Picnics are available for purchase to enjoy on our patio 7 days a week from Noon – 5pm

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Come on out to the winery and enjoy a ‘build it yourself’ picnic basket while sitting on our patio with some friends…you can enjoy a glass (or bottle!)  of one of our delicious fruit wines or ciders while listening to the canaries sing.  Our picnic features locally sourced deli meats, cheeses, tortillo chips, veggies, treats and more.* Enjoy the beautiful scenery here at the Coastal Black Estate while you Relax, Sip and Savour.  

The winery tasting room and patio are both open 7 days a week from Noon to 5:00pm.

Our current wine and cider line-up…

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Lots of people ask what wines and ciders we currently have available at the tasting room…Our current ‘line-up’ includes:

Apple Cider = Refreshing apple taste with a crisp and dry finish

Cranberry Apple Cider = A hint of ‘tartness’ intially then finishing crisp and dry – a great summer drink

Blackberry Table Wine = Full blackberry on the nose and in the taste, slight tartness with an explosion of blackberry flavour on the finish, a true berry wine taste

Blueberry Table Wine = For those not sure about fruit wine as it has a berry flavour to start but finishes with a more traditonal  ‘light red wine’ taste.

Sparkling Black & Blue (our newest addition) = A combination of our blackberry and blueberry wines with bubbles added just for fun! It’s light, fruity with a suprisingly dry finish…a lovely summer ‘sipper’ that is flying off the shelves already!

Mead (Honey Wine) = A earthy, ligt honey mead with a delicate feel but a true honey tatse. We consider this a ‘dessert’ wine but it is so versitile that it can be made into many different types of drinks ( you really need to come to the tasting room to try some and so we can explain how to ‘mix it up’ with this ancestor of all drinks!)

New wine now available in the Tasting Room..

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Introducing our latest wine = sparkling Black & Blue…a combination of our blueberry and blackberry table wines with bubbles added just for fun! Its fruity, fresh with a suprisingly dry finish. If you would like to try or buy this delicious new product come on out to the winery tasting room (open daily between 12 noon-5pm)  and we would be happy to pour you a sample!

Our Blueberry and Blackberry Table Wine are back in the tasting room!

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Never tried a mead before? Well now is your chance – earthy and sweet – serve it chilled with some ice (or make a mojito by adding lemonade and mint leaves or a ‘ginger zing’ by adding gingerale).

Our Blueberry wine is great to have on the patio with or without extra blueberries added!and our blackberry table wine is bursting with blackberry goodness (and flavour).

Want a fun drink to serve to your family/friends? – Then use either fruit wine as a base for  a ‘killer’ Sangria =  Just add some orange juice, cointreau or triple sec and then a whole bunch of sliced fruit then leave it in your fridge overnight for the fruit to soak up some of the flavour, then when you are ready to enjoy just add ice (oreven  soda and ice if you like a ‘lighter’ drink) either way you have it it’s delicious!

Both these drinks are delicious and fun…take a break from the grape and enjoy a fruit or honey wine instead!

Spring Welcome in Black Creek – April 13th

Looking for something fun to do on Saturday April 13th? Our local community centre here in Black Creek is having an exciting ‘spring’ event for children of all ages. The bonus to this is if you are going to in Black Creek anyway – why not jump across the road to visit us at the winery (we will be open 12 noon until 5pm…so you can stop by before or after the centres event to try and buy our delicious fruit wines, mead and ciders…

And while you are doing your tasting the children can visit our BEE display (which includes a glassed in ‘live’ hive), our canaries are back in their aviary ready to sing for you too!

*We have the (ever popular) strawberry sparkling wine on our tasting list as well as a new version of our honey mead…plus if you haven’t yet tried our ‘second page’ ciders now is your chance to do so!

See you Saturday 13th April (or in fact on any day after that as we open full-time from that date onwards (yep – that means noon-5pm every day from April 13th!)

http://www.blackcreek-cc.com/events/woodland-spring-welcome/

Second Page Ciders – Where you can find them on tap

We have a few partner venues that have our crisp and dry delicious ciders ‘on tap’ – Where are these venues? Well we are so glad you asked…

cumberland brew    

Located in Cumberland – https://cumberlandbrewing.com/


 

Land and Sea

 Located in Comox – https://www.landandseabrewing.ca/


 

white whale  

 Located in Courtenay –  http://whitewhalecourtenay.ca/


 

beachfire

Located in Campbell River – https://beachfirebrewing.ca/

Featured Artists at Coastal Black

During our tasting room season  (May-Oct) Coastal Black will be proud to host artwork displays by some of Vancouver Islands extremely talented artists.

Please see below for more details:

JUNE ARTIST OF THE MONTH: Alethea Lewis

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http://alethealewis.com/


 

JULY ARTIST OF THE MONTH: Susan Schaefer 

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https://susan-schaefer-fine-art.ca/


 

AUGUST ARTIST OF THE MONTH: Elissa Anthony

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https://elissaanthony.com/


SEPTEMBER ARTIST OF THE MONTH: Marilyn Peeters

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https://www.marilynpeeters.com/

Liquor stores that carry our ciders and wine.

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Although the tasting room is closed until May we do have a few events before that (please check our facebook page for details), but in the meantime is you need to get your hands on our any of our ciders or Strawberry Sparking wine please see the attached list for details of the local liquor stores who carry our products!

Liquor Stores list

* Our ciders are also ‘on tap’ at White Whale in Courtenay, Cumberland Brewery in Cumberland, Land and Sea Brewing in Comox and also Beachfire brewery and Nosh House in Campbell River!

Our delicious ciders are available in the Comox Valley and Campbell River areas

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Although our tasting room is now closed for the season – the GOOD NEWS is that you can still get our apple, cranberry and hopped ciders in most of the (non-government) liquor stores here in the Comox Valley and Campbell River.

We are also hard at work making more of our delicious fruit wines (hence why we are closed!) – So be sure to keep an eye out for details (on this website and also via facebook) of when (and what) wines become available as we get them bottled and ready for sale (Feb-April).

 

Blueberry season is almost upon us!

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The blueberries are almost ripe (we just need a few sunny days in a row to be able to get out into the fields to pick them!)

We are however taking pre-orders for them – they are $15 for a 5lb box (same price as last year!) -so  if you would like to be added to the list please either email us at info@coastalblack.ca , send us a messaage via facebook or call the winery at 250-337 8325. Information we will need to know is your name, phone number and how many boxes you would like!

*Please note there is (unfortuately) no u-pick this year…but rest assured any berries you order from us will still be hand-picked (it will just be us doing the work and not you!)