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Fort Berens Estate Winery

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Address: 1881 Highway 99 North, Lillooet, British Columbia V0K 1V0, Canada
Phone Number: 12502567788
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Lovely wines for tasting

The winery has a wonderful selection of wines available for tasting and purchase. Loved the Chardonnay and the late harvest Reisling. Going back for dinner tonight

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Julie S
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Kelowna, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A winery in Lillooet (with an attached patio restaurant) ... & in an impressive, modern building! We turned around to visit this place. Having been initially impressed, service was very ... very, slow. We happily waited for the couple before us to finish their tasting, but were not impressed, when having started our tasting, we had to wait for another... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The winery has a wonderful selection of wines available for tasting and purchase. Loved the Chardonnay and the late harvest Reisling. Going back for dinner tonight

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Thank Julie S
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This winery was quite a surprise. First of all, Lillooet is pretty remote; second, it’s so far north, one wouldn’t expect to see vineyards at all; and finally, the town has a rusticity more commensurate with whiskey than wine. But the winery was modern and the wine tasting experience was fine. We bought several bottles to take home. The biggest... More 

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Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was looking for a nice place to eat with a view and great weather so outdoors was a plus. However, the service was indifferent/slow, the food tried to be fancy but failed to be good. Didn't even get a cold drink. Seriously people.

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Casa Grande, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Traveling through town we stopped at the winery for lunch. First a little wine tasting that was excellent Bought a couple of bottles then off to lunch. What we thought was going to be mediocre turned out to be incredible! I, being simple, ordered a burger. Well let me tell u it was not just a burger. It was fabulous!... More 

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Thank 46JimH46
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice, intimate setting with a great view. The food was excellent. Unfortunately, there were no specials the day I was there and since there is very little for a vegetarian on the menu, I had no choice but to get the salad. At first I felt a little disappointed, but it was so fresh and wonderful that I quickly forgot.... More 

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RolfSdeBruin, Owner at Fort Berens Estate Winery, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experiences at the Kitchen at Fort Berens. We appreciate the feedback about the lack of vegetarian options on our menu. Our menu changes often and we do try to have a good balance of various dishes on the menu. We pride ourselves with creative vegetarian dishes such as Tomato gazpacho, Stuffed morels, Morel gnocchi, Arugula... More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived Friday to have dinner, but it was tapas night. So stayed and ate outside. Our server suggested a light wine and we tried almost the whole menu. Beautiful scenery, great service,amazing food. You are so lucky to have this in your town.

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Whistler, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had a delicious and wonderful lunch with excellent service by Mitchell. Beautiful location topped it off. Highly recommend a visit and the wines!

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Port Moody
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

OK, I am well acquainted with Fort Berens wines and have been a big fan pretty much since they opened, however I have never visited the winery before and have heard great things about the building and their restaurant so it was time for a visit. After a scenic drive through Whistler and Pemberton we got to Lillooet and headed... More 

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North Vancouver, BC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Stopped in for lunch and a glass of wine at Fort Berens. Our waiter Jarens was very helpful with his suggestions and service was quick and friendly. Enjoyed the Salt spring Mussels that I had and my wife's salad also got good reviews. The Winery is neat and clean inside with a modest range of wines. Bought some of their... More 

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