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Island Icons Pinot Noir Celebration

June 24

$25 - $125

To celebrate and promote Pinot Noir as one of the iconic grapes of our region, the Island Icons Pinot Noir Celebration brings together all Cowichan Valley wineries that grow and craft wines from Pinot Noir. We invite you to taste, explore and appreciate the uniqueness of our Island wines amid a beautiful setting at Averill Creek Vineyard. Participate in one event or all three throughout the day.

Meet the Makers

Noon to 4pm, Saturday June 24th

An outdoor tasting event, garden-party style on the terrace at Averill Creek featuring wines produced from Pinot Noir. Guests will have the opportunity to mingle with winery owners, winemakers, viticulturists and sommeliers while sampling a range of products from 10 different wineries.

Esteemed wine writer John Schreiner will be present at this event for a book signing of his latest release “Icon: Flagship Wines from British Columbia’s Best Wineries

Tickets $25, includes a Pinot Noir wine glass to take home.

Cowichan Pinot 101

Saturday June 24th, 11am to noon

A seminar including a formal, seated, blind tasting of different examples of Pinot Noir from various producers in Cowichan Valley. Moderated by a panel of experts, the tasting will be followed by an educational discussion about growing conditions, winemaking techniques and other factors that may influence any differences or similarities in wine styles.

Tickets $25. Seating is limited.

Long Table Dinner with Chef Bill Jones

Saturday June 24th, 6 to 9pm

Dine alfresco on the garden terrace during the evening at Averill Creek Vineyard. Enjoy a gourmet five-course dinner prepared by local chef and author Bill Jones of Deerholme Farm.

Tickets $125. Includes wine pairings from Averill Creek. Gratuities extra. Seating is limited.

Please contact Averill Creek Vineyard to purchase tickets to all events.

250-709-9986 or purchase online.


Participating Wineries:

Alderlea Vineyards

Averill Creek Vineyard

Blue Grouse Estate Winery

Cherry Point Estate Wines

Emandare Vineyard

Enrico Winery

Rocky Creek Winery

Unsworth Vineyards

Venturi Schulze Vineyards

Vigneti Zanatta Winery



June 24
$25 - $125


Averill Creek Vineyard
6552 North Rd.
Duncan, BC V9L 6K9 Canada
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