Windsor-Essex Wine Route – Top 5 Picks
Calling all Windsor Wine Connoisseurs! As you may know, Windsor-Essex County is home to many wineries along the North Shore of Lake Erie. Lucky for you, we’ve narrowed it down to our 5 favourite spots when it comes to wine & food pairings!
Family owned and operated, Muscedere Vineyard hand-harvests all grape varieties from their 13-acre vineyard. Without a doubt, some of the best premium wines are created here! Once arriving, you’ll step out onto their stunning gazebo patio – Next you’ll pick your choice of red or white wines, paired with one of their to die for thin crust wood-fried pizzas. View the full menu here.
Sprucewood Shores is conveniently located on the shore of Lake Erie, also known as one of Ontario’s premier lakefront views. While tasting, choose from one of their gourmet pre-packed picnic basket’s and head on down to the water to get the “full effect” of this property – trust us, you won’t be disappointed!
It’s no question that Viewpointe Estate Winery is an essential stop along the Southwestern Ontario wine route. Situated on the Lake Erie with a panoramic view, this is the perfect spot to get your friends together to simply enjoy a wine tasting/tour. Lastly, for our fellow foodies out there, we suggest attending one of their culinary demonstrations! View the full menu here.
Built in 1920, in a light-filled barn Oxley Estate Winery is a small intimate wine shop, and is one of our favourite spots to gather with friends and family. We highly recommend sampling a few of their award winning small batch wines. In warmer months, you’ll find your way out onto their extended Wine Garden patio to enjoy either lunch/dinner from their phenomenal restaurant (named one of the ‘Top-100 Best Outdoor Restaurants in Canada’ by Opentable.com). View the full menu here.
Located on 67 acres of land along the North shore of Lake Erie, Coopers Hawk Vineyard offers everything from tastings in their dedicated tasting room, to dining in the Vines Restaurant or outdoor patio. To enjoy everything their vineyard has to offer (including their award winning wine), we recommend booking a tasting, tour & dinning experience. View full menu here.