Breathtaking Places. Elevated Winery Experiences

We are excited to welcome you to BC wine country.

BC wineries always prioritize the health and safety of their community and guests. For that reason, we always encourage you to ‘Know Before You Go’.

What does it mean to Know Before You Go?

Plan ahead to explore BC wine country safely and responsibly – monitor official information sources, detailed below, before and during your trip, connect directly with wineries in advance of your visit to ensure a smooth and easy winery experience, and be sure to download the Wines of BC Explorer App for trip planning assistance.

What to know before you visit – FAQ’s

Feeling Unwell

The health and safety of our team members and patrons is of utmost importance and we ask that you do the same for us and please stay home if you are feeling unwell or have flu-like symptoms. Online orders and delivery are always available from your favourite BC winery if you are unable to visit at this time.COVID-19 tests are widely available at pharmacies across BC if needed.

Responsible Consumption

The staff at BC wineries are trained to provide responsible service of alcohol. It is important to plan ahead and ensure to have a designated driver when wine touring. There are many wine tour services available throughout the province. For more information about what The Right Amount is for you, click here to explore the standard drinks calculator.

What wineries are open?
Download the Wines of BC Explorer App to get up-to-date information on BC wineries operating hours and elevated winery experiences.

Should I make a reservation?
Some BC wineries offer tasting experiences by appointment only, so it’s always best to call ahead and find out exactly what protocols and procedures the winery has in place before visiting.

How much does it cost to do a wine tasting?
BC wineries over a variety of experiences to enjoy. Tasting fees and structure vary by winery. It is best to review the wineries website or call ahead if you have a preferred tasting room experience you are looking for.

If you are currently visiting BC or planning your trip, you can find on-the ground information and support by visiting or calling a Visitor Centre in the area you are travelling or by visiting

Use Drive BC to assist you in planning your route throughout BC. Get the latest information on driving conditions, road closures, delays, and detours.

Check EmergencyInfoBC to find more information on any current advisories in the province.

In support of Accessible British Columbia Act, it is a goal of the BC Government to elevate BC into the most progressive province in Canada for people with disabilities. Wine Growers British Columbia and the wineries of BC support this goal through implementation of accessible friendly venues and experiences. Visitors to our wine-trip-planning Wines of BC Explorer App can use the search filter function to discover accessible wineries. The Wines of BC Explorer App also features an ‘accessible wineries’ list available here.