Party at the Pavilion
Start the weekend right with our tasting launch event on August 23rd, 6 pm to 8 pm* at Shawnigan Lake School (1975 Renfrew Rd, Shawnigan Lake) featuring all participating wineries, live music and light refreshments. This is a ticketed event. Tickets are $35 and include the tasting glass that will be your ticket to access the wineries all weekend. Online tickets sales will be available soon.
*A trade tasting will take place from 1 pm to 3 pm.
Winery Tour Weekend
Spend the weekend self-touring Cowichan’s fabulous wineries. You’ll receive a map and a festival passport. Visit our wineries on August 24th and 25th and collect stamps to fill the passport. Collect all of the stamps and you can enter the draw for our grand prize!
Purchase your glass for $15 at a participating winery for access to all festival venues and free tastings. You can also purchase a ticket online and redeem it at the first winery you visit to receive your glass. Your glass is your ticket!
Click on a winery to see its WineFest events