Our Colchester Vineyards are located at a latitude which is on a plane with Northern California and the Tuscany region in Italy.

The vine-friendly soils, the prevailing southwest winds and southern exposure to the lake were key ingredients in convincing our founders to build in the Essex/Pellee Island Coast wine region.

And with one of the longest growing seasons in Canada the premium vinifera varietals, particularly the reds, have more time to ripen on the vine.

At Colio, though we consistently make expressive, refreshing white wines from our vineyards planted with the likes of Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Riesling, we have built a reputation for big, varietally sound red wines. We have extensive plantings of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz that continuously provide us with quality fruit to support that program.

Current Promotions

$1.00 OFF Girls' Night Out Merlot VQA
Warm up this Fall with this HOT DEAL! Until October 12, Girls' Night Out Merlot VQA 750mL is only $11.95!
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Buy 2 for $20!
Until October 12, SAVE $7.90 when you buy two Bricklayer's Predicament Chardonnay-Pinot Grigio 2012.
Buy 2 for $20!
Until October 12, buy two of Girls' Night Out Riesling VQA for only $20 and SAVE $5.90!
Bin End Sale! GNO Riesling 2012 reduced to $75/case.
Until October 12, SAVE $80 on Girls' Night Out Riesling 2012 when you buy a case. Must buy 12 bottles to receive the offer. Offer valid while supplies last.

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