List of Cowichan Valley Vineyards

Avril Creek Vineyard near the Tasting Room.
Cowichan valley is home to several good vineyards competing in the worlds stage for some of the finest. Award winning wines, friendly people, great vistas to visit, can a vineyard tour get any better?:

Vineyards:

  • Averill Creek Vineyard

    “New World. Cool Climate. Uncompromising wines from Vancouver Island. We look forward to welcoming you to Averill Creek Vineyard.”
    6552 North Rd, Duncan
    Website: https://www.averillcreek.ca/

  • Blue Grouse Estate Winery

    “The vineyard’s terroir encompasses wind protection by evergreen trees, an all-Southern exposure, a combination of clay and gravelly soil, and the nurturing of clean air and spring water. Thanks to this exceptional site, the vines require little fertilization and irrigation; just a drop of passion, a splash of dedication and a pinch of obsession to make the difference!”
    2182 Lakeside Rd, Duncan
    Website: https://www.bluegrouse.ca/

  • Cherry Point Estate Winery

    “A warm welcome awaits you at the award-winning Cherry Point Estate Winery, Vancouver Island. Located close to Highway 19 and a short drive from Victoria and Nanaimo and part of the Vancouver Island Wine Route, Cherry Point offer visitors guided tours, wine tasting and dining.”
    840 Cherry Point Rd, Cobble Hill
    Website: http://cherrypointestatewines.com/

  • Damali Lavender & Winery

    ““Indulge your senses … savour the lifestyle.” Lose yourself in the heart of Cowichan wine country at this haven of relaxation and inspiration.
    Whether it’s a stroll through the lavender fields, the gardens, the labyrinth or the vineyard, or a browse in the gift shop, a wine tasting or glass of wine in the picnic area there is something for everyone to enjoy. For an afternoon, experience the ‘beautiful vision’ that is Damali.”

    3500 Telegraph Rd, Cobble Hill
    Website: http://www.damali.ca/

  • Deol Vineyard

    “Welcome to Deol Family Estate Winery, – a family owned and operated winery, situated in the heart of Cowichan Valley just an hour North of Victoria, British Columbia. We have been growing vines since 1984, and have brought our experience and passion for grapes along with us!”
    6645 Somenos Rd, Duncan
    Website: http://www.deolestatewinery.com/

  • Divino Estate Winery LTD

    “A true taste of the Cowichan Valley, with Old World influence. Much of the 40-acre property at Busnardo Vineyard is planted to vinifera varietals that have been traditional to Divino Estate Winery for more than 40 years. The Cobble Hill vineyard site was established in 1996, but was built from years of experience in the Okanagan Valley. Divino was first established in the early 1980’s in Oliver, B.C., built on vineyards that had been planted with vinifera since the late 1960’s.”
    1500 Freeman Rd, Cobble Hill
    Website: http://www.divinowine.ca/

  • Emandare Vineyard

    “SIMPLY PUT, EMANDARE VINEYARD IS OUR HOME AND WE ARE PRIVILEGED TO WORK ALONGSIDE NATURE TO CAPTURE A GLIMPSE OF THIS PLACE IN EVERY BOTTLE.”
    6798 Norcross Rd, Duncan
    Website: http://www.emandarevineyard.com/

  • Enrico Winery

    “WHERE GOOD FRIENDS AND GREAT WINES MEET! Nestled in the beautiful Cowichan Valley, you’ll find this picturesque 50 acre Estate Winery. The amazing micro climate allows us to grow 7 different varietals, ranging from fruity whites, to full bodied reds that are unique to Vancouver Island. Winning medals across Canada and the United States and being the first Vancouver Island recipient of the prestigious Lieutenant Governors Award for Excellence in B.C. wines. Come enjoy a picnic by our trout pond or savour a glass of wine while leisurely strolling through the vineyard. Experience a memorable tasting on our large deck, with stunning views looking over the vineyard or come into the tasting room, and be treated to laughter and stories that will last you a lifetime.”
    3280 Telegraph Rd, Mill Bay
    Website: http://enricowinery.com/

  • Glenterra Vineyards

    “Glenterra Vineyards maintains 5 acres of sustainable dry farmed vineyards in the Cowichan Valley, additional grapes are purchased as needed from vineyards that use similarly responsible farming methods. Our sustainable farming practices include mechanical weed control under the vine row to create a mulch which supresses teh weeds, creates organic matter and moisture as it breaks down. The use of beneficial insects and sticky tape for insect control. Extensive canapy management to create air flow through our vineyard, which greatly reduces mildew and botrytis pressure. No chemical herbicides, systemic fungicides or pesticides are used, only natural fertilizers with organic ingredients and our composted pomace from the vineyard.”
    3897 Cobble Hill Rd, Cobble Hill
    Website: http://www.glenterravineyards.com/

  • Rocky Creek Winery

    “Full season begins May to September. Visit us daily from 11 to 4 pm and plan to stay outside with a glass and enjoy the gardens… Plan your trip and keep us in mind for your travels… You can find us at private liquor stores, farmer’s markets and restaurants. Taste our hand-crafted island grown wines from sustainably-managed grapes made from Cowichan’s most awarded winemaker.”
    1854 Myhrest Rd, Cowichan Bay
    Website: http://www.rockycreekwinery.ca/

  • Silverside Farm

    “While the farm produces thousands of pounds of fresh blueberries each year, Silverside had been known for its specialty wines and fortified (port-style) dessert wines made from its very own tayberries, as well as locally grown raspberries and blackberries. Truly unique, Silverside’s tayberry wine won the double gold medal at the All-Canadian Wine Championship four years in a row from 2012-2015. Tayberries, a cross between a raspberry and blackberry, produce a slightly tart berry and a delicious wine.”
    3810 Cobble Hill Rd, Cobble Hill
    Website: https://silversidefarm.com/

  • Unsworth Vineyards

    “Come see what all the fuss is about. From old friends to new ones, we enjoy welcoming visitors to our little piece of wine heaven. Come experience Unsworth wines in our Tasting Room, stroll the grounds and gardens overlooking the vineyard, and enjoy the extraordinary tastes and hospitality at Unsworth Restaurant.”
    2915 Cameron Taggart Rd #1, Mill Bay
    Website: https://www.unsworthvineyards.com/

  • Venturi-Schulze Vineyards

    “Here you will find purists. No pesticides or herbicides. No compromise in the vineyard or winery. Just a commitment to producing wines uniquely expressive of our site and of our personalities. Discover the adventure we have been creating since 1987 in our pure, natural & vibrant 100% estate grown wines, ancient method balsamic vinegar & verjus.”
    4235 Vineyard Rd, Cobble Hill
    Website: http://www.venturischulze.com/

  • Zanatta Vineyards

    “Nestled in the Glenora region of the Cowichan Valley, just minutes from Duncan, BC, Vigneti Zanatta is proud to be Vancouver Island’s first estate winery.”
    5039 Marshall Rd, Duncan
    Website: https://zanatta.ca/

Brewery:

  • Red Arrow Brewing Company

    “Some of the best things happen over a beer. Ideas are ignited, friendships are forged and every now and then breweries are born. This holds true for Red Arrow Brewing which is the culmination of friendships and unbridled, hop fueled desire. We’re a collective. A synergy. Not one thing to one person or all things to every person. We’re a team of co-workers enjoying the creative process together. We create beer with a personality that has meaning to where we are and what we believe in. Utilizing the finest and often local ingredients we brew in small batches. Our beers are crafted to be intriguing, untamed and free.”
    5255 Chaster Rd, Koksilah
    Website: https://www.redarrowbeer.ca/

Cidery:

  • Merridale Cidery & Distillery

    “Set on a sprawling apple orchard and surrounded by lush trees, this cider brewery with seasonal permanent tents is 4 km from the trails and picnic areas of Cobble Hill. It’s 5 km from Trans-Canada Highway. Featuring patios with orchard views, the 2 upscale tents offer free Wi-Fi, gas fireplaces, and tea and coffeemakers. All have wood floors and plush bedding; 1 features a canopy bed and a claw-foot tub. Self-guided brewery tours (groups of up to 9) are complimentary. There’s also a relaxed bistro, an outdoor pizzeria, a farmhouse bakery/deli and a cider tasting bar. Breakfast is available for a surcharge. Minimum-stay rules apply.”
    1230 Merridale Rd, Cobble Hill
    Website: https://www.merridale.ca/