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 you’re looking for family activities, intimate dinners … Continued

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 the sun.’’ With this warmer weather, our visitors and locals alike continue to … Continued

Top Things To Do In Cowichan

August 12, 2018

“Over the weekend we got to explore one of the most hidden gems in our country – Cowichan. We were familiar with Victoria and Nanaimo on Vancouver Island and never knew about there’s such a beautiful wine region in between. Cowichan also known as Warmland – literally means beautiful fertile soil warmed by the sun. … Continued

Cowichan Arts Series: Westholme Tea Farm

Tea Farm and Ceramic Arts 8350 Richards Trail, Duncan, BC V9L 6B2 Vancouver Island is known for growing and producing many fine culinary products; wine, lavender, hazelnuts, apples, and hops, to name a few. Tea is not always at the top of the list, though it could be. The unique microclimate in the Cowichan Valley … Continued

Cowichan Arts Series: Riot Brewing Co

Craft Brewery, Performance Venue 101A, 3055 Oak St, Chemainus, BC V0R 1K1 Craft brewery, performance venue, event space, community hub, and all-round good time. That’s Riot Brewing. A relatively new addition to the Chemainus area, Riot opened its doors in November 2016 and is fast becoming a staple watering hole and music venue within the … Continued

10 Delicious Pairings for Romance

By Meg Cuthbert Life is full of perfect pairings: peanut butter and jam, fresh sheets and sleeping in, road trips and good friends, sunsets and loved ones. Well, in Cowichan, we have hundreds of ways to pair appetizing food with delicious beverages. In honour of the month of love, we’ve matched some of our favourite … Continued

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 and harvest the Savour Cowichan Festival runs over ten days from … Continued

Cowichan Uncovered

Visitors today are on the hunt for new ways to make their travel experiences more rich and personal. Whether visiting for a weekend or staying for an extended period, people want to get deeper into the local culture and have more meaningful exchanges. Tourism Cowichan has made it easier for visitors to the Cowichan by providing … Continued

Explore Cowichan Through Ship to Shore Dining

Enjoying the Cowichan coastline is easy. The shore is scattered with beautiful beaches, seaside communities and spectacular marinas to tie-up to. Whether you’re cruising for the day or planning a multi-day trip there are plenty of places to check out by boat.

Cowichan Uncovered: Local Zines in the works

Visitors today are on the hunt for new ways to make their travel experiences more rich and personal. Whether visiting for a weekend or staying for an extended period, people want to get deeper into the local culture and have more meaningful exchanges. Tourism Cowichan is about to make this easier for visitors to the … Continued

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