Sip Into Spring Passport

Sip into Spring wine beer cider passport Norfolk and Elgin County Ontario South Coast Wineries and Growers Association wine tasting


How it works:
Purchase a passport for $25 from any participating winery or brewery. Your passport will entitle you to a free unique tasting experience at each stop. Once you’ve completed the passport, turn it in for a chance to win the ultimate gift basket filled with libations… just in time for patio season!

Passport Dates:
April 21-22, 28-29, May 5-6 and 12-13, 2018
Passports are valid for all four (4) weekends.


Patti Moore and Andrew Benner!

Passport Stops:

Blueberry Hill Estates

1195 Front Rd, Saint Williams, ON N0E 1P0

(519) 586-8712 Open 11 am to 5 pm

Riesling is the perfect spring sipper! Join us for a comparative tasting of our limited release Front Road Cellars 2016 Riesling and a sneak peek at the 2017 bottling. Guests can compare and contrast vintages and winemaking style as they savour these delightful Norfolk County wines.
Blue Elephant Craft Brew House

96 Norfolk St S, Simcoe, ON N3Y 2W2

(519) 428-2886    Open 11:30 am to 12 am. Closed Sundays.

Come try our small batch beer offerings from our new beermaker. Sample any two pours of our newly released beers. These latest brews are sure to impress!
Bonnieheath Estate Lavender & Winery

410 Concession 12 Townsend, Waterford, ON N0E 1Y0 (519) 443-7125 Open 11 am to 5 pm

An exploration of nature vs. nurture. Guests are invited to sample three vintages of our Crooked Wrench red. All are made using Bonnieheath’s estate-grown Frontenac grapes, however the different crops and winemaking styles have varying effects on the finished wine. Join us to compare and find the best vintage for you!
Burning Kiln Winery

1709 Front Rd, Saint Williams, ON N0E 1P0

(519) 586-9858   Open 11 am to 5 pm

Taste the difference among vintages! You are invited to join us for a flight of three Cabernet Francs. Two of these wines are made from 100% kiln-dried grapes and sample the yet-to-be-released 2013 Kiln Hanger.
Frisky Beaver | Smoke & Gamble

138 Tisdale Rd, Port Dover, ON N0A 1N2

(519) 900-1381   Open Saturday 10 am to 5:30 pm and Sunday 11 am to 5 pm

Come join us for a vertical tasting through our most popular wine —Smoke & Gamble Cabernet Merlot — and taste how the wine evolves with age.
Inasphere Wines
1454 Front Rd. St. Williams, ON N0E1P0 (519) 410-5930Open 11 am to 5 pm
We’re putting our Riesling on display! Stop by to try our 2016 Dry Riesling and a preview of our new 2017 Riesling, which is not yet released.
New Limburg Brewery

2353 Nixon Rd, Simcoe, ON N3Y 4K6

(519) 426-2323   Open 1 to 10 pm.

Spring calls for fresh beers! Try a sample of two of our top brews — our award-winning Belgian Blond Ale, with a fruity and spicy character that’s the ultimate in refreshment and our Dubbel, a deep red-brown beer with complex flavours of dark berries, caramel and a slight nuttiness.
Quai du Vin Estate Winery

45811 Fruit Ridge Line, St. Thomas, ON N5P 3S9

(519) 775-2216 Open Saturday 10 am to 5 pm and Sunday 12 to 5 pm.

The best thing to happen to wine since Sideways! Come taste our 2017 Early Late Harvest Riesling — a new take on a classic style of this enchanting grape.
Railway City Brewing Company

130 Edward St, St. Thomas, ON N5P 1Y7

(519) 631-1881   Open Saturday 11 am to 8 pm and Sunday 11 am to 5 pm.

Come try two of our seasonal releases for spring, including the popular Orange Creamsic Ale. Hand-zested oranges and whole vanilla beans were added to this cream ale to make a full-bodied beer with a silky smooth finish.
Ramblin’ Road Brewery Farm

2970 Swimming Pool Rd, La Salette, ON N0E 1H0

(519) 582-1444   Open 11 am – 4pm

Northern Spy Apples meet Equinox Hops for a crisp, refreshing blend of cool drinking premium craft ber with subtle apple cider tones. The Hop ‘N Apple beer also features a touch of red toffee malt to enrich the apple tones and highlight the unique blend of freshly pressed juice, while quenching your thirst for a satisfying craft beer at heart. Hop ‘N Apple is only available for the summer and fall seasons, so enjoy it fresh while supplies last!


Rush Creek Wines

48995 Jamestown Line, Malahide, ON

(519) 773-5432 Open Saturday 10 am to 6 pm and Sunday 10 am to 5 pm.

Try our full-flavoured, award-winning dry Black Currant wine and our semi-sweet Peach wine as we sip into warmer weather. Both are excellent food pairing wines fora ll your favourite seasonal dishes.
Villa Nova Estate Winery

1449 Concession 13, West of Townsend, ON N3Y 4K3

(519) 443-8787   Open 11 am to 6 pm

Looking for a versatile and lip-smacking white wine? You’ll love our dryer-style 2016 Trout Fly Riesling! Come and see why this fine example is one of our most popular wines.
Wooden Bear L Winery

801 Norfolk St S, Simcoe, ON N3Y 4K1

(519) 426-1100   Open 11 am to 5:30 pm

We’re rolling out some new releases! Try a difference brand new wine every weekend at our winery during this passport event as we add some fresh selections to our portfolio.
Need help navigating to participating locations? Click our Toast the Coast trail map to plan your trip.