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Cowichan Valley Wine Tour from Victoria

Explore the Vancouver Islands’ Cowichan Valley, a short drive from Victoria, and discover incredible wines and wineries. Spend a fun day sipping and sampling your way through three wineries along the Vancouver Island Wine Route.
Where:Victoria, British Columbia
Age restriction:Minimum age for participation - 19 years
Price for:Per Person

Get ready to spend a day immersed in the world of wine, touring Vancouver Island wineries. This fantastic tour of Cowichan Valley wineries is ideal for wine experts and amateurs alike.

Your 5 ½ hour guided tour begins with your guide picking you in downtown Victoria and driving you along the Vancouver Island wine route in the Cowichan Valley.

The tour provider has put together the perfect schedule, giving you enough time to enjoy each unique Vancouver Island winery. They will schedule wine tastings times with each Cowichan Valley winery days in advance, particularly important during the busier times of the year.

What’s included:

  • Guided tour of 3 Cowichan Valley Wineries.
  • Energetic tour guide with a vast knowledge of the Vancouver Island wine route.
  • Private tastings at each winery.
  • Light lunch.
  • Round trip transportation from downtown Victoria.  VIEW MAP

Sample tour itinerary*:

  • 9:45 am: Meet your guide directly across the street from the Fairmont Empress Hotel on Government Street.
  • 10:00am: Leave for Enrico Winery;
  • 11:00am: Enrico Winery Tasting and Lunch;
  • 12:30pm: Tasting at Blue Grouse Estate Winery or Cherry Point Estate Wines;
  • 1:30pm: Leave for Unsworth Vineyards;
  • 1:45pm: Behind the scenes wine tour at Unsworth Vineyards - Group choice of Vineyard or Bottling;
  • 2:00 - 2:15pm: Tasting at Unsworth Vineyards or final winery;
  • 2:30 - 3:00pm: Leave for Victoria;
  • 3:30 - 4:00pm: Downtown Victoria drop off;

*schedule / wineries subject to change without notice.


  • May – October: tours daily*
  • November – April: tours Friday, Saturday, and Sunday*

*Subject to availability

Duration: approximately 5 ½ hours.

Need to know:

  • Minimum age is 19 years. Proof of age may be required. Please bring government issued photo ID.
  • Vegetarian and gluten free options are available with prior notice. Please advise of dietary restrictions or food allergies when you reserve your tour time.
  • Tour guide gratuities are accepted at your discretion.
  • This tour operates in all weather conditions. Please dress appropriately.
  • Closed toe shoes are required for behind the scenes tours. You are welcome to wear open toed sandals or flip-flops, but you will not be able to enter view production spaces.

This fun day touring wineries along the Vancouver Wine Route is a great experience gift for the hard to buy for wine lover in your life!

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