Coastal Black Estate Winery brings the North Pole to Vancouver Island

Partial proceeds from the event are going to the local food bank

After seeing the huge success of Coastal Black’ Winery’s Pumpkinfest, Coastal Black wanted to do something that would not only bring the north pole to Vancouver Island but would help those less fortunate this holiday season.

Coastal Black Christmas Experience the North Pole begins Friday, Dec. 6 and runs every Friday – Sunday from 4-8 p.m. until Dec. 23. Grab a cup of hot cocoa and visit Santa’s village, have your photo taken with Santa, stroll through Winter Wonderland with ice sculptures from local artists and listen to carolers. This family event also includes the biggest Christmas tree in town, festive games and a nativity scene.

“We are excited to bring together families in the community for a festive event that will not only put smiles on their face, but also food on the table of those less fortunate. Admission is by donation with 20 per cent being donated to the local food bank,” says Abel O’Brennan Co-Owner and Winemaker at Coastal Black Estate Winery.

Within three-years of starting Coastal Black Estate Winery the family owned and operated winery has transformed to an award-winning winery with fruit wines and meads in over 80 private liquor stores across Vancouver Island. Their winery offers tours and tastings, a beautiful outdoor bistro and a lovely event space for weddings and other events.

“Vancouver Island has really embraced our business and we are so thankful for their support. Our family sees Coastal Black Christmas as a way to say thank you,” says Abel O’Brennan.

For a sneak peek at Coastal Black Christmas Experience the North Pole watch video Christmas is Coming to Coastal Black on Youtube.

More about Coastal Black Estate Winery:

In 2010, the Ludwig family transformed their 600-acre dairy farm in Black Creek, British Columbia into what has since become a modern, thriving and multiple award-winning fruit winery and meadery.

Nestled at the base of Mt. Washington on the outskirts of Vancouver Islands beautiful Comox Valley, Coastal Black continues to be a family affair, with four generations living and working together. Boasting 80 acres of thornless blackberries (making it the largest cultivated blackberry farm in Canada), as well as blueberries and raspberries, Coastal Black embraces organic practices including pollinating the fruit with their own bees to produce products of the highest standard.

For more information, visit www.coastalblack.ca.