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Cowichan Gift Guide: Gifts for Those Who Savour Life

Cowichan’s long growing season makes it an incredible region for fresh produce, artisan products and creative meals. From delicious sweets to savoury cheeses, Cowichan produces flavours and experiences that are perfect gifts for the foodie friend or family member on your list. Sweet Tooth Chocolates are perfect for stocking stuffers or holiday gatherings. Pick out … Continued

Cowichan Gift Guide: Gifts for Those who Need to Slow Down

These long nights and stormy winter days can get anyone feeling like they need a little extra rest and recuperation. So give a soothing gift to the person in your life who could use a little tranquillity. Rejuvenating Treatments Surprise your loved ones with a professional treatment or spa day. The Villa Eyrie’s Tuscan Spa … Continued

Cowichan Gift Guide: Gifts for Explorers

Gift an incredible experience of exploring the natural wonders of Cowichan. From hiking through old-growth forests to mountain biking on world-class singletrack trails to paddling the craggy coastal shores, there’s an expedition for all the adventurous hearts on your shopping list. Experience Wildlife From the skies to the ocean, wildlife enthusiasts have a lot to … Continued

Cowichan Gift Guide: Gifts for the Locally Spirited

Cowichan’s unique microclimate allows our terrain to produce everything from apples, berries, grapes, hops and wheat. From a vibrant bottle of Pinot Noire to complex spirits full of local botanicals, there’s something grown, distilled or fermented in Cowichan to pair perfectly with that special someone on your shopping list. Mixologist Starter Kit For the budding … Continued

Fall into Harvest Season in Cowichan

Fall Into Cowichan As summer draws to a close across Vancouver Island, Cowichan, the “land warmed by the sun”, comes alive with the flavours and colours of fall. Warm autumn sun falls on the orchards, filled with ready-to-pick apples. The vineyards burst with grapes ready to harvest and turn into new batches of award-winning wine. … Continued

Cowichan New Year’s Eve Cocktail Recipes

Cowichan Winter Cocktail Recipes Staying in this year? You can still #SupportLocal with these incredible festive cocktail recipes using award-winning Cowichan ingredients! The holiday season looks a little different this year, we can still help support our many incredible local businesses in Cowichan and bring the flavours of the region home with us.  We compiled … Continued

Popular Hikes For Families In Cowichan

Being outside and exploring nature instills a sense of adventure in children (and adults); it encourages bravery, sparks curiosity and builds imagination. The Cowichan region is full of wild spaces and interesting walks that will keep the whole family engaged. So whether you’re a seasoned hiker or a beginner looking to spend more time outside, … Continued

Rustic to Luxe: Camping and Glamping in Cowichan

There’s no question that over the past year our love and appreciation for nature has grown. Many of us chose outdoor experiences in an effort to stay safe and distanced, and the trend continues this summer. Travellers and locals alike are looking to take advantage of the experiences Cowichan’s great outdoors has to offer, and … Continued

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