Averill Creek Vineyard organizes and attends a number of wine events throughout the year -
from Pinot Noir parties, educational workshops, to wine club member only events.
We hope you can join us.
Please phone the winery for the waitlist.
Wild Fermentations: A Long Table Dinner
Saturday, June 29th - 6pm onwards
Join us at Averill Creek for an open-air Long Table experience where we celebrate the wonders of fermentation alongside the release of Brent Rowland’s wines: Joue by Averill Creek Vineyard.
New winemaker Brent Rowland has partnered with pioneer chef Nicholas Waters of Toque Catering to curate a four-course menu exploring the relationship between fermented foods and wild fermented wines.
We will begin with canapés and a sampling of reserve wines at 6pm, and move into a long-table dinner at 7pm on our terrace overlooking the Cowichan Valley.
Come celebrate all-things-fermented with us!
AJ’s Case Club Member ticket price: $85 + gst
Regular ticket price: $110 + gst *includes an AJ’s Case Club membership*
Canapé Service & Reserve Wines
An assortment of canapés
Averill Creek Brut 2010, Somenos Series Pinot Gris 2016, Somenos Series Pinot Noir 2017
Four Course Dinner
Avocado Roulade with Prawn Salad
Sorrel Leaves, Lime Greek Yogurt Sauce, Tobiko Roe Powder & Oil
Wine pairing - Averill Creek 2018 Rosé
Roasted Cauliflower & Apple Tempeh
Cucumber Kimchi, Pickled Baby Vegetables
Roasted Apple & Mint Yogurt
Wine pairing - Averill Creek 2018 Joue White
Confit Halibut Cheeks
Fermented Plum Kombucha
Grilled Porcini, Puffed Rice Cracker, Basil Pesto
Wine pairing - Averill Creek 2018 Joue Red
Charme De L’Ile Poached Apples & Wild Mountain Honey
Goat Milk Ice Cream, Japanese Knotweed & Red Flowering Current Tart
Wine pairing - Averill Creek Charme De L’Ile
2019 Tofino Food & Wine Festival
Tofino Food and Wine Festival is a weekend of food and wine events on the west coast. Its signature event, Grazing in the Gardens, is a showcase of local culinary talent and British Columbia wines, craft ciders and beers, set in the beautiful Tofino Botanical Gardens. Grazing is a chance to mingle with the locals, meet Vancouver Island chefs, island purveyors, regional winemakers and more, complemented with edible treats and libations. Lush rainforest setting surroundings provides for a grassroots ambiance with pleasant surprises throughout the winding garden paths. It is truly a memorable event, and a wonderful way to experience the west coast.
Find our winemaker, Brent Rowland, pouring Averill Creek wines at this year’s Grazing in the Gardens event on Saturday, June 8th.
Summer Sunday’s With Wine, Tacos & Live Music
This summer! Join us on Sunday’s at Averill Creek Vineyard and sample the latest Averill Creek vintages paired with tacos by the Mexican Food Truck Mafia and live music on the terrace from 12:30-4:00pm.
*Mexican Food Truck Mafia will be available 11:30am - 5:00pm
June 23rd - Lust for Life, Jazz Duo
June 30th - Laura Cave, Pianist
July 7th - The Cook & Macpherson Duo, Instrumental Classical & Jazz
July 14th - Maria Manna & Tom Vickery
July 21st - Bryn Badel and Alan Vance
July 28th - Maureen Washington & Karel Rossingh
August 4th - Wayne Kozak & Phil Newns
August 11th - Maureen Washington & Karel Rossingh
August 18th - Ashley Wey and Louis Rudner
August 25th - Bryn Badel and Pablo Cardenas
2019 BC Pinot Noir Celebration, Kelowna BC
Sip, swirl and discover the nuances of BC's top Pinot Noirs this summer! Join Averill Creek Vineyard, along with 34 other top Pinot Noir producers, this August 17th for the BC Pinot Noir Celebration with five of Western Canada’s top chefs for an unforgettable evening of wine and food.
Along with a sparkling reception and Pinot Noir salon-tasting, the event offers informative breakout sessions, special key note speakers, live music, local artists, and enjoy an exquisite cocktail-style dinner with culinary creations by Western Canada's top Chefs.
Saturday, August 17th, 2019
Cowichan Valley 2019 Wine Festival
The Cowichan Valley Wine Festival is a tasting and touring event showcasing the best of Vancouver Island wine from 11 local wineries. Join us in Cowichan to enjoy wine tastings, great entertainment and delicious cuisine!
Kick-off Event, August 23rd: Start the weekend off right and join all of the wineries for our evening tasting event. More details coming soon!
Winery Touring, August 24th - 25th: Spend the rest of the weekend self-touring Cowichan's fabulous wineries with map and passport in hand. Visit our wineries and collect stamps to fill the passport. Collect all of the stamps and you can enter the draw for a grand prize!
Tickets will be available for purchase on the Tourism Cowichan website closer to the event date, or simply purchase a festival glass and passport at your first stop and keep it with you. This glass is your ticket and entitles you to 3 free tastings at all 11 participating wineries!
Wine Festival Events at Averill Creek Vineyard:
Complimentary tasting of 3 wines
Reserve wine tastings for $5
Live music on the patio
Food Trucks: Saturday - Greek-on-the-Street; Sunday - Mexican Food Mafia
Charcuterie Pizza Boxes
Mystery wine release