Southbrook: Best Destination Winery In Ontario

Follow the Niagra-on-the-Lake wine trail at this high-end pavilion, which also hosts cooking classes and dinner parties. Plus: Where to eat and stay nearby.

Southbrook is the first stop on the Niagara-on-the-Lake wine trail, and Toronto’s award-winning Diamond+Schmitt Architects make the trip memorable, welcoming visitors with a 600-foot-long concrete wall overlooking a reflecting pool. Behind it, a cantilevered steel roof shades a 6,000-square-foot glass pavilion that hosts tastings, cooking classes, and dinner parties. In summer, a wood-burning oven produces pizzas to accompany Southbrook favorites like Whimsy! Cabernet Franc and Poetica Chardonnay and its intense ice wines.
southbrook.com

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Where To Eat
Hillebrand, a nearby winery, offers the ultimate locavore menu: pairings of wine and food that come from the same plot of soil.
hillebrand.com

Where To Stay
Seven miles away sits the regal Prince of Wales, one of Canada’s best hotels.
vintage-hotels.com/princeofwales

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