The Indigenous-owned winery now also crafts vodka and gin infused with a combination of locally foraged botanicals, including rose hips, lavender, milk thistle, sorrel, borage and black lace elderberry—many of which were traditionally used as medicines by the local Indigenous Peoples.
Bespoke Spirits House is a natural progression in the career of owner and distiller Shelly Heppner. Inherently creative, Shelly has always gravitated toward a medium of expression, whether it has been designing functional home décor, making her best-selling martini picks, or taking up the art of distilling.
Misguided Spirits uses solely B.C. agricultural products—grain grown in the Peace River region and barley malted by Victoria-based Phillips Brewery and Malt Works. Speaking of misguided, Misguided Spirits is home to Brother XII vodka, named after the charismatic and demanding mystic who led followers to a colony he established southeast of Nanaimo in the late 1920s.
New Wave Distilling is a craft distillery located in East Abbotsford. Their prodcut line is inspired by the Fraser Valley and the surrounding mountains. Many of their spirits are made from organic blueberries, grown and picked on their own family farm.