Urban Distilleries is a very popular tourist destination in Kelowna. Of all the craft distilleries in British Columbia, this one is considered the oldest and the largest. This small batch craft distillery produces some of the best premium handmade spirits in the world. This includes Whisky, moonshine, Vodka and Gin.
If you want to get a first-hand look at how ultra-premium spirits are produced, be sure to check out one of the tours offered at Urban Distilleries. The most popular tour is the Signature Tour & Tasting tour. This comprehensive guided tour will give you an in depth look into the makings of a variety of different spirits.
You will also get the opportunity to taste all of the spirits currently being made in the distillery. One of your last parting gifts will be a souvenir glass from Urban Distilleries.
Tours take place every day. If you have a group of 10 or more an appointment will be required. The cost is $10 per person and those under the age of 18 are admitted free. Expect the tour to last about an hour.
The tasting bar is available every day, all year round. Here you will be able to get a single tasting on the house. You can also take a tasting flight which will allow you to taste all fine wares for $5. All proceeds from tasting flights go to the Spirit Bear Youth Coalition. So you will actually be drinking for a good cause. And don't worry, these tastings are very small. All in all you should drink no more than 1 drink.
Urban Distilleries is only closed 3 days out of the year: Christmas, New Year’s Day, and Boxing Day. For a complete list of hours and to learn more visit http://www.urbandistilleries.ca/contact-us.php.