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Vancouver Island is fast becoming one of the premier wine growing areas in BC – second only to the Okanagan.

Within the Greater Victoria area here are some suggestions of wineries to visit:

(further down this page is vineyards outside of the greater Victoria area)

Church & State Wines – 1445 Benvenuto Ave, Saanichton, BC (near Butchart Gardens & Butterfly World)

 Overlooking the vineyard in beautiful Brentwood Bay, Church & State Wines offers award-winning wines to taste. The wrap-around deck is open for glasses of wine & lunch in our bistro.


April 18 – May 1 Friday-Sunday 11:00-6:00
May – October Daily 11:00-6:00
Winter by appointment only


de Vine Vineyards – 6181 B Old West Saanich Rd., Saanichton, BC

de Vine Vineyards enjoys the warm summers, cooling ocean breezes & rich clay-loan soils of the Saanich Peninsula. Visit our vineyard, winery & tasting room to savour our wines & enjoy our breathtaking views of the coast & mountains.

Symphony Vineyard – 6409 B Oldfield Rd., Saanichton, BC

We are a small family owned winery 15 minutes north of Victoria near Butchart Gardens. We make Gewürztraminer, Pinot Gris, Ortega, Blanc de Noir, Rosé, Pinot Noir, Millot and Foch from our 3 vineyards on the Saanich peninsula. Enjoy a great local experience on our historic family farm in our timber tasting room, or on our patios overlooking the vineyard. Savor the quiet with a glass of wine and a 100% locally sourced lunch from our deli.


Fri, Sat, Sun & Holidays 11 – 5

Fri, Sat, Sun & Holidays 11 – 5
Mon – Thurs 12 – 5

Vineyard Tour with owner
Every Sunday 11.15 a.m
(no charge)

Here is a map to the above Vineyards:


There are many wineries/vineyards easily reachable within a day’s drive from Victoria. Here are some suggestions:

Alderlea Vineyards – 1751 Stamps Rd. Duncan, BC

Averill Creek Vineyards – 6556 North Rd., Duncan, BC

Blue Grouse Estate Winery & Vineyards – 4365 Blue Grouse Rd., Duncan, BC

Cherry Point Estate Wines – 840 Cherry Pt. Rd., Cobble Hill, BC

(*note: Cherry Point has a lovely bistro!)

Deol Estate Winery – 6645 Somenos Rd., Duncan, BC

Divino Estate Winery – 1500 Freeman Rd., Cobble Hill, BC

Enrico Winery – 3280 Telegraph Rd., Mill Bay, BC

Glenterra Vineyard – 3897 Cobble Hill Rd., Cobble Hill, BC

Rocky Creek Winery – 1854 Myhrest Rd. Cowichan Bay, BC

Silverside Farm Winery – 3810 Cobble Hill Rd., Cobble Hill, BC

Venturi-Schulze Vineyards – 4235 Vineyard Rd., Cobble Hill, BC

Vigneti Zanatta Winery & Vineyards – 5039 Marshall Rd., Duncan, BC

(*note: A beautiful bistro in their rustic farmhouse … Lovely!)

Unsworth Vineyard – 2915 Cameron-Taggart Rd., Mill Bay, BC

(*note: Restaurant on-site)

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I've lived in Victoria over 30 years and I still can't believe how great this city really is! My husband, Bruce, and I have traveled the world but coming home to Victoria is still quite often a celebration. Together, we want to share our love of the city and the area by giving you an 'insider's' insights of where to go - what to do - and how to get there!

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