Oshawa-Durham Winery and Brewery Attractions and Tours
These establishments typically use locally-sourced inputs from their own or very nearby suppliers (some even using certified organic sources). Local barley, grains, grapes, etcetera can have a unique flavour due to the "terroir", imparted from the special soils, ground water, and rains to the crops that grow here.
Also, they are smaller, and apply their education, skills, and experience to create small batches of very special beverages. Because they are not trying to "maintain a brand" (which would require them to be scientifically consistent), they can afford to experiment, and try new and different combinations of materials, different timings, and sometimes non-traditional techniques and technologies to come up with something unusual, interesting, and VERY LOCAL. Consumers should consider themselves fortunate to be able to have the opportunity to enjoy such locally-produced drinks.
Oshawa-Durham & area has a number of craft breweries and wineries that create unique beverages. Most welcome you to take a tour (bring your I.D.), and visit their shops afterwards (samples may only be served, and alcoholic beverages may only be sold to those of legal drinking age or older).
DISCLAIMERS: (1) you must be of legal drinking age to consume any of these beverages; (2) exercise your own judgement about which drinks may be suitable for you; (3) when sampling, accept the host's judgement of appropriate sample sizes, and (4) drink responsibly, and DO NOT DRINK AND DRIVE.
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Here are some featured local brew pubs, craft breweries, craft distilleries, wineries or vineyard
At Still Brewing in Oshawa, our skilled staff will guide you every step of the way and help you make your very own wine and beer in the styles you prefer. The process is affordable, fun and takes very little of your time!
Winemaker Kimball Lacey is sinking his County roots deeper every year while Liz Lacey runs the well-appointed tasting room and retail store. Andrew Gray our Marketing director works alongside Kimball in the vineyard. C
County Road is a farmhouse brewery located in Prince Edward County. Using local ingredients whenever possible, we focus on producing innovative, interesting and complex craft beer inspired by the farming community that we live and work in
The Old Flame Brewing Co., a brewery dedicated to creating the best craft beer and is nestled in the Historical District of Port Perry, Ontario. Our brewery is housed in the former Ontario Carriage Works.
Located at 124 Main Street Picton, 555 Brewing Co is in the heart of main street Picton.
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