Savour Cowichan! September 9 to October 8

Savour Cowichan! September 9 to October 8

By Meg Cuthbert As the days shorten and the leaves burn with Autumn, it is harvest season in the Cowichan Valley. This agricultural region produces a bounty of food and beverage products that are manufactured with craft close to heart. Celebrating food, beverages, art... Read more
Savour Cowichan Festival

Savour Cowichan Festival

Savour Cowichan Festival is a celebration of this area’s spectacular cornucopia of locally grown and produced food and drink. Raise your glass to celebrate the best of the region at this year’s Savour Cowichan Festival, September 29 – October 8. Over the ten day span,... Read more

Savour the Best of the Cowichan Valley

“With its old growth forests and shimmering river, the area boasts a Mediterranean-like microclimate (with more sunny days each year than anywhere else in Canada), hence why a plethora of farmers, vineyards, artisanal producers and even roadside stands dot the... Read more
7 Things You Can Only Do In Cowichan

7 Things You Can Only Do In Cowichan

  It is said that when you’re planning a trip to Cowichan, it’s not about deciding what to do here – it’s about deciding what you can’t leave out. While your visit is sure to boast numerous activities and experiences in the distinctive Cowichan style, there are... Read more
10 Ways to Experience the Cowichan Harvest

10 Ways to Experience the Cowichan Harvest

Did you know that there are over 800 farms in Cowichan, which is why harvest is our favourite time of the year.  Our moderate climate allows us to harvest everything from wine to kiwis, to hops and all the vegetables you can imagine. So, this harvest season, whether... Read more
7 Great Picnic Spots in Cowichan

7 Great Picnic Spots in Cowichan

Cover Image By Henhouse Photo Co. Not ready for summer to end? Well, in Cowichan the summertime temperatures stick around long after the leaves begin to change. Cowichan is not just Canada’s only Mediterranean climate, but it also translates to “land warmed by... Read more
The Top 10 Instagrammable Spots in Cowichan

The Top 10 Instagrammable Spots in Cowichan

Words and imagery by Henhouse Photo Co. When you search the #explorecowichan hashtag on Instagram, you’ll find almost 50,000 visually captivating results and it’s no wonder; this photogenic destination features everything from breath-taking scenery to historical... Read more
Taste of Cowichan – Cheers Cowichan Tours

Taste of Cowichan – Cheers Cowichan Tours

September 29 – October 8 | Cowichan Valley Picking you up at your hotel or residence, your local wine guide will bring you to visit three of our favourite vineyards to taste and mingle. We will also enjoy a delicious lunch entree included in this wonderful... Read more

Lake Cowichan Business Showcase

As part of the of Savour Cowichan Festival, the Cowichan Lake Community Connections Showcase is “the” annual business showcase. It takes place on October 7th in Lake Cowichan and showcases a wide variety of local businesses. Under one roof, you’ll be able to browse... Read more

Cowichan in the media

The delicious charm of the islands Jan 14, 2019 “Wedged between the central highlands and the protected waters of the Strait of Georgia, the Cowichan Valley has the hottest microclimate on Vancouver Island and is home to more than a dozen wineries. Just across... Read more