Get a Taste of Canadian Wine
Book a tour to savour wine country in Ontario, British Columbia or Nova Scotia
If you’re stuck in the late-winter cold, the warmer weather of wine touring season may seem far away, but now is the perfect time to start thinking about spring and summer travels. Canadian wine is finding its identity and improving in quality with each vintage. So skip Napa this year and book a trip with one of these Canadian-operated tour companies to get a taste of what our country has to offer.
Wine Country Tours offers wine experiences in the Niagara-on-the-Lake wine region for groups of 15 or more. Book a corporate team package or a social getaway year-round and choose between a variety of experience packages, including wine- and food-pairing dinners, beer and spirits tours, blind tastings and more. Wine Country Tours will also create a custom wine tour to meet your group’s needs.
Check out British Columbia’s major wine region on one of Club Wine Tours’ excursions through the Okanagan Valley. Club Wine Tours offers a variety of wine, dinner and corporate tours, and each tour includes hotel pick up, guidance from wine experts and tasting at Okanagan wineries. If you’d like to give the gift of wine, Club Wine Tours sells gift certificates on its website.
Niagara Wine Tours International offers a variety of traditional wine tours, but for an up-close look at Niagara wine country, check out a cycle tour. Choose from several trips through Niagara-on-the-Lake, as well as bike tours through Beamsville Bench and Jordan. For the international traveller, the company offers wine tours of Napa, Sonoma and France’s Loire Valley.
Unveil offers tours throughout the south Okanagan Valley. Packages include transportation to wineries in the Black Sage Bench, Golden Mile or Similkameen Valley sub-regions. Proprietor Mike Plante also offers dining experiences, food and wine pairings, icewine tours and visits to additional wineries.
Explore Nova Scotia’s emerging food and wine scene with Go North Tours. Founded in 2009 by wine and tourism veteran Laila North, Go North Tours offers a variety of wine experiences, including self-designed tours and overnight trips in Kings County and the Annapolis Valley.