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Fort Berens Estate Winery Ltd

Lillooet’s First Winery

Fort Berens Estate Winery is a culmination of the dreams, vision and pioneering spirit of a group of passionate owners. They 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.

With its vineyards on sagebrush covered bench land along the Fraser River at the base of towering mountains, Fort Berens embraces the spirit of Lillooet. Alpine breezes, lingering summer sunlight and moderate winters provide a unique terroir ideal for growing premium grapes. We are committed to handcrafting award-winning wines that reflect our local terroir.

Take a drive and explore Lillooet’s First Winery, sample their latest vintages in the tasting room, and soak up the breathtaking vistas from their patio kitchen while enjoying a farm fresh wine-paired lunch.

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Fort Berens Estate Winery Ltd

Fort Berens Estate Winery Ltd
Fort Berens Estate Winery Ltd
4.7 out of 5 stars
1881 BC-99
Lillooet, BC V0K 1V0, Canada
(250) 256-7788
Fort Berens Estate Winery Ltd
Elaine Bright
4 out of 5 stars
Perhaps our less than ideal experience was because we visited on the August 2022 long weekend Monday, and it was extremely busy. We were told the restaurant was fully booked so we couldn't try their restaurant. For future reference, we asked about gluten-free accommodations on their limited menu. We were told they had no GF menu choices other than salad. The dining was outside under tents, beautiful view. The afternoon was very hot, so we may not have been comfortable dining outside. The wine tasting was great, many very delicious and award winning wines. Apparently selected in 2022 as being the the top 3rd of 10 best small wineries in Canada. The young lady from South Africa was extremely knowledgeable, but somewhat difficult to hear with the high ceilings and number of other people. She was very patient and answered all my questions. In fact, she was a wow factor of the visit. The young man, with a beard was very unfriendly. He was rushing around and seemed annoyed that I stopped to ask a question. He was bordering on being rude and offended my guest who almost didn't purchase the case he had selected because of this employees unfriendly customer service. He did however carry the case out to the car.
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We respectfully acknowledge our place of work is within the ancestral, traditional and unceded territories of the Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) and that we serve the Peoples of the many Nations throughout British Columbia.