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Award Winning

Prince Edward County is Ontario’s newest Designated Viticultural Area and is gaining the reputation as one this provinces best getaway destinations. The area is brimming with award winning wineries, as well as cider houses, breweries and a craft distillery. Producing world class Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Riesling, among others. The County offers high quality wines to please every palette. Start your wine adventure with one of the following local tour operators.

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Wine Tours
Wine Tours
Cheers to our Local Brewmasters
Cheers to our Local Brewmasters
One of Canada’s Most Exciting Wine Regions
One of Canada’s Most Exciting Wine Regions

Local Tours

Grab a designated driver and tour on your own or start your wine adventure with one of the following local tour operators.

PEC Wine Tours – Experience the County in class. PEC Wine Tours is the region’s specialist in offering the ultimate wine experience. We offer every consumer a variety of choices including a 5 star limousine service, passenger van, day trips, corporate packages and accommodation options. We use local, knowledgeable staff to offer the full “County” experience, including history and art as well as the chance to indulge in local cuisine prepared by world class chefs and national and international award winning wines. You’ll learn about the region’s rich history, how grapes grow here and discuss the world of wine throughout the tour.

Sandbanks Vacations & Tours – Go on a Prince Edward County Wine Tour and visit all the hot spots in the area with a relaxed, worry free perspective. With over 40 wineries and countless gastronomical delights, you will experience the perfect place to eat, drink and be merry! Knowledgeable guides will find out your wine preferences and take you to some of The County’s hidden gems. Tours include complimentary pickup at your accommodation and drop off after experiencing the wonderful wines and people of the agricultural hotbed.

Spotlight Limousine is your PRIVATE Prince Edward County wine tour specialist.

Their wine tours are dedicated to you and your group. They’ll take you to the places you want, from the Carrying Place in the west end to the extreme east area of Cressy. Your driver will show you points of interest like Cheese factory’s, souvenirs, B&B’s, fishing charters and provide you with all the details that go along with these activities. They offer a unique Call-Ahead System with the wineries coordinating your requested winery stops.

Distilleries

Enjoy a cup of cider from local apples in Prince Edward County or take a tour of The Great Waterway’s microbreweries and see how beer is made and what the latest is on tap. Award winning, interesting, tasty, local, sustainable and delicious! A sunny day on a deck is just that much more enjoyable with a lighter craft beer created by some of the local brewmasters from the region.

  • Kingston’s Stone City Ales
  • 66 Gilead Distillery
  • Barley Day Brewery
  • Bergeron Estate Winery & Cider Company
  • Gananoque Brewing Company
  • County Cider Company
  • County Road Beer
  • Rurban Brewing
  • Wild Card Brewing
  • Beau’s All Natural Brewing Company

So Little Time, so much Wine

With over 40 Wineries and more popping up all the time, you’re going need a driver and a whole lotta time to decide which are your favourites. Here are a sampling of some of our local wineries:

Hillier:

  • Broken Stone Winery – Hillier
  • Closson Chase Winery – Hillier
  • Domaine Darius – Hillier
  • Grange of Prince Edward Estate Winery – Hillier
  • Harwodd Estate Vineyards – Hillier
  • Hillier Creek Estates – Hillier
  • Hinterland Wine Company – Hillier
  • Hubbs Creek Vineyard – Hillier
  • Lacey Estates Winery – Hillier
  • Stanners Vineyard – Hillier
  • Sugarbush Vineyards – Hillier
  • Trail Estate Winery – Hillier
  • Traynor Family Vineyard – Hillier

Picton & Area

  • Black Prince Winery – Picton
  • Del-Gatto Estates Ltd. – Picton
  • Devils Wishbone Winery – Picton
  • Half Moon Bay Winery – Picton
  • Three Dog Winery – Picton
  • Bergeron Estate Winery & Cider Company – Adolphustown
  • Thirty Three Vines Winery – Adolphustown
  • Lighthall Vineyards – Milford

Wellington & Bloomfield:

  • By Chadsey’s Cairns Winery – Wellington
  • Casa-Dea Estates Winery – Wellington
  • Huff Estates Winery – Bloomfield
  • Karlo Estates – Wellington
  • Keint-he Winery & Vineyards – Wellington
  • Norman Hardie Winery – Wellington
  • Rosehall Run – Wellington
  • Sandbanks Winery – Wellington

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