Tastings & Tours

Tasting & Tours

Hosting guests, making new friends, and celebrating great flavours is what we provide as part of the experience when you are visiting the Hounds of Erie Winery.
Our tasting bar is always open during winery hours*.  
We have our full menu of hand-crafted hard ciders and wines waiting for you to experience!  You are welcome to enjoy a variety of products in tasting size or order a glass of your favorite beverage.  

Guided & Self Guided Tour

Strolling the orchard and grape vines while sipping our award-winning hand crafted hard ciders or wines is one of the most enjoyable ways to spend a day at the winery.

Guests have the choice of sipping a beverage while one of our Hound Pack Tour Guides walks them through the property on a guided tour ($).  This option is packed with great information and stories as guests interact with us.  We love hearing your comments, questions, and ideas!

If strolling at your own pace is more your speed, we offer a self-guided option as well.  This tour pairs well with one of our products from our tasting bar.  Enjoy a leisurely stroll through the orchard & vineyard, while accompanied virtually by our winemaker, Mat Vaughan.  While using one of our tablets or your phone and data you will be given access to our virtual tour videos that coordinate with marked tour stops around the property.  

Whichever tour and tasting option suits you best, we welcome you, your friends and most importantly your pups to sip, stay & enjoy your time at the Hounds of Erie Winery.

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*During Covid-19*

Your safety and peace of mind is our utmost priority during this challenging time.  With that in mind we strive to make your experience with us as stress free, and memory filled as possible. What this means for you is confidence in contactless pickup, and scheduled SELF-GUIDED TOURS.

HOW TOURS WILL OPERATE DURING COVID-19

*only pre-booked self-guided tours are available at this time*

Waiting for you is a relaxing ½ hour walking tour for you and your party and of course as many pups as you like!  It is important to us that you have a space to relax, let your pup roam and of course taste our award-winning hard ciders and hand-crafted wines.

If desired, beverages will be available to purchase upon arrival for sipping during tours.

Upon pre-booking your tour each tour ‘host’ will receive a confirmation email, inside you will find a map(pdf) & a link to our guided videos.  You are welcome to use your data service to enjoy while here r feel free to download them previous to your visit.  Each video coordinates with marked tour stops across the vineyard.  

FAQ

       1.How much does a self-guided tour cost?

        FREE!  All self-guided tours are complimentary.  If you decide to have a beverage you will be able to purchase upon arrival.

       2.How will I know where to go when I arrive?

       Upon arrival make your way to the 1st stop on your pdf map.  You will open your first video and start your experience.

       3. Can I purchase retail to take home?

       Absolutely!  We love our guests taking something tasty home with them.  

      4. Do I have to have a beverage while on my self-guided tour?

      Nope, this is totally optional.  

     5. How can I pre-load the tour videos on my mobile device before coming on a tour?

     Simply download the videos from the google drive link you are given in your confirmation email to your device and play them once you arrive as they   

     coordinate with each tour stop.

     6.  During COVID-19 how are you being mindful of your guest’s health & safety?

     So glad you asked.  Your peace of mind is our priority.

  • We are booking dedicated tour times for you and your party.  This means tour groups are staggered to avoid cross over of guests. 
  • We are keeping our distance too.  
  • Tour groups can ONLY be groups of 5 or less – as many pups as you like though!

**We are Social Distancing and want your experience to be stress free, please help us by adhering to your tour time so the next guest can have the same amazing experience**