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.

COMPLETE local beverage tours Here is a sampling (pun intended):



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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 White Rock BrewingBeverage TourismWhite Rock Brewing

White Rock Ocean Lager and White Rock Mountain Ale are always on tap. We brew in small batches so the Seasonal Beers sell out quickly.

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view listing for Newton BrewmastersBeverage TourismNewton Brewmasters

Local Brewery for Surrey, BC

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view listing for Red Lion Pub Beverage TourismRed Lion Pub

Serves lunch, dinner, coffee and drinks with outdoor seating

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view listing for Yaletown Brewing CompanyBeverage TourismYaletown Brewing Company

Our talented Brewers keep a number of rotating taps that offer up the freshest beer of the season in small and unique brews. Join us in the pub to taste one fresh off the tap, or take a brew home with you in our refillable Growlers.

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view listing for Faculty Brewing Co.Beverage TourismFaculty Brewing Co.

we aim to increase the consumption and appreciation of local craft beer by simplifying the brewing process

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