Wine + Food + The County
One of Canada’s most exciting wine regions, Prince Edward County is Ontario’s newest Designated Viticultural Area. Situated halfway between Toronto and Montreal, the area is brimming with award winning wineries, as well as cider houses, a brewery and a craft distillery. Producing world class Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Riesling, among others, Prince Edward County offers high quality wines to please every palette. The County’s internationally acclaimed wineries offer a variety of experiences, from tastings and tours to winemakers dinners and live entertainment.
Prince Edward County is also a culinary hotspot. With a history steeped in agriculture, the area once produced a third of Canada's canned goods and there is still an immense amount of pride in local produce.
The “bounty of the County” is available everywhere, from quaint farm stands and boutique stores to cafes and fine dining restaurants. Follow the Taste Trail for a self guided tour of some of the areas most exciting restaurants and wineries.
Wine Tours of The County
Whether a novice or seasoned wine lover, try a professionally guided tour of The County’s wine district and treat your inner sommelier! Start your adventure with one of the local tour operators below!
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Wood fired Pizza & Wine – A delicious combination in The County
Wood fired Pizza & Wine – A delicious combination in The County by Cynthia Peters Escaping for a few days to explore a new or favorite area is always a welcomed break to a hectic schedule. In The Great Waterway region, there are many unique culinary experiences to enjoy, especially in Prince Edward County – Canada’s newest culinary destination. Home to 35+ wineries and a …
Artisanal Brewing in South Eastern Ontario
Given that South Eastern Ontario was one of the first in Canada to see European settlement, it’s probably not all that surprising to learn we’ve been making beer and hard cider here for a very long time – at least …
Toasting the County’s Vines: Wassail 2013 Survivor’s Guide
This month and next, Prince Edward County’s winemakers will celebrate the recent harvest and the one to come at Wassail 2013. Held over three weekends —November 23rd and 24th, November 30th and December 1st, and December 7th and 8th—Wassail is …
Get Cooking in Prince Edward County: The Waring House Cookery School
Over the phone at least, it sounds like Jordon McGinnis, The Waring House’s Cookery School Director, is having a busy day. You can periodically hear it in the murmur of discussions behind him and movement, not to mention in his …
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A diverse landscape for the whole family
You’ll be amazed at the diversity Prince Edward County offers. Surrounded by water, the County is home to some of Canada’s best beaches and trails. Best known for the internationally acclaimed Sandbanks Provincial Park and the mysterious Lake on the Mountain, the County also boasts North Beach Provincial Park, Little Bluff Conservation Area and the 49 kilometer long Millennium Trail. From exploring hiking trails to world class fishing and water sports like windsurfing and wakeboarding, there are a multitude of activities for the whole family.