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Toronto lies on the shore of Lake Ontario, the easternmost of the Great Lakes. Home to more than 2 million people, the city is the key to one of North America's most vibrant regions, the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). 4.5 million Canadians live in the GTA, the cultural, entertainment, and financial capital of the nation. The city is also the seat of the Ontario government Located on the northwestern shore of Lake Ontario, farther south than Minnesota and much of Michigan.

The GTA includes Markham, Vaughan, Oakville and Mississauga

Cellaria Winery Inc

Richmond Hills


Their head office is located in greater Toronto with their vineyards in Niagara. Their label their wines Rose Hill

The vineyard produces Cabernet Sauvignon,Merlot,Riesling,and Chardonnay. Winemaking method traditional Cuvee

Cilento Wines

672 Chrislea Rd,
Woodbridge Ontario
L4L 8K9

Owners Grace and Angelo Locilento fulfilled a life long dream to produce quality wines. The winery located in Woodbridge uses grapes harvested from the Niagara to produce their VQA wines. Along with Winemaker They are noted for their VQA Marechal Foch, Cilento's Cabernet, Riesling and Riesling Icewines.
They boast one of the largest cellars for barrel aging in Ontario. The walls are painted with life-sized murals of old traditional European winemaking activities. A new winery located in Woodbridge( Vaughan) within Toronto GTA. The custom designed two-story 36,000 square foot facility houses Cilento's winemaking and bottling process, in addition to a retail shop and the winery's administration offices


The mandate of the Cilento Winery is to create the best wine available on the market. We are interested in quality above and beyond anything else. We have assembled a tremendous team at Cilento and we all share the same philosophy of producing quality wine that we are proud to sell and that will be superior to any on the market in its class

Cilento Wines made its mark in the arts this winter when it became the Canadian Opera Company's SurtitlesTM sponsor.

Generation Wine Company

178 St. George Street
Toronto, ON
M5R 2M7

Generation wine is a virtual winery producing the Union Brand.

Union wines is the result of a joint partnership between winemaking legend Dr. Allan Jackson and sommelier, Andrew von Teichman. The union of their VQA experiences lead to a brand that is sophisticated but unpretentious. Their vision and passion for the future of Ontario winemaking rests in the art of blending multiple grape varieties to create consistent, reliable, award winning wines.

Launched in September of 2010, Union has become one of the top selling VQA wines at the LCBO, and has become a favorite wine choice of consumers and the press. Their wines are always a blend of multiple grape varietals. Discovering their wines means discovering and enjoying a different Union every time.
signature wines? Union White VQA, #197145 Riesling, Chardonnay, Gewürztraminer, Sauvignon Blanc Blend, 2010.

As a founder of Vincor Canada, and the Jackson Triggs brand, Allan needs no introduction. He is considered one of this countries great winemaking legends, decorated for winemaking achievements from coast to coast.

Their wines are available in Ontario and Manitoba

Winemaker: Alan Jackson
Philosophy All about the art of the blend (VQA) where we make and style our wines to appeal to a younger demographic possibly discovering Ontario for the first time.

Holland Marsh Winery

18270 Keele Rod
Newmarket, ON l3Y4V9

Holland Marsh Winery

Located on the north side of the Greater Toronto area between Lake Simcoe and Lake Ontario. The owner is Roland Nersisyan.

Magnotta Winery

271 Chrislea Rd
Vaughan Ont.

Owners Gabe and Roseanna Magnotta started their winery in 1989 selling directly to consumers. Their wines have won over 700 medals, including the Black Diamond Trophy They are just one of many Canadian wineries that made the world stand up and take notice. Robert Henn is the winemaker. The Magnottas believe in good wine good food, good companionship and laughter.
They have had a remarkable growth currently operating wineries at, Vaughan,Mississauga,Kitchener,Scarborough, and Beamsville. Theses are all franchises.

The winery is know for its Vidal Icewine but it promises to release a VIN DE GLACE Eau de Vie which they call the most expensive ever produced without aging.

Magnotta Winery Corporation owns approximately 180 acres of vineyards in the Niagara Peninsula, as well as 351 acres in the Maipo Valley in Chile.


Ontario Spring Water Sake Company

51 Gristmill Lane
Toronto ON M5A 3C4

The Ontario Spring Water Sake Company, located in downtown Toronto's Distillery Historic District, is eastern North America's first sake brewery. Using traditional Japanese methods and recipes with delicious Ontario spring water. Ontario Spring Water Sake Company is a member of the Brewing Society of Japan

Scotch Block Winery

R.R. 5 9365 10th Sideroad
Milton, ON  L9T 2X9

A fruit winery located in the Municipality of Halton part of Greater Toronto Area. The name "Scotch Block Winery" was chosen as a tribute to the Scottish settlers who in 1820 were the first European immigrants to survey and settle in Esquesing Township, Halton County.

Scotch Block Winery is nestled in the area known as Scotch Block - an area of rich, fertile, rolling farmland of which the scenic Niagara Escarpment is a breathtaking backdrop. The winery is owned by Bret Andrews  along with his wife Laurie and their young children Angela, Kurtis and Valerie established Andrews Scenic Acres in 1980. The winery was established in 1999.

winemaker: Terry Rayner and Paul de Lestard

Silver Peaks Wine Cellar

130 Industry Street
North York , ON , M6M5G3

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Trafalgar Ales and Meads

1156 Speers Road
Oakville, Ontario


The company traces its history back to 1994 when it was founded by Mike and Nancy Arnold and George Hengstman. They operated soley as a brewery untill the introduction of meads around 2000. Trafalgar Ales and Meads makes Black Currant, Blueberry and Raspberry Melomel. They are dry and slightly carbonated, with the natural fruit flavors very apparent. And with an alcohol content around 9% alc/vol.


Vinoteca Winery

527 Jevlan Dr
Woodbridge ON L4L 8W1

In 1989, Vinoteca was founded as the first Greater Toronto Area Winery by Giovanni and Rosanna Follegot. The name comes form joining the Italian "Vino" (wine) with "Teca" (a chest for special treasures). Most of their grapes are grown in Vineland. However they do import grapes from Giovanni's own Italian vineyard

Winemaker: Giovanni Follegot

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