Vancouver Island, British Columbia wineries, vineyards and wine tours operate near communities surrounded by good soil and growing conditions. The quality of the wine produced by Vancouver Island wineries and the growing conditions on Vancouver Island produce wines higher in acids and more aromatic.
The mild weather conditions on Vancouver Island allows for a longer fermentation process producing lighter and fruitier wines. Island wines are winning awards. In some circles Vancouver Island is earning a reputation as the “Napa Valley of the North”
Vancouver Island, British Columbia wineries, vineyards and wine tours are based on local geography and wine growing regions. The Cowichan Valley has the largest collection of wineries. There are also wineries in Victoria, Saanich, Nanaimo, Sooke, Port Alberni, and the Comox Valley.
To plan and research your next wine tour experience with a Vancouver Island winery please visit our communities on this website. In each Vancouver Island community is an "Attraction" category which lists participating wineries & vineyards tours or for a quick find, use our website search feature.