37,000 Jobs Created Through Canadian Grape & Wine Industry
Wines of Canada
Canadian Vintners Association
The Canadian Vintners Association (CVA) is the national voice of the Canadian wine industry, representing more than 90% of annual wine production. CVA members are engaged in the entire wine value chain from grape growing, farm management, grape harvesting, research, wine production, bottling, retail sales and tourism.
Lightfoot & Wolfville Vineyards specializes in handcrafted, small-lot wines made from grapes from certified organic vineyards. The focus is on balanced wines that faithfully express their terroir including award-winning Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and aromatic whites such as Riesling and sparkling wines.
Pelee Island Winery
Founded in 1979, Pelee Island Winery has more than 700-acres planted on Pelee Island, making it the most southerly vineyard in Canada. It makes a large portfolio of fruit-forward wines.
Peninsula Ridge Winery
Peninsula Ridge Winery is renowned for producing rich Sauvignon Blancs, brilliant Chardonnays and sensational Bordeaux reds. Located on the Beamsville Bench, this winery is devoted to producing incredible award winning wines that inspire the senses.
Benjamin Bridge works with a team of international winemakers to produce world-class Méthode Classique sparkling wines. Their sparkling wines display the hallmarks of classic prestige cuvées from Champagne with a Nova Scotia signature.
Stratus aims to produce wines of outstanding quality with the smallest possible environmental impact. Its commitment to sustainability extends to its winery, which was the first in Canada to gain LEED certification.
Pillitteri Estates Winery
A truly family-operated winery, with three generations of the Pillitteri family involved in winery operations, this winery, founded in 1993, is proud to be able to share the fruits of their labour with wine enthusiasts around the world.
Flat Rock Cellars
Founded in 1999 on a spectacular piece of the Niagara Escarpment known as the Jordan Bench, with breathtaking views of the Peninsula and across Lake Ontario to Toronto, this winery employs progressive viticulture practices and uses gravity-flow technology to produce excellent wines.
Château des Charmes Winery
Château des Charmes was founded in 1978 by Canadian wine industry visionary and Member of the Order of Canada, Paul Bosc. The winery undertakes pioneering viticultural research in the continual quest to enhance quality, and grows all its grapes using sustainable farming techniques.
Laughing Stock Vineyards
Located on the Naramata Bench in the southern Okanagan, Laughing Stock Vineyards was founded in 2003. Owners David & Cynthia Enns wake up every day with the constant motivation of not living up to their winery’s name.
Sumac Ridge Estate Winery
As B.C.’s first operating estate winery, Sumac Ridge Estate Winery aims to take the finest grapes from the Southern Okanagan Valley and craft them into delicious wines that people are proud to serve.