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Wine Tasting Tours in Prince Edward County

Wine Tasting Tour in Waupoos Prince Edward County 2011The Waupoos region is where the modern wave of Prince Edward County wineries first got started.  Chosen for its spectacular views, soil and climate, the area offers an altogether unique tasting experience. While in the area we suggest you add to your tour a stop at Lake on the Mountain, Frank De la Roche at La De Dah Studio or Fifth Town Artisan Cheese. Depending on the season, your tour may also include a visit to the burgeoning South Bay region, with rustic “Estate” wineries firmly rooted in their working-farm origins. A list of wineries in this region follows the photo gallery.

Some Waupoos Region Wineries Include:

Del-Gatto Estate Ltd Pat and Heidi Del-Gatto Winery specializes in hybrid grapes the wineries  red, white and rose varieties offer a welcomed alternative to the mainstream Cabs, Merlots and Pinots.

Devil’s Wishbone A picturesque family-owned and operated winery located in a century old barn.

Waupoos Estates Winery Beautiful Hillside winery overlooking lake Ontario. Offers a full range of wines including a selection of reds, whites, rose’s and an ice-wines. View winery video

County Cider Company County Cider Company, as its name suggests,  specializes in Ciders. What might suprise you is that along with there famous County Premium Cider and traditional cider varieties the winery also offers a varieties of wines, sparkling (or champagne method) ciders and ice cider. View cidery video

Some South Bay Wineries Include:

Exultet “Family owned and operated, we are a small hands-on operation from vineyard to bottle. Our goal is to make the most elegant expression of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay that this land is capable of. To make a wine that says by its taste that it comes from our particular vineyards. Wine that exults!” From Website

Half Moon Bay Winery No synthetic fertilizers or pesticides.  Visit website for more information.  View winery video here.

Lighthall Vineyards Lighthall Vineyards is a low volume, high quality, family owned and operated winery. In operation since 2009, using traditional old-world techniques.

Long Dog Winery Boutique winery located minutes from Milford on 300 sprawling acres. The wineries varieties include three reds (2006/2007 Pinot Noir and 2007 Gamay / Pinot Noir) and three whites ( 2007/2007 Riserva Chardonnay and 2007 Francesca Pinot Gris)

Book your Wine or Specialty Tour!

Tours run daily and include:

  • a visit to four (4) Waupoos/South Bay wineries
  • three (3) tastings at each winery
  • complimentary pick up / drop off at your local accommodation
  • pick-up at approximately 1:00 p.m for Half Day tours

Want lunch?  Upgrade to a Full Day tour with gourmet picnic lunch for $115.00 per person  or to a sitdown gourmet lunch for $129.00 per person. Full day tours run 11am to 5pm.  *Price subject to 13% HST.

For your choice of dates, call now (877) 399 2508 and have us book your next Prince Edward County Wine Tour or email us at Sandbanks Vacations & Tours.

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