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.
Joie, meaning “joy” in French, expresses the pleasure that wine and food have brought to the lives of the winery’s founders. JoieFarm grows grape varieties of Alsace and Burgundy which excel in the cool-climate, desert landscape of the Okanagan Valley.
Jackson-Triggs Niagara Estate
Jackson-Triggs Niagara Estate produces wines from premium quality grapes which flourish around Niagara-on-the-Lake due to the warming and cooling influences of Lake Ontario and its proximity to the Niagara Escarpment.
Painted Rock Estate Winery
Producers of a large portfolio of wines, from an award-winning Chardonnay and to their flagship red blend, Red Icon, this winery is dedicated to the production of ultra-premium, terroir-driven Okanagan wines.
Dan Aykroyd Winery
After years of travels to wineries around the globe, Dan Aykroyd decided to team up with some of his favourite winemakers to create a series of regionally inspired wines that represent the best of each terroir.
Henry of Pelham Family Estate Winery
With its first vintage in 1988, this family-owned and operated winery is dedicated to producing wines grown from the distinctive soils and climate of the Niagara Peninsula and most specifically the well regarded Short Hills Bench.
Colio Estate Wines
Colio Estate Wines produce table, sparkling, late harvest and Icewines. Their story is one of patience, determination, and perseverance – qualities that remain today at the heart of their winemaking practices.
Monte Creek Ranch Winery
Monte Creek’s rich history of ranchers and farmers continues today, as Monte Creek is home to cattle, horses, and two stunning estate vineyards in a pristine setting.
Red Rooster Winery
Perched high above Okanagan Lake, this winery is located among the rolling hills of Naramata Bench Road. Their wines have received a number of awards, notably their Chardonnay.
Tawse is a family-owned organic, biodynamic estate winery situated on the lower slopes of the Niagara Escarpment. Grapes are harvested from old-growth, low-yield vines and gently handled using natural gravity flow to produce wines of elegance and character.
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.