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Discover hectares of scenic vineyards, stellar winemaking traditions, state of the art facilities and culinary treats in Ontario's wine producing regions. Tour wineries, meet passionate winemakers, and taste award-winning vintages.
Nestled in the postcard picturesque countryside and protected by the ridges on the Niagara Escarpment are the wineries of the Niagara Peninsula, the Twenty Valley and Niagara-on-the-Lake. Discover the inner working of Canada's only teaching winery, Niagara College Teaching Winery and Culinary Institute. Enjoy mouth-watering wines all year round, with popular late harvest batches produced in the fall and Ice-wine available in the winter.
The oldest commercial grape-growing area in Canada and Ontario's most southerly point, the Lake Erie North Shore and Pelee Island region shares the same latitude as northern California and Bordeaux, France.
The landscape of wine making in Ontario is changing with new vineyards emerging across southern Ontario, look for unique new flavours from the Georgian Bay to the Ottawa Valley. Look for delicious, innovative flavours such as blueberry and cranberry wines.
Celebrate the harvest with Niagara's grape and wine industry at the Niagara Wine Festival held over the last two weekends of September each year or for three weekends in January as the Niagara Region is transformed into a wintry wonderland during the Niagara Icewine Festival.