Here are our top 5 Icewine Wineries in Ontario:
1. Inniskillin Niagara Estate Winery
Located amongst the vineyards adjacent to the Niagara River, Inniskillin Niagara Estate Winery has a proud history as one of Canada’s first estate wineries and is worldly known for its award winning Icewines. With an idyllic view of the Niagara region, visitors can enjoy several tour and tasting experiences. True wine enthusiasts should not miss the Extreme Canadian Wine Experience, where they can enjoy a comparative tasting using the Riedel Vinum Extreme Icewine Glass and indulge in a duet of Inniskillin Icewine paired with aged parmesan cheese and dark chocolate.
2. Peller Estates Winery
Peller Estate is one of Canada’s most creative wine and food hubs and is proud of its restaurant, which has been awarded with the highest rating available on Zagat. From wine tasting to sumptuous meals, this winery offers guests an educational experience into the Niagara Wine Country. Visitors can choose from a rich variety of winery experiences and relish in their Icewines, which have received several international awards.
3. Kacaba Vineyards Winery
Located in the Niagara Escarpment, Kacaba Vineyards Winery is another premium winery of Ontario. The small size of the business with a focus on handling and managing quantities that can be produced mainly by hand, guarantees a high quality of the wines produced and an emphasis on creating rich aromas.
4. Pillitteri Estates Winery
Pillitteri Estates Winery is a family tradition of viticulture and winemaking excellence in beautiful Niagara-on-the-Lake. With its roots in Sicily, Italy, the Pillitteri family is dedicated to making award-winning wines. Their prestigious Icewine has been recognised at wine competitions worldwide earning some of the most important awards in the industry. Guests can have a taste of this unique wine whilst enjoying a private tour and learning about the history of Icewine.
5. Southbrook Vineyards
Southbrook Vineyards’ philosophy is to live in harmony with the land. This is a biodynamic, organic vineyard, which uses the grapes from Niagara-on-the-Lake, has given birth to Canada’s first-ever biodynamic Icewine, a rarity worldwide. Guests can enjoy a wine and tapas style food pairing and see how different biodynamic ingredients can be combined together to form a unique taste.
The province of Ontario is located in east-central Canada and is bordered by the Canadian provinces of Manitoba to the west and Quebec to the east, and five U.S. states to the south. With a population of more than 13 million, Ontario is home to one in three Canadians and is one of Canada’s largest provinces, covering more than one million square kilometres (415,000 square miles). Toronto, the capital of Ontario, is Canada’s largest city. It is also the commercial, industrial and financial centre of Canada. Ottawa, the capital of Canada, is also located in Ontario. Ontario is home to 400,000 lakes and contains one-third of the world’s fresh water.