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Island Hopping Cidery Tour

Posted by Jay Jordan on

There is no shortage of places to go and see, but we’re going to suggest you plan a tour to several cideries. Not only will you get to take in some amazing scenery, but you’ll also get the opportunity to...

Vancouver Island Lavender Gin Fizz Summer Cocktail

Posted by Jay Jordan on

On Vancouver Island, we enjoy relaxing, and what is more relaxing than lavender? Late spring on Vancouver Island is lavender season, and as we head into July, harvesting begins. Every yard, planter, garden and farm is awash in purple blooms....

Island Tides: A Year in the Life

Posted by Ann Brydle on

A glass of this wine is the perfect way to welcome spring! We are thrilled to have had the opportunity to work with Averill Creek Vineyard to create Island Tides, a vibrant Pinot Grigio that perfectly captures Vancouver Island’s coastal...

Cherry Blossom Cocktail

Posted by Jay Jordan on

If you love cherry blossoms, you’re going to go wild over this floral gin cocktail that blends Kazuki Gin, Dry Vermouth, and Maraschino Liqueur to create a fragrant floral cocktail just in time for cherry blossom season! Spring on Vancouver...

Meet the Maker: Valley Cider Company

Posted by Jay Jordan on

When you get to know Bruce Mckinlay you will learn two things very quickly. One, his vision for Valley Cider is very small, and two, he has very big ideas about what cider could be. Valley Cider is a cidery...
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