Wednesday November 23, 2022

Essex County Wineries & Vineyards

Original blog by Dobbernation

Dobbernation explores EPIC Wine Country is his ‘Essex County Wineries & Vineyards Near Windsor‘ blog highlighting the 14 wineries that make up the Lake Erie North Shore Region. Whether you are planning a weekend getaway or a day of wine tastings your planning will be as easy a raising a glass with Dobbernation’s extensive guide and the EPIC Wine Pass. Sip your way through 8 of the wineries listed below and enjoy the unique flavours and hospitality of Canada’s most southern wineries.


In addition to the wineries featured below, check out the following stops when planning your trip to our EPIC Wine Region:

  • The Grove Hotel and The Walnut Grove B&B offer well-appointed accommodations in the heart of wine country and are the perfect points to start your trip planning.
  • For delicious eats be sure to check out The Goose Kitchen and Bar in Kingsville for lake-to-plate dining and Cancusito in Leamington for authentic Mexican cuisine.
  • Green Heart Kitchen and Red Lantern Coffee Co. are perfect stops to grab a quick breakfast or pick me up to fuel your wine tasting days.
  • Explore the region’s history with visits to John R Park Homestead where you can step back in time to pioneer times and the Canadian Transportation Museum and Heritage Village for vintage cars and heritage buildings.
  • Stock up on the bounty of Essex County at Meleg’s Lakeside Orchard and Cider Mill offering pick-you-own and a market serving up fresh donuts and cider.

Wineries Featured:

  • Pelee Island Winery
  • Mastronardi Estate Winery
  • Cooper’s Hawk Vineyards
  • Oxley Estate Winery
  • Viewpointe Estate Winery
  • North 42 Degrees Estate Winery
  • CREW Colchester Ridge Estate Winery
  • Muscedere Vineyards
  • Colio Estate Winery
  • Paglione Estate Winery
  • Sprucewood Shores Estate Winery
  • Dancing Swallows Vineyard
  • Vivace Estate Winery
  • VIN Winery



Cool down with an iced coffee from @anchorcoffeehouse, the winner of this year`s best cafΓ© or coffee shop for our 9th annual Best of Windsor Essex Awards and start your day off right. A flavorful coffee awaits! β˜• #YQG #WindsorEssex #DiscoverON #DiscoverYQG #DiscoverCanada #OntSouthwest #coffeeculture


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πŸ“Walker’s Fine Candies Chocolate Covered Almonds
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