FOOD & WINE SHOPPING

Food Shopping
 
 The Whole Beast and the Village Butcher - 2032 Oak Bay Ave  Victoria, BC V8R 1E4
(250) 590-7675
Fol Epi Bakery - 398 Harbour Rd  Victoria, BC V9A 0B7 (250) 477-8882
   
Red Barn Markets 5550 West Saanich Road - Good local produce, but more notably a kick ass butcher featuring local meats. Meat processing is done in house - smoked pork loin is absolutely fantastic in choucroute! Aged smoked cheddar is also a winner.
Charelli's Delicatessen - 2863 Foul Bay Road, tel: 598-4794  - Yummy, yummy cheese and a variety of other import food items.  I've sampled their cheeses on a number of occasions and always been delighted. Also, their prices are more reasonable than some of their competition. Catering available.
Share Organics - Organic grocery delivery in Victoria. This is the service Patty and I use.
Italian Food Imports - 1114 Blanshard St. 385-7923 - largest selection of Italian food imports around, also a deli and lunch restaurant (see review)
Chou Chou Charcuterie - Fort St, just up from Blanshard St (I'm in the process of tracking down the rest of the contact into). Great prepared meats, including pate, fois gras mousse, hams and salami's, as well as cheeses and other specialty products.
Fairway's Market, 3651 Shelbourne Street, Victoria, BC V8P 4H1 - extensive selection of Asian style meats, frozen and dried foods.
Fisgard Market Ltd, 250-383-696, 550 Fisgard Street, Victoria, BC V8W 1R4 - large selection of Asian dried and frozen products.
Finest at Sea 27 Erie Street, Victoria BC, Canada, V8V1P8, 250 383-7764 - super fresh seafood, straight off the boats and processed in house - live crab, oysters, salmon, halibut etc...Patty and I shop here regularly for our seafood.
Market On Yates, 250-381-6000, 903 Yates Street,Victoria, BC V8V 3M4 - specialty grocery store with plenty of fun albethem expensive products. Above average grocery store butchery and fish counter.
Slater's First Class Meats, 250-592-0823, 2577 Cadboro Bay, Road, Victoria, BC V8R 5J1 - Specialty meats and other gourmet products
Galloping Goose Sausage,250-474-5788, 4484 Lindholm Road, Victoria, BC V9C 3Y1 - fresh sausages

Mattick's Farm Market, 250-658-455, 5325 Cordova Bay Road, Victoria, BC V8Y 2L3

Ottavio Italian Bakery & Delicatessen Ltd, 250-592-4080, 2272 Oak Bay Avenue, Victoria, BC V8R 1G7 - pricey, but has a great selection of cheese

Wine Wineries

Spinnaker's Spirit Merchants - James Bay Sq - Excellent local selection
BC Liquor Stores - Most notably the location at Fort and Foul Bay Rd.
Tugwell Creek Meadery
Starling Lane Winery
Church and State Winery
Saturna Island Vineyards,
8 Quarry Trail, Saturna Island BC 250-539-5139
Swan's Hotel Wine Shop - 250-361-3365, 514 Pandora Avenue, Victoria, BC V8W 1N6 Salt Spring Vineyards, 151 Lee Rd, Salt Spring Island BC, 250-653-9463
Cook St Village Wines - 250-995-2665, 242 Cook Street, Victoria, BC V8V 3X3 Garry Oaks Winery, 1880 Fulford-Ganges Rd, Salt Spring Island, 250-653-4687
  Marley Farm Winery, 1831D Mount Newton X Rd, Saanichton
250-652-8667
Oak Bay Village Wines - 250-592-8466, 2247 Oak Bay Avenue, Victoria, BC V8R 1G4 Victoria Estate Winery,1445 Benevenuto Ave, Brentwood Bay
250-652-2671
The Penny Farthing Sprit Merchants - 2232 Oak Bay Ave, Victoria, BC, 250-592-WINE Cherry Point Vineyards, 840 Cherry Point Rd, Cobble Hill, 250-743-1272
V Q A Wine Shop At Mattick's Farm - 250-658-3116, 5325 Cordova Way, Victoria, BC V8N 1A1 Echo Valley Vineyards, 4651 Waters Rd, Duncan, 250-748-1470
Liquor Plus, 2915 Douglas Street, 603 - 3991 Quadra Street, 4468 West Saanich Road. Good prices, limited old world selection. Blue Grouse Vineyards, 4365 Blue Grouse Rd, Duncan, 250-743-3834
Beer and Cider Godfrey Brownell Vineyards, 4911 Marshall Rd, Duncan, 250-715-0504
Vancouver Island Brewery 2330 Government St. Office: (250)361-0007 Retail Store: (250)361-0005. All  of Vancouver Island Brewery products are available here at a small discounts. Also pick up kegs and party equipment here. Zanatta Winery, 5039 Marshall Rd, Duncan, 250-748-2338
Swan's Hotel Buckerfield's Brewery - 250-361-3365, 514 Pandora Avenue, Victoria, BC V8W 1N6. All of Swan's micro brews are available for sale here. Chateau Wolff, 2534 Maxey Rd, Nanaimo, 250-753-4613
Sea Cider
Our favourite local cider and a beautiful location to visit
 
Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub 308 Catherine Street, 386-2739  
Phillips Brewing Company 5-798 Fairview Road, Victoria BC 380-1912  
Lighthouse Brewery #2 - 836 Devonshire Road, Victoria BC 250-383-6500 Victoria BC  
Liquor Plus, 2915 Douglas Street, 603 - 3991 Quadra Street, 4468 West Saanich Road  
BC Liquor Stores - locations everywhere  
Gulf Islands Brewery Ltd (250) 653-2383 270 Furness Rd  Salt Spring Island, BC  
Longwood Brewpub 5775 Turner Road, Nanaimo, B.C. V9T 6L8 Tel: 250-729-8225  
Fat Cat Brewery Ltd. #2 – 940 Old Victoria Road,  Nanaimo, B.C  (250) 716-BREW (that’s 2739) Tours and retail store Tues - Sat 2-7pm  
Merridale Ciderworks,1230 Merridale Rd, Cobble Hill, 250-743-4293