Discover Our Wine Region

Taste the bold reds & crisp whites of our Essex Pelee Island Coast (EPIC) Wineries - part of the Lake Erie North Shore wine region.

Plan your wine tasting route with our Wine Route Map. Explore the 17 wineries along the Lake Erie North Shore that call EPIC Wine Country home and use the map to plan your accommodations and attraction stops along the way.

With authentic itineraries and quick trip inspiration you can combine your love of wine and exploring our region easily by scanning the QR codes.

Whether you plan to travel by car, bike, feet or even paddle the Wine Route Map has everything you need to sip your way through the most palate-pleasing escape!

Click here to download the Wine Route Map.

Purchase Your EPIC Digital Wine Tasting Pass

Explore EPIC Wine Country with three different Tasting Pass Options. All passes include 4 x 1 oz tastings at six participating wineries.

  1. EPIC Wine Country Tasting Pass is available for purchase year round and is valid for 6 months after the date of purchase. Pass expires 30 days after first redemption.
  2. EPIC Summer Tasting Pass is available for purchase July 1st – September 15th only. Pass expires September 30th. Redemptions may be used Monday – Thursday only.
  3. EPIC Harvest Tasting Pass is available for purchase October 1st – December 31st. Pass expires December 31st.

Click the Learn More button on each pass for full details and conditions.


If you purchased a previous rendition of the EPIC Tasting Pass prior to December31st, 2022ย  it will remain valid at all participating locations listed in that pass from 365 from the date of purchase. Just show your pass when you arrive to receive your exclusive tasting experience. If you have questions please contact Bandwango customer service.

EPIC Winery Partner Offeringsย 

Use our handy grid below to plan your visits to EPIC wineries for tastings, patio service and indoor dining. When purchasing local wines be sure to visit their retail stores or order direct online through the winery websites to support our local EPIC Wineries and bring your favourite #YQG wines home tonight!

EPIC Winery Partners


Additional Windsor Essex Wineries



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๐Ÿ“ท @oliver.and.lily.the.cavapoochs

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Did you know that at Point Pelee National Park, you are just south of the 42nd parallel, which means you are as far south as Rome and Barcelona? ๐Ÿ˜ฎ #YQG #WindsorEssex #DiscoverOn #DiscoverCanada #DiscoverYQG #OntSouthwest

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