Greater Vancouver Winery and Brewery Attractions and Tours

Craft Breweries & BrewPubs The Greater Vancouver & area has a number of Craft breweries, brew pubs, wineries and even craft distilleries (subject to local liquor board approval). We were VERY surprised by the number we have found! There is a lot of interest in what is called "Beverage Tourism". This is perfect for those taking a kid-free vacation or weekend.

These establishments typically use locally-sourced inputs from their own or very nearby suppliers (some even using certified organic sources). Local barley, grains, grapes, etcetera can have a unique flavour due to the "terroir", imparted from the special soils, ground water, and rains to the crops that grow here.

Vineyards & Wineries Also, they are smaller, and apply their education, skills, and experience to create small batches of very special beverages. Because they are not trying to "maintain a brand" (which would require them to be scientifically consistent), they can afford to experiment, and try new and different combinations of materials, different timings, and sometimes non-traditional techniques and technologies to come up with something unusual, interesting, and VERY LOCAL. Consumers should consider themselves fortunate to be able to have the opportunity to enjoy such locally-produced drinks.

Greater Vancouver & area has a number of craft breweries and wineries that create unique beverages. Most welcome you to take a tour (bring your I.D.), and visit their shops afterwards (samples may only be served, and alcoholic beverages may only be sold to those of legal drinking age or older).

DISCLAIMERS: (1) you must be of legal drinking age to consume any of these beverages; (2) exercise your own judgement about which drinks may be suitable for you; (3) when sampling, accept the host's judgement of appropriate sample sizes, and (4) drink responsibly, and DO NOT DRINK AND DRIVE.

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Here are some featured local brew pubs, craft breweries, craft distilleries, wineries or vineyard. They use the freshest, local (even organic, in some cases) ingredients for an appreciable local flavour.

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Here some featured local listings, but are SO FAR from the full list. See feature stories, linked at the top of the page or use the Search form at right.

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view listing for Big Ridge Brewing Co Beverage TourismBig Ridge Brewing Co

Each week, the finest lagers and ales produced in time honored, handcrafted tradition are served fresh to you. In addition to our flagship brews, we take pride in brewing a variety of fine seasonal and specialty beers

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view listing for Storm Brewing CoBeverage TourismStorm Brewing Co

For over 20 years James and Storm Brewing have been bringing Vancouverites innovative and unpretentious craft beer

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view listing for Granville Island Brewing Co LtdBeverage TourismGranville Island Brewing Co Ltd

Microbrewery established in 1984 at Granville Island in Vancouver BC, offering tours, beer tasting and beer recipes available.

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view listing for Main Street Brewing CoBeverage TourismMain Street Brewing Co

Craft brewery with rotating draught, casks & beer engines. As seen on Brewdogs.

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view listing for Blackfish Pub Beverage TourismBlackfish Pub

Located in the heart of Gibsons, B.C and open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Known for superior service, friendly staff, warm welcoming atmosphere and our great food. Offering an extensive menu with a west coast style and traditional pub favorites

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