Thank you for your great comments on the experience and the wine. It's particularly pleasing coming from an international perspective and I agree our wines are literally bargains. Thank you! Jeff Martin- Owner

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