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Wine Tour with picnic lunch & side tour to Cowichan Bay

by Island Time Tours
per traveller Price is CA $146
Duration: 6h 15m Free cancellation available No Booking Fees Print Voucher Print Voucher Offered in: English Offered in: English Picks up from select hotels Picks up from select hotels

Highlights

  • Tour through idyllic wine tasting region of Cowichan Valley

  • Picnic filled with local delights- Saturday Soup

  • Wine/ Balsamic tastings and hearty lunch ALLincluded

  • Drive although temperate rainforest, mountains & farmland

  • Side Tour to Cowichan Bay- Seaside Village -explore/shop

Highlights

  • Tour through idyllic wine tasting region of Cowichan Valley

  • Picnic filled with local delights- Saturday Soup

  • Wine/ Balsamic tastings and hearty lunch ALLincluded

  • Drive although temperate rainforest, mountains & farmland

  • Side Tour to Cowichan Bay- Seaside Village -explore/shop

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9:45 AM, Cowichan Valley Wine Tour- Wine, Cider, Farm to table lunch in English, includes Food and Drinks

Duration 6h 15m

Live Commentary in English.

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Total price is CA $145.95, taxes included

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Wine Tour with picnic lunch & side tour to Cowichan Bay

Activity Location

Cowichan Valley

Victoria

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Victoria (Hotel Pick-Up)

    463 Belleville Street

    Victoria V8V 1X3


Description

Explore the local charms, beautiful scenery, and boutique wineries of the Cowichan Valley on this tasting tour. Sip on regional varietals at3 lovely wineries. Learn about the history of winemaking in the area from your guide. Another perk only this tour company offers; a tasting ofCanada's top ten craft artisal products - Organic ancient method Balsamic Vinegar. You're in for a treat!

After you're picked up from your hotel, head out of the city for a scenic drive through centuries-old temperate rainforest. Climb to the summit of Malahat Mountain range or as locals call it “the Hat” for panoramic views overlooking the Saanich farmlands, the Canadian Gulf Islands, and even, on a clear day, the distant San Juan Islands and snow-capped peak of Mt. Baker in Washington State.

Stop in at 3 different family-owned wineries. You'll chat with the staff and winemakers as you learn about wine-growing techniques in the region. Sample unique varietals like ortega and cabernet libre as well as delicate pinot noir, sipping each glass as you pick up tasting tips from your guide.

You'll enjoy a hearty picnic lunch filled with local seasonal delights. Saturday we enjoy a bowl of hearty SOUP with a glass of wine at Blue Grouse Winery, the views are amazing. Please contact our office with any diet issues prior to departure. Once your done with lunch we're off to explore the quaint seaside village of Cowichan Bay. You'll have time to explore/shop before we head off to our last wine tasting. This village is filled with funky float-homes wonderful shops. The local bakery offers organic delights always a must stop! Perhaps organic ice-cream is what you crave. Check out the perfume shop, where each scent is handcrafted on site. It will be hard to leave but we have another winery before home. Let's go!


Inclusions

  • Guided wine tasting tour in Cowichan Valley

  • Roundtrip transport to and from your downtown Victoria hotel

  • Live tour commentary provided in English

  • Picnic lunch filled with local delights - Soup Saturday.

  • Your choice of candid photos emailed

  • Water is provided. No other food or drink permitted in our vehicles.

  • Wine and Balsamic vinegard tasting

  • New luxury vehicles for your comfort


Know Before You Book

  • You must be 19 or older.

  • At least 4 people are required for this activity to take place.

  • Maximum group size is 12 people.

  • Hotel pick-up is available from most centrally located, downtown Victoria hotels. Please arrange pick-up from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.

  • Please be ready and waiting in your hotel foyer 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.

  • PLEASE ADVISE IF ANY DIET ISSUES


Wine Tour with picnic lunch & side tour to Cowichan Bay ratings based on 3 Verified Reviews

4.5 out of 5

5/5 Aug 27, 2018

The wine tour with Island Time Tours was excellent. Colleen the owner of the company was our driver and tour guide. She was fantastic! We had a great day, visited 4 wineries (one was on a lavender farm), had a lovely lunch, lots of tasting through the day, and lots of fun. Small group. Only 8 guests on the tour.

Wendy

Saskatchewan, Canada