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Sept 26th – UnWined for Make a Wish 6 – 9 p.m.

Tickets $75 now available to UnWined (click HERE for tickets and more info).  All money raised at this event stays on Vancouver Island to grant wishes to island children living with a life-threatening medical condition. Ticket includes Active Food Stations sponsored by local chefs/food providers, Beverages sponsored by local wineries (that's us!)/a brewery/a distillery, fabulous live and [...]

July 28th – Brad Prevederos

Enjoy an afternoon on the patios from 2 – 4 p.m. with Brad’s delightful acoustic guitar compositions.  Brad’s west coast take on Latin to Jazz and classical, seems to fit our place so well .

July 1st – Canada’s Birthday

Yes we are open on this holiday Monday!  Come on out with friends and family and celebrate being Canadian whether old and new.   It won't be a loud and lusty party - just happy sighs all round:)  Add your comments to our annual scrapbook on why you are proud to be Canadian - we've a great collection of [...]

June 16th – Fathers Day

Happy Father's Day to all those great dads out there (cheers Grandad!).  Complimentary tastings for dads and $1 from each bottle sold goes to Dad's less fortunate (donations to Men's Trauma Center in Victoria).  Join us for a complimentary vineyard tour at 11.00 a.m.  Follow with tasting and a deli lunch.  The deli is open at 11.00 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Vineyard: 2015 & 1958 GDD’s hottest years since 1914

Although things cooled off in Sep, 2015 was still the warmest growing season we’ve recorded, and much of the heat came in earlier months when the days were long.  The unusually high GDDs this year were due to a warm temperature anomaly in the Pacific off our coast (referred to by oceanographers as the ‘blob’) [...]

Vineyard – Harvest of Millot and Foch Sept 17th

We picked Foch on Tuesday.  Nearly 3 tons in all! Thanks to all that came out to harvest - we really appreciate the good humor, good fun and good help!  Thanks Leanna for the pics (www.leannarathkelly.com).  Today we pitched the yeast on 3 bins like these - check out the winery blog for more pictures!

Farm Kitchen – gift baskets

We've been enjoying making up gift baskets this week! This one a retirement gift from sister to sister on her last day of work.

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