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Wine, Your Way! Locally Made!

30 Years of Personalized Winemaking!

Destination Wine Maker!


We make "Wine, your Way!" Let our experience and 100% guarantee entice you to try craft winemaking in 2022!

Penny holds an Advanced Certificate (Distinction) from the Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) education program. Recently, she achieved wine judging credentials from the British Columbia Guild of Wine Judges. "So much wine, so little time...to taste them!", she says. Now as owner/operator of The Wine Maker, since 2015, which she previously managed for 14 years, she is proud to support the Think Local Victoria and Support Local BC movements in her business. Her husband, Rod, swim coach/owner of Pacific Coast Swimming, is happily supportive of her small business endeavours and will be a familiar face at The Wine Maker.


When your wines are ready for bottling Nick & Tracey keep our three spacious, fully automated bottling stations running smoothly in our air-conditioned bottling room.

​Savannah, occasionally on site, helps keep front of house organized. Currently a student at the University of Victoria she is a keen environmentalist and helps us keeping our trash at the Wine Maker to a minimum.

Cole has taken a step away from the Wine Maker but you will see him at special events and when I need a 'pinch hitter' to help get the job done. Currently lifeguarding and instructing budding rock climbers at UVIC Carsa. Cole has achieved his WSET Level II award with Merit!