Discover the Indigenous-owned Wineries, Breweries and Distilleries in Beautiful British Columbia.

Working with the rich soil and freshwater of BC’s growing regions, wineries, breweries, and distilleries produce a greater variety of award-winning craft beverages, emphasizing quality and craft, local ingredients, community building, innovation, and inclusion.

From vine-ripened Okanagan grapes to Fraser Valley hops, beverage makers uplift local, seasonal, and homegrown ingredients to create award-winning beer, wine, and spirits celebrated in BC, Canada, and worldwide.

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Traditional and Experimental

Unique flavour profiles and traditional and experimental methods are emerging from BC’s Indigenous brewers, distillers, and winemakers. The attention to detail, quality, and focus on community shared by artisanal drink makers also extends to innovative craft options for guests preferring alcohol-free or non-alcoholic beverages, with tasting and taprooms offering craft sodas, kombucha, and non-alcoholic cocktails.

Savour award-winning craft beverages


Innovation and Craftsmanship

Marketing, growing, distribution, catering, and contract brewing are part of the new frontier for a growing community of Indigenous craft beverage makers in British Columbia.
With strong ties to the land and a passion for history, family, artisanal creations, and local ingredients, including botanicals, new Indigenous craftsmanship in the beverage industry offers seasonal responses to the land’s offerings with innovation, experimentation, and technology.

Friendly, Accessible Spaces

Cruise to a taproom in the Fraser Valley, book a private tasting room in Cawston, or visit an award-winning winery in the Okanagan–Indigenous brewers, distillers, and winemakers in BC are creating more accessible, sober-, pet- and family-friendly spaces where everyone can get together and enjoy each other, the land, the locals, and the good things in life.



Nk’Mip Cellars

Osoyoos, British Columbia

Nk’Mip Cellars, North America’s first Indigenous-owned winery, is located in Osoyoos and owned by the Osoyoos Indian Band. Vintners make it a mission to place traditional Indigenous culture, language, and land knowledge at the heart of their winemaking. Taste their internationally award-winning wines while enjoying the warmth and surroundings of one of the world’s superior grape-growing regions.



Apricus Cellars

Oliver, British Columbia

Boutique winery situated on the traditional, unceded territory of the Syilx Okanagan Nation. A partnership between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people, Apricus walks a path towards meaningful reconciliation. Visit Apricus Cellars for their unique selection of white and red wine, located at the District Wine Village.

Locality Brewing

Langley, British Columbia

With core beers and rotating seasonals, Locality Brewing believes in the locality of ingredients. This Indigenous farm brewery offers a field-to-glass experience for craft beer fans, growing and marketing its own barley and hops. Enjoy the grounds and picnic baskets that express the elements and focus on local products, including butter and cheese from Golden Ears and preserves from the Okanagan. An active community-first schedule includes music, film, brewery tours, craft clinics, and harvesting events. Private bookings are available or join in the fun Thursday through Sunday from 12-6 PM.

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Raven’s Brewing

Abbotsford, British Columbia

Family-owned brewery and distillery Ravens Brewing is passionate about creating an environment of acceptance and diversity. With an emphasis on heritage and community, Ravens Brewing builds partnerships with local suppliers and businesses to find the best quality ingredients for their creations, and ingredients from BC whenever possible. They are one of a handful of BC breweries to have won a BC Beer Award every year for the last 5 years and also won best Gose at the World Beer Cup in 2018. This brewing company also offers services for other interested makers, including brewing, distribution, storage, and project guidance. Open for off sales Tuesday through Friday, 12-4:30 PM

Indigenous World Spirits

West Kelowna, British Columbia

Indigenous World Spirits crafts small batches of exceptional, award-winning spirits in the Okanagan Valley. Grain-based spirits that feature local and foraged botanical elements, presented in beautiful bottles with art by local Indigenous artist Terry Thomson. Indigenous World Spirits’ vodka, gin, and whiskey are also available for purchase online. Phone to ask about onsite tastings.



Sharpe Distillery

Cawston, British Columbia

With spirits ranging from unaged rye whiskeys to botanical gins and cherry vodkas, Sharpe Distillery is sure to offer something for everyone. With a family history rooted in the local area, Sharpe Distillery crafts their spirits using tried-and-true methods with an eye toward innovation and experimentation. The distillers strives to use the best local ingredients, including water from the Similkameen River. The distillery offers online shopping and its spirits are stocked by retail outlets and restaurants around the BC Interior and Lower Mainland.Tasters are advised to call the distillery to book a tasting.



Grape Savvy Wine Tours

Penticton, British Columbia

Let Grape Savvy Wine Tours chauffeur you to some of the most spectacular landscapes and breathtaking views The Naramata Bench has to offer. Their planned itinerary will leave a memorable impression and a deeper understanding of the wine in your glass. The Grape Savvy Trolley Co. is a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing transportation service which gives both locals and tourists alike responsible access to all breweries, cideries, and wineries, as well as beaches, attractions, and small businesses in the heart of Penticton and the Naramata Bench. Corporate events, wedding shuttles, and private local special events.


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Grape Escape Wine Tours

Penticton, British Columbia

Professional, wine industry-certified guides help you discover small, family-owned wineries and sip handcrafted wines in intimate settings. Experience many gold and double gold-medal-winning wines and learn tasting techniques used by professional judges. Got lunch? Imagine a well-set table in a vineyard, or one of many beautiful nature spots as you enjoy a fresh, hand-crafted gourmet picnic lunch featuring local food and seasonal produce. Grape Escape guides are certified by the Wine & Spirit Educational Trust in London, England.

Swiws Spirit Tours

Osoyoos, British Columbia

South Okanagan wine and cultural tours. Discover the fascinating stories of the only desert-like climate in Canada and share in the rich living culture of the Okanagan people. Offering winery and cultural tour options leaving from your accommodations doorstep and corporate shuttle services available. Cultural tours are offered in partnership with Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre.