| Glenterra Vineyards
is the garage winery of the Cowichan Valley. Tastings, with a hands
on view of the winery, are a cozy experience here with owners John
Kelly and Ruth Luxton. It is located on a knoll in Cobble Hill,Vancouver
Island, with great views of the valley.
Our goal is
to create premium wines with concentrated flavours. This is accomplished
by careful attention to gentle pressing, minimal filtration and
the use of French and American oak barrels for both ageing and fermentation.
John's passion for the finely crafted wines is reflected in the
quality and character of Glenterra's wines. Since opening in May
'99, the pinot gris and meritage have won medals at the All Canada
are pinot gris, chardonnay, pinot noir, cabernet franc, meritage
and Glenterra's unique blend - Vivace.
take a self-guided vineyard tour, viewing the 10-year-old "Harper'
vineyard with forty varieties, the newly planted slope of merlot
and our three-year-old block of pinot gris, pinot blanc, pinot noir
easily accessible - situated about one minute east off the Trans
Canada Highway stoplight at Valley View Centre on Cobble Hill Road,
just 10 km south of Duncan.
Tasting Room/Wine Shop are open daily 11 am - 6 pm from March to
the end of October.
Winter Hours: November 1 - March 1 are 12 - 5, or by chance.
Watch for Sunday BBQs in Summer.
3897 Cobble Hill Road
PO Box 411