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Getting to know Canada's diverse wine region

Thursday, December 24, 2015 - 05:50
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Winemaker Brian Schmidt replugging a barrel after pulling a sample at Vineland Estates Winery, less than an hour south-east of Toronto. The Niagara Peninsula of Ontario is home to a wine region of depth and distinction.

Jordan, Ontario

WINE country on the Niagara Peninsula of Ontario, Canada, may sound a little incongruous. But the area about a half-hour west of Buffalo is home to a wine region of depth, diversity and distinction.

And as delicious as the local ice wine may be, it alone does not