Prince Edward County is quickly becoming one of the best places to visit in Ontario — in part, thanks to the cute hotels, beautiful beaches and the many lush wineries. Located on the eastern shore of Lake Ontario, the county has been attracting visitors and wine connoisseurs from all over who are looking to take a sip or two while exploring the growing wine region.
If you’re already planning your next trip to Prince Edward County and want to unwind with a drink, you can’t miss out on these 10 wineries.
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Domaine Darius Winery
Domaine Darius Winery specializes in smallbatch wines. Lovers of Pinot Noir, Gewurztraminer and Chardonnay should be sure to add this cute spot to their Prince Edward County bucket lists.
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Grange of Prince Edward Estate Winery
This boutique winery features a gorgeous historic barn that's practically begging to be posted on Instagram. There's a cute picnic area and a stone patio so you can enjoy some time outside while you enjoy your wine.
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Trail Estate Winery
Described as a minimalist winery, Trail Estate Winery uses wild ferments in their wines. They also and leave many wines whole and unfiltered, so you'll be able to pick up on a variety of mouth-watering tastes.
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Sandbanks Estate Winery
When most people think of Sandbanks, the gorgeous beaches comes to mind. However, if you're planning on taking a break from the water, you can't miss Sandbanks Estates Winery. The winery has everything you might want to experience, from a tasting room and boutique, a barrel room, a picnic area and more.
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Closson Chase Vineyards
According to its website, Closson Chase Vineyards helped to spearhead the Prince Edward County wine industry. The first vines were planted back in 1999, and since then the winery has gone on to receive international recognition in outlets such as The New York Times.
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Karlo Estates is a sprawling winery on 93 acres of land. Not only do they offer a range of artisanal wines, but they also have small food pairings. If you're vegan, then you're in luck, as this winery is the world's first vegan-certified winery.
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Founded in 2020, Amanda's Vineyards is a family-owned winery. The menu has a wide variety of wines from Chambourcin to Shiraz. The stunning winery is located only five minutes away from Lake on the Mountain.
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Harwood Estate Vineyards
If you're looking for an eco-friendly winery, look no further than Hardwood Estate Vineyards, a completely solar-powered winery. The wines are sustainably farmed, and wine tours can be booked for the entire family — kids and pets included.
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Three Dog Winery
With 10 acres of land, Three Dog Winery offers something for everyone, including a signature cabernet-merlot blend that you'll want to try in their charming tasting room. Pair your wine with one of the winery's pizza selections or a cheese plate. Another bonus? You can book a stay in the vineyard's loft on Airbnb.
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Huff Estates Winery
Huff Estates Winery was founded back in 2004, and has award-winning wines that are sure to suit any palette. With an indoor/outdoor patio and live music to keep visitors entertained, it's a must-visit.