Vancouver Island, with its wonderful mild climate and year-round growing season is a mecca for incredible wineries. Many have in fact, won major Canadian and international honours. Whether you are a resident or just here for a short visit, making the effort to tour the islands wineries and vineyards is well worth your time. There is even a route you can follow, complete with “Wine Tour” road signs.
Cherrypoint Vineyards in Cobble Hill, BC is on the wine route and a wonderful place to visit should you be looking for some fantastic wine or a special place for a lunch or dinner out. This 24-acre vineyard is the second largest on the Island and provides superb, award-winning wines such as the Pinot Gris, Agria, Castel, and Pinot Noir. In addition to the popular wine tastings and tours that they offer, Cherrypoint also has the Amuse Bistro, where you can enjoy lunch Wednesday to Sunday and dinner on Friday and Saturday nights.
The West Coast inspired menu features the freshest, local ingredients and the atmosphere is elegant, yet relaxed. The wood burning fireplace in the inside garden pavilion is the perfect spot to sip a glass of wine and unwind. The service is excellent and you will be treated like family.
Our guests at The Prancing Horse Retreat often ask for the best places to go eat, shop, or play on the island and if you are a wine connoisseur or simply enjoy a beautiful place to eat and try new, local wine, Cherrypoint Vineyards is a great choice—plus it is only a short 15-minute, scenic drive away. The holiday season is the perfect time of year to spend quality time with friends and family and what better way than over an amazing meal with award winning wine? Our luxurious bed and breakfast on Malahat Mountain offers breathtaking views and all of the amenities you need for a perfect getaway. Make some new memories that you will cherish forever and book your stay with us today. View our suites and reserve online or contact us at (250) 743-9378 for further information.