As the leaves turn vibrant shades of red and gold and the air becomes crisper, there’s no better way to embrace the beauty of fall than with a glass of wine in hand. And when it comes to Canadian wineries, our winery is a must-visit destination for wine enthusiasts. Nestled on the southernmost tip of Canada, Pelee Island Winery produces some exceptional wines, many of which are perfect for savoring during the fall season. In this blog, we’ll explore some of our top wines to drink in the fall and what delectable pairings will enhance your autumnal experience.

Pinot Noir Reserve

Tasting Notes: This elegant red wine offers notes of ripe red berries, cherries, and a hint of spice, making it a perfect choice for fall sipping.

Pairing: Pair the Pinot Noir Reserve with roasted duck, mushroom risotto, or a hearty beef stew. Its bright acidity and subtle tannins will complement rich, savory dishes beautifully.

Cabernet Merlot

Tasting Notes: The Cabernet Merlot blend is smooth and rich. This enticing red resounds with the presence of cassis, wild cherry, and spices. Structured tannins enhance the flavours as well as provide a smooth lingering finish.

Pairing: Enjoy the Cabernet Merlot with hearty dishes like lamb stew, roasted root vegetables, or a classic beef pot roast. Its robust character will stand up to bold flavours.

Late Harvest Vidal

Tasting Notes: For those who enjoy a touch of sweetness, the Late Harvest Vidal delivers luscious honeyed notes, apricot, and citrus flavours.

Pairing: Pair this dessert wine with apple pie, crème brûlée, or blue cheese and nuts. Its sweetness will balance out the richness of these indulgent treats.

Baco Noir Reserve

Tasting Notes: The Baco Noir Reserve showcases dark roasted coffee flavours, a touch of licorice, and a hint of chocolate, making it a versatile red wine for the fall season.

Pairing: Try it alongside grilled sausages, smoked meats, or a wild mushroom risotto. The wine’s robust character complements earthy and smoky flavours.

Lola Cabernet Franc/Cabernet Sauvignon

Tasting Notes: This wine offers flavours of cherry and currant with a light hint of cedar making it a luxurious choice for special fall occasions.

Pairing: Enjoy Lola with a cheese platter featuring blue cheese, foie gras, or a decadent chocolate dessert. The wine’s sweetness harmonizes with rich, bold flavours.

Pelee Island Winery offers a diverse range of wines that perfectly capture the essence of autumn. Whether you prefer a rich and velvety red or an aromatic white, our selection has something for everyone. Pairing these wines with the right dishes enhances the overall experience, making fall the perfect season for exploring the winery’s offerings. So, gather your friends and family, uncork a bottle of Pelee Island Winery’s finest, and toast to the beauty of fall with these delightful wine and food pairings. Cheers to a season of warmth, flavor, and good company!