Wineries

Visit County Wineries this holiday season each with these special seasonal features.  Take a self-guided tour or join a bus tour.

Participating wineries for 2018 list is below. 

Black Prince Winery

Self-guided & Bus Tours
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11:00 am to 6:00 pm
Canadian Vinegar Cellars offering free samples of Balsamic, Fruit & Wine Vinegars, Gourmet Wood-Fired Pizza, Watch Live Barrel toasting & Firing Demonstartions, Butter Tarts

Broken Stone Winery

Self-guided & Bus Tours
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11:00 am – 5:30 pm
tortiere, live entertainment on Saturdays

By Chadsey’s Cairns

Self-guided Tours
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11:00 am to 5:00 pm
mini beef wellingtons, roasted chestnuts, and other other finger foods, We also provide a selection of mulled wines and light candles in the vineyard at dusk weather permitting

Closson Chase Vineyards

Self-guided & Bus Tours
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11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Morrocan Lamb Stew, We have a truffle dinner at The Ridge on November 24th with Zach Littlejohn, Bacon/Date/Goat Cheese Crostinis

Casa Dea Estates

Self-guided 
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10:00 am – 6:00 pm Saturday
10:00 am – 5:00 pm Sunday
mulled wine & maple cake
Plum Pudding Craft Show on November 17th

County Cider Company

Self-guided & Bus Tours
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11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Walk the orchards and see the best view in the county, shortbread cookies.
Hot  fresh pressed mulled cider.   At 4:00 pm We will lead the torch lit possession to the orchard where the traditional hanging of white toast in the apple trees, bang pots and pans to scare away the evil demons and recite the Wassail Poem.  Join us back into the tasting room for hot mulled cider.

Del-Gatto Estates

Self-guided & Bus Tours
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11:00 am to 5:00 pm
pastry/cookies, fire pit and roasting marshmallows

Domaine Darius

Self-guided Tours
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10:30 am – 6:00 pm
savoury shortbreads and salmon mouse,
 tour vineyard, barrel cellar, meet the winemaker, discuss wine!

Grange of Prince Edward Winery

Self-guided & Bus Tours
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11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Spiced Popcorn, Kelly’s Cork Creations (cork wreaths and other crafts) 
, The Corny Mexican (delicious Mexican food!)

Gravel Hill Vineyards

Self-guided Tours
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11:00 am – 6:00 pm Saturday
11:00 am – 5:00 pm Sunday
Feed the Baby Doll Sheep, Pet a chicken, go for a hike

Half Moon Bay Winery

Self-guided & Bus Tours
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11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Chester “Cheasie” cakes, Smoked sausage, Chili and a bun, Walk in the vineyard and check the stone piles for fossils

Harwood Estate Vineyards and Winery

Self-guided & Bus Tours
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11:00 am to 6:00 pm
Mini Tourtières, Many artisan products are available including olive oil, spices, cheese, meats, shortbread and wine socks, Food pairing plates, Enjoy wine and food pairings by the fire

Hillier Creek Estates

Self-guided & Bus Tours
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11:00 am to 5:00 pm
assortment of Christmas baked goods, gift baskets, variety of foods and wines

Huff Estates Winery

Self-guided & Bus Tours
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10:00 am – 6:00 pm
pizza bites, featuring festive treats from Cuisine Kathleen as well as selling our famous in-house salad dressing just for Wassail, Full Wassail lunch menu available – Curried Squash soup – Welsh Rarebit – Wood-fired Fall Wassail Pizza, wine tasting, lunch, oeno gallery, sculpture garden

Karlo Estates

Self-guided & Bus Tours
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11:00 am until 6:00 pm Sunday to Thursday
Caju Winds, Caju Winds Cheese & Tofuky Salcicha


We will also be featuring the cheeses of Fauxmagerie Zengarry, Stokes Cheese and the County’s own Caju Winds each weekend. 

We will also be offering plant based charcuterie boards with faux gras, tofu salsicha, calamata olive tapenade and antipasto to either enjoy with wine by the glass, or to pick up to take for holiday entertaining and gift giving. 

Wassail Winemakers Dinner on Sunday, November 18th starting at 3:30pm 
Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/wassail-winemakers-dinner-tickets-52291115133?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

Harvest Stew Dinner on Friday, November 30th at 6:30pm
Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/wassail-harvest-stew-dinner-tickets-52296702846?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

WASSAIL Wellingtons Sunday Dinner on December 2nd starting at 3:30pm 
Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/wassail-sunday-dinner-tickets-52297220394?aff=eac2

All offerings will be locally sourced, whole food plant based with gluten free options..

Keint-he Winery

Self-guided & Bus Tours
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11:00 am to 5:00 pm
shortbreads

Lacey Estates

Self-guided and Bus Tours
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11am-6pm on Saturday
11am-5pm on Sunday
pair our wines with Braised Beef Stew $8.00, food only $5.00. Free cookies and refreshments for the kids. Gourmet Mac’n Cheese topped with crispy bacon $5.00, Queen of the Kitchen Artisan chocolate, Cured Smokehouse Spices, McColl Lamb Pepperettes, Our famous wine jellies and chutney. Handmade white walnut charcuterie boards and barrel stave creations. 

Rosehall Run Vineyards

Self-Guided Tour
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11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Locally sourced cheese, charcuterie, preserves and gift ideas. 

CREATE A HOLIDAY GIFT BASKET

Join ROSEHALL RUN co-owner and gift basket creator extraordinaire Lynn Sullivan for a fun afternoon and learn how to transform your wine purchase into an elegant gift for your host or hostess. Prepare the perfect gift basket by purchasing the award-winning wines and gourmet food items, and we’ll supply a variety of gift finishing materials. 
Cost: $5 per gift 
Includes: Gift finishing materials
Pre-Registration not required.
Drop-In anytime between 12 pm and 4 pm 
Saturday Nov 17, Saturday Nov 24 and Saturday Dec 1

Sandbanks Winery

Self-guided & Bus Tours
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10:30 am – 5:00pm
Local Cheese, Complimentary vineyard tour walkabout on Saturdays at 10:30 am and 2pm

Wreath making workshop using the vines from our vineyard! For details and to sign up visit link

Stanners Vineyard

Self-guided Tours
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11:00 am to 5:00 pm
pot pies, food profits for donation to Wellington Food Bank, bonfire

Sugarbush Vineyards

Self-guided & Bus Tours
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10:30 am – 5:00 pm
Home baked goodies, gingerbread, shortbread, tarts, rum balls, we will be offering chilli bowls (beef or veg) with a roll or corn-bread $6, Bonfire, s`more kits available 1$ (free for children), Christmas gifts, red cedar ornaments, knitted mitts,& hats, maple fudge, cookies

Three Dog Wine

Self-guided & Bus Tours
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Festivus for the rest of us and live music Saturday’s air your grievances and demonstrate feats of strength

Trail Estate Winery

Self-guided & Bus Tours
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11:00 am – 5:00 pm Thursday-Sunday
Baco-braised beef stew

Traynor Family Vineyard

Self-guided & Bus Tours
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11:00 am – 5:00 pm Friday – Monday
Old Salt Cocktail Company And Center and Main Chocolate Company, Chocolate, cookie and local cheese and sausage pairings, “Enjoy a cocktail or mulled wine next to a campfire on the patio, “”
Enjoy a cocktail or mulled wine next to a campfire on the patio. Meet Mr. and Mrs. Claus Saturday’s from 1:00-4:00

Waupoos Estates Winery

Self-guided & Bus Tours
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10:30 am – 6:00 pm Saturday 
10:30 am – 5:00 pm Sunday
Chocolate, Market store will be open which does have a selection of kitchen gadgets and local artisan products, The Market store will offer some light food options, and the Restaurant is open for full service, 

Explore the grounds – walk down to the dock for views of Lake Ontario, visit our farm animals, or simply enjoy the vineyards and orchards