Local Producer Spotlight: 40 Knots Vineyard & Estate Winery

Here at Union Street Grill & Grotto, we support local producers and build our delectable menu around the fresh, local ingredients that are available in the bountiful Comox Valley.

Here’s just one of the hardworking local producers that we’re proud to support…

40 Knots Vineyard & Estate Winery: Bottling distinct wines for delighted palates

Brenda Hetman-Craig and Layne Robert Craig have established themselves a slice of wine heaven on 24 beautiful acres overlooking the Salish Sea. Living in Calgary and wanting to change the pace of life, these accomplished business professionals took their retirement money, relocated to the Comox Valley and bought themselves a job.

Welcoming guests enthusiastically with an array of aromatic whites, well-structured reds, rich ports and lively ice wines, 40 Knots Vineyard & Estate Winery has something for everyone, from the novice to the aficionado and everyone in between.

Why do we choose 40 Knots Vineyard & Estate Winery?

Dedicated to their community, local economy and the environment, 40 Knots Vineyard & Estate Winery’s infused with nautical folklore and an immense passion for traditional farming practices and the creation of first-class wine.

Recently awarded the Silver level of certification from Green Tourism, 40 Knots is committed to sustainable business practices from pest control, electricity and water consumption to merchandise, packaging and the on-going support to Project Watershed.

Where else can you find wine from 40 Knots Vineyard & Estate Winery?

40 Knots’ 100% Island wine can be purchased by the bottle (or the case) at the 40 Knots Wine Shop and 40 knots vineyard pinot noir at union streetCellar Tasting Lounge, as well as a variety of liquor stores and specialty retailers across Vancouver Island and mainland British Columbia.

And don’t forget that a variety of wine from 40 Knots can be found on the menu of many fabulous fine dining establishments in the Comox Valley—like ours! We serve their Reserve Chardonnay, Rose and Pinot Noir daily in both the Grill and the Grotto. Each of these wines pairs nicely with a number of our tasty dishes.

But don’t take our word for it! Call us today at 250-897-0081 to make a reservation or order take-out! You can find our lunch, dinner and gluten-free menus online.