Discover British Columbia’s wines by visiting the wineries and meeting the people behind the wines. From the Okanagan to the Fraser Valley and Vancouver Island, visit wineries surrounded by majestic mountains, sparkling lakes and backcountry roads. Okanagan Valley is often referred to as “Napa Valley North”. It has rapidly grown to become one of the most popular wine destinations in the world.
It was recently voted the No 1.Wine Destination in the World by a Travel Blog at popular travel website Viator.
British Columbia's wine industry produces premium quality, distinctive wines which receive awards and accolades from around the world.
The wine regions of this province, although relatively young, attract a wide range of skilled vintners who strive to produce wines that reflect BC's unique natural environment.
British Columbia is well known for its culinary excellence with an impressive range of fresh local foods.
BC’s farmers, vintners, chefs, and artisan producers have a great standing on the international food scene. For food lovers this is the place to experience and taste various delicious local foods. Stay at a local farm house and experience the food first hand, try out a cooking school, enjoy meals at winery restaurants prepared by award winning chefs and visits to farm markets. Vancouver Island’s Cowichan Valley is one of British Columbia’s regions which has become a culinary mecca and with its mild climate makes it the ideal area to grow a variety of foods and has been named “Canada’s Provence”. It has also been chosen as North America’s first “Slow Food” area and has become a popular culinary destination for food and wine lovers from all around the world.