1. Thornbury Village Craft Cider & Beer
Producing goods right in an apple orchard, it’s no surprise Thornbury has an interesting range of ciders — from Honey Crisp to rose to even elderflower — plus delicious beer.
2. Goldsmith’s Orchard Market + Emerald Grasslands
Find fresh goods grown right on the farm, plus flowers and ice cream. Be sure to stop at the bakery to pick up a pie: it’s their specialty. Plus, there you can buy Emerald Grasslands Grass-Fed Organic Jersey butter. There’s a reason organic, artisanal butter is so sought-after these days — it really enhances the taste of your cooking!
3. Black Angus Fine Meats & Game
This butcher is known for selling wild boar, venison and elk burgers and dry-aged Ontario beef. They also carry imported game, such as kangaroo and crocodile.
4. The Roost Winery & Vineyard
From this hilltop winery, you can catch a stunning view of Georgian Bay. You’ll also discover low-intervention wines that embrace the terroir of this unexpected wine area.
5. Kolapore Springs Cabins & Fish Hatchery
Organic and sustainable, this all-natural Ontario trout hatchery is set in a lush forest. This beautiful location is host to an annual Feast in the Forest event — and the final meal in this episode of 5 Stops.
EPISODE 1: More Than Wine Country
5 Stops in Prince Edward County
The county’s reputation has been growing in the past few years, but we know it’s more than just wine country. Entrepreneurs, farmers, chefs, brewers and creatives of all sorts have flocked to the area to be part of this rural renaissance. We uncovered a few local gems.