PRIVATE TOURS

Looking for an exciting way to see Vancouver’s craft beer, wine and distilling scenes!? Look no further…

 

Vine & hops specializes in creating, curating, and customizing private tours for all things beer, wine and distilling. Tell us what would make your tasting experience unforgettable and we’ll make it happen! We can tailor your day to your specific group tastes!

Whether it’s a bachelor(ette), birthday party, anniversary party or just because; we have you covered. Private tour add-ons can include but are not limited to, catered meals, restaurant reservations, bookings at escape rooms/team building venues, to name a few!

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We are available every day of the week for private group tours.

For more information and rates on booking a private tour please contact us to make a general inquiry or fill out the private event inquiry form here.

EVENT PLANNING

Looking to host a craft beer, wine or distilling event, but don’t know where to start?

Let Vine & hops do the work! 

Whether it is a corporate function, birthday party, charity event or celebration; Big or small… We will tailor and customize your event so you can enjoy it as much as your guests!

 

Vine & hops specializes in curating tours for any size of group as we operate tours with 15 passenger vans, up to 14 guests per van (we need a seat for your guide!) We can charter busses for larger groups if needed.

Fraser Valley Wine Tour

Visit 3-5 Wineries: Starting at $109 Per Person

Come explore Vancouver’s backyard with us on our Fraser Valley Wine Tour!

 

This is an all-inclusive day out will give you a snapshot of British Columbia’s thriving wine industry. Our tour includes up to 5 venues, 4 wineries, with a 5th bonus stop, at either a local meadery (honey wine), where the oldest alcohol is quickly becoming the newest trend or the Fraser Valley Cider Company which showcases a great selection of refreshing ciders.

We will take you through the wine making process, with a behind-the-scenes tour of the barrel room and bottling line, with a variety of tastings from the beautiful vineyards of the Fraser Valley.

A light lunch and snacks are included, we guarantee a great time!

Your Tour Could Look Like This

  • 11:00 AM

    Pick up & Departure

  • 12:00 PM

    Chaberton Estate Winery (Tasting and Wine Making Process Tour)

  • 1:00 PM

    Vista D’oro Vineyards (Tasting)

  • 2:00 PM

    Festina Lente Meadery/Fraser Valley Cider Company (Tasting **Bonus stop**)

  • 2:45 PM

    Township 7 Winery (Tasting and snack)

  • 3:30 PM

    Backyard Vineyards (Tasting & light lunch*)

  • 5:15 PM

    Drop off

The Fraser Valley Wine Tour includes

  • Free pick up and drop off in Downtown Vancouver
  • The Fraser Valley Wine Tour usually runs for 6 hours
  • Informative touring with a professional guide.
  • All tasting reservations made in advance for your tour by V&h’s
  • All tasting and tour fees included
  • Behind-the scenes tour of the wine making process
  • Plenty of tastings from some of Vancouver’s finest wine producers
  • Light lunch provided at the last winery*
  • Vine and hops operates with a high top, luxury touring passenger van, accommodating up to 14 guests per van.
  • Your guide will be sure to capture all the memories and e-mail or air drop the photos so you can remember your special day out
  • We provide reusable bags for all your wine purchases

*Light lunch includes – Cheese & Charcuterie  – A selection of cured meats, aged white cheddar, Camembert & Grana Padano drizzled with Balsamic Reduction accompanied by Sicilian mixed olives, Caper berries & signature Porch Jam along with Artisan crackers.

Urban Wine & Distillery Tour

Visit a Distillery and 2 Wineries: Starting at $109 Per Person

Join us on an Urban Wine & Distillery tour showcasing a variety of Vancouver’s finest cocktails and urban wine selections!

 

Whether you’re looking for a great idea for a birthday, ladies or gent’s night out or just to have some fun in the city, the urban wine and distillery tour is a unique experience, only offered by Vine & hops that all will be sure to enjoy!

This all-inclusive day/evening of fun offers you a customized behind-the-scenes guided tour, of some of the funkiest venues in Vancouver. These off the beaten track locations will be sure to tantalize your taste buds, all while learning about the distillery and wine-making process in a behind-the-scenes tour. Even Tom Cruise can’t compete with these cocktails!

The Urban Wine and Distillery tour can run in the day between starting from around 12pm or the evening starting from around 5pm.

Your Tour Could Look Like This

  • 11:45 AM

    Pick up and Departure

  • 12:00 PM

    Stop 1 (Tasting, Tour & Distilling Process)

  • 1:00 PM

    Stop 2 (Tour & Tasting)

  • 2:00 PM

    Stop 3 (Tour & Tasting)

  • 3:00 PM

    Drop off

Evening tour is the same schedule as the 12pm

Once we know your pick up and drop off locations we will suggest the best venues to visit. Don’t hesitate to tell us if there is a distillery you really have to visit and we will do our best to make it happen!

Urban Wine & Distillery Tour includes

  • Free pick up and drop off
  • The Urban Wine & Distilling tours usually run for 3 hours
  • Informative touring with a professional guide
  •  All tasting reservations made in advance of your tour
  •  All tasting and venue fees included (guide gratuity welcome)
  • Behind-the-scenes of brewing, distilling & winemaking process
  • Plenty of samples from some of Vancouver’s finest producers
  • Water and light snacks (chips and nuts) included during tour
  • Vine and hops operates with a high top, custom touring passenger van, up to 14 guests per van
    (larger vehicles available upon request– please enquire for more information)
  • Your guide will be sure to capture all the memories and email or airdrop the photos so you can remember your special day out!

Craft Brewery Tour

Visit 3 Local Breweries: Starting at $80 Per Person

Join us for a Craft Brewery Tour showcasing a variety of Vancouver’s finest craft breweries

 

Learn about Vancouver’s Craft Beer revolution on this fun-filled informative tour. We specialize in taking you off the beaten track to breweries that may be hard to reach but have some of the best beer Canada has to offer!

Learn about brewing process, taste some incredible beer and meet the people making our local award-winning brews.

This tour runs in the day or in the evening we are happy to personalise this tour to suit your group!

Your Tour Could Look Like This

  • 1:45 PM

    Pick up/Departure

  • 2:00 PM

    First Stop (Tasting and Tour)

  • 3:00 PM

    Second Stop (Tasting)

  • 4:00 PM

    Third Stop (Tasting)

  • 5:15 PM

    Drop off

Evening tour is the same schedule as the 12pm

Once we know your pick up and drop off locations we will suggest the best venues to visit. Don’t hesitate to tell us if there is a brewery you really have to visit and we will do our best to make it happen!

Craft Brewery Tour Includes

  • Free pick up and drop off
  • The Craft Brewery tour usually runs for 3.5 hours
  • Informative touring with a professional guide.
  • All tasting reservations made in advance of your tour by the operator
  • All tasting and tour fees included (guide gratuity welcome)
  • Behind-the-scenes tour of the brewing process
  • Plenty of tasty brews
  • Water and light snacks (chips and nuts) included during tour
  • Vine and hops operates with a high top, custom touring passenger van, with up to 14 guests per van. (Larger vehicles available upon request – please inquire for more information
  • Your guide will be sure to capture all the memories and email or airdrop the photos so you can remember your special day out

ARE YOU INTERESTED? PLEASE FILL OUT THE PRIVATE INQUIRY FORM FOR A PERSONAL QUOTE

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Terms and Conditions

TERMS

  • Venues subject to change due to special events, venue hours or closures – the day out above is an example of what your day could look like. Your price, times and venues will be discussed with you and agreed upon prior to payment.
  • Transportation, pick-up and drop off within the downtown Vancouver area will all be included in your price. If your group requires a custom location outside of this area there may be an additional charge, this will be made clear and discussed prior to payment.
  • We operate our tours with 14 passenger vans. For costs to stay low we suggest booking each van with a minimum of 8 guests, we may need to charge a premium for smaller groups using the 14-passenger van. Vine & hops uses partner transportation companies for larger groups, contact us for more information
  • Prices are dependent on type of tour booked, date, and number of guests. For us to give you a cost for a private tour we require you to fill out the inquiry form provided below. For private groups we require a $250 (+tax) per van or $500+tax per charter bus non-refundable deposit. Once final payment has been made (14 days before tour) it is non-refundable. Please note that tours are ONLY booked and confirmed once a deposit has been made.
  • Guide Gratuity is not included (unless otherwise discussed). Our guides always go above and beyond for their groups and would be more than happy to receive gratuities on the day, or if it is easier we can add a guide gratuity to your invoice. A suggested amount would be 10% -15% of the total cost of a tour or $10 per guest attending.
  • Alcohol and right of refusal
    It is against B.C. law to consume alcohol in the van. If your guide observes alcohol being consumed in the van they will ask for the alcohol to be put away and give the group a final warning. If the guide repeat instance of consumption of alcohol in the van the tour will immediately be terminated, and no refund will be issued.

    Vine & hops reserves the right to refuse service of alcohol to any person/group who is intoxicated or appears to be intoxicated or acts in an aggressive or inappropriate way to their guide, venue staff, other tour members, or members of the public. If there is an instance of this the guest(s) will be taken off the tour or the tour will be terminated, and no refund will be issued.
  • Consent – By paying the deposit you agree that you have read and understood the terms and conditions, and cancellation policy outlined in your booking.

PRIVATE GROUPS CANCELLATION POLICY 

  • Private group tours require a non-refundable deposit of $250+tax per 15 passenger van booked, or $500+tax per charter bus
  • Once your final payment has been made (due 14 days before the tour) it is non-refundable.  
  • Please note that Private tours are sold as a package and we are unable to provide individual refunds for any person unable to attend. 

A mix of Tour Types can be accommodated. Select this in the drop-down menu, then specify where you would like to visit in the description box.

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