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Garry Oaks Estate Winery

1880 Fulford-Ganges Rd, British Columbia V8K 2A5, Canada
+1 250-653-4687
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Excellent experience

We found this salt spring island winery to be our favorite. Excellent friendly and informative... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
Sue K
,
Irvine, California
via mobile
Great Wines

On a daly visit, we popped in a tried the wines here. Again, the standard is fantastic. Bought a... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
Peter S
,
Vancouver, Canada
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Garry Oaks Estate is a boutique winery. In 1999, Originally a sheep farm, the was converted to a vineyard and planted with Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Gewurztraminer and Zweigelt. The first vintage was in 2002. THe wines have garnered much interest and acclaim and has won many international and national awards. Sustainability and philanthropy are the hallmarks of the current owner.
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  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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1880 Fulford-Ganges Rd, British Columbia V8K 2A5, Canada
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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We found this salt spring island winery to be our favorite. Excellent friendly and informative liberal number of tastings. We took home the rose and labyrinth bottles. Difficult to choose! Overall fun experience

Thank Sue K
Reviewed 28 August 2017

On a daly visit, we popped in a tried the wines here. Again, the standard is fantastic. Bought a Pinot Grigio which was only produced in 2015. Lovely Italian style. Great staff.

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed our visit to the winery. The sheep in the parking lot were cute. The wines were terrific. The folks there were terrific. We tasted 3 wines and really liked Gewürztraminer.

Thank tigerforester76
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Estate winery so you get to drink what is grown right there. Much more mature flavours than the other SSI wineries and professional staff. Now it can't challenge the best of the Okanagon but it stands against many of them. Only negative is their pinot...More

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 3 October 2016

nice stop to explore the little vine yard and meet the guys behind it. the roadside offers a good view of the vineyard and Mt Maxwell behind.

1  Thank CZ P
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We had been introduced to Garry Oaks the previous night at a local restaurant and spotted it while driving down the island. Beautiful location. Great views. The gentleman in the tasting room had his sales patter down well and had an answer for everything. We...More

1  Thank EphemeralDiver
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This winery has a nice setting on the hill overlooking towards Fulford Harbour. The wines are very nice and we especially the red Zweigelt wine. The person doing the tasting was very nice. I do remember going there years ago and they used to offer...More

Thank gayle6769
Reviewed 12 September 2016

A group of six of us went on a wine and brewery tour for an afternoon and stopped at Garry Oaks. The tasting room manager was very knowledgeable and gracious. He did great job of describing the vineyards, winemaking process and describing the wines. We...More

Thank PJLOBBY
Reviewed 28 August 2016

As you drive in, the vineyards are on your left, and surrounded by apple trees. The Tasting Room/ Store is nice, and the staff is very knowledgeable and attentive. They offer some of the best wines on the island, and the staff is able to...More

Thank Josh S
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Went to Garry Oaks after Saltspring Island Winery. Grounds not as nice but decent views. Gentlemen doing the tastings were personable and friendly. Not a huge fan of the wines but my boyfriend enjoyed them and purchased a bottle . The Pinot noir and Rose...More

Thank roxyrolla
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