We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Symphony Vineyard

6409B Oldfield Rd, Saanichton, British Columbia V8M 1X8, Canada
+1 250-208-8784
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Favorite Winery in Victoria

We went to Symphony as part of a wine tour. We enjoyed all the wineries but this by far was our... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
Loretta E
,
Anderson, South Carolina
Welcoming

Interesting tastings. Good part of of the Peninsula wine tasting tour circuit. Interesting local... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Wendy H
via mobile
Read all 24 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent92%
  • Very good4%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“picnic basket” (5 reviews)
“wine tasting” (3 reviews)
“the owner” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
6409B Oldfield Rd, Saanichton, British Columbia V8M 1X8, Canada
CONTACT
Website
+1 250-208-8784
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Saanichton
from USD 108.80
More Info
from USD 469.20
More Info
Tofino ATV Tour
4 Reviews
from USD 810.20
More Info
from USD 255.50
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (24)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"picnic basket"
in 5 reviews
"wine tasting"
in 3 reviews
"the owner"
in 3 reviews
"local foods"
in 2 reviews
"crackers"
in 2 reviews
"salmon"
in 2 reviews
"chilled bottle"
in 2 reviews
"baguette"
in 4 reviews
"cakes"
in 2 reviews
"symphony"
in 8 reviews
"rose"
in 6 reviews
"setting"
in 4 reviews
"patio"
in 4 reviews
"meats"
in 5 reviews
"chutney"
in 4 reviews
"couple"
in 4 reviews
"load"
in 3 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 23 reviews

Reviewed 25 September 2017

We went to Symphony as part of a wine tour. We enjoyed all the wineries but this by far was our favorite. We loved the small, intimacy of this local winery. We were greeted warmly and we sat out on the porch with a gorgeous...More

Thank Loretta E
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
symphonyvineyard, Owner at Symphony Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your visit - we really appreciate it!

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Interesting tastings. Good part of of the Peninsula wine tasting tour circuit. Interesting local food available. Check for lunch offerings and special events.More

Thank Wendy H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
symphonyvineyard, Owner at Symphony Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Hi Wendy Thanks for the review. Guests can build a lunch from our locally sourced self serve deli - create your own platter and enjoy with a glass or share a bottle on our lovely patios. Otherwise we have no other lunch offerings - and...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 June 2017

My 11 year old daughter and I visited Symphony today for my birthday. We were fortunate to come when it was fairly quiet. The owner was quite welcoming and allowed me to taste 3 of the wines. They were tasty for Island wines. I particularly...More

Thank TammaraK
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
symphonyvineyard, Owner at Symphony Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Hi Tammara - thanks for choosing our gardens to celebrate your birthday with your daughter. We enjoy the quiet too - we like that guests can enjoy some good conversation on the patios and listen to the sounds of the farmland. Best wishes for a...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

I hate to be the first person to give this a four star rating but based on our experience, that's what it was. Let's be real, for the island, the wines are great. Their foch and rose were both my favourite and I bought them....More

1  Thank Loves2wine
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
symphonyvineyard, Owner at Symphony Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Thanks for the review - sorry you didn't get the discussion on the wines you were hoping for. We expect (although we try hard) that we won't get it right all the time. Sometimes guests like to chat with the staff, other times we feel...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We were looking for a quick spot to stop for lunch between the airport and Victoria. A quick online search yielded Symphony. We were not disappointed. It was a lovely, sunny day which helped. They had a self-serve picnic station - baguettes, meats, cheeses, veges....More

Thank JTW69OR
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
symphonyvineyard, Owner at Symphony Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Thank you very much for letting us know you enjoyed your experience at Symphony. We are happy you found the self serve deli easy to navigate - it means a little work creating your own platters but it allows us to keep our prices to...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We arrived and did our wine tasting and were not pressured into buying anything - we packed out picnic basket with warm Baguettes, fresh cheese, salmon, tapenade, ripe tomatoes, water and of course a chilled bottle of Rose. Sat out on the grass lawn with...More

Thank Taylorhall2015
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management response:Responded 10 May 2017

Thanks for sharing your good experience Taylor - we really appreciate it. It was great to see guests enjoying themselves on the grass patios even though it was a cool day (I think all our picnic blankets were put to use!).

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

We were delighted to have the opportunity to stop by this vineyard and do some wine tasting. They also have chutney and jelly they serve with crackers to taste test. Even tho the place was busy the couple that owned took time to explain their...More

Thank Sharlene H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I love Symphony! They have a little mini market in the winery where you can pick up a picnic basket, load it up with meats and cheeses and breads, grab a bottle of wine, and head out on their patio and dig in! After paying...More

Thank ACuming
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We wanted to do something fun for a bridal shower where both young and old could kick up their heels a little. We toured Sea Cider, Symphony and Muse Winery. I was very pleasantly surprised with the Symphony winery as they were with us in...More

Thank lagostina
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This small family run winery is a treat to visit. We were warmly greeted by Pat(?) and invited us to a few tastings. The setting is very nice, with tables and chairs set up on the lawn overlooking the chestnut trees and vineyard. We very...More

Thank Kevin D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 207 hotels in Vancouver Island
Western 66 Motel
52 reviews
4.22 km away
Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa
785 reviews
4.23 km away
Super 8 by Wyndham Saanichton Victoria Airport
382 reviews
4.25 km away
Quality Inn Waddling Dog
174 reviews
4.44 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Dining Room Restaurant - Butchart Gardens
604 reviews
3.94 km away
Tonolli's Deli
44 reviews
2.00 km away
Cafe Zanzibar
231 reviews
3.62 km away
Harvest Rd
64 reviews
2.28 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Butchart Gardens
9,352 reviews
3.71 km away
Michell Bros. Farm
24 reviews
2.21 km away
Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse
185 reviews
5.37 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
SBIJM
24 July 2017|
Answer
Response from symphonyvineyard | Property representative |
Hi - you are welcome to bring children whatever age. We do not, however, have activities for them, so if you are here tasting then they will likely want to bring something to quietly entertain themselves. As for drinks... More
1
Vote
Evelyn M
12 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from symphonyvineyard | Property representative |
Hi Thanks for your inquiry. We are open 11 - 5 weekends in May and 11 - 5 Thurs to Sun in June through September. We recommend reservations for groups over 6 people. Weekends we limit large group bookings to a maximum of... More
0
Votes
Membership_Slide_Up_Placement_on_Attraction_Review
Get 10% off your next tour or activity booking.
Valid for new TripAdvisor sign-ups only.
Join TripAdvisor