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Local Food, Craft Beverage and Estate Winery Tour of Cowichan Valley

Highlights
  • Enjoy a farm-to-table lunch at a local restaurant
  • Wine tastings are included
  • An easy and safe way to visit several wineries in a single day
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Local Food, Craft Beverage and Estate Winery Tour of Cowichan Valley
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Local Food, Craft Beverage and Estate Winery Tour of Cowichan Valley
From US$113.91
Overview
On this day tour to the Cowichan Valley you will get exclusive access to top wineries, where you can taste some of the wines and fresh produce for which this region is famous. Learn about wine making in the valley while having fun with your friends or special someone. This is a great way for everyone in your party to sample some delicious local wines, as you don’t need to worry about who will be designated driver.
What to Expect
A visit to the Cowichan Valley isn’t complete without going on a food and wine tour that will excite your senses and leave you longing to return! Only 45 minutes from the bustle of Nanaimo, Cowichan Valley truly is a little piece of the beautiful Island countryside. Your 8-hour tour includes tastings at five different venues, plus lunch and tasty snacks along the way. 
Start the day with a wine tasting to get your tastebuds ready for the day. Afterwards, nourish yourself with a locally sourced lunch in the countryside at an amazing local restaurant. After lunch, you'll continue tasting the afternoon away throughout the valley's numerous vineyards and learn firsthand why Cowichan's burgeoning wine industry has earned a well-deserved reputation for award-winning wines. From land to hand, find out how your favorite wines are made and why specific grapes thrive on Vancouver Island.
Reviews (32)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
A great way to spend your day!

Had a great time with a small group and a great tour guide who was very knowledgeable and nice. Leif answered all questions and made the trip fun. Being a local from Nanaimo I didn't even realize we had these beautiful winery's so close, it...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Sherpa567606
Reviewed 1 week ago
A great day out with Leif

Leif is very knowledgeable and friendly. We had a really great day out. Small group and a very comfortable vehicle.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Carl S
Reviewed November 23, 2018
Outstanding Wine and Cider tour!

My Wife and I had a wonderful time exploring wineries and a cidery in and around the Cowichan Valley with our expert guide, Brendan. Door-to-door service in a big comfy van is so much better than trying to drive yourself - and with Brendan's knowledge...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank thetwodjs
BrendanM1732, Exploration Expert at Vancouver Island Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2019

I'm glad you had such a great time! Thank you for all the kind words. We look forward to seeing you again on your next trip to the island✌

Reviewed October 22, 2018
Excellent tour!

Went on this tour with my son and we both enjoyed it immensely. As a local I was impressed with the accuracy of what we were told, and learned a few new things, too. Nice, flexible choice of wineries, fabulous lunch, and a bonus ice...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rockhoun
BrendanM1732, Exploration Expert at Vancouver Island Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Thank you for the kind words. It's awesome when you can be a tourist in your own home town as well! All of those research days help me form close relationships with the owners and employees ;) Someone has to do them!

Reviewed September 18, 2018
We LOVE hanging our with Leif!

Had a wonderful day (custom tour) with Leif! No visit to the Vancouver area is complete without a lovely tour with this knowledgeable, patient, and flexible tour guide. Get ready, because he knows a lot about Canadian beer, wine, culture, and great little places to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jessica H
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Becca L
July 20, 2018|
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Response from LeifBogwald | Property representative |
We have our favourites, however, it depends on the day. We always try to make sure it's the best experience possible and not all wineries are able to open every day for us.
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Lauren B
July 17, 2018|
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Response from LeifBogwald | Property representative |
Yes, absolutely!
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