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Garry Oaks Estate Winery

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Great winery to stop by for a tasting!

This winery is on the way from the ferry terminal to downtown Salt Spring Island, so I decided to... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2018
Niameow
,
Canada
Pleasant surprise

We hit this vineyard with no expectations. Thoroughly enjoyed each tasting. Walked out with 4... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2018
898danas
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Edmonton, Canada
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Garry Oaks Estate is a boutique winery. In 1999, Originally a sheep farm, the was converted to a vineyard and planted with Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Gewurztraminer and Zweigelt. The first vintage was in 2002. THe wines have garnered much interest and...more
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1880 Fulford-Ganges Rd, British Columbia V8K 2A5, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband, myself, and my 10 month old went on a rainy afternoon. It was very nice and the woman working there was extremely knowledgeable. She even tried to feed the ducks so our daughter could see them. We bought two bottles from them. Happy...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed September 26, 2018

My hubby and I stopped there on our tour of the island and we were treated to the actual owner serving us our wine during the tastings. She was really great! She is a very modest woman who takes great pride in her work. We...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

This winery is on the way from the ferry terminal to downtown Salt Spring Island, so I decided to stop by. I enjoyed the wine tasting very much. It has somewhat a formal classy ambience in the tasting room.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

We hit this vineyard with no expectations. Thoroughly enjoyed each tasting. Walked out with 4 bottles. The apple and pear trees were a special treat as well.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Loved the red wine (blend) and white. I wished they had available all their wines for tasting...I wonder if we go back, if there will be other wines available to try? The ladies doing the tasting were knowledgeable, however, seemed less than enthusiastic.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Virginia K
Nalini S, Owner at Garry Oaks Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2018

Thank you for visiting our winery! We do alternate our wines for tasting. Please come back to taste the others.

Reviewed April 7, 2018

Upon arrival, we were greeted by friendly and knowledgeable staff. We tasted four different wines, all of which were exceptional! I’m not usually a white wine person but I loved their white blend so much I ended up buying a bottle (along with the award...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Alexandra G
Nalini S, Owner at Garry Oaks Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2018

Thank you for your interest in our wines!

Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

We found this salt spring island winery to be our favorite. Excellent friendly and informative liberal number of tastings. We took home the rose and labyrinth bottles. Difficult to choose! Overall fun experience

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 28, 2017

On a daly visit, we popped in a tried the wines here. Again, the standard is fantastic. Bought a Pinot Grigio which was only produced in 2015. Lovely Italian style. Great staff.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Peter S
Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed our visit to the winery. The sheep in the parking lot were cute. The wines were terrific. The folks there were terrific. We tasted 3 wines and really liked Gewürztraminer.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

Estate winery so you get to drink what is grown right there. Much more mature flavours than the other SSI wineries and professional staff. Now it can't challenge the best of the Okanagon but it stands against many of them. Only negative is their pinot...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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