Vancouver Island Food and Wine Immersion


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Activity Level



Food and Wine, Local Experience, Nature and Wildlife


Kid Friendly: Yes. The vineyards allow kids to be on the premises.

Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to get in and out of the vehicle.

Maximum travelers: 6



English (fluent), French (conversational), Hebrew (fluent), Hungarian (conversational), Spanish (fluent)

Beautiful countryside vineyards and bistros

Enjoy lush green countryside, dazzling ocean views, tasty food and regional wine on your culinary excursion on Vancouver Island. Your private tour of Vancouver Island wine awaits just north of Victoria, BC. There is much in this outing to fill the spirit and the senses, wonderful vineyards, choice bistros and restaurants by the sea, quaint farm markets and specialty food shops.

This tour takes you to one of two wine regions on Vancouver Island, the Saanich Peninsula or Cowichan Valley. Cowichan Valley up Vancouver Island takes about an hour to reach from Victoria. The Saanich Peninsula takes half the time. Yet both food and wine destinations offer unique vistas, and scenic driving. You will venture into lush valleys of honey, grapevines and lavender, to enjoy a unique culinary experience wine tasting, eating fresh farm to table food, and capturing the beauty of the Pacific North West on Vancouver Island.


We will be visiting a few vineyards where you may taste wine or choose to go to the next vineyard
Lunch by the seaside
All scenic routes

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will meet you where you indicate in and around Victoria

End location: I will drop you off where I picked you up or where you indicate.

Duration: 6 hours

Vineyards open at 11:00am usually. This tour can be reduced to 5 hours or extended to 8 hours if you choose to go to Cowichan Bay instead of the Saanich Peninsula


A van that can take 6 visitors. One person travels beside the driver, 2 persons travel behind, and 3 in the back.

However, I organize larger tours in buses for up to 16 people

What’s Included

Other: My guided tour into special hand picked vineyards. Driving along select scenic roads in a comfortable new vehicle.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

60 CAD - Wine tasting is generally $8CAD, food can be $25-$35 CAD you may also wish to purchase wine.

What’s Extra

Other: Food, wine tasting.

A Recent Review of this tour

Elizabeth was prompt and friendly. She picked wineries that were unique and different from each other. Her lunch recommendation was great. She was flexible and happy to squeeze in a stop for cider tasting as well when we asked. Overall a great day tour.
Corrie Toste

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