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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.
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.
ENCORE Vineyards Ltd.
ENCORE Vineyards is an Okanagan-based family of vineyards, known for their wines from Evolve Cellars, TIME Winery and the McWatter Collection.
Cave Spring Cellars
More than three decades ago, the Pennachetti family helped to pioneer the cultivation of vinifera grape varietals on the Niagara Peninsula. Today, the majority of the vineyard’s acreage is devoted to Riesling and Chardonnay, which are also the vineyard’s first grape plantings.
Wayne Gretzky Estates
A winery and distillery, Wayne Gretzky Estates was founded in 2017 through a partnership between Andrew Peller Ltd. And Wayne Gretzky and is located on the Niagara Peninsula.
TIME Estate Winery
TIME Estate Winery is an iconic winery on the Black Sage Bench in the South Okanagan, producing only estate-grown wines.
Southbrook is a biodynamic, organic vineyard and winery. Specializing Cabernet Sauvignon, Bordeaux blends and Chardonnays, Southbrook’s philosophy extends to their hospitality building, which is LEED® Gold-certified.
Situated in the Vinemont Ridge sub-appellation of Niagara, this VQA small batch winery is focused on making Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Sparkling wines.
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.
Inniskillin Okanagan Winery
As Canada’s original estate winery, Inniskillin is a well-respected winery pioneer committed to producing premium wines from premium grapes grown in Canada for over 35 years.
Summerhill Pyramid Winery
Summerhill Pyramid Winery, based in the Okanagan Valley, proudly grows its grapes organically and biodynamically and ferments its wines naturally, which are finished in their geometrically-aligned Pyramid Cellar.