I Tried This Quaint Winery Near Vancouver & I Felt Like I Was In The French Countryside

All the vibes of Europe, all while staying in Canada.

Vancouver Staff Writer
​Ashley Harris and Hercules. Right: Country Vines Winery.

Ashley Harris and Hercules. Right: Country Vines Winery.

This Review article is part of a Narcity Media series. The views expressed are the author’s own and do not necessarily reflect the views of Narcity Media.

Having the itch to travel to Europe in a second can be unrealistic, but luckily, I was able to have a similar experience at this cute winery in B.C. — without the plane ticket

Country Vines Winery in Richmond, B.C. had me feeling like I was transported to the French countryside with its beautiful setting. It's only around a 30-minute drive from Vancouver, making it the ideal weekend activity.

Plus, their wine was incredible.

Country Vines Winery.Country Vines Winery.Ashley Harris | Narcity

The tiny winery is actually located on a real farm called Richmond Country Farms and it was the perfect place to enjoy a glass of vino.

Country Vines Winery.Country Vines Winery.Ashley Harris | Narcity

There was such stunning greenery surrounding the whole seating area and every inch had the most country vibes.

My table had a super cozy fireplace that was able to keep me warm the whole time because the day I visited was actually a bit chilly.

Wine flight at Country Vines Winery.Wine flight at Country Vines Winery.Ashley Harris | Narcity

I ordered the mixed wine flight where I got to test out some of their featured white wine, red wine and a rose. Wine flights are always my go-to because this way, I just get to try out a little bit of everything.

Although, if you only like one specific type of wine, they have options to order just a glass too.

Menu at Country Vines Winery.Menu at Country Vines Winery.Ashley Harris | Narcity

Plus, the winery is dog-friendly so I was even able to bring my pup, Hercules, along with me.

Hercules the dog.Hercules the dog.Ashley Harris | Narcity

If you want to bring your dog as well, just make sure to keep them on a leash because there are chickens strolling around the winery — and Hercules was very intrigued, to say the least.

Chickens walking past a tractor.Chickens walking past a tractor.Ashley Harris | Narcity

Needless to say, I think my dog enjoyed the winery just as much as I did — and he even got to see some goats.

Hercules the dog looking at goats.Hercules the dog looking at goats.Ashley Harris | Narcity

They even have a picnic area where you can bring your own food, and it's the best spot to enjoy a charcuterie board with some wine.

Country Vines Winery

Dog, wine flight and chickens at the winery.

Dog, wine flight and chickens at the winery.

Ashley Harris | Narcity

Price: 💸💸

Address: 13060 Steveston Hwy., Richmond, BC

Why You Need To Go: This winery is a place that anyone living in B.C. should visit this summer. It will truly have you feeling like you've been transported far into the countryside of Europe — all while staying in Canada.

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