Blue Grouse Estate Winery and Vineyard

Blue Grouse Estate Winery and Vineyard

Blue Grouse Estate Winery and Vineyard
4.5
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
One of the oldest Estate Wineries in all of British Columbia, Blue Grouse is truly a magical place! Nestled on a 65 arce piece of unspoiled Cowichan Valley countryside, this winery and vineyard produces some of the most awarded wines on the entire island! From Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Ortega, Bacchus and the very rare Black Muscat, Blue Grouse produces new classic wines from old island vines.
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  • sidneymom
    North Saanich, Canada242 contributions
    Worth a visit. Nice winery.
    Nice location. Very helpful and attentive staff . We had a five wine taster flight and our server explained in detail each wine. We enjoyed them all although the majority were not good value in our humble opinion. We did enjoy the Quill white and red blend. Sample servings were adequate and there was lots of time to enjoy the wine. Limited menu but typical for a winery.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 8 June 2023
  • Harry B
    92 contributions
    Love it.
    All the right ingredients… good staff, pleasant ambience overlooking and adjacent to a vineyard, a wonderful charcuterie plate, wine to our taste, countryside setting, reasonable prices, reservations if you don’t want to take pot luck. aAND, if you have a sunny day - perfect. Who could ask for anything more.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 30 June 2023
  • ccriderYVR
    Vancouver, Canada3,589 contributions
    Beautiful property with interesting wines but should change how they do the tasting
    It was a hot day and we wanted to take a nice relaxed wine tasting at Blue Grouse. It's a fairly expansive property and their patio is well known for the view. We didn't have a reservation, so we had to wait a bit for a table. They sat us on the picnic table outside which was nice. The only thing I didn't like is that they pre pour all of the wines before seating you and explain the wines from left to right in order. It's hard to remember everything that is said about the wine and on a hot day, they get warm and I think that takes away from the tasting, especially for the whites. It sounds like it is something that got started during Covid. If so, it should be removed.
    Visited August 2023
    Written 15 August 2023
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Nate K
4 contributions
Oct 2023 • Couples
We stumbled on this magical place. The hosts were so thoughtful, the fall foliage made the scenery even more beautiful, and the wine was excellent.
Written 15 October 2023
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ccriderYVR
Vancouver, Canada3,589 contributions
Aug 2023
It was a hot day and we wanted to take a nice relaxed wine tasting at Blue Grouse. It's a fairly expansive property and their patio is well known for the view.

We didn't have a reservation, so we had to wait a bit for a table.

They sat us on the picnic table outside which was nice.

The only thing I didn't like is that they pre pour all of the wines before seating you and explain the wines from left to right in order. It's hard to remember everything that is said about the wine and on a hot day, they get warm and I think that takes away from the tasting, especially for the whites.

It sounds like it is something that got started during Covid. If so, it should be removed.
Written 15 August 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Beachblonde556
SeaTac, WA78 contributions
Aug 2023 • Family
Totally unimpressed. Would have been nice to have been given more of a choice of wines, not just their driest wines. I know that's the 'thing' now, but honestly, not everyone is a fan of dry wines. They could maybe think of asking people if they wanted to sample the dry wines or a mixture. And honestly, offering water for the table with paper cups is a little on the tacky side. The views here are outstanding but it felt too commercial, and yes I know they're there to make money, but the whole experience was disappointing.
Written 7 August 2023
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Harry B
92 contributions
May 2023 • Couples
All the right ingredients… good staff, pleasant ambience overlooking and adjacent to a vineyard, a wonderful charcuterie plate, wine to our taste, countryside setting, reasonable prices, reservations if you don’t want to take pot luck. aAND, if you have a sunny day - perfect. Who could ask for anything more.
Written 1 July 2023
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Gerrits-of-London-86
London, Canada124 contributions
Jun 2023 • Family
Blue Grouse is near Cowichan Bay, Vancouver Island, BC and is situated amongst the mountains. Sitting on their patio having a flight of wine and taking in the astounding views that surround you is simply a place you cannot miss. Of all the wineries we went to during our stay, this was by far the most beautiful and our favorite
Written 22 June 2023
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Pioneer508154
Hereford, UK23 contributions
Jun 2023 • Couples
Fantastic tour and tasting session. Our guide was wonderful, very knowledgable and kind. The setting is beautiful.
We even bought a bottle afterwards, great day all round. Would recommend to anyone.
Written 18 June 2023
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sidneymom
North Saanich, Canada242 contributions
Jun 2023 • Couples
Nice location. Very helpful and attentive staff . We had a five wine taster flight and our server explained in detail each wine. We enjoyed them all although the majority were not good value in our humble opinion. We did enjoy the Quill white and red blend. Sample servings were adequate and there was lots of time to enjoy the wine. Limited menu but typical for a winery.
Written 9 June 2023
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Ken M
Mill Bay, Canada27 contributions
Sep 2022
A very pleasant break in the day with good wine and a light snack. You can bring your own food and try some fine wines.
Written 13 September 2022
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Amy R
Chicago, Illinois, United States29 contributions
Aug 2022
Blue Grouse is a BEAUTIFUL winery sitting on glorious grounds. We liken it to our favorites in Napa. We did the sparkling tasting on the upstairs terrace, so we enjoyed the magnificent view. We enjoyed The Paula (sparkling) along with their Pinot Noir.
Written 22 August 2022
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Margaret L
Wellesley, MA53 contributions
Aug 2022
We were there on a beautiful Wednesday afternoon, sat outside. The wine was excellent and the service was also really good, from the person who greeted us at the door to the woman who took our order. I'll definitely return!
Written 16 August 2022
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