MAKE IT A RETRO DATE NIGHT WITH THESE DINER & DRIVE-IN PAIRINGS

Whether for the novelty or nostalgia, indulge in home-style comfort food classics, followed by a retro drive-in cinematic escape for your next night out. We’ve paired a sampling of Ontario’s classic drive-ins with nearby old-school diner options. Start off with curbside pick up or patio service at one of these classic diners, then cap off…

DISCOVER THE JOY OF COOKING WITH VIRTUAL CULINARY CLASSES

Master that risotto, roll the perfect sushi, experiment in meat alternatives or become the grill guru you always aspired to be. Transform Ontario’s farm fresh ingredients into a culinary delight. We’re all spending a little more time at home. If you’ve exhausted Netflix and looking for something new, sign up for a virtual or online…

Fall Road Trip: Twenty Valley to Niagara Falls

Just an hour from Toronto, you’ll find Ontario’s largest wine region. Twenty Valley features over 50 vineyards with many of the province’s best boutique wineries. But as you venture beyond the vines, you’ll quickly see so much more. First Stop: Bench Brewing, Beamsville Located in the historic Maple Grove Public School in Beamsville, Bench Brewing Co. marries…

ONTARIO GOES MAD FOR MAPLE: HERE’S WHERE TO GET IN ON THE ACTION

Each year as winter recedes, the changing climate brings warmers days and frosty nights, causing sap in sugar maple trees to flow up from the roots, and maple harvesting to kick into high gear. During this short, but eagerly anticipated sweet season, guests flock to sugar bushes (maple tree forests) and sugar shacks to witness…

ICEWINE: SAVOUR ONTARIO’S LIQUID GOLD

There are so many reasons to love winter in Ontario. Here’s another: Icewine. Ontario’s Niagara region experiences the perfect climate for producing this liquid gold. Icewine is made from grapes left on the vine past the typical harvest season, until the temperature dips to approximately minus eight degrees Celsius. Once frozen, they are carefully hand-picked…

ONTARIO’S CRAFT DISTILLERIES: THE RISE OF FIELD-TO-GLASS

Ontario distillers are definitely trendsetters when it comes to crafting spirits infused with native ingredients. Foraged botanicals and locally sourced fruit and herb never tasted so good!. Discover progressive, cocktail-friendly, and 100% Ontario inspired flavours at these 15 distilleries that are raising the bar in the art of mixology. Black’s Distillery, Peterborough Locally owned, small…