Tasting Tour

Enjoy a culinary tour around the region, curated for the most discerning of palettes. Get underway in Victoria’s hip Fernwood district and sample some fresh roasted coffee … Take the coast road up into the Cowichan Valley and enjoy a dish of gourmet pasta… Hop on the ferry and visit the islands, stopping for chocolates,jams, and Pacific salmon along the way.

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The Menu

  • 72% Dark Chocolate Crow Bar ● Salish Sea Chocolate Company
  • Classico Sauce ● Sugo Sauce
  • Clover Honey ● Babe's Honey Farm
  • Crab Pate ● SeaChange Seafoods
  • Organic Emmer Fettuccine ● Cowichan Pasta Company
  • Medium Roast Coffee Beans, 1lb ● Fernwood Coffee Company
  • Honey Sponge Toffee Caramel Popcorn ● Tout De Sweet Confections
  • Keemun Black Tea ● Anteeo Tea
  • Lobster Pate ● SeaChange Seafoods
  • Smoked Salmon Pate ● SeaChange Seafoods
  • Pacific Sea Salt Caramels ● Tout De Sweet Confections
  • Wild Smoked Sockeye Salmon 113g ● SeaChange Seafoods
  • Pepper and Sea Salt Crackers ● Jenny Marie's Cracker Co.
  • Spicy Tomato Jam ● Saltspring Kitchen Co.
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The Makers

  • Sugo Sauce

    Sugo Sauce was born as the result of a relationship between nonna and nipote (grandmother and grand-daughter in Italian). Nonna and nipote bonded and connected through the act of teaching and learning how to make nonna’s version of a common simple sugo recipe ‘Classico’.

  • Salish Sea Chocolate Company

    The Salish Sea Chocolate Company has been operating since 2003. Their chocolates are made in their Chocolate Cottage, on beautiful Salt Spring Island, B.C. Each bar is crafted and wrapped by hand, with much love and laughter in the old traditional way, and is a masterpiece of exquisite chocolate & beautiful art.

  • Babe's Honey Farm

    Babe's Honey Farm was founded in 1945 by Babe & Charlie Warren with a small loan from a credit union and single beehive Charlie found in the forest. They spent their lives building Western Canada's favorite bee farm, which is now employee-owned.

  • Cowichan Pasta Company

    Wanting something of his own and seeing a special artisan niche, artisan chef Matt Horn brought Cowichan Pasta to life in 2010. They work with local farmers to grow both ancient grains and modern grains for their pasta production.

  • Fernwood Coffee

    With everything from cherry trees to street art, punk bars and art galleries, Fernwood is where we work, live, and play. For us, coffee is a way to engage community, connect to place, and to build relationships. Our coffee reflects that.
    - Ben Cram, Owner

  • Anteeo Tea

    Founded in Victoria, BC, Canada, Anteeo Tea Company provides specialty teas to various retailers. Their name, ANTEEO, is Latin for: To Excel, Precede and Anticipate, and it represents their approach to all aspects of their business.

  • Sea Change Seafoods

    Since 1985 our family-owned business, founded on Saltspring Island, has crafted beautifully packaged, premium Canadian smoked salmon and other Canadian gifts from the sea, such as salmon, crab, and lobster pâtés.
    -John and Anne Millerd, Owners

  • Tout de Sweet Confections

    Tout de Sweet Confections is a small-batch Canadian artisan candy company that specializes in making fresh confectionery sweets that are all-natural, organic, corn syrup-free, nut-free and gluten-free (the kitchen and ingredients are 100% nut-free and gluten-free!).

  • Saltspring Kitchen Co.

    SaltSpring Kitchen co. is a small batch, artisanal preserve company located on beautiful Salt Spring Island on the West Coast of Canada. You can find their sweet & savoury line of products at the Salt Spring Market in Ganges every Saturday from April through October.

  • Jenny Marie Cracker Co

    Jenny Marie’s cracker company was born from a love of baking and a passion for fresh and wholesome food. We are proud to use simple ingredients, free of artificial flavours, colours, preservatives, GMO’s and hydrogenated oils. We take pride in producing small-batch artisan crackers, in beautiful Victoria, BC.
    - Jenny & Amber

  • Salish Sea Chocolate Company

    The Salish Sea Chocolate Company has been operating since 2003. Their chocolates are made in their Chocolate Cottage, on beautiful Salt Spring Island, B.C. Each bar is crafted and wrapped by hand, with much love and laughter in the old traditional way, and is a masterpiece of exquisite chocolate & beautiful art.