Shores of Erie

Lake Erie North Shore, 6th annual International Wine Festival Shores of Erie.

Lake Erie North Shore often referred to as Canada’s Southernmost Region claims the longest, warmest grape growing, perfect for the vinifera varietals (Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Syrah, etc) is hosting a 4 day party! The Wine Ladies TV will be there to capture all of the excitement, exquisite food, stunning wines and spectacular entertainment.

We invite you to join us for the 6th annual International Wine Festival Shores of Erie Sept 9th-12th, 2010. It promises to be the biggest and best one yet! Sure to satisfy all of your senses! Featuring non-stop continuous live entertainment, an intimate jazz stage with over 15 artists and bands performing including, Steven Page, Sloan, Blood Sweat and Brass and more.

Indulge yourself by sampling the many award-winning wines(18 wineries)  including some of the most prestigious wineries in the region like Colio Estate Winery, Pelee Island Winery, Mastronardi Estate Winery, just to name a few.

Then, pair your selections with fine cuisine from some of the most notable restaurants ( 30). Cooking demonstrations by experts and celebrities with Elizabeth Baird of Canadian Living, Celebrity chef Doug Cordier of Who’s in the Kitchen” and more.

A spectacular wine maker’s dinner.

A spectacular wine maker’s dinner  prepared by Chef Mike Jimmerfield, St. Clair College for the Arts and featuring the 1st Annual Lake Erie North Shore Regional Wine Awards results! Pick up some wine tips with wine seminars; Riedel Glass Wine Tasting, Topic- Can the Glass Really Make a Difference, Tony Aspler, Topic-How to Enjoy a Glass of Wine- From Pulling the Cork to Imbibing! All of this set on the beautiful banks of the Detroit River, Fort Malden National Historic Site of Canada. Don’t miss out! Come for the festival and stay for the fun with special hotel and festival rate packages available. In order to avoid disappointment, it is recommended that you purchase tickets in advance. For tickets visit

Dates: Sept oth-12th, 2010-08-15

Address: 100 Laird Avenue South, Amhurstberg, Ontario, N9V 1X5

Please note if you are coming from the USA into Canada

Really – it’s easy! But, please be aware that the new proof of citizenship laws are now in effect. U.S. and Canadian citizens need either a passport or one of several other accepted forms of I.D. to drive to and from Windsor and Detroit. If you don’t have one, you should apply for a passport now, so you’ll be ready to cross the border any time you want.

It really is that easy.

You can call for information: Canadians: 1-800-461-9999 (English), 1-800-959-2036 (French) United States: 1-877-227-5511 You can still come to Windsor, Essex County and Pelee Island any time. Just bring along the proper ID, and you’re good to go – and get back home, too! Make sure you bring your passport, and keep your crossing easy!

Lake Erie North Shore in good company with Bordeaux and Tuscany below the 44th Parallel! The Wine Ladies TV

We invite you to come discover Lake Erie North Shore and Pelee Island Wine Region. The region is a winemaker’s paradise blessed with exceptional soil conditions and a regional climate which offers longer sun hours than any other area in Canada. In fact, geographically speaking, it is located as far south as northern California and the Tuscany region of Italy, and further south than the renowned Bordeaux and Burgundy wine regions of France. This wine route is rich with twelve wineries offering a variety of quality wines and exciting tours.

The Wine Ladies TV recently visited this spectacular region during the 6th annual International Wine Festival Shores of Erie that took place on the beautiful banks of the Detroit River, Fort Malden National Historic Site of Canada. We had a chance to taste and experience the regions bounty and meet many of the wine makers and folks that make Essex County’s Wine Region such an incredible place, enjoy the hospitality of the regions innkeepers (La Roos Maison B&B) and discover the rich history of the Essex County’s Wine Region, including dressing in the fashions of the ladies of 1838. Please join us for a wonderful discovery of this wonderful region.

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