By Saige Traise, Naturally L&A — Welcome to Lennox & Addington, a sanctuary of gorgeous vineyards, wineries, and breweries that offer much more than the usual beverage experience. From charming Airbnbs and delicious homemade cuisine, to blowout events and hand-cultivated products, these unique destinations offer one-of-a-kind experiences that are sure to keep you coming back for more.
Make your way along this enticing beverage tour and experience all of the local vineyards, wineries and breweries that Lennox & Addington has to offer. We won’t blame you if you end up taking a drink (or two) home with you as a souvenir of this delicious tour.
MacKinnon Brothers Brewing Company
1915 County Road 21, Bath
Step into the world of Mackinnon Brothers Brewing Co, where exceptional beer and an inviting atmosphere unite. Proudly housed on the farm that has been in the Mackinnon family line since 1784, this brewery offers a unique experience, boasting not only 9 distinct beer types but also mouth watering food at Old Style BBQ for your palate’s delight.
What sets the Mackinnon Brothers apart is their commitment to authenticity – their beers are cultivated using hops, wheat, and barley grown right on their farm. A true trailblazer, their Harvest Ale stands as the pioneer Canadian beer, crafted entirely from 100% ingredients grown on their farm, epitomizing the essence of local craftsmanship and innovation.
Beyond the flavours, this haven plays host to a series of captivating events, including the famous Back To The Farm festival in August, along with a lineup of concerts at the brand new grandstand. Also be sure to check out events such as The Holiday Market in the Old Barn.
If you’re looking for a fulfilling brewery experience, Mackinnon Brothers Brewing Co is the place to be, for more than just the expertly crafted beer.
The Napanee Beer Company
450 Milligan Lane, Napanee
Discover a brewing oasis in Napanee! After falling in love with the trade, owner Geordan Saunders opened The Napanee Beer Company and began on a journey devoted to crafting the best beer possible. Try both the core flavours and special editions, bringing you an exciting and ever changing drinking experience. To complement the expertly crafted tastes, each can is adorned with fascinating artwork matching the theme of the beer.
The only thing better than enjoying a drink from The Napanee Beer Company? Sipping it on their newly unveiled patio! Enjoy the season under the sun with a beer that you know is a labour of love.
Bergeron Estate Winery & Cider Company
9656 Loyalist Parkway, Adolphustown
The Bergeron Estate Winery & Cider Company is a versatile destination that offers a delightful combination of wine, cider, and culinary experiences. This winery takes pride in crafting a diverse selection of wines, from rich reds to crisp whites, all cultivated from grapes grown on the farm. Additionally, Bergeron’s offers a refreshing range of hard ciders, sourced exclusively from local apples.
While exploring the estate, a visit to Nonna’s Pizzeria is a must, where guests can try out the homemade thin-crust pizzas prepared in a stone pizza oven. Those wishing to take a piece of the experience home are encouraged to grab a bottle of the pizza sauce, made using a secret family recipe. Beyond their culinary offerings, the estate boasts an array of unique products, including wine-infused soap and teas.
This charming venue is also available for hosting weddings, corporate gatherings, and special events, ensuring a memorable setting for any occasion. For those seeking an immersive experience, the relaxing estate suite can be rented out for overnight stays.
No need to leave the family behind when you come to this winery, the estate frequently hosts a variety of enjoyable and family-friendly special events, ensuring that every visit leaves a lasting impression.
9261 Loyalist Parkway, Adolphustown
Immerse yourself in the captivating world of 33 Vines, where wine, art, and warmth come together. Situated in Adolphustown, this wine lover’s paradise redefines the winery experience, offering more than the ordinary.
Savour their exquisite wines while surrounded by an on-site art gallery, a unique fusion that elevates your tasting journey. Enhancing your stay, the charming Airbnb known as the Nest invites you to stay the night and unwind in the midst of vineyard tranquility.
Beyond the surface, 33 Vines invites you to explore. Delve into their winemaking process through daily tours and gain a deeper understanding of their craft. Looking to host a special event? This venue transforms into your personal space, available for rentals that promise unforgettable moments.
Tailoring to your preferences, private tasting sessions provide a personal journey with their diverse wines, guided by experts. As a locally cherished establishment, 33 Vines embodies community spirit and authenticity.
Also be sure to check out wood carvings available for purchase as you roam the winery, adding a touch of artistry to your experience.
Longrid Estates Vineyards & Winery
10941 Loyalist Parkway, Adolphustown
Nestled within 57 acres of lakefront farmland, this family-operated winery, led by a dynamic mother and daughter duo, offers a charming and inviting retreat. With a delightful patio that displays panoramic views of the serene lake, the winery provides the perfect backdrop for relaxation and enjoyment. Guests can partake in wine tastings that showcase the diverse range of flavours crafted from 15 acres of vineyards, proudly cultivating 11 distinct grape varieties. Be sure to make a stop by the Wine Boutique for a chance to sip and shop your way through all of the amazing flavours here!
Part of what makes this winery so marvellous is their commitment to hand-harvesting all their grapes onsite, ensuring the utmost quality and authenticity in every bottle. As a testament to their hospitality, the winery also offers the opportunity to experience their enchanting surroundings by renting out the entire house as an Airbnb, inviting visitors to immerse themselves in the beauty and tranquility of the estate.
Longrid Estates has big plans for the future, so stay tuned to learn about all of the exciting new features in development!
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