An icon of sustainable winemaking in Ontario, Malivoire makes a lush, vibrant Chardonnay using sustainable practices in both the vineyard and the winery, as well as the principles of the Oregon-based Low Input Viticulture and Enology program (known as LIVE).
An inedible waste product from Ontario dairy farms, milk permeate is an unused sugar that Dairy Distillery turns into gluten-free and deliciously smooth vodka using a process that requires half the energy of traditional distilling. Using lighter Ontario-made glass reduces the footprint of its unique bottle, too.
Last year, Mill Street committed to reducing its energy consumption and water usage by 10 per cent, a goal it exceeded in both categories. Raise a glass of Canada’s most popular (and oldest) organic lager, or try the fuller-flavoured Tankhouse Organic Ale. The female-led team at Brickworks Ciderhouse sends apple pomace to local farms for feed and recently planted a pollinator garden; a sip of its Mint & Basil Cider transports you to an herb garden in full bloom.
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