Ontario’s craft distilleries take the art of crafting only the finest spirits very seriously.
From inventive techniques like crafting liquor from a dairy side product, or infusing native ingredients, including locally sourced fruits and herbs to adhering to traditional methods such as using a local wheat strain, they run the gamut. And the effort is worth it. Superb whiskys, rich rums, smooth vodkas, crisp gins and one-of-a-kind moonshines means there’s a lot to toast at our local distilleries.
Quick Guide to Distilleries in Ontario
Distillery Tours & Tastings
Windsor became the birthplace of Canadian whisky production with the establishment of Hiram Walker and Sons Ltd. Distillery in 1858, and Canada’s reputation for high-quality, rye-flavoured whisky remains strong today. Visit the distillery and learn more about Windsor's whisky-making history on the Drinks of Walkerville Walking Tour hosted by Windsor Eats.
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Last updated: November 25, 2022