Wayne Gretzky Estates Winery & Distillery

Niagara-on-the-Lake

If you enjoy wines as well as whisky, Wayne Gretzky Estates in Niagara-on-the-Lake can give you the best of both worlds!
 
A winery and a distillery, Gretzky is a new addition in the Niagara Region, having opened in 2017. The 23,000 square foot facility has, in a short time, produced a range of fine wines and whisky.
 
It is helmed by Wayne Gretzky, a name that is familiar to Canada’s many ice hockey fans. A former ice hockey player and legend in the field of sport, Gretzky is now scoring high on another turf altogether. You can see family photographs as well his hockey career snapshots and a collection of memorabilia at the facility. There is even an outdoor rink to enjoy in the winter season!
Wine and whisky lovers as well as ice hockey fans will love the ambience of the place.
A contemporary barn-like edifice, the winery and distillery offers fabulous views of the vineyard. The property also includes tasting and retail areas, with barrel storage & fermentation facilities.
 
Several varietals are grown here and the red wines, white wines and icewines include:
  • Riesling
  • Cabernet Merlot
  • Chardonnay
  • Pinot Noir
  • Shiraz Cabernet
  • Pinot Grigio
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
 
Additionally, the grains grown on the property have produced a range of premium whiskies including the Wayne Gretzky No 99 ‘Red Cask’ Canadian Whisky.
 
Various tours are available where you can enjoy the wine and whisky as well as food. The Great Canadian Winery Tour combines the story behind the winery’s beginnings, the winemaking process, a visit to the vineyard & barrel cellar, and tastings of the wines.
 
Other tours include:
The Red Line Wine & Food Pairing Experience which includes a seated structured tasting that combines wonderful red wine, icewine and Canadian food.
 
Visit Gretzky Estates for whisky and wine, and all things fine!

 

 

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1219 Niagara Stone Rd
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON
L0S 1J0

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