Tour Blue Grouse Estates Winery
Family Owned, Sustainably-farmed, and award winning – The Blue Grouse Estate Winery is located just over an hour away from Sooke, in Duncan BC. The vineyards terroir encompasses an all-southern exposure, wind protection, and soil comprised of clay. It is because of the unique terrain, that the vines require little irrigation and fertilization. With an expansive vineyard stretching over 65 acres, this winery offers visitors and locals alike a unique and delicious venue from which they can sample a delightful selection of delectable wines.
The Blue Grouse Estate Winery’s philosophy evolves from the concept of “stewardship”, where their aim is to make everything they touch, better than it was found. Their pillars of humility, honesty and stewardship make the Blue Grouse experience a lasting one. This is evident throughout the property, from the wines they make, to the team they employ, and the infrastructure which supports the winery and vineyard.
Their knowledgeable staff, will guide you through their award-winning wines while discussing the history and story of Blue Grouse. They offer tastings of 5 wines for $5 per person, which is waived with a wine purchase. If you’re looking for even more, book ahead of time for an executive tasting and tour with the owner, Paul or winemaker Bailey. Your experience will include barrel samples and library selections for $30 per person. While you are welcome to bring your own snacks in their licensed outdoor picnic area, they also offer locally made cheese and charcuterie boards
With so much to do, and so many delicious items to purchase, it’s a good thing that Sooke Harbour Resort and Marina offers suites with fully equipped gourmet kitchens. Settle in front of your private fireplace with a glass of wine. Reserve your stay now! Your adventure awaits.