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Averill Creek Vineyard

6552 North Rd, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 6K9, Canada
+1 250-709-9986
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Spectacular view!

I had friends over from the mainland visiting and made sure to visit this beautiful place. The... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2017
silverdollar35
,
Duncan, Canada
via mobile
Excellent wines in a beautiful setting

We made a planned stop here on our drive from Victoria to Ucluelet. Conveniently located and easy... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
Fang4
,
Montreal
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Averill Creek is a family run 40 acre estate winery on Vancouver Island. Located in the heart of the Cowichan Valley wine region, we are dedicated to producing premium wines that showcase the terroir of Vancouver Island. Drop in for a wine tasting, and to enjoy the views of Cowichan Bay with a glass of wine on the patio!
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“pinot noir” (11 reviews)
“picnic lunch” (12 reviews)
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6552 North Rd, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 6K9, Canada
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+1 250-709-9986
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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

I had friends over from the mainland visiting and made sure to visit this beautiful place. The tastings were phenomenal and the staff were very friendly and knowledgeable. We decided to purchase a bottle of rose and some cheese and crackers and sit out on...More

Thank silverdollar35
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We made a planned stop here on our drive from Victoria to Ucluelet. Conveniently located and easy to access, this is a stunning 40 acre family run estate. Their main building is beautiful with a stunning view. Brandon, our host, was an animated guide and...More

Thank Fang4
Wendy J, Owner at Averill Creek Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Thank you so much for your review of our wines and how easy it is to visit from the highway. Looking forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 11 May 2017

We live in the Oregon's Willamette Valley and regularly visit wineries and tasting rooms. For our trip to Victoria and Vancouver Island this year, we did some research and chose some of the island's most highly regarded wineries to visit. Averill Creek was at the...More

Thank Howard B
Wendy J, Owner at Averill Creek Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

We are so flattered by your review of Averill Creek Vineyard and of course our beloved Pinot Noir ~ Thank you! So glad you made the trip "up north" and enjoyed our wines on our patio. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 6 May 2017

After an long absence we decided to revisit some of the wineries in this area and were pleased to taste some really good wines, enough that we bought a case here and look forward to some pleasant evenings ahead. The setting is quite lovely, the...More

Thank Pamela J
Wendy J, Owner at Averill Creek Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Thank you for including us on your local winery tour, and congrats on the case to enjoy this spring! We look forward to welcoming you back to enjoy a bottle of wine and a picnic on the Averill Creek patio!

Reviewed 17 April 2017

Wines produced exclusively from grapes grown on site. A beautiful setting, fantastic views and gardens. We experienced a wonderful tasting area with friendly staff and came away with a number of really fine wines.

Thank horizon700
Wendy J, Owner at Averill Creek Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Thank you for visiting Averill Creek Vineyard! Sounds like you really enjoyed your wine tasting and the winery ~ visit again soon!

Reviewed 19 March 2017

As with all BC wines, the Averill Creek selection is maturing yearly, and some day will be excellent. Meanwhile, they host you well and informatively, and you can't beat the view. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy an afternoon in their outdoor seating area.More

Thank Becky H
Wendy J, Owner at Averill Creek Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

So glad you enjoy our view and patio. BC wines are making their quality and terroir known around the world - the Averill Creek Pinot Noir was just awarded a Silver medal at the London UK "the drinks business" Global Pinot Noir Masters! We invite...More

Reviewed 20 December 2016

Averill Creek Vineyard surely must occupy one of the most stunning locations in the Cowichan Valley. Situated high on the south-facing slope of Mount Prevost, it offers sweeping vistas of the Valley, as well as Saltspring Island and Sansum Narrows. Owner Andy Johnston and his...More

Thank Carol M
Wendy J, Owner at Averill Creek Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2016

We're blushing! Thank you for your kind words about Averill Creek, we love our work and our winery and I guess it shows! We look forward to welcoming you back to try more of our wines.

Reviewed 15 November 2016

I was very impressed by the presentation and knowledge of the lady giving the wine tasting. I thought I knew quite a bit about wine tasting but there was so much more that I learned than before. I am comfortable bring my friends and family...More

Thank Tina S
Wendy J, Owner at Averill Creek Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2016

We love sharing our wine knowledge! Thank you for visiting Averill Creek, and so happy that you enjoyed the full package of atmosphere, wines and of course our fantastic staff.

Reviewed 15 November 2016

went for my birthday with family.. staff were very good informative. very helpful bought several bottles of wine and enjoyed a lovely picnic on the terrace , viwes of the valley were awesome

Thank crazykonkey
Wendy J, Owner at Averill Creek Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2016

Great way to celebrate your birthday! Always welcome for wine and picnics overlooking the gorgeous view!

Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful venue, good wine - love their Pigno Noir. Knowledgeable staff. Beautiful view. They can easily facilitate tastings and tour groups. Up a hill but even my mom made it.

Thank Gina G
Wendy J, Owner at Averill Creek Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2016

Wonderful news all around! So glad you enjoyed our view, our team and of course our Averill Creek wine! We'd love to host you for a larger tour next time.

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