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Rocky Creek Winery

Rocky Creek Winery

Rocky Creek Winery
1854 Myhrest Rd
Cowichan Bay, British Columbia
Canada V0R 1N1
Phone: (250) 748-5622

Email: rockycreekwinery@shaw.ca

Vineyards: 3.2 hectares
Production: 1,500 cases

Hours of Operation: SUMMER: June 01st to September 15th:, 11:00AM to 4:00PM, Thursday to Sunday, , WINTER: By appointment

Both of us worked in the oil industry in the 1980s and 1990s. Mark, a chemical engineer with a masters in environment and Linda a technologist working with budgets, business plans and pipeline maintenance projects. Neither of us worked on a farm in our life. We went from corporate suits to gumboots.

We had always talked about winning a lottery and starting a winery. Mark is 3rd generation winemaker so it’s definitely in his blood. We have always had wine batches in our homes, including our 400 square foot apartment. When we moved to Ladysmith, we started a plan to do a very unique winery–out of our residential house in the basement. We had to change some government requirements and then began our “Basement Gravity Fed Winery”. Our first purchase was a bladder press from Salt Spring Island Vineyards and here we are!

Twitter: https://twitter.com/rockycreekwines

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rocky-Creek-Winery/46561867618?ref=hl

Distribution: Winery, online sales, select wine stores and restaurants on Vancouver Island

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