News & Events

Closed Wed & Thurs May 15 & 16

Winery emergency: Not able to offer tastings Wed and Thurs May 16 and 17. Open again 10 am Friday. Phone and leave a message if you need to arrange a time to pick up wine or vinegar.

Crescenta
May 11 is our first Crescenta Day!

Use our contact form to book your spot at our first Crescenta Day! Crescenta is a specialty of Giordano's, made from yeast leavened wheat flour dough and served piping hot and golden brown with accompaniments such as prosciutto, mortadella, cheese, salad, fruit and...

Press Release - National Honour for VS!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
COBBLE HILL’S VANCOUVER ISLAND SALT CO. AND VENTURI-SCHULZE VINEYARDS TO REPRESENT BRITISH COLUMBIA IN NATIONAL ARTISAN INCUBATOR
~ ACE Bakery & Canada’s top culinary names announce 20 artisans to participate in June showcase~
 
(Cobble Hill, BC) March 25 – Canadian culinary artisans from coast to coast have come...

Michelle, Giordano and Marilyn in spring in the vineyard
Open for the Season!

We are open for the season!

Arrive any time between 10 am and 4:30 pm Wed to Sun plus Holiday Mondays. Tastings are $5 per person and it is fine for couples to share a glass.

Groups over 6, please call and let us know you are coming. Give us a call anyway - it is rare, but occasionally we...

Balsamic vinegar box
Proudly presenting your own family tradition

It is with great pleasure that we announce the Venturi-Schulze "Balsamic Vinegar Box" - a way for you to start your own family balsamic vinegar tradition.

After years of dreaming and months of design consultation, we have the first box ready with more being created by local artisans Joseph Gelinas and Sandra Carr of...

Closed Nov 9 and 10, 2012

The sun is shining and we must take this opportunity to get our bird netting off. We will be closed today and tomorrow (Friday and Saturday November 9 and 10) and will post again if we are able to open again Sunday. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Harvest 2012

Spring was cold and wet and the vineyard was late to "wake up". Cold weather continued and bloom was delayed and fruit set less than ideal. Then we had the most amazing warm, sunny and very dry mid to late summer and autumn! The quality of the earlier varieties is unprecedented. In spite of a few days of rain, this the high sugars continued for our Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris. We expect to finish harvest by October 26th and turn our efforts to some special events and tastings. Sign...

FALL & WINTER HOURS

While we plan to be open Wed. to Sun. and Holiday Mondays (except Christmas) until the end of December, call us at 250-743-5630 before visiting, as we close for vineyard emergencies and special events. Scroll down on our home page to sign up for our newsletter to hear about special events!

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