Why Local Matters To Us

Where can you buy our products? Use the search function below to find what you are looking for. We are extremely proud of our region and enjoy spreading the work about the things that make it so special. Explore the businesses below to discover some of the best places to eat, drink, chat and sleep in the Cowichan Valley and beyond, plus some of our favourite food products. There are great B&B's, resorts and restaurants serving our wines within easy biking and driving distance of wonderful hiking trails and outdoor adventures, plus you can take home some truly fine locally grown food products along with Venturi-Schulze wines, verjus and balsamic vinegar. Search the List view to find Venturi-Schulze products across the continent.

  • Cioppino's Mediterranean Grill

    Cioppino's Mediterranean Grill at 1133 Hamilton Street in Yaletown, Vancouver is widely acknowledged as the best expression of Mediterranean cooking in British Columbia and was the 2009 Vancouver Magazine "Restaurant of the Year". Chef Pino Posteraro, Chef of the Year in 2008, was invited to be a guest chef at the prestigious James Beard Foundation in New York on July 2nd, 2009. Enjoy our Brut Naturel with the incredibly pure, fresh flavours of Pino's cuisine. Phone (604) 688-7466.

  • Cobble House B&B

    Cobble House B&B in the home of Ingrid and Simon Vermegen, is nestled in a 40-acre private forest, with a creek along one side. Enjoy the birds at their feeders, hear the owls at night, or perhaps catch a glimpse of deer, right from your own room. There are trails on the property on which you can wander. Conveniently located within a short drive of the three main private schools in the area.

  • Colwood Plaza Liquor Store

    Call ahead to see what they have in stock.
    Phone: 250-478-1303
    Address: #107 - 2244 Sooke Road, Victoria, BC
    www.cascadialiquor.com

  • Cowichan Bay Seafood

    Cowichan Bay Seafood, owned and operated by Anne and Gregg Best and located at 1751 Cowichan Bay Road, phone 250-748-0020, is one of the treasures of North America's first official "Citta Slow", a designation bestowed by Slow Food International. Here you will find honest folks with a commitment to sustainable local seafood. They usually have our balsamic vinegar and verjus in stock, but call ahead to be sure.

  • Cowichan Valley Suite in the Garden

     

    Your host Bobbie Burns invites you to enjoy the serenity and beauty of the setting of  this 750 sq. ft. Suite in the Garden. Immersed in nature, this spacious comfortable and private suite is the perfect location  in a peaceful country neighbourhood in Cobble Hill, just minutes from Highway 1, quiet, yet with easy access to the many activities the Cowichan Valley has to offer - a perfect place to explore and discover the beautiful Cowichan Valley and its surrounding area.

    The garden suite has a private entrance, with a luxury queen size bed, full bathroom, including soaker tub and shower, beautiful kitchen and private garden area. You will feel welcome to enjoy your well-equipped home away from home. A locally sourced Welcome Basket made up of coffee, tea, and tasty nutritious food will supply your breakfast for the first morning.

  • Drumroaster Coffee

    You will find Drumroaster just 1.5 km down the road from us at Valleyview, the community shopping centre. They roast their own coffee, never too dark, and the baking is always fresh from their oven and to die for! I know people who will drive hours just to relax with a Drumroaster latte and brioche or one of their delicious panini. Passionate about quality and committed to fair trade, they often have limited release micro-lots and special purchases. One of our favourites is Pacamara from El Salvador. Phone 250-743-5200. Hours Monday to Friday 7 am to 5 pm, Saturday 7 am to 1 pm, Sunday closed.

  • Edgemont Liquor Shoppe

    Call ahead to see if they have what you want!
    Phone: 604-984-9463
    Address: 3020 Edgemont Blvd., North Vancouver, BC
    www.edgemontliquor.com

  • Fairmont Empress Hotel

    The Fairmont Empress Hotel at 721 Government Street in downtown Victoria is well known for its afternoon tea, but the real treasure there is the Empress Room. The dining room is opulent and formal, befitting such a regal hotel, and the cuisine exceptional. We also love the Bengal Lounge for delicious Indian fare. Phone (250) 384-8111.

  • Four Mile Liquor Store

    Phone: (250) 479-0726 to see what they have in stock.
    Address: 101 - 1505 Admirals Road, Victoria, BC
    www.fourmilehouse.com

  • Galiano Inn

    This is a beautiful and peaceful spot for a luxurious, quiet get-away with fine dining and lots to do to commune with nature!
    134 Madrona Drive, Galiano Island, BC  Canada V0N 1P0
    Toll Free Phone: 1-877-530-3939
    www.galianoinn.com

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