Top 100 red wines of Pelee Island

Discover the top 100 best red wines of Pelee Island of Pelee Island as well as the best winemakers in the region. Explore the varietals of the red wines that are popular of Pelee Island and the best vintages to taste in this region.

Discovering the wine region of Pelee Island

The wine region of Pelee Island is located in the region of Ontario of Canada. Wineries and vineyards like the Pelee Island Winery or the Pelee Island Winery produce mainly wines red and white. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Pelee Island are Cabernet franc, Cabernet-Sauvignon and Pinot noir, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Pelee Island often reveals types of flavors of non oak, oak or spices and sometimes also flavors of red fruit, black fruit.

In the mouth of Pelee Island is a with a nice freshness. We currently count 2 estates and châteaux in the of Pelee Island, producing 4 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Pelee Island go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or pork.

News from the vineyard of Pelee Island

Tributes paid to Paul Pender

Canada’s wine community is mourning the sudden loss of beloved Ontario winemaker Paul Pender. Passing away at the age of just 54, Pender died ‘unexpectedly under tragic circumstances’ on 4 February, 2022, as announced by sister wineries Tawse and Redstone.    Before becoming director of viticulture and winemaking at Tawse and Redstone, he was a carpenter. When he developed an allergy to the dust and solvents, he went back to school to study winemaking at Niagara College in 2004. Pender’s interns ...

Best in Show: The top 50 wines of DWWA 2022

The 0.27% of entries awarded Best in Show at this year’s Decanter World Wine Awards reflect the inspiring world of wine and quest for quality among winemakers globally, with 50 wines expressing the best of their categories. An all-time record for wines tasted at the world’s largest wine competition, it’s quite possible that Decanter World Wine Awards 2022 marks the largest-ever wine competition to be held in history. And of the record-breaking 18,244 wines tasted, just 50 were ...

Decanter Retailer Awards 2022 open for entries

The Decanter Retailer Awards recognises and celebrates the very best wine retailers in the UK and offers wine drinkers an indispensable guide to outstanding retail experiences across the nation. The 2022 edition will see the judging panel grow with six independent wine experts reviewing entries, including returning Chairman Peter Richards MW, Laura Clay, Andy Howard MW, and three new judges: Michelle Cherutti-Kowal MW, Vidya Narasimhan and Regine Lee MW. From the best neighbourhood wine shops to ...

The best wines of Pelee Island in other styles