Vendor Stories — beverages

Rocky Creek Winery: ‘Great wines. Good company. Lasting memories.’

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Rocky Creek Winery: ‘Great wines. Good company. Lasting memories.’

Linda and Mark Holford of Cowichan Bay operate an eco-friendly and exquisite winery, creating blends exclusively from Island-grown grapes.

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Level Ground Trading: creating local and international impact

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Level Ground Trading: creating local and international impact

Victoria-based Level Ground Trading builds relationships with farmers to support fair trade in the coffee industry.

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Fernwood Coffee Company: local café becomes community hub

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Fernwood Coffee Company: local café becomes community hub

Ben Cram owns Fernwood Coffee Company, a local café and coffee roasting shop that serves as a meeting place for the community

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Stonehouse Teas: varie‘tea’ is the spice of life

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Stonehouse Teas: varie‘tea’ is the spice of life

Christine Lilyholm of Stonehouse Teas in Campbell River strives to expand the tea market in Vancouver Island and provide an indulgent experience for her customers.

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