Wine Country Ontatio

Since touring the vineyards of Tuscany is not in the foreseeable future, I decided to stop “whining” about it. We have bountiful and beautiful vineyards right here in Ontario. Wine country Ontario, in Niagara-on-the-Lake is under two hours away from where I live, so it was very foreseeable.  My sister Camille, her partner Glenn, Andy and I went on a tasting tour of four vineyards yesterday and it was wonderful. Grey clouds were threatening, but the day turned out to be just beautiful and sunny. As it should be when walking through vineyards and sipping on the sweet grapes of the vine.

Vineyards Visited on Tour:

Trius

Stonebrook

Reif Estate Wineries

The Culinary and Sommelier Institute (where a full lesson was given from vineyard temperatures to fermentation.)

Now, I will let the pictures speak for themselves.

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Keira, our guide at the Education Centre.
Keira, our guide at the Education Centre.

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Trying organic wine at the eco-friendly Stonebrook estates
Trying organic wine at the eco-friendly Stonebrook estates

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IMG_2381IMG_2396IMG_2393Over all it was a fantastic experience. I really enjoyed learning about the origins of the drink I so enjoy. In vino veritas!

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From left, me, Andy, Glenn and Cam

 

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8 thoughts on “Wine Country Ontatio

  1. Beautiful wine country pictures!! I love the wineries out here in the Dallas area (Grapevine) and I’ve also been to a few wineries in the PA/Upstate NY area but of course my favorite area is Sonoma in California!!

    1. I know. That’s true. I wanted to get his picture, but I forgot. He knew so much about the region and wineries. If anyone is going to the grapeandwinetours.com I would highly recommend Danny as the driver.

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