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Fort Berens Estate Winery

1881 Highway 99 North, Lillooet, British Columbia V0K1V0, Canada
+1 877-956-7768
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Ranked #1 of 6 Attractions in Lillooet
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
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Lillooet, BC
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85 reviews 85 reviews
11 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The new winery is very modern. Completely new building with production set apart with viewing in the tasting room. There are a couple of decent wines which are very different from the run of the mill Okanagan wines. Let's face it, wine tasting is very subjective and will have a difference that only individuals will detect. All of their wines... More

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toronto canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Who would have thought to find such a good winery right tucked away in Lilloet ? After a wonderful drive down the lake Duffy road we arrived in Lilloet which looks like something out of a fifties western. The winery there was well worth the visit. And the wine is excellent.

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Kamloops, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

It has been years since we have been to Lillooet and were surprised to find an outstanding winery operating in the town.

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North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This winery is a little gem with amazing wine and great staff! We have been going to the Lillooet area for the last 25 years, as we have a cabin up that way. We stopped at this winery last weekend, and we're so happy that we did. All of their wines were great and their staff were very knowledgeable and... More

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Waterford, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We drove approx 5 hours to this winery and it was worth it. Stefan (I think that is his name) was a joy. He had 5 couples at the wine tasting bar and managed to entertain them all exceptionally well. Excellent knowledge of the wines also on tap. Well done! And thanks for an enjoyable afternoon. We also got to... More

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Roberts creek
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72 reviews 72 reviews
23 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We visited here in August and were most impressed with the enthusiastic staff and very good wines. We were suitably impressed by the quality of the tasting and the expertise of the South African winemaker. There was no talk of charging us for tasting unless we bought etc(although we were with a group) The surrounding fields and towering mountains are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The wine was not so great. But wine like art it a personal preference. The staff, especially Stephan, was the best. He was so well informed, supper pleasant. Really good with all ages. If it's on your way definitely stop there. While we were there folks walked in just to buy wine. They new the product and loved it. Also... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We stopped here on a recent ride along the Pemberton/Duffy Lake road. (which is fantastic by the way). The new tasting room was open and welcoming. The vineyards are an oasis of green in a dry and hot climate. We were both impressed with the Riesling and Pinot Gris as well as their other offerings. Stefan was charming as our... More

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Whistler, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

Passing through Lillooet last week for camping and remembered our friends had told us we must check out this winery as their wines were excellent. We discovered their new tasting room and what a fabulous surprise! Their wines are award wining and absolutely deserving ... Especially enjoyed their new release Merlot, The White Gold and Riesling !!, the next Burrowing... More

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The Road
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249 reviews 249 reviews
39 attraction reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We were passing through Lillooet and remembered how well friends of ours had spoken of this place, so decided to stop in. We were a week too early for the opening of their new facility, but it's really the wine and the service that matter, and we have no complaints about those! We've been to lots of wineries in California,... More

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