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May 12th – Mother’s Day

I love this photo (that why it’s here every year for Mother’s Day :)) Love to Kels, her Grandma, and her Great Grandma! Complimentary tastings for Mom’s and a $1 from each bottle purchased today goes to Mom’s less fortunate (donations to Victoria’s Transition House). Come by, buy wine and feel grateful – and know […]

May 12th – Oak Bay Nosh

Looks like the sun is going to shine again on Oak Bay’s foodie fair this weekend!  The event celebrates all the local food producers from this very community focused (and quaintly English) part of Victoria.  Sample bites are $2 each and larger portions available for various prices. A range of food will be available including charcuterie, […]

May 4th/5th – our first weekend of the season

Our Ortega, Gewurztraminer and Pinot Gris (both styles!) is back on the shelves and we’ve lots of it!  We are also releasing our 2017 Pinot Noir on our opening weekend.   Our Pinot is a very versatile  wine – great with salmon, local chicken, pork and anything with a focus on grilled mushrooms!   Open 11 – 5 p.m. Interested in a […]

Winery: new release “Fireman’s Red”

Did you know that Saanich Firemen contribute from their salaries to their Charitable Foundation every month? Not only are they often first on the scene to manage fire, drug overdose, mental health and other medical crisis but these amazing men and women put money into their foundation to financially assist community projects.

We are very pleased […]

Dec. Sat 3rd/Sun 4th Holiday Cheer

Join us Saturday December 3rd and 4th from noon until 5 p.m. :  cozy up to a warm glass of our spiced Foch and enjoy browsing our tables filled with local craft.  Complimentary tastings of our newly released 2015 Foch and 2015 Pinot Noir.  These wines are perfect pairings for a chilly winter evening and […]

Sept 3rd – 5th Island to Island Artisan Show & Sale

Mark your calendars for this Labour Day weekend as a bit of Galiano Island creativity will be coming to Marley Farm, 1830 Mt Newton X Rd in Saanichton.  Musician Brad Prevederous and artist Janice Prevedoros have invited some of Galiano’s finest and truly unique artists to join them for a showcase of recent works inspired […]

Vineyard – yes August was hot!

August was a very warm month! In Saanich, August’s GDD were higher than in any of the previous 10 years; in Cowichan and Comox, only Aug 2014 was warmer.  Rainfall was very low in Saanich, about average in Cowichan and Comox – drier than Aug 2015 in all 3 areas.   All 3 areas had a cool beginning […]

July 16th Aromatics & Glass

Would you like to learn more of the do’s and don’ts of aromatic wines? Join us 6.30 – 8.00 p.m.! We’ll discuss tasting etiquette, serving temperatures, island wine aromatics and glassware (in the latter two we cover both the good and the bad).   $20 per person ($15 for case club members). 40 people maximum. Email us […]

June 24th & 25th Strawberry Buzz Festival

The first of the June berries are coming off the fields sun-kissed and sweet!  Join us for another great Flavor Trail peninsula wide event created by the folks from CRFair.  June 24th & 25th enjoy the afternoons on our patios enjoying the vineyard views with a Symphony Saanich strawberry cocktail ($4) and a free sampling […]

May 22nd – Happy Hours on the Queen’s Birthday!

Celebrate Queen Victoria’s birthday from 11 – 5 with a cuppa & cake $3 or enjoy $5 glasses on the patio. Drop in with friends and find a spot to chat, relax and enjoy the views.