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.
Crafting wines from grapes from Kelowna all the way South to Osoyoos as well as the Similkameen, Perseus Winery makes fresh, flavourful wines which tell the story of the Okanagan and Simillkameen valleys.
Jost Vineyards is a pioneer of the Nova Scotia wine industry. Founded by Hans Wilhem Jost, who emigrated from Germany, he introduced German grape varietals and techniques to Nova Scotia. Jost now has over 40 wines in its portfolio.
Checkmate Artisanal Winery
This BC winery was founded with the goal to produce new world Chardonnay and Merlot with old world elegance.
See Ya Later Ranch
See Ya Later Ranch celebrates a legacy of vineyards first planted in 1919 by Major Hugh Fraser. The winery produces well-crafted BC VQA wines served in a setting high above the Okanagan Valley.
Peller Estates Winery
Andrew Peller Ltd. was founded in 1969 by the grandfather of current CEO, John Peller. Andrew emigrated from Hungary to Canada in 1927 with the dream of founding a winery – a dream which remains alive today in the form of the legacy of great wines at Andrew Peller Ltd.
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.
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.
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.
Wild Goose Vineyards
Named after the geese that were first sighted on the land, Wild Goose Vineyards has established itself as a premium small producer of BC VQA wines, with a focus on Riesling and Gewurztraminer.
Fielding Estate Winery
A family-owned and operated winery located on the Beamsville Bench, Fielding Estate Winery produces 100% VQA Niagara wines from their vineyard overlooking Lake Ontario.