Our primary wine growing regions are the niagara peninsula in southern ontario and the okanagan valley in southern british columbia. British columbia is the second largest grape producing province in canada.
Bc covers a total area of 944 735 sq km and has a population of 4 400 100.
Canada wine regions map. Over 150 canadian wineries are integrated into our winery directory. A 200 years old industry which is gaining steam these days with global warming effects and local interest. The wine regions are located in southern british columbia.
Ultimately the goal is to find and drink better wine. A new set of 12 x 16 wine maps launched april 20 2016 show the world s wine regions in great detail. Canada on the world map.
Bc wine regions map. You can see famous regions as well neighboring wine spots that fly under the radar. Canada s wine regions.
You can buycanadian wine online from many canadian wineries or from participating wine merchants. However wine producing regions are also present in other provinces including alberta quebec new brunswick and nova scotia. The canadian wine industry s 9 billion economic impact is a significant driver to the canadian economy generating more than 37 000 jobs annually.
Wineries in canada can be searched by clicking on a region in the canada wine regions map. Victoria on vancouver island is the capital of british columbia. A map of the growing wine regions of canada in british columbia ontario quebec and nova scotia vineyards.
A great way to explore wine is to look at a map. It doesn t matter if you re working in the wine business or love wine as a hobby and side passion wine maps are an essential way to understand wine on a deeper level. A land known for it s harsh winters has made a name for itself in the wine industry.
We ve been mapping the world s wine regions for nearly a decade. Wine map of canada. Canadian wine is wine produced in canada ontario and british columbia are the two largest wine producing provinces in canada with two thirds of the canada s vineyard acreage situated in ontario.
Canadians are extremely proud of their wine industry or rather their wine industries because 2 500 miles 4 000 km divide those of ontario in the east and british columbia in the west and quite rightly. Canada s wine growing regions are situated within the recognized growing zones of 30 and 50 degrees latitude north which is shared by many other cool climate wine regions of europe. Maps show us the location of vineyard areas and tell us where grapes grow best.
There are more than 1 750 grape growers operating in canada with a combined acreage of 31 100 grape bearing acres and the country welcomes more than 3 7 million tourists annually to its wine regions. From sea to shiny sea canada extends more than 7 821 km 4 860 mi from the atlantic ocean to the pacific ocean. Perhaps the most famous products of canada s icy winters vying with maple syrup are her ice wines deliciously refreshing yet sweet liquids made from lightly pressed grapes that were.
In 2015 canada produced 56 2 million litres of wine with 62 per cent. From the island of newfoundland to vancouver island on the west coast of british columbia.