Cowichan Valley Wine Tasting: Explore Vancouver Island's New Wine Appelation

The Cowichan Valley (‘warm land’) offers beautiful vineyards situated in spectacular surroundings.

Your 6-hour Tesla Tour will visit three Cowichan Valley vineyards of your choice including a wine tasting at each vineyard. Local growers and family-run businesses love to share their passion for the region and their unique approaches to viticulture results in a bounty of fine wines you won’t find anywhere else.

Averill Creek Vineyard (AverillCreek.ca), Blue Grouse Estate Winery (BlueGrouse.ca), Cherry Point Estate Wines, Unsworth Vineyards and Vigneti Zanatta are a few of our personal favourites.

Our complimentary First Class concierge service is pleased to arrange for a gourmet picnic at your preferred destination or schedule a reservation at a casual fine-dining establishment such as Zanatta’s Vinoteca or Unsworth Restaurant.
* Duration: 7 hours
* Starts: Victoria, Canada
* Trip Category: Food, Wine & Nightlife >> Wine Tasting & Winery Tours




The Cowichan Valley (‘warm land’) offers beautiful vineyards situated in spectacular surroundings.

Your 6-hour Tesla Tour will visit three Cowichan Valley vineyards of your choice including a wine tasting at each vineyard. Local growers and family-run businesses love to share their passion for the region and their unique approaches to viticulture results in a bounty of fine wines you won’t find anywhere else.

Averill Creek Vineyard (AverillCreek.ca), Blue Grouse Estate Winery (BlueGrouse.ca), Cherry Point Estate Wines, Unsworth Vineyards and Vigneti Zanatta are a few of our personal favourites.

Our complimentary First Class concierge service is pleased to arrange for a gourmet picnic at your preferred destination or schedule a reservation at a casual fine-dining establishment such as Zanatta’s Vinoteca or Unsworth Restaurant.

The Cowichan Valley (‘warm land’) offers beautiful vineyards situated in spectacular surroundings.

A few of our personal favourites are also some of the Island’s original wineries: Averill Creek Vineyard (AverillCreek.ca), Blue Grouse Estate Winery (BlueGrouse.ca), Cherry Point (cherrypointestatewines.com), Unsworth Vineyards (UnsworthVineyards.com) and Zanatta (Zanatta.ca).

A few smaller vineyards that are also charming include: Alderlea (alderleavineyards.com), Emendare (emandarevineyard.com), Rocky Creek (rockycreekwinery.ca), and Venturi Schulze (venturischulze.com).

Here is a sample itinerary for your reference:

11:00 AM: Depart Victoria via scenic Malahat Drive
12:00 PM: Arrive Alderlea Vineyard
1:00 PM: Depart Alderlea
1:45 PM: Arrive Blue Grouse Estate Winery
2:45 PM: Depart Blue Grouse
3:00 PM: Arrive Unsworth Vineyards
4:00 PM: Depart Unsworth
5:00 PM: Arrive Victoria

Stop At:

• Cowichan Bay, Cowichan Bay, Cowichan Valley Regional District, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
• Cowichan Bay Maritime Centre, 1761 Cowichan Bay Rd, Duncan, British Columbia V0R 1N0 Canada
• Unsworth Vineyards Tasting Room, 1-2915 Cameron Taggart Rd, Mill Bay, British Columbia V0R 2P2 Canada
• Blue Grouse Estate Winery and Vineyard, 2182 Lakeside Rd, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 6M3 Canada
• Averill Creek Vineyard, 6552 North Rd, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 6K9 Canada
• Cherry Point Estate Wines, 840 Cherry Point Rd, Cobble Hill, British Columbia V0R 1L3 Canada
• Enrico Winery, 3280 Telegraph Rd, Mill Bay, British Columbia V0R 2P3 Canada
• Alderlea Vineyards, 1751 Stamps Rd, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 5W2 Canada
• Emandare Vineyard & Guesthouse, 6798 Norcross Rd, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 6C3 Canada
• Rocky Creek Winery, 1854 Myhrest Rd, Cowichan Bay, British Columbia V0R 1N1 Canada
• Venturi-Schulze Vineyards, 4235 Vineyard Rd, Cobble Hill, British Columbia V0R 1L5 Canada

Sample Menu

• Wine Tasting – Pinot Noir, Maréchal Foch, Pinot Gris, Ortega, & Siegerrebe. http://winebc.com/discover-bc-wine-country/vancouver-island/