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Symphony Vineyard

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Escape to Provence while staying at home!

This is a magical place to visit even if you're not fond of wine however if you are fond of good... read more

Reviewed March 19, 2019
IPaintOften
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Vancouver, Canada
Favorite Winery in Victoria

We went to Symphony as part of a wine tour. We enjoyed all the wineries but this by far was our... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2017
Loretta E
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Anderson, South Carolina
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6409B Oldfield Rd, Saanichton, British Columbia V8M 1X8, Canada
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

This is a magical place to visit even if you're not fond of wine however if you are fond of good wine then this is a must! To begin with the drive north on West Saanich Road then Oldfield Road is delightful all on its...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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symphonyvineyard, Owner at Symphony Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2019

Thank you for your lovely review. We love the Oldfield valley and all our rural landscapes in Saanich! Its so easy to fill our deli with local cheeses, charcuterie, baguettes and produce - we are so appreciative of the ability to do that. We've got...More

Reviewed September 24, 2017

We went to Symphony as part of a wine tour. We enjoyed all the wineries but this by far was our favorite. We loved the small, intimacy of this local winery. We were greeted warmly and we sat out on the porch with a gorgeous...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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symphonyvineyard, Owner at Symphony Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your visit - we really appreciate it!

Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Interesting tastings. Good part of of the Peninsula wine tasting tour circuit. Interesting local food available. Check for lunch offerings and special events.More

Date of experience: August 2017
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symphonyvineyard, Owner at Symphony Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2017

Hi Wendy Thanks for the review. Guests can build a lunch from our locally sourced self serve deli - create your own platter and enjoy with a glass or share a bottle on our lovely patios. Otherwise we have no other lunch offerings - and...More

Reviewed June 4, 2017

My 11 year old daughter and I visited Symphony today for my birthday. We were fortunate to come when it was fairly quiet. The owner was quite welcoming and allowed me to taste 3 of the wines. They were tasty for Island wines. I particularly...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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symphonyvineyard, Owner at Symphony Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2017

Hi Tammara - thanks for choosing our gardens to celebrate your birthday with your daughter. We enjoy the quiet too - we like that guests can enjoy some good conversation on the patios and listen to the sounds of the farmland. Best wishes for a...More

Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

I hate to be the first person to give this a four star rating but based on our experience, that's what it was. Let's be real, for the island, the wines are great. Their foch and rose were both my favourite and I bought them....More

Date of experience: May 2017
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symphonyvineyard, Owner at Symphony Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2017

Thanks for the review - sorry you didn't get the discussion on the wines you were hoping for. We expect (although we try hard) that we won't get it right all the time. Sometimes guests like to chat with the staff, other times we feel...More

Reviewed May 17, 2017

We were looking for a quick spot to stop for lunch between the airport and Victoria. A quick online search yielded Symphony. We were not disappointed. It was a lovely, sunny day which helped. They had a self-serve picnic station - baguettes, meats, cheeses, veges....More

Date of experience: May 2017
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symphonyvineyard, Owner at Symphony Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded May 19, 2017

Thank you very much for letting us know you enjoyed your experience at Symphony. We are happy you found the self serve deli easy to navigate - it means a little work creating your own platters but it allows us to keep our prices to...More

Reviewed May 8, 2017

We arrived and did our wine tasting and were not pressured into buying anything - we packed out picnic basket with warm Baguettes, fresh cheese, salmon, tapenade, ripe tomatoes, water and of course a chilled bottle of Rose. Sat out on the grass lawn with...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Management response:Responded May 10, 2017

Thanks for sharing your good experience Taylor - we really appreciate it. It was great to see guests enjoying themselves on the grass patios even though it was a cool day (I think all our picnic blankets were put to use!).

Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

We were delighted to have the opportunity to stop by this vineyard and do some wine tasting. They also have chutney and jelly they serve with crackers to taste test. Even tho the place was busy the couple that owned took time to explain their...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed November 3, 2016

I love Symphony! They have a little mini market in the winery where you can pick up a picnic basket, load it up with meats and cheeses and breads, grab a bottle of wine, and head out on their patio and dig in! After paying...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed September 12, 2016

We wanted to do something fun for a bridal shower where both young and old could kick up their heels a little. We toured Sea Cider, Symphony and Muse Winery. I was very pleasantly surprised with the Symphony winery as they were with us in...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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SBIJM
July 23, 2017|
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Response from symphonyvineyard | Property representative |
Hi - you are welcome to bring children whatever age. We do not, however, have activities for them, so if you are here tasting then they will likely want to bring something to quietly entertain themselves. As for drinks... More
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Evelyn M
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Response from symphonyvineyard | Property representative |
Hi Thanks for your inquiry. We are open 11 - 5 weekends in May and 11 - 5 Thurs to Sun in June through September. We recommend reservations for groups over 6 people. Weekends we limit large group bookings to a maximum of... More
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