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40 Knots Winery

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Our hosts, who live in Courtenay, took us to this winery after our walk in the woods at Nymph... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gumby P
Beaverton, Canada
Interesting spot to visit

After living in the Comox Valley for many years, I never expected to see a thriving vineyard and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Abbotsford, Canada
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In the heart of the Comox Valley, on a slope facing the Georgia Strait, 40 Knots Vineyard & Estate Winery crafts wines distinctly shaped by a windswept, sun-soaked microclimate. Named for the gale force winds that often strike the coast, 40 Knots...more
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2400 Anderton Rd, Comox, British Columbia V9M 4E5, Canada
+1 855-941-8810
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed July 11, 2014

From the time I turned into the vineyard until I left, I felt like I was in a high end winery - comparable to some of the nicest in the the Okanagan. The front entry is welcoming and you can see the covered patio area...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed April 24, 2017

My friend and I had just completed a hike at Seal Bay, it was a beautiful sunny day and we saw the sign announcing wine tastings (Tues-Sunday 1:00-5:00) so we stopped to check it out. I can see how beautiful the location will be when...More

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Brenda H, Manager at 40 Knots Winery, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review for us. We have just released a few more wines and we will have some very nice reds such as Gamay Noir, Pinot Noir and a Merlot coming out around June! The Winery...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our hosts, who live in Courtenay, took us to this winery after our walk in the woods at Nymph Falls. The young lady who provided our wine tasting experience excelled in her knowledge and presentation of the wines, and in her telling of the story...More

Thank Gumby P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After living in the Comox Valley for many years, I never expected to see a thriving vineyard and wine industry thrive here...so when we returned for a visit, we were taken here for a tasting...and surprise! What a great product...well worth the visit.

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Reviewed October 5, 2018

Dropped in today for a wine tasting and to choose some wines for the Thanksgiving weekend. "Megan" was our server, and she was happy to answer all our questions and was very knowledgeable and pleasant to talk with. We really enjoyed our tasting and our...More

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Reviewed September 5, 2018

the 40 knots Facebook page popped up on my Facebook about their red, white and blues event. i did not know about this winery so off we went and had a delightful afternoon there. we bought tickets online. that gave us 2 boxed lunches of...More

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Reviewed September 4, 2018

I am a local and have been astonished by finding such good wines appearing in such a new winery. I first encountered them at the local market one Saturday morning but this is my first visit to the winery itself. It was a bit of...More

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Reviewed September 4, 2018

My husband, daughter, son-in-law & I went to 40 Knots Winery where we had a very good tasting thanks to our very knowledgeable server. Even though, the tasting room was extremely busy, she took the time to chat about her time in Germany where she...More

Thank Condu
Reviewed September 4, 2018

My guy and I came here over the weekend as we were on vacation and had tried the wines the night before at Mt Washington. The wines were pretty good, the White Seas was our favourite wine. The winery was very pretty and there was...More

Thank Lauren H
Reviewed August 26, 2018

I am a local and have been to the winery for tastings twice in past few years. Both times I have had a great time, however this last time was particularly exceptional. Our group had some questions about the wine and the owner was not...More

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Brenda H, Owner at 40 Knots Winery, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. It is always a pleasure when Layne comes out as he gets to share his love for the wine and farming with others. We are glad you enjoyed your tasting and hope to see you back again.

Reviewed August 21, 2018

We always try and visit local vineyards during our travels. We came across this one during our travels on Vancouver Island. We usually do tastings at a bar. The bar here is very small, so you are invited to have a seat at a table...More

Thank Mongo1234
Brenda H, Owner at 40 Knots Winery, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Thank you so much for the kind review. Ziggy and Gamay make lovely summer wines. Nice choices:) Would love to have you all back again. Cheers

Reviewed August 18, 2018

I cycled to 40 Knots with friends to enjoy a picnic. We were greeted warmly despite our sweaty and dishevelled appearance, served ice water and offered 5 kinds of wine to taste. We selected a few bottles (including a Ziggy and a Gamay, both perfect...More

Thank Kim M
Brenda H, Owner at 40 Knots Winery, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Thanks so much for your review! We love it when people come in for the tasting and extend their visit with a picnic and self-guided tour. So glad you will be back. Cheers

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Richelle S
August 20, 2018|
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Response from Brenda H | Property representative |
Hi there. We do have complimentary tastings for the adults and soft drinks for purchase and water for the kids:) We do offer fresh local picnic items such as baguettes, cheese, chutney, pickled grapes, smoked salmon... More
Tammie M
March 1, 2016|
Response from Smoltman | Reviewed this property |
The winery has a level entrance but the parking lot is gravel so it may be hard to push a wheelchair or use the walker but you can park fairly close to the entrance. The washroom is separate from the main building but it is... More