welcome to the county
Welcome to Prince Edward County, a Designated Viticultural Area in Ontario with close to 40 wineries and new ones popping up every year. Our winemakers are true pioneers – tenacious, innovative, and passionate.
A distinctive region
and unique experience
Perfectly situated between Toronto, Ottawa, and Montréal, Prince Edward County is Ontario’s fastest-growing wine region. Discover handcrafted, award-winning wines and ciders in a region unlike any other.
Cool climate wines
Prince Edward County has emerged as a preeminent cool-climate wine region since achieving official status as a Designated Viticultural Area in 2007. Our terroir, anchored by limestone and heavy with clay, produces elegant reds, crisp whites, and fine sparkling wines.
What’s new in the county
January 10, 2023
Old World Terroir in Prince Edward County
Prince Edward County may be one of Canada’s youngest wine regions, but please don’t call us New World. With a climate reminiscent of Chablis and winemakers with Burgundian tastes, County wine has a style that is decidedly French.
November 1, 2022
Prince Edward County: A wine lover’s guide
On the shores of northeastern Lake Ontario, this part of Canada is popular for its bucolic scenery and beautiful beaches. Now, its world-class hotels and creative restaurants – and its innovative wine scene – are attracting more visitors.