For The Wine Lover
Locally produced – given with love! That’s what happens when you give a locally made & bought gift during the holidays. You’re giving something unique – something original – supporting local business, and helping build up entrepreneurs and keeping dollars in our own community!
Our EPIC Wineries
20 wineries dot the Lake Erie North Shore – and they have something that everyone on your list can enjoy. With everything from Bold Red, Crisp White and Fresh Rose to Sparkling for special occasions – find something that can cover everyone’s taste. Pick your favourites and bundle together, take a look at our suggestions below or go on an adventure with an EPIC Adventure Gift Pack!
EPIC ADVENTURE GIFT PACK
Give the gift of local wine this holiday season! EPIC wineries have put together a gift pack of winery experience gift certificates, perfect for the wine lovers on your shopping list. Each participating winery has an exciting experience including a curated bottle of wine to match, and they’ve bundled them into mystery packages that will suit your holiday shopping budget, with three options to choose from!
EPIC ADVENTURE ~ GOLD $200
Your recipient will receive 8 gift certificates, pre-chosen to be redeemed at participating local wineries. These entitle the holder to an experience at each winery. While there, they will also receive a bottle of wine pre-selected by the winemaker.
EPIC ADVENTURE ~ SILVER $125
Your recipient will receive 5 gift certificates, pre-chosen to be redeemed at participating local wineries. These entitle the holder to an experience at each winery. While there, they will also receive a bottle of wine pre-selected by the winemaker.
EPIC ADVENTURE ~ BRONZE $75
Your recipient will receive 3 gift certificates, pre-chosen to be redeemed at participating local wineries. These entitle the holder to an experience at each winery. While there, they will also receive a bottle of wine pre-selected by the winemaker.
CLICK HERE to purchase your Adventure Gift Pack and send your favourite wine lover on an adventure through EPIC Wine country!
Perfect Wine-lover Inspired Gifts
WINE PAIRING GUIDE
Having trouble figuring out your perfect wine match this holiday? Make things a bit more joyous with our wine pairing guide below.
Soft, Bloomy Rind Cheese
Viewpointe Estate Winery 2016 Ideal Pointe Barrel Fermented Chardonnay
Firm or Aged Cheese
Colio Winery Cellar Door Series Cabernet Sauvignon
Mastronardi Estate Winery 2020 Brianje Late Harvest Riesling
Cooper’s Hawk Vineyards Pinot Noir
Dancing Swallows Vineyard 2016 Random Number Chardonnay
Muscedere Vineyards 2020 Cabernet Franc
Paglione Estate Winery 2021 Gewurztraminer Orange Reserve
Oxley Estate Winery 2020 Pinot Rose
North 42 Degrees Estate Winery 2019 Pinot Noir Special Edition VQA
Colchester Ridge Estate Winery 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon
Shortbread and Sugar Cookies
Pelee Island Winery Secco Sparkling Wine
Sticky Toffee Pudding
Vivace Estate Winery Vidal Icewine 2017
Make A Toast
Sprucewood Shores Estate Winery Riesling Sparkling VQA
VIN Sparkling Rose
Digital Tasting Pass
Want the gift that keeps on giving for the wine lover in your life? Click www.visitwindsoressex.com/wine and send an EPIC Digital Tasting Pass to a friend! For only $50 you can give them an exclusive tasting experience at 6 participating EPIC wineries!
Deliver it digitally through email – no downloading needed. Then let them plan their own wine tasting experience at any of the 6 stops with a 4 x 1oz tasting experience.
Going to gift the pass? Make sure you select “Give As A Gift” during the checkout process.
That way you can specify who you’re sending it to, their contact information, and add a custom message. Make sure you select either “Deliver this order in the future” and pick the date you want it to be emailed, or “I will deliver this myself by printing it” and you’ll receive a printable voucher to gift to your friend.
To view the rest of our 2023 Holiday Gift Guide, just click here to go back to the main page.
The 2023 Holiday Gift Guide is in partnership with the Windsor-Essex Small Business Centre and our W.E. Made It program created by Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island, and partners participating in their programs. * Pictures are representative of the gifts highlighted and may be different than what is available in store. Prices and availability may vary.