Plan an Escape to Wine Country with Wine Country Ontario’s 2022/23 Travel Guide

Plan an escape to wine country with Wine Country Ontario’s 2022/23 Travel Guide

The 2022/23 Travel Guide and’s Trip Planner tool are the perfect pairing to map out a bold taste journey

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May 3, 2022 – Niagara, ON – As the warmer weather approaches and we begin to see bud break in the vineyards, so too comes the time to launch the annual Wine Country Ontario 2022/23 Travel Guide. Featuring 145 Ontario VQA wineries, the latest edition of the Travel Guide is the key to unlocking the secrets of local wine adventures and essential to planning a trip to Ontario’s wine country. The Guide also includes a fold-out map with winery listing details for Ontario’s primary wine destinations, including Prince Edward County, Lake Erie North Shore, Niagara Escarpment & Area, Niagara-on-the-Lake & Area and the Emerging Regions.

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The 2022/23 edition of the Guide launches on May 4th in the Early Summer Issue of LCBO’s Food & Drink Magazine and is also available at participating wineries and Ontario Tourism Information Centres. The interactive, digital version of the Guide is available on

In addition to winery listings, the Travel Guide highlights where to stay, dine and play in each of the regions. Consumers looking to map out their journey can also visit and use the mobile-friendly Trip Planner tool. They can simply choose the region they plan to visit and select the wineries, restaurants and accommodations to include in order to build a custom itinerary, which can be printed or shared.

“This year’s Wine Country Ontario Travel Guide is an invitation to explore our world class winegrowing regions and experience the magic of wine country – all right in our own backyard,” said Sylvia Augaitis, Executive Director of Marketing at the Wine Marketing Association of Ontario. “There has never been a better time to celebrate the taste of home with our globally acclaimed cool climate Ontario VQA wines.”

The most comprehensive edition to date, featuring 145 Ontario VQA wineries, the 2022/23 Wine Country Ontario Travel Guide introduces four new VQA winery listings from across the province:

Prince Edward County: Lighthall Vineyards, Stanners Vineyard

Emerging Regions: Inasphere Wines

Niagara Escarpment & Area: Wending Home Estate Winery

Consumers are encouraged to connect and share how they are using the Travel Guide by tagging @winecountryont and using the hashtag #GotTheGuide.


About the Wine Marketing Association of Ontario:

The Wine Marketing Association of Ontario is dedicated to promoting the VQA wines of Ontario – both the vintners and the unique qualities of our authentic VQA wines that are made exclusively from 100% Ontario-grown grapes. Wine Country Ontario is dedicated to promoting Ontario’s wine-growing regions – from the wines and wineries themselves to the complete experience of each destination: local cuisine, year-round activities and warm hospitality. Wine Country Ontario is a brand trademark of the Wine Marketing Association of Ontario.

Media contact:

Magdalena Kaiser Director of Public Relations – Marketing and Tourism

Wine Marketing Association of Ontario

T: 905.246.1922

E: [email protected]