Home to many award-winning wines and premier food destinations, no other experience will bring you to the edge of true flavor like our Essex County Wineries.
Experience the true beauty of walking the vineyards as you let the day slip away, sip by sip... Enjoy an exceptional glass of wine with friends and build a moment to remember!
Founded in 1979, Pelee Island Winery has more than 700-acres planted on Pelee Island, making it the most southerly vineyard in Canada.
Winemakers Martin Janz and Tim Charisse oversee a large portfolio of fruit - forward wines that offer exceptional diversity, quality and value.
The mainland winery is equipped with a gift boutique, large tasting room, and meeting and banquet facilities.
Mastronardi Estate Winery is nestled in the heart of Essex County wine region. This family run winery exhibits a distinguished name in agricultural; growing grapes on the 100-acre vineyard has produced the finest wines. They were also recently named one of the top spots for vinery weddings in Ontario.
Our unique European-style tasting room is open 7 days a week where knowledgeable staff can help you find the perfect wine for any occasion.
The Mitchell family warmly welcomes you to visit their stunning retail centre year-round.
The estate is located on a picturesque property surrounded by ponds, 25-year-old vineyards, gardens, and a sandy beach on Lake Erie.
Pick up a delicious picnic basket (May – Oct) and soak in the setting with a glass of 100% Ontario handcrafted wine. Taste a variety of styles of Pinot Grigio, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Pinot Noir and Riesling wines. A complete offering for the dry or sweet wine drinker.
Muscedere Vineyards is a family owned and operated vineyard which hand-harvests only the best grapes from our vineyard to produce premium wines.
All grape varieties from our 13-acre vineyard are hand-harvested to create small hand - crafted lots that allow us to treat each variety, in each vintage, with the utmost of attention and care, to ensure true varietal character in each wine we release.
Cooper’s Hawk Vineyards welcomes you to world-class wines, expertly crafted cuisine, and a naturalist’s haven.
Explore the tasting room, experience a delicious meal at The Vines Restaurant, or sit on the patio relaxing and enjoying the vineyards, wildlife, and majestic sunsets while enjoying a glass of wine.
Established in 1980, Colio Estate Wines is one of Ontario’s first wineries.
Located in Canada’s warmest wine-growing region near the sunny shores of Lake Erie, Colio was founded by three Italian bricklayers with a dream of creating a world-class winery.
Today, every wine is crafted with the patience, determination and spirit of their founders. We invite you to enjoy the exquisite wines and charming hospitality of this award-winning winery.
Colchester Ridge Estate Winery, or “CREW”, is a family owned winery located along the shores of Lake Erie.
They’re open year-round and provide a memorable destination for festive events, informative tastings and delightful picnics.
They invite you to visit their charming boutique winery and experience the commitment to quality they put into each bottle of craft VQA wine. Please, step aboard, and take a voyage into the latest at CREW. Stay tuned for the new tasting room and event space coming late 2019.
Our winery is located on the North Shore of Lake Erie, in Southwestern Ontario.
Family owned and operated, we use only grapes grown in our own vineyard and region to create wines which are truly unique in character and craftsmanship.
Be sure to take a bottle home to share with your family and friends as all fine wine should be enjoyed with good company!
Erie Shore Vineyard was established by Harvey and Alma Hollingshead in 1994, becoming one of the first wineries in the Lake Erie North Shore area.
While working hard to plant their first set of grapevines in 1997 and open the winery in 2002, Harvey and Alma raised their two sons.
Their dedication and hard work to making great wine at great prices inspired one of their sons, Andrew, to build a career in the wine industry and comeback to work in the vineyard.
We bring our love of wine and a passion of grape growing, with a focus on quality production. Vivace is located at the western gateway to Southwestern Ontario’s premier wine country. A short scenic drive along the Detroit River south of Windsor.
At Borrelli Wines Ltd., we make your wine making experience as worry free as possible.
If you are an inexperienced winemaker, not properly equipped, or just don't have the time to rack, and filter your own wine, allow us to assist you in your winemaking endeavor.
North 42 Degrees Estate Winery began with a dream and a love of agriculture, wine and our community.
It is built on a commitment of quality, authenticity and sustainability.
Martin and Suzanne welcome you to discover the ultimate expression of all that is beautiful at North 42 Degrees.
Oxley Estate Winery, in the heart of the wine route on charming County Road 50, makes small batch award winning wines.
We offer wine tasting everyday at our tasting bar for a fee of $5 per person, where we'll help you feel right at home.
Viewpointe boasts one of the great panoramic winery views in Ontario.
Sitting on the shores of Lake Erie, its expansive lawns, patios and galleries make it ideal for special events.
The Culinary Centre offers fabulous patio lunches and classes that focus on local fare. Three estate vineyards provide Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay, Riesling, Auxerrois, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Franc and Syrah, all made by Winemaker and owner John Fancsy.
Looking for a cozy spot to enjoy great food and drinks (including Essex County’s best selection of craft breweries?) You’ve come to the right place. Windsor Essex County’s land is as unique as it’s craft beer.
With many microbreweries sourcing their ingredients direct from our own orchards and family owned farms, nothing is more refreshing as a carefully and uniquely crafted beer made in small batches.
Our beer manifesto is "to create unique, flavourful beers that have a good story to tell as a result of our adherence to good brewing practices and partnering with local resources".
Our brewery resides on land farmed by our family for over 168 years. This beer represents our most important values - family roots, good friends and great times.
The beers found on our 30 taps are all brewed in-house on a system no bigger than what a homebrewer would have. They are crafted in small batches to ensure full-flavour and fresh beer.
BREW is a true microbrewery, and our primary product is Brew Proper Lager, which was created to be flavourful but most importantly smooth. We measure all of our products on a “drinkability” ratio, and always welcome taste testers to give us their rating.
Our beer was brewed for the wild, for the untamed traveler, and for places unseen. Our flavours are inspired by memories of hockey on a mirrored frozen lake, fishing at a secret spot only we knew of, and campfire dinners under a bed of stars. While each beer is unique, they all should be paired with crisp open air and good company.
With ingredients grown in the fertile lands of Southwestern Ontario, the farm brewery sits on the shores of Lake Erie. Lonsbery beer is crafted with the best ingredients that are locally grown providing a true farm to glass experience.
Lot 10 Brewing Company is a small town microbrewery located in the heart of historic Amherstburg, Ontario, and situated on the banks of the Detroit River. We maintain our commitment in providing quality crafted beers, and we take pride in our community & customer service.
Welcome to the Walkerville Brewery. A place of heritage, community and of course – great hand crafted beer. Our history begins with Hiram Walker; a man better known as the founder of Hiram Walker and Sons LTD, the manufacturers of great spirits including the world famous Canadian Club.
Imagine for a moment, your date looks up at you with soft eyes, smiling about the thought that you brought them to such a beautiful Essex County restaurant.
Southwestern Ontario is home of many award-winning restaurants, from fine Italian dishes, authentic Mexican and all you can eat Chinese Buffet. Literally, the entire menu from cover to cover is filled with delicious food choices.
Great food and great friends come together at O'Sarracino Trattoria & Wine Bar Corp. in Kingsville. We are sure that our pleasing interior decor, vast menu and scrumptious plates will impress your date!
Located inside the historic Kingsville train station and along the Chrysler Greenway, Chef Anthony Del Brocco serves up Italian and Mediterranean cuisine like no other in a beautiful setting.
For delicious steaks and seafood in the Kingsville area, pay Elite Steak & Seafood a visit. Whether you want to book a private family room for the night or you have a large group for a company dinner, we'd be happy to accommodate you.
The Main opened in September 2010 and is located in the heart of Kingsville's dining district. Offerings of classic, regional and locally inspired dishes paired with our customer service makes The Main the gathering destination of many locals.
Be transported to an era of gracious dining when beautiful surroundings and attention to detail is our specialty. Try a new tea variety from our menu featuring over 100 tastes, flavours, and styles. Let us awaken your senses with our soups, sandwiches, and entree options.
Homemade hamburgers, pasta, pizza, soups, sauces and even our breads are baked in-house! Enjoy our daily lunch and dinner specials as well as Lake Erie perch or pickeral, baby back ribs, NY Steaks, panzerottis, and crispy-breaded chicken or chicken wings.
A new modern restaurant that brings a new outlook to buffets. Offering barbeque, a sushi bar, extensive dessert bar and traditional Canadian selections. Weekend dinners also feature Salmon, Crab Legs and Roast Beef.
Housed in a unique 1965 Bristol Lodekka double-decker bus from the U.K., with a kitchen downstairs and dining upstairs or on our outdoor patio, we offer a tasty menu of items, served up in a fun and relaxing atmosphere.
Our mission at Jose’s Bar and Grill is to provide our customers with an extraordinary dining experience. We commit to deliver the highest quality food, efficient, friendly service and an atmosphere that will make you feel like a guest in our home.
Chuck’s Roadhouse Bar and Grill has been a beacon to road travellers everywhere since 2015. Paying homage to traditional roadhouses by not only a great pit stop for incredible AAA Steaks, BBQ favourites and roadhouse classics.
In 1988, Freddy and Maria Makhlouf along with their five children put everything on the line and purchased what was then a small variety store. Thanks to their old-world values and an unrivaled work ethic, the business has expanded into the popular restaurant it is today.
We offer food for all occasions at Dairy Freez. We serve some of the best canadian food in Essex. Family run drive-in restaurant and ice cream place with an amazing garden view for relaxation.
Burgess Refreshments has been a landmark down by the dock, for what seems like forever. It is a part of our beautiful town and a huge part of summer in Leamington. Enjoy an delicous ice cream treat or the bite into the best chilli dog as you stroll beach.
Book-up your itinerary with quick attractions in Essex County Ontario and can enjoy a daytrip. We have a lot of offer both travers and local residents as we are a strong community that comes alive with fun attractions.
Enjoy what each town has to offer across, Amherstburg, Kingsville, Lakeshore, LaSalle, Leamington, Tecumseh and in the heart lands of Windsor-Essex.
Scenic views of the Detroit River extending from Ambassador Park to Centennial Park into Dieppe Gardens, along Festival Plaza to the Bert Weeks Memorial Garden and Clifford and Joan Hatch Wildflower Garden.
At the southernmost point of the Canadian mainland - Point Pelee National Park, experience nature like never before. Each spring, view flocks of migratory birds, joined in autumn by waves of vivid Monarch butterflies.
Welcome to one of the finest collections of classic, antique, and vintage vehicles in Canada South! You will see both original and fully restored hallmark vehicles from the 19th and 20th century, from horse drawn wagons to a 1992 Dodge Viper.
The Canadian Historical Aircraft Association, or CH2A, home to Windsor's own Lancaster bomber and Mosquito KB161, is located at the west end of Windsor International Airport, just south of Airport Road.
Chatham-Kent offers a variety of splash pads, indoor pools, and outdoor pools. This is a great place to hang out in the summer with friends while cooling off in the water.
The Wheatley Campgrounds are situated among a tangle of creeks in a beautifully wooded Carolinian forest setting with a number of creekside campsites. Trails wind through a southern style Carolinian forest.
Looking for a bite to eat or fair for the kids? Our Festivals in and around Essex County can seem larger than life, and they can help you forget the world for a while.
There are dozens of festivals and fairs throughout the year in Essex County celebrating everything from birds and boats to apples, strawberries, and corn. Here is a sample of some of our local festivals and food events, join us!
Make lasting memories with a great concert or fall in love with our Fireworks. Essex County is host to many Annual Canada Day Celebrations featuring live entertainment and other local music concerts.
If your a Foodie, we got you covered you can enjoy bbq ribs, chicken, craft beers, games, live entertainment, kids activities, and a huge selection of other food vendors during seasonal events.
If going outdoors is your thing, Essex County is a great place to spend your summer. Warm weather, slight breezes, beautiful land and vast vineyards. We offer 5-star custom tours with an unforgettable experience on our local vinards.
Take a bike tour in our wide open spaces, and enjoy the day like never before with some alluring wines.
Visit one of our cozy B&B’s and enjoy all the comforts of home and an amazing breakfast. From historic Victorian homes in Kingsville to beautiful ponds and lakes right here in Leamington’s farm country.
Find unique places to stay with local hosts as we are offering award winning accommodation across Windsor Essex County at one of these premier bed and breakfasts.
Our B&B farm house is perfectly situated in the northwest of the Island amongst a wide variety of mature Carolinian trees a short distance from the lake. We invite you to join us at our cozy farmhouse to relax and enjoy this escape from everyday life.
Welcome to Lake Muse B&B and Cottage Rental, a great place to stay while exploring beautiful Pelee Island. If you enjoy nature, bird watching, bicycling, walking sandy beaches, swimming, wine tasting, history, beautiful sunsets and more, then you'll enjoy Pelee!
We pride ourselves in being the B&B Lakeshore visitors choose, in an area where it is hard to find hotels. The Iron Kettle Bed and Breakfast accommodations offer spacious rooms and sitting rooms and a modern approach to accommodation.
Hike a gentle path through secluded woods or along the sandy shores of the lake, enjoy the wineries, the birds, a trip to the island or a bike ride, it's all at our doorstep when you stay at the Duck Pond Bed and Breakfast.
La Roos Maison, with over 7000 Sq.ft of living space is nestled on two acres of Lake front property right in the heart of Essex County’s Wine Region, the southern most tip of Canada.
Arriving at Wenzler’s you will pull into our grounds and follow a curving driveway lined with trees. Your stress will lessen. Strolling up the walkway to the house you can admire our gardens- with many plants selected as being pollinators.
Guests can choose from theme bedrooms and an executive suite with private balcony overlooking the Parks and Detroit River. Each of the of Guest bedrooms has it’s own special significant theme reflecting the history of Amherstburg.
Prospect House is located on a quiet street in historic Kingsville, Ontario. Located just blocks from downtown, guests are within walking distance of great shopping and restaurants. Located near local nature walks and Lakeside park.
This charming century home built circa 1886 is a short walk to downtown Kingsville’s, Restaurants, Shops, off road trails and Lake Erie’s shoreline. Close proximity to Wineries, Pelee Island Ferry, Point
Owners Megan and Roland are pleased to welcome you in their Kingsville century house open as a Bed and Breakfast. We hope you will enjoy the comfort, the Lake views, as well as the original architecture of this former grand summer cottage.
Honor's Country House Bed and Breakfast is located in Amherstburg, 29 km from Detroit. Free private parking is available on site. Rooms come with a private bathroom fitted with a shower. Honor House B&B features free WiFi throughout the property.
Our Victorian home was built in 1895 and is a well kept secret in Chatham-Kent. Our home is minutes away from the downtown. A short walk takes you to the beautiful treed municipal park which has a walkway that contains exercise equipment.
Sycamore House Bed and Breakfast welcomes you to their accommodation in Kingsville where you can sit under our covered patio and relax with a coffee or a glass of wine while enjoying the sound of the waves splashing on the rocks below.
With the large property comes the exceptional, spacious privacy that's a pleasure to enjoy. for so many reasons. Friends, couples, singles and family all have stayed & enjoyed the calm, relaxed & unique atmosphere of the cottage B&B.
No other area can boast of the natural beauty of so many parks in one area. There are 209 parks within the City of Windsor alone, comprising approximately 2,500 acres of parks and nature areas.
Southwestern Ontario hosts many Hallmark Provincial Parks for bird lovers and travellers to fall in love with.