Unsworth Vineyards

Are you a wine-lover looking for an incredible wine experience? Unsworth Vineyards welcomes you to a wine tasting and seasonally inspired dining experience showcasing fresh local sustainable ingredients, accompanied by exceptional service and award-winning wines!

Unsworth Vineyards and Restaurant is located on 2915 Cameron Taggart Road in beautiful Mill Bay on 12 acres of land which includes:

  • Grape Farm
  • Walnut Orchard
  • Organic Herb Garden
  • Organic Vegetable Garden

Attractions around the Unsworth Vineyards:

Unsworth Vineyards is located within a few minutes’ drive to other popular destinations in Mill Bay area including:

  • Enrico Winery – where you can enjoy wonderfully made local wines in a natural surrounding
  • Bamberton Provincial Park – enjoy the beauty of the ocean, beach and camping settings surrounded by numerous trails
  • Blue Dog Kayaking – offers an extensive array of kayaking and paddle boarding lessons, excursions, and tours from novice to highly experienced levels

About Unsworth Vineyards

Unsworth is one of the newest vineyards springing up and offering some really excellent wine products. Gorgeous grounds, wonderful food and relaxed atmosphere where unique grapes become delicious wines.

Unsworth Vineyards lies snuggled in the lower reach of Mill Bay, surrounded by pastures and minutes away from the ocean. The winery’s pristine site provides the perfect coastal climate for growing some of the world’s finest and most unique wine grapes.

Wine Tasting

Beautiful tasting rooms where you will be treated to an interesting fun tour and tasting. Their wines are delicious so you will want to make sure you take some home with you. Ensure you buy the wine from the Tasting Room and not from the Restaurant, as restaurant wine prices include a hospitality markup and might surprise you.
Tasting Room Hours:

HIGH SEASON – MOTHER’S DAY THROUGH THANKSGIVING

Mon – Tues   11am – 5pm

Wed – Sun   11am – 6pm

LOW SEASON – THANKSGIVING THROUGH MOTHER’S DAY

Mon – Tues   11am – 5pm

Wed – Sun   11am – 6pm

 

Restaurant

Across from the parking lot from the winery’s tasting room, a 115-year old farm house has been beautifully renovated to accommodate the award-winning restaurant, showcasing the best of local ingredients from around Vancouver Island.

Grab lunch or dinner in the garden, where they pair delicious local food with an idyllic west coast setting. Enjoy refreshingly delicious and thought-provoking menu items which change frequently.  On their menu you will find a selection of small plates and more traditional large plates; and of course, their wine list features award-winning wines from their vineyards.

Unsworth Vineyards visitors are invited to explore Cowichan Valley cuisine through

  • Cooking classes
  • Chef’s discussions overlooking the vineyard
  • Garden tours among the heritage apple and walnut trees in the winery’s orchard.

By joining their Community Support Restaurant (CSR) Program, you will enjoy the benefits of Membership in exchange for a share of a farms produce.

  • Memberships include five 3-course dinners
  • Members receive a bi-weekly email featuring the CSR menu for that Thursday and Friday – simply call to reserve.
  • Once Members have experienced their initial five dinners, they may continue to enjoy CSR menus for $35 (price for non-members is $45).

Restaurant Hours:

Wednesday – Sunday lunch & dinner starting at 11am.
Reservations
Would like to reserve a special wine tour or restaurant table for a small or large group?  Contact Unsworth directly at 250-929-2292 to set up an appointment.

Travelling from Victoria:

Head north on Highway #1. Turn left at Shawnigan-Mill Bay Road. Follow this road for 3 kilometres and then turn right on Cameron Taggart Road.  Continue on Cameron Taggart Rd. for 2 kilometres. Unsworth Vineyards will be on your right hand side.