Did you know Ontario’s Southwest is situated on the same latitudinal plain as Northern California? This makes the region home to some of Canada’s most fertile farmland and a rapidly evolving wine, craft beer and farm-to-table scene.
Trip Inspiration | Beer & Cider
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 11:00 AM by Southwest Ontario Tourism Corporation
The Town of Amherstburg, located on Lake Erie at the mouth of the Detroit River is well known for its history. This history is evident all across town to this day. What most don’t know about this quaint town is that it is a growing food and drink destination thanks to a collection of passionate producers who call the area home.
Friday, September 6, 2019 2:00 PM by Southwest Ontario Tourism Corporation
Mix urban and rural on a flavourful Next Stop: Taste journey that’ll take you to an 8-sided barn full of home cooking and surrounded by gardens, an old movie theatre turned craft brewery producing premium beers, an all suite boutique hotel full of luxury and eclectic charm, and a family farm crafting small batch beers made with barley grown right on site!
You may have heard of the rapidly expanding craft beer scene and about the three distinct wine growing regions of Ontario's Southwest, however did you know craft cideries are also booming with bubbly goodness here too?!
These breezy driving routes make for amazing fall road trips
Crisp air. Falling leaves. Hot apple cider in hand. Nothing says fall like a weekend road trip touring through small town Ontario. This year, slow down and celebrate harvest season in Ontario’s Southwest on one of these great routes.
Thursday, June 6, 2019 3:00 PM by Krystle Ng-A-Mann
The farm-to-table movement and local food & drink scene in Ontario’s Southwest are booming.
Travel around these charming towns located in Ontario's Southwest. We teamed up with Arienne Parzei to discover the hidden delights, culinary hot-spots, and outdoor beauty within Oxford county and Windsor/Essex. See what these small towns have to offer!
Known for its rich Aboriginal and pioneer history, agriculture, and friendly communities, Middlesex County has endless rural charm. And thanks to its productive farm lands, combined with passionate locals, it's growing into a culinary destination for food fans looking to get out of the city.