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Wine tasting in Toronto

The best places to go for wine tastings in and around Toronto

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You don’t have to travel to Niagara-on-the-Lake to taste (arguably) the best vino that Canada has to offer.

There are plenty of places in Toronto that offer tasting menus and tours. Here are some options showcasing the best of Ontario without leaving the city.

But naturally, if you DO want to spend a day out of the city, you can – so we’ve included a few Niagara tours too in case that’s your style.


Popular wineries in and around Toronto

  • Wine Toronto Macedo Winery, Toronto
  • Magnotta, Toronto
  • Vinoteca, Toronto
  • Inniskillin, Niagara-on-the-Lake
  • Peller Estates Winery and Restaurant, Niagara-on-the-Lake
  • Wayne Gretzky Estates, Niagara-on-the-Lake
  • Konzelmann Estate Winery, Niagara-on-the-Lake

Our top picks: Wine tasting Toronto tours you can book now

Best for value: Winery Tour and Tasting by Holland Marsh Wineries

Best for value: Winery Tour and Tasting by Holland Marsh Wineries from Wagjag

Learn the art of winemaking with a winery tour then taste Holland Marsh's best tipples with a tasting of six wines. To polish it all off, try some of its wine-infused truffles – because wine and chocolate were meant to be together.

    Highlights:
  • Cost: $13
  • Location: Newmarket
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • What is included: Winery tour and truffle tasting
  • Available on: Wednesday to Friday (1pm/3pm) and Saturday and Sunday (11am, 1pm, 2.30pm)
  • Are kids allowed? No
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Best for price: Wine Tasting Experience at Sue-Ann Staff Estate Winery

Best for price: Wine Tasting Experience at Sue-Ann Staff Estate Winery from Wagjag

Discover this award-winning boutique winery and its immaculate 25 acres of mature vineyard as you savour its best produce.

    Highlights:
  • Cost: $5 for two people
  • Duration: Unspecified
  • What is included: Three table wines and free parking on-site
  • Available on: Unspecified
  • Are kids allowed? No
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Best for duration: Ridge Road Wine Tour

Best for duration: Ridge Road Wine Tour from Viator

Wine and cheese? Yes, please! This tour teaches you the art of wine and cheese pairing via a guided tasting experience. You'll be a pro in no time.

    Highlights:
  • Cost: $153
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • What is included: Round-trip transportation, coffee/tea, snacks and umbrellas (if necessary)
  • Available on: Saturdays
  • Are kids allowed? No
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Niagara Wine Tour and Shuttle from Toronto and Tasting

Niagara Wine Tour and Shuttle from Toronto and Tasting from Viator

Take the stress out of figuring out your own itinerary with this organized wine tour from Toronto. The shuttle ferries you to three of the most popular wineries in Niagara for complimentary wine tastings. And yes, it includes a sample of the region's famous ice wine.

    Highlights:
  • Cost: $99
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • What is included: Transfers from Toronto, wine tastings at three wineries and a tour of a chocolate factory
  • Available on: Saturdays and Sundays
  • Are kids allowed? Yes
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Best for groups: Private Wine Tasting with Sommelier

Best for groups: Private Wine Tasting with Sommelier from Viator

Whether it's a team-building day or a celebration, bring the crew together for a private sommelier-led wine tasting with this bespoke tour. The best bit? You'll get to sample the private reserve in a private tasting room.

    Highlights:
  • Cost: $73
  • Duration:
  • 2 hours
  • What is included: Alcoholic beverages, snacks
  • Available on: Daily
  • Are kids allowed? Yes
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Best for events: Friday Night Wine & Cheese Sail by Viator

Best for events: Friday Night Wine & Cheese Sail by Viator from Viator

Make this a day out on the water as you set sail on a luxury yacht with an in-house sommelier on board.

    Highlights:
  • Cost: $249
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • What is included: Beverages and specialty cheeses, meats and snacks
  • Available on: Fridays
  • Are kids allowed? Yes
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Compare wine tasting tours in and around Toronto

Winery Price Location Duration Extras/inclusions Suitable for Book through
Holland Marsh wineries $13 Toronto 3 hours Handmade wine-infused truffle tasting Adults, couples, small groups WagJag
Sue-Ann Staff Estate Winery $5 Toronto Unspecified Award-winning wines Adults, Couples, Small groups WagJag
Ridge Road Wine Tour $150 Toronto 5 hours 2 private seated food pairing sessions Adults, couples, small groups Viator
Niagara Wine Tour with Shuttle from Toronto $99 Departs Toronto 9 hours 3 tastings Families Viator
Private sommelier $73 Toronto 2 hours Tastings, snacks and tips on food pairings Couples and small groups Viator
Private tour $249 Toronto 3 hours Snacks, cheeses and meats Families and small groups Viator

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