Festina Lente Estate Winery

Festina Lente Estate Winery

Festina Lente Estate Winery
4.5
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
About
Premium Honey Wines (Mead) updated for sophisticated modern tastes. Offering the Lower Mainland's largest selection of surprisingly dry, food-friendly Mead. Come and see what the buzz is all about as we take care of your wine from bee to bottle!
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4.5 of 5 bubbles15 reviews
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Susan N
Vancouver Island, Canada9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2021
I was not expecting much for taste but was interested in the whole mead thing. I was pleasantly surprised that the wines were delicious. I am a dry wine drinker and these were perfectly drinkable. I brought home a few bottles. The staff are very knowledgeable and have some good stories about the whole process of mead. I will definitely be going back.
Written 15 September 2021
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CameronF0478
Coquitlam, Canada892 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2021 • Friends
This is a good winery in Langley that also does some honey wines/mead. Tasting is waved if you buy a bottle and they have lots to choose from. There are spots to sit outside and also a pizza food stand on site. Worth a stop!!!
Written 18 July 2021
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Compass72157
Chilliwack, Canada74 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2020
Great introduction to the history and making of Mead! Teresa and wine maker Bill were so knowledgeable sharing an abundance of information and pointers in the process of mead making for the novice home brewer. The suggested pairing of the various meads we tried with meals was great. I would highly recommend this place to anyone. Will definitely be back there again.
Written 2 September 2020
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Thank you for your review...it means the world to us that you were happy with your experience!
Written 3 September 2020
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Penny C
Langley, Canada15 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020 • Friends
I never thought in a million years I’d like mead. I was fortunate enough to attend a pride event at Festina Lente and was not disappointed. There’re were 8 groups of 6 of us they accommodated us all the while ensuring safe social distancing practices. The owners, Theresa and Bill, and the staff were friendly and warm, the grounds were gorgeous and the wine...oh my god...I’m a beer girl but I bought 3 bottles (the ginger mead is a must)! Thank you Theresa, Bill and gang. It was a fabulous day!
Written 11 August 2020
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So happy that we could be a part of this amazing, safe and inclusive event! We look forward to next year!
Written 3 September 2020
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Robin F
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020 • Friends
We had a fantastic experience at the winery for Pride 2020. The owners Bill and Theresa have a very unique experience for wine lovers that is not to be missed and they are just genuinely nice people. They closed the winery for us for a few hours to do our own version of gay pride with social distancing in place that weekend that was just an overall success and we all had a blast! Can't wait for next year's event!!!
Written 11 August 2020
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We are always happy to support our community and are delighted that we could make Pride 2020 special for you even during Covid-19! Cheers!
Written 3 September 2020
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Jenecebc
Langley, Canada26 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019 • Friends
If you have never tasted “honey wine” or mead before this is place to go. Friendly informative staff in a family environment. Let your kids feed the chickens while you sample some of the most flavorful mead wines you have ever tried. A must stop on your Langley wine tour map!
Written 26 January 2020
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Thank you for your lovely review! It was a pleasure “Meading” you and we look forward to your next visit!
Written 27 January 2020
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Andrea G
Edmonton, Canada52 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2019 • Couples
My husband is a self-professed wine snob, yet after a tasting here he may just be a convert. The owner, Bill, was an excellent guide. Friendly and knowledgeable.
Surprising to learn different aspects. Each mead we tasted was markedly different than the last. A thoroughly enjoyable experience. Highly recommended!
Written 3 July 2019
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adriane
New York City, NY38 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2018 • Friends
One of a kind winery to make it an interesting stop to learn about all kinds of “honey wine”.

Teresa aka the queen bee, doing the tasting with us was friendly and knowledgeable.

Worth the stop if you have time.
Written 28 July 2018
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eek90
Langley80 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2018 • Friends
We really enjoyed the wine here. The flavors are great and something completely original in our area.
Written 16 February 2018
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So glad you enjoyed yourself! Our wines are always changing so check back soon for new taste delights🍷😁
Written 18 February 2018
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Kimberley S
Pitt Meadows, Canada2 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2017 • Friends
We visible irritated Teresa immediately. 11 People cannot stand at their Bar and do a group Wine tasting without a little bit of noise! Then a personality conflict between one of our group and her resulted in her resulted in us leaving. Her joke of the wine being made of "Cow Dung" and her demeanor towards us did not leave a sweet taste in my mouth! I see they have removed our comments off of FB, but I felt I needed to warn others that this owner is a bit of a snob.
Written 19 October 2017
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Your comments have not been removed from any platform as business owners are unable to moderate their reviews. You were, however, part of a group that was refused service in our tasting room. It is our privilledge to have great customers and should we have to make decisions that protect the experience of all our customers, we make the difficult decision to do so. We happily accommodate groups of all sizes and have had no problems doing so previously. We are however under no obligation to serve alcohol to people who are belligerent, disruptive or appear intoxicated. We have reviewed the video of the incident and have determined that our staff acted appropriately in refusing service according to our responsibility under Provincial liquor codes. We do however regret that, due to your abrupt departure, other members of your group who were truly interested in the tasting experience were denied the opportunity to enjoy their time at our winery. Your continued harassment of our business will not change our response.
Written 24 October 2017
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