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Fort Berens Estate Winery

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Address: 1881 Highway 99 North, Lillooet, British Columbia V0K 1V0, Canada
Phone Number:
+1 250-256-7788
Today
10:00 - 18:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Fort Berens Estate Winery is a culmination of the dreams, vision and...

Fort Berens Estate Winery is a culmination of the dreams, vision and pioneering spirit of several entrepreneurs. It was founded with a pioneering spirit and forged on the road less traveled. The winery is owned by a team of eight individuals who share a common belief in the incredible winemaking potential of British Columbia’s Fraser Canyon and a shared vision to make Fort Berens into one of Canada’s leading producers of fine wine.

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Victoria day long weekend

We stopped here on our way home for a tasting, it was a beautiful hot sunny day. Our first tasting was the Pinot Gris, a perfect refreshing choice for the hot weather. We... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here on our way home for a tasting, it was a beautiful hot sunny day. Our first tasting was the Pinot Gris, a perfect refreshing choice for the hot weather. We purchased a few bottles for some summer sipping and look forward to drinking them soon.

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our wine tasting at Fort Berens Estate Winery - the wine was so delicious and the staff very friendly. Beautiful surroundings despite the rain :)

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Thank DJS78
North Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

unbelievable food , especially for Lillooet. 5 star for sure. hard to find even in Vancouver. really cool gift shop with wine of course but also house made ketchup's , jams , jelly's and pears done in their wine.

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Edmonton, Canada
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Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Second visit, during off season but I very much look forward to visiting in summer to enjoy the patio. Staff was enthusiastic about the product and being a part of the team. Highly recommend stopping in for a tasting!

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Thank vanash
Lillooet, Canada
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

Quite a nice little place to relax. They know their wine and have the best little eatery in the valley.

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Panama City, Panama
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Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Fantastic wines and wonderful scenery makes this visit a must when in Lillooet, don't miss it! The wine tasting is a pleasant trip around the tastes of the wines produced in the region, certainly a good trip.

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Calgary, Alberta
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Reviewed 7 November 2016

Had a lovely lunch here on the patio. They have blankets for the outdoor diners if required, so even though it was a chilly day I laid a blanket over my lap and was comfortable. There are only a few tables inside but quite a large outdoor dining deck with a nice view over the vineyard and the mountains. Initially... More 

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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We stumbled across this place on our travels - just passing through this small town and well worth the stop. Complementary wine tasting provided by friendly, knowledgeable staff. A picturesque setting - only wish we had longer to stay and enjoy. They have a cafe/restaurant with outdoor seating. We brought a bottle of wine and regretted not buying more. Very... More 

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Pickering, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

Stopped for lunch on the patio in the autumn sunshine. Afterwards we tasted a few extra wines and purchased several bottles, some of which were consumed before we left BC! Just in case they don't travel well. Its a must go destination and try and time it to coincide with lunchtime.

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London, Canada
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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Thankfully, the wine and food served by Fort Behrens does not live up to Lillooet's motto: Guaranteed Rugged. We had a meal for four served outside under an open-sided canopy with lovely views of the surrounding mountains and Fort Behrens vineyards. It is a must-do. Chef Dylan is a craftsman and the local merlot a real treat from such young... More 

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