Description

<p>The Turyk family has a long history of summers at Shawnigan Lake, and in the fall of 2009 they became aware of a small vineyard and winery for sale in the nearby South Cowichan Valley. Translated from the local Coast Salish dialect, Cowichan — or 'warm land' — is a unique terroir for growing curious new grape varietals. With a forty year history in BC's fishing industry, proprietors Tim & Colleen Turyk felt ready for a new challenge.</p>
<p>In memory of Tim's mother Marjorie, who as a child summered at Shawnigan and subsequently introduced her family to the Lake and the Cowichan Valley, Tim and Colleen settled on the name Unsworth, Marjorie's maiden name, to showcase their wine. The beautiful property with the old farmhouse reinforced their vision of a sustainably managed vineyard and quality focused winery complemented by a small restaurant serving natural local food.</p>

Business Info
  • 2915 Cameron-Taggart Rd V0R 2P2 BC Canada
Location
Winey Features
Varietals & regions
Winemaker & Owners
  • Winemaker :
    Daniel Cosman
  • Owners :
    Tim Turyk
  • Established Date :
    2010
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Location
Business Info
  • 2915 Cameron-Taggart Rd V0R 2P2 BC Canada
Varietals & regions