August 13th, 2022- Cowichan Wine Month Kick Off…

The Summer of 2022 has been one big wine festival in the Cowichan Valley.

June was wine passport month.

Now comes the August 4th  Wine Festival Launch Party. BECAUSE  August is Wine Month in the Cowichan Valley!!

The kick-off took place on the superb beachfront lawn at Brentwood College, Mill Bay.

With the help and support of Corey Wood and Jill Nessel, I was able to taste with  and talk to:

Dan Wright – Unsworth Vineyards


(Dan Wright- Unsworth)


Lorin Inglis – Enrico Winery

Lorne Inglis

(Lorin Inglis – Enrico)

Bailey Williamson – Blue Grouse Winery

Bailey Richardson

(Bailey Williamson – Blue Grouse)

Xavier Bonilla – Cherry Point Estate

(Xavier Bonilla – Cherry Point)

Garrett Deol – Deol Winery

Zac Brown – Alderlea Vineyards

Mike Nierychlo – Emandare Vineyard

Christiaan DeBeer – Zanatta Winery

photos by: Corey Wood &  Stephanie Cragg


 Township 7

Haltwhistle Cheese and Unsworth – a pairing

Fort Berens

Bartier Brothers