Prince Edward County Wineries

Vinter Festival

Vinter Festival - Feb 17-19, 2018

The 1st wine and winter festival – Vinter Festival –  in Prince Edward County. Prince Edward County winegrowers present their winter multi-venue wine festival over Family Day weekend, February 15-17, 2019.

Prince Edward County Winegrowers Association (PECWA) is pleased to present a large winter group festival of winter art, food and wine pairings in 13 unique winery venues. The “Vinter Festival” (a play on the words vintner and winter) will run from February 15 – February 17, 2019, over the Family Day long-weekend.

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Event hashtag: #vinterfestpec


How Do I Play?

– Visit Vinterfest  (participating wineries)  in Prince Edward County, Feb 15-17, 2019
– Print BINGO card, or rip out of newspaper
– Get BINGO card stamped where applicable
– Complete a BINGO, 1 or 2 rows, full card, or fill out contact info and submit (no purchase necessary)
– Enter Ballots at any Vinterfest participating wineries
– One card per person, per day

What Can I Win?

1 Lines – Wins a PEC wine tasting passport
2 Lines – Wins 2 tickets to TASTE Community Grown September 22, 2018
FULL CARD – Wins 2 tickets to each of PECWA wine events (Terroir, Taste, Wassail, VinterFest)

All Card Draw: ALL CARDS are entered in the VINTERFEST DRAW for a Grand Prize

Grand Prize includes:
Gift Certificate for 4 guests to have a private tour, tasting samples and meet the maker at a participating winery




Rosehall Run
1243 Greer Road, Rosehall / 613-399-1183
Open 10am – 5pm

Maison Depoivre presents new work by local artist Annik Despres + Official launch of Rosehall Run 2011 Stardust sparkling wine

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Three Dog Winery
1920 Fish Lake Rd / 613-403-4323
Open Saturday & Sunday 11am – 5pm
Monday 11am – 4pm

FREE snowshoeing on our beautiful trails. Warm up by the bonfire. Sit inside by the fireplace at our pub nicknamed Fish Lake Pub, by the fireplace and listen to live music with Tim Sheffield on Saturday from 1-4:00 and Nicole Coward on Sunday afternoon from 1-4:00.

Enjoy peameal bacon on a bun freshly baked in wood fired oven and marshmallows roasted on bonfire.

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Trail Estate Winery
416 Benway Rd / 647-233-8599
Open Saturday & Sunday 10am – 3pm
Closed Monday

3rd Annual Valentines Weekend Brunch: French Toast and Pet Nat for in our warm, modern, new space, sit back and enjoy the vineyard view.

Enjoy our 2017 Skin Contact Pét Nat Natural Sparkling with Ice Riesling-Infused French Toast with fresh fruit and whipped maple cream.

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Sugarbush Vineyards
1286 Wilson Rd / 613-399-9000
Open 10:30am – 5pm

Snowshoeing (reservations recommended)
Use your own snowshoes or rent some from us – cost is 15$ and includes your apres snowshoe wine tasting for the adults and complimentary hot chocolate and cookies for all. Make a s’more at the fire pit and warm up with a bowl of chili or curry. Well behaved pets welcome.

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By Chadsey’s Cairns Winery and Vineyard
17432 Loyalist Parkway / 613-399-5128
Open Saturday & Sunday 11am to 5pm
Monday 11am to 4pm

Aromatic February Fondue at By Chadsey’s Cairns Winery and Vineyard. Samples of Cheese fondue and 2 wine tastes for $5. Other wine tastes for one dollar and the Darkling for $2. If there is snow, we also have 140 acres to explore on snow shoes for the adventurous before warming up with the fondue.

Enjoy cheese fondue made with either our Muscat, White Horse wine in taste combination with those wines, and Sparkling Red. For the sweet toothed there will be maple almond pralines accompanied by Mulled Gewurz.

Featured wines: Mulled Gewurztraminer and fresh ginger, Darkling Sparkling/Traditional Method Red wine, and the only Muscat Ottonel grown in the County.

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Karlo Estates
561 Danforth Rd, Wellington / (613) 399-3000

Saturday 7pm – 10pm
Dance in the snow while you enjoy wine tasting.

Chef Chris Byrne’s okonomiyaki, a savory japanese pancake pizza with a variety of universally loved toppings. Warm up with a miso noodle soup and finish with a chocolate raspberry torte for dessert.

Featured wine: 2015 Marquette

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Lacey Estates
804 Closson Rd, Hillier / 613-399-2598
Open 11am – 5pm

Artist-Kirei Samuels-La la land Glass Studio-handcrafted jewlery, plates, bowls and other unique pieces.

Featured wines: 2016Chardoonnay, 2016 Gewurztraminer, 2012 Dorland Reserve

Food & Wine Pairings

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Sandbanks Winery
17598 Loyalist Parkway, Wellington / 613-399-1839

Collage & Painting Workshop with Rhonda Nolan
Saturday & Sunday 12pm – 2pm
Explore texture through markmaking and collage. You will be creating art on unstretched canvas using fluid acrylic paint and various tools – sticks, brushes, graphite, pastels. Develop your expression under the guidance of mixed media, contemporary artist, Rhonda Nolan. No artistic experience necessary. Supplies are provided, includes a glass of wine and local charcuterie. For adults only. Register to reserve your spot!

Into the Vault Experience
Saturday and Sunday 11am-5pm
Our team will guide you through a tutored tasting of our exclusive sold out vintages from our own library while pairing them with complimentary foods. Cost $5 per person. Purchase your tickets here.

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Stanners Vineyard
76 Station Road, Hillier / 613-661-3361
Saturday 12pm – 2pm

Landscape Line Drawing Workshop

Join illustrator Lila Stanner for a storytelling and illustration workshop. Our theme is winter: we will explore how to capture memory and imagination with words and drawings. With help from Lila and the group, each participant will create a small handmade book. All materials and lunch included with the ticket price.

Enjoy a lunch box with fruit, bread, meat, cheese and preserves.

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Traynor Family Vineyard
1774 Danforth Rd., Hillier / 1-877-403-4224
Saturday & Sunday 10am – 5pm

Enjoy chocolate from Center and Main Chocolate and wine pairing both Saturday and Sunday.

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Grange of Prince Edward Winery
990 Closson Rd, Hillier / 613-970-6396
Saturday 1pm – 3pm & Sunday 1pm – 4pm

Cookbook Roadshow

Do you have an old cookbook tucked into a kitchen drawer or stored in a box of family mementos – perhaps a church fundraising cookbook, advertising brochure, or home economics manual? If so, bring your old cookbooks to the Antique Cookbook Roadshow for an evaluation of their historical value by Liz Driver, food historian, cookbook expert, and South Marysburgh resident.

Hear about The Museums’ cookbook collection and sample a taste of history from Dora’s Cookbook, published in 1888 and featuring recipes for Bay of Quinte cake, stewed squirrel and scalloped frogs, amongst others!.

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