Tried this quaint winery near Vancouver and felt like I was in the French countryside

This review article is part of a Narcity Media series. The views expressed are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Narcity Media.

Feeling like traveling to Europe in a second might be unrealistic, but luckily, I was able to have a similar experience at this cute winery in BC, without the plane ticket.

Country Vines Winery in Richmond, BC made me feel like I had been transported to the French countryside with its beautiful surroundings. It’s only about a 30-minute drive from Vancouver, making it the ideal weekend activity.

Also, their wine was amazing.

Country Vines Winery.ashley-harris | narcity

The little winery is actually located on an actual farm called Richmond Country Farms and it was the perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine.

Country Vines Winery.Country Vines Winery.ashley-harris | narcity

There was such stunning greenery that surrounded the entire seating area and every inch of it had the most country vibes.

My table had a super cozy fireplace that was able to keep me warm the entire time because the day I visited it 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 was able to sample some of their featured white wines, red wine, and a rose. Wine flights are always my go to because this way, I only get to try a little bit of everything.

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

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, with me.

Hercules the dog.Hercules the dog.ashley-harris | narcity

If you want to bring your dog too, just make sure to keep him on a leash because there are chickens wandering around the cellar, and Hercules was very intrigued, to say the least.

Chickens passing by a tractor.Chickens passing by a tractor.ashley-harris | narcity

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

Hercules the dog looking at goats.Hercules the dog looking at goats.ashley-harris | narcity

The bodega doesn’t actually sell food, but you can bring your own snacks.

They even have a picnic area that would be the best place to enjoy a homemade charcuterie board with some wine.

Country Vines Winery

Dog, flight of wine and chickens in the cellar.

Dog, flight of wine and chickens in the cellar.

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Price: 💸💸

Address: 13060 Steveston Hwy., Richmond, BC

Why you have to go: This winery is a place anyone living in BC should visit this summer. It will truly make you feel like you have been transported to the countryside of Europe, all while staying in Canada.

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