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Averill Creek Vineyard

6552 North Rd, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 6K9, Canada
+1 250-709-9986
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Public picnic site, in a beautiful Italian style setting

We visited Averill Creek Winery on our way to Lake Cowichan to ride the old railway bed bicycle... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Wendy G
,
Prince George, Canada
A beautiful lunch venue

This venue never fails to deliver. The setting is just gorgeous and the vineyard are fine with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
happytravellady
,
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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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!
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“pinot noir” (12 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 3 days ago

We visited Averill Creek Winery on our way to Lake Cowichan to ride the old railway bed bicycle trails. We saw the sign and decided to pull in and were quite delighted with the upscale facility and wine tastings. We bought a few bottles of...More

Thank Wendy G
Wendy J, Owner at Averill Creek Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Wonderful that you included Averill Creek on your Vancouver Island tour! Please do visit again to enjoy wines and a picnic on our patio and take in the gorgeous view to the water.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This venue never fails to deliver. The setting is just gorgeous and the vineyard are fine with people bringing s picnic to their stunning patio if you buy some wine to go with it. We hardly need persuading! The wine itself is delicious and there's...More

Thank happytravellady
Wendy J, Owner at Averill Creek Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review of Averill Creek Vineyard and our wines. We appreciate your enthusiasm, and absolutely agree that the venue, the people and the Vancouver Island wines are great!

Reviewed 7 September 2017

We visited Averill Creek for their annual open house. The view from the top of the hill is beautiful of the Cowichan Valley. We were offered tastes of several wines, the whites were my favourite. The owner led a guided tour through the wine making...More

Thank Saanich_traveller
Wendy J, Owner at Averill Creek Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Thank you for your review of Averill Creek, and for joining us for our annual open house event! We agree the view from the vineyard and the patio is fabulous! Hope to see you next year, and don't forget to come by and purchase those...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017

We had a picnic on their gorgeous garden patio, sipped two of their award winning wines and felt like we were in Italy! The grounds are beautiful; the wine is excellent and very reasonably priced and the staff are fantastic. We ended up taking a...More

Thank fishertrick
Wendy J, Owner at Averill Creek Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thank you so much for your glowing review of Averill Creek! We're so glad you enjoyed our garden patio and of course our wines! Enjoy the wines you took home.

Reviewed 10 August 2017

My wife and I made a point of visiting Averill because the grape varieties were so different from those in our hot home climate. The bonus was learning that all of the grapes were grown on the estate. Delightful. Pinot noir and cab franc, of...More

Thank 67sprint
Wendy J, Owner at Averill Creek Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Averill Creek Vineyard is a great spot to stock up your motorhome's wine cellar - good idea! Glad you got to try some Vancouver Island wines and learn about our unique varietals - we love that we could offer you something special!

Reviewed 9 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
Wendy J, Owner at Averill Creek Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

We're so glad you enjoyed your wine tastings, the patio and of course the Averill Creek Rose! You're a great hostess, and we hope to see you again soon with more of your guests.

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

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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 5 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 22 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!

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29 August 2017|
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Response from silverdollar35 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. You can purchase cheese and crackers but unless you hire a/their chef for an event, bring your own food. Only need to buy wine and you can enjoy their beautiful view! Hope this helps 😊
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