Wineries and Tastings

Wineries

Beaufort Vineyard and Estate Winery

Winemaker, Freya Timmermans, crafts the vintage in small batches for a unique expression of our Island’s cool coastal climate. Expect youthful, fruit-driven reds, and lively, aromatic whites. Their tasting room is open seasonally and is situated at the top of the driveway in a renovated barn with a rusty orange roof. Beaufort Vineyard and Estate Winery value a cosy and unpretentious approach to sharing our wines

Location and Contact

5854 Pickering Road, Courtenay   /   250.338.1357   /  beaufortwines.ca

40 Knot Vineyard and Estate Winery

Their products are some of the best BC wines you’ll find. Come and discover them for yourself. Enjoy premium wine tastings, interpretive trails, and tours through the vineyard offered by the qualified 40 knot crew.

Warning:  After one of these experiences, your passion for wine will become an obsession.

Clean ethical wines are our promise. Great wines come from the vineyard.

Location and Contact

2400 Anderton Road, Comox   /   Toll Free: 1.855.941.8810 | Local:  1.250.941.8810   /   40knotswinery.com

Raven’s Moon Craft Cider

Hand Crafted Ciders

10 Varieties of dry cider brewed locally with local ingredients. Ravens Moon Craft Cider will take you by surprise with its unique and bold flavors. They LOVE to make cider, you LOVE to drink it

Artisan Wines

Hand crafted artisan and award-winning fruit wines made from 100% British Columbian organic fruit, picked at the peak of the harvest, tinkered to perfection, and created in small batches

In their own words, “An old wise man once said ‘If it’s not good enough for me, its not good enough for you'”. Cosy and causal, enjoy Raven’s Moon Craft Cider!

Location and Contact

4905 Darcy Rd, Courtenay   /   250.338.9765   /   ravensmooncraftcider.ca

Coastal Black Estate Winery

Coastal Black is an award winning estate fruit winery and cidery nestled at the base of Mt. Washington on the outskirts of the beautiful Comox Valley. Their family farm is made up of four generations living and working together to produce product of the highest standard, whether it be wine, cider, fresh market fruit, veggies and raw honey.

Coastal Black Estate Winery’s tasting patio and retail store is open Friday to Monday from 1:00pm-4:00pm.Curb-side pickup orders for wine and ciders can be placed anytime during the week simply message them via Facebook and let us know which of our delicious products you would like to purchase!

Location and Contact

2186 Endall Rd, Black Creek   /   250.337.8325   /   coastalblack.ca

Hornby Island Winery

Since 1999 the founders and owners, John Grayson and Joan Costello, have been producing delicious wines, ports, and sherry  made with local British Columbia fruits and berries. In 2020 they expanded the winery to produce high quality Hand Sanitizer.

The Winery is located on Hornby Island, a two ferry journey from Vancouver Island. Hornby is part of the ‘Gulf Islands’ wine region. This region is known for long, hot, dry summers.

The orchard, now 20 years old, produces exquisite English and French cider apples for their wines. The wine making magic happens right on site where they passionately handcraft each and every bottle.

Via their online store they ship to residences located in every Province of Canada. Shipping is FREE when the order is $100 or more (excluding taxes). There is no additional charge to pick up your order at the winery. The winery is open for order pick up every afternoon except Mondays. Please review website for the tasting room availability.

Location and Contact

​7000 Anderson Drive, ​Hornby Island, BC   /   250.335.3019   /   hornbywine.com

Middle Mountain Mead

Middle Mountain Mead is an artisan honey winery combining the best of ancient and modern techniques to create small lots of premium handcrafted mead. As well as being a superb wine, mead has been central to rituals of celebration and remembrance down through the ages.

Middle Mountain Mead typically serve mead tastings on the meadery’s roof top deck. From here you can enjoy a spectacular view of hillside plantings of lavender, black and red currants, apple trees, grapes, roses, and, beyond, the panoramic view of water, islands, and the distant mountains of the mainland! Their beehives also live on the hillside and are tended by Steve.

We offer complimentary tastings:

  • Starting the May 24th long weekend we are open
    weekends Sat-Sun 1-4.
  • For July and August we are open
    Wednesday to Sunday, 1-5 pm.
  • Labour day to Thanksgiving weekend we are open
    Sat-Sun 1-4.

Mead is naturally very low in tannins, histamines and other allergy producing compounds. Many of their customers have sensitivities to grape wines, but can drink mead without negative effects. Mead is naturally gluten free.

Location and Contact

3505 Euston Road, Hornby Island, BC    /   250.335.1397    /   middlemountainmead.com

Isla de Lerena Vineyard

Isla de Lerena Vineyard is located in Hornby Island, BC. Producing some of the Gulf Islands finest wines, and offering even better veiws. Abundant sunny days give their vines a distinctive growing opportunity, which allows us to handcraft small amounts of superior wines for the enjoyment to those who visit the island paradise. All their wines are hand crafted to perfection using modern barrel techniques.

Isla de Lerena Vineyard also offers 9 beautiful glamping tents(glamours, or luxerious camping) available for rent during the months of May thru September.

Location and Contact

1885 Central Rd , Hornby Island, BC   /   250.335.2491   /   lerenavineyards.com

Corlan Farm Vineyard and Winery

Corlan Vineyard is a 10-acre 100% certified organic vineyard, farm and boutique winery on Denman Island where you can visit the tasting room, walk the vineyard and gardens (take a picnic and a glass of wine!), enjoy a homemade lunch, and purchase award-winning wines.

Tasting Room Open 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday & Sunday.

Location and Contact

8441 MacFarlane Road, Denman Island, BC   /  1.250.335.9132   /   corlanvineyard.ca

 

*Please review applicable COVID-19 protocols. Contact site for relative information and availability.

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