Cheers to Newton

Where to find great brews and wines in the Newton neighbourhood

Don’t settle for the same old swill, if you find yourself in Newton, try one of the many great local beverages available to sample. From small batch breweries to an elegant vineyard, Newton has your new favourite drink of choice just waiting to be discovered.

Brewing beer for over 20 years, Russell Brewing Company (13018 80 Avenue) knows how to make a great drink. Some of their new flavours include Mango Milkshake IPA, Belgian Saison, and Dazy, their double hazy IPA. Or try one of their classics such as the Angry Scotch Ale, or the White Rabbit Hoppy Hefeweizen.  Although they don’t have a location for you to visit you can grab some of their refreshing beers at pubs and in mixer packs at liquor stores throughout the lower mainland. You can also sample their beers at one of the many events that they attend, including the Clover Valley Beer Fest right here in Surrey.

Not just a brewery, but also a great space to hang out at, Big Ridge Brewing Co. (5580 152 Street) is a great spot to meet up with some friends and try some excellent beers, made right on location. Dedicated to carrying on the tradition of a local community pub, you will feel right at home with their delectable dishes and friendly atmosphere.Their small batch brews are made to pair with their great selection of food. With great food and company, you will definitely be coming back to Big Ridge for more.

If beer isn’t your style, enjoy the results of locally grown and BC grapes in the top quality wines of Vinoscenti Vineyards (15560 Colebrook Road). Extensive work has gone into the land of the winery to make it suitable for producing grapes perfect for winemaking, and the dedication of the Vinoscenti team to their winemaking craft is evident in the flavours of their delicious wine selection. Head over to Vinoscenti for picturesque tours, wine tasting, or as a location for your next big event.

Whether you are looking for a unique IPA, a classic red ale, or a light Pinot Noir, it is all made right in Newton. Turely a neighbourhood full of good spirits!