Episode 1: More Than Wine Country
Make 5 stops in Prince Edward County, picking up local ingredients, exploring hidden gems and ending with a gorgeous Food & Drink–style feast.
Discover the 5 Stops
Photography by Joe Panetta
1. Hinterland Wine Company
Family-run Hinterland is known for its dazzling array of sparkling wines. Drop in to try a flight or order one of its standouts.
2. Fifth Town Artisan Cheese Company
At Canada's greenest dairy, find award-winning cheeses in the boutique shop, along with charcuterie, antipasto and (yes!) ice cream. Or simply picnic on the grounds by ordering a cheese flight.
3. Vicki’s Veggies
Famous for their stunning heirloom tomatoes, these eighth-generation Prince Edward County farmers also grow all kinds of interesting produce. Drop by their charming roadside stand and be sure to follow their honour system when it comes time to pay (even an e-transfer will do).
Prince Edward County’s only distillery offers spirits, liqueurs and bitters. Enjoy a cocktail at the tasting bar and take in the unique property or order its flagship offerings to impress guests at home.
5. Sand and Pearl
Pop by this family-run roadside restaurant, which specializes in serving up Canadian seafood. Bonus events include campfires, yoga classes and live weekend shows.
Products Featured in This Episode
Getting creative with exciting ingredients from their 5 Stop journey, our hosts Miranda and Devan put together an epic menu to share with friends at Sand & Pearl.
Try these cocktail recipes from the episode.
Devan's Lemon Basil Vodka Soda
Mix up the traditional vodka soda by garnishing fresh basil and lemon.
Recreate your own version of this supper using Food & Drink recipes.
Heirloom Tomato Salad with Shaved Cheese
Thinly shave Fifth Town cheese over an heirloom tomato salad.
White Wine Vegetable Medley
Layer in extra flavour by cooking root vegetables in white wine.
Stay tuned for episodes 2 to 10 — coming soon!
Episode 2: Unexpected Niagara
More than just a wine-tasting destination, in Niagara you'll unearth rare finds with a journey from farm to farm to table.