Cowichan’s 15+ tasting rooms offer up traditional varietals including Pinot Gris, Ortega, Pinot Noir, & Marechal Foch. Add to this delectable mix sparkling wines plus berry & fruit wines and you have an idea of why Cowichan is an increasingly acclaimed wine region.
If you prefer hops to grapes….. we’ve got your beer….. at craft breweries in several of our communities. And distilled spirits including award winning gins, brandies and vodkas round out a very tasty reason to visit.
Grab your passport to Cowichan’s wine country. In addition to sipping and sampling at our cellar doors, you have the opportunity to enter and WIN dinner for two in the Cowichan Valley.
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Venturi-Schulze Vineyards250-743-5630The Venturi-Schulze family established its vineyard in 1987 and garners international praise for its fine estate grown wines and ancient method balsamic vinegar proudly produced using only natural farming methods.
Island Time Tours3-463 Belleville St, Victoria250-477-3322We are the local experts!
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Rocky Creek Winery250-748-5622Great wines. Great people. Great experiences. Taste craft wines from our region, 100% locally grown. Discover the passion from Cowichan’s most awarded winemaker and leave saying “wow” with our special pairing. Enjoy your picnic with a flight of wines, a glass or a bottle......cheese & salmon available here also. “A hidden gem”.
Merridale Estate Cidery1-800-998-9908Spend a day making discoveries. Sample craft ciders and spirits at the bar; savour comfort food in the orchard bistro and baked goods from our brick oven; explore self guided cellar and orchard walks; discover local treasures at the farmhouse store.
Silverside Farm & Winery250 743 9149Come and enjoy the Silverside Farm experience. You're assured of a warm welcome by our friendly staff and 'furry kids' as you drink in the ambiance of this landmark property. Discover something new - taste our unique award winning berry wines. Rich. Bold. Vibrant. Savour our berry flavours.
Damali Lavender Winery and B&B250-743-4100Visit Damali and experience our award winning wines with a unique lavender twist. Indulge your senses in our tasting room and gift shop, bring a picnic and enjoy a glass overlooking the lavender fields and vineyard. On your self guided tour, take time to reflect at the labyrinth.
Cheers Cowichan Tours250-710-7391Cheers Cowichan offers guided winery, craft brewery, and farm to table tours as well as transportation for special events. Customize a day trip for your group. Enjoy the vineyards and rolling farmland, stopping for exploration and farm fresh cuisine. Visit any greater Cowichan area destination in our 18 or 11 passenger shuttle. (larger vehicles available) Get home safe rides from any venue.
Zanatta Winery & Vinoteca Restaurant(250) 748-2338Our wine shop and restaurant Vinoteca are located in the original 1903 farmhouse where you can sample a selection of wines and enjoy lunch on the wrap around veranda, surrounded by our vineyards. The wine shop and restaurant are open May to October.
Domaine Jasmin Vineyard & Winery250-246-9494Domaine Jasmin is a small family owned vineyard and winery on Thetis Island, located in the Gulf Islands wine region. We nurture Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir grapes in a unique micro-climate which are hand crafted into single vineyard wines utilizing our gravity flow winery.
Cherry Point Estate Wines250-743-1272At Cherry Point Estate Wines we feature award winning estate wines crafted along classic European traditions. Our grape varietals are selected to match soil types to extract the best flavors of the land. Visit us to experience the diversity of our terroir and the depth of our wines.
Enrico Winery250-733-2356Welcome to Enrico Winery, home to award winning wines and friendly people! Our mission is to please you with our quality wines. Every second Saturday, starting June 6, enjoy live music in our new courtyard, set against the backdrop of our beautiful pond and fountain.
Riot BreweryChemainusLove Beer? So do we! Be sure to visit the Cowichan Valley’s newest Craft Brewery, Riot Brewing Co., located in beautiful Chemainus. Riot Brewing Co. is a full production brewery with a tasting room / lounge and patio. Come for a tour and stay for the beer. Enjoy sample flights, pints and growler fills. Opening Spring 2016
Averill Creek Vineyard250-709-9986Award winning, estate grown wines, a relaxing garden patio and spectacular views of the Cowichan Valley make this an essential stop on any wine tour. Visitors are welcome to drop in for wine tastings or bring along a picnic lunch to enjoy with their favourite bottle of Averill Creek wine.
Vancouver Island Expeditions250-739-9659A visit to Vancouver Island isn’t complete without going on a local food, craft beverage & estate winery tour that will excite your senses and leave you longing to return! Let us show you our backyard and help you discover the places that will inspire stories that last a lifetime!
Godfrey Brownell Vineyards(250) 715-0504