The Red Chair’s next day of exploring the Cowichan Valley included wine tasting, birds of prey and cider tasting. The day started with a visit to Blue Grouse Estate Winery with its beautiful new tasting room.  The sun peeked out as Office Manager Jenny showed Red around. He especially enjoyed the view from the upstairs […]

A couple of weeks ago owners Janet and Rick and the staff at Merridale Cidery hosted a special event for folks in the tourism industry to come and see what Merridale is all about.  Never having done the full tour at Merridale, even though we’re practically neighbours and many of our guests have visited the cidery, […]

Bed & Breakfast innkeepers not only provide accommodation and serve delicious breakfasts, they also often serve as ambassadors for their community and assist their guests with all kinds of information to enhance their stay. The question we are probably asked more often than anything else is “where to go for dinner”. Fortunately the Cowichan Valley […]