Harrow, Canada (PressExposure) August 01, 2013 -- Colio Estate Wines, the multi-award winning picturesque Ontario wine destination has started accepting reservations for the 19th Annual EPIC Vintage Tasting event scheduled to be held in August at the Oxley Estate Winery.
The EPIC Vintage Tasting is a time honored tradition and one of the most eagerly awaited events in Ontario. The event is hosted by Oxley Estate Winery and the EPIC winery association and offers connoisseurs and wine lovers the opportunity to savor some of the best wines in the region, matched with mouth-watering cuisines and entertainment.
Colio Estate Wines is located in Harrow, bang in the center of the extremely popular Essex Island Coast Wine Country. This scenic Ontario wine manufacturing unit produces over 2.5 million liters of cooperage and a whopping 400,000 cases per year.
"Since we opened our doors in 1980, Colio Estate Wines has won over 400 medals in competitions around the globe," says a winery representative at Colio Estate Winery. "At Colio, we consistently make expressive, refreshing white wines from our vineyards planted with the likes of Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, and Riesling. We have extensive plantings of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Shiraz that continuously provide us with quality fruit to help us make the best varieties of sound red wines."
Colio Estate Winery offers one of the best Ontario wine tours [http://www.coliowinery.com/our-winery/tours]. The tour is a must-have on the itinerary of most tourists and available daily, all round the year. It includes a walk through the process and stops at strategic points like grape handling, processing, the climate-controlled cellars where the wine barrels are kept for maturing, and the bottling line.
The high point of the tour is undoubtedly the end where visitors get to taste the best wines at the well-appointed Hospitality Center. Visitors can also buy the wines currently available including some exciting wine gifts and souvenirs.
Colio Estate Winery has an additional 21 acres in Niagara-on-the-Lake planted where vinifera grapes are cultivated. The winery plans to introduce varietals from the two VQA regions that reflect their origin and highlights the differences in their resulting tastes.
Locals and visitors can buy their entire range of the best Ontario wine from the 14 wine boutiques they have set up at various places across the province. They also offer services such as wine/food pairing, wine seminars, accessories, and customized wrapping and packaging.