Oxley Estate Winery is nestled on 38 acres in the heart of the Lake Erie North Shore wine route, in Harrow, Ontario, Canada. Our vineyards are blessed with long, sunny days, light lake breezes, and rich sandy loam soil over a limestone ridge about 30 feet down. We grow Riesling, Chardonnay, Auxerrois, Bianca, Hibernal, Pinot Gris, Vidal, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, Pinot Noir, and Regent, the German wunderkind, – a fruity, light-bodied red.
Wine Tastings - Daily
Wine Shop and Curbside Pick Up:
Daily 11 - 5
Wine Tastings: Wine tastings will be available starting Monday, January 31.
Available on a first come, first serve basis.
Seating availability and weather depending.
Maximum group size is 6 people.
Oxley Estate Winery, in the heart of the wine route on charming County Road 50, makes small batch award winning wines. To purchase wine, visit us in store, order from the online wine shop or give us a call at 519-738-3264.
Every wine has a special sound. Be sure to read and enjoy each music pairing in our tasting notes.
2018 CHARDONNAY - $18.95
This Chardonnay is brimming with fruit flavours - Honey Crisp apple, baked pear, apple and pear crumble, pineapple, apricot, and lemon zest; there is an inkling of jasmine and the most appealing minerality and acidity. Pair with pork roast, mashed potatoes and gravy, making the everyday something memorable. You won’t be sorry. Music Pairing: "Pretty Pimpin" by Kurt Vile
2020 WOWZA WHITE - $17.95
Bronzy and full of wild fun, this Wowza will sweeten your palate with candied pineapple, succulent mango, crisp snap peas and ginger. The dazzling bouquet of Gardenia, Winter Honeysuckle and Lily of the Valley lures you in for more. Savour with a slice of pineapple upside down cake. Music Pairing: "Badfish" by Sublime
2020 PINOT ROSÉ - $21.95
This Rosé is refreshingly tart, with flavours of sour cherry, raspberry, rhubarb, juicy grapefruit, pink peppercorn and radicchio. It will be a perfect pairing with garlic buttered salmon and roasted asparagus with parmesan cream cheese sauce. Music Pairing: "Anyone Else But You" by The Moldy Peaches
2019 RIESLING - $19.95
This vintage is like a field of gold with scents of honey, beeswax, and canola in the air. Your tastebuds will dance with a quiltwork of flavours ... lemon grass, honeysuckle, yellow pear, golden delicious applie, nutmeg, honey dew, white pepper and wet stone. Don't be afraid to enjoy this wine close to room temperature. The flavours will pop even more. A perfect treat with a slice of baklava. Music Pairing: "Mercedes Benz" by Janis Joplin
2020 PINOT GRIS - $18.95
With its golden bronze colour, intoxicating scents and tastes of grilled mango, sweet apricot, papaya, and spicy honey pepper, this Pinot Gris is a sleek, silky and playful tropical treat. Savour by itself, or pair with baked Brie, toasted walnuts and a honey drizzle, or maybe a mango salsa and fresh tortilla chips. Music Pairing: "Catch the Wind" by Donovan
2020 CAB SYRAH ROSÉ - $15.75
This wildly crazy blend of Cabernet Franc and Syrah will amuse your senses with lively flavours of black cherry, candied plum and vanilla all jammed up with just a hint of jalapeno pepperiness and hints of cigar box and sage. Music Pairing: "Elderly Woman Behind the Counter in a Small Town" by Pearl Jam
2018 TOAST OF THE TOWN Oaked Chardonnay - $22.95
The sunrise colour leads you to aromas of snap pea and ripe corn field in the middle of summer. There's a silkiness to the swirl, adding a bit of campfire and lemonwood to the fragrance. The palate brings balanced notes of lemon, light buttered sweet corn and new wood. Enjoy with barbecued chicken wings and charred vegetable skewers. Music Pairing:"Beast of Burden" by The Rolling Stones
2020 WEATHER ROCK PINOT GRIGIO - $13.95
This lively Pinot Grigio, with its cheerful wheat ear colour is fresh and crisp with flirty fruit flavours of ripe quince, star fruit, and golden pineapple with an underlying nip of ginger. The ferric minerality and acidity are a delight. This is definitely a wonderful wine to pair with something hot like spicy salted squid or to curl up on your couch with a big bowl of buttery popcorn and a great movie. Music Pairing:"Sweet Jane" by The Velvet Underground
ENCHANTÉ, Red Sparkling - $20.95
Charming and delicate, with dreamy hues of soft pinky coral and tiny bubbles to tickle your fancy. There are whispers of a smokey rose bouquet in the air and on the palate, tastes of cherry turnover, red currant, ripe pomegranate, and fresh cranberries ... woven with black pepper, nutmeg and a hint of honey. This wine will make you ... and your shrimp cocktail ... dance. Music Pairing: "La Vie en Rose" by Louis Armstrong
LUCKY BLUE, Sparkling Wine - $20.95
This wine sparkles with juicy Golden Delicious apple, ripe Bartlett pear, pineapple, citrus and quince. It is fresh and crisp with a hint of almond biscotti. Time to celebrate life with a glass of Lucky Blue and a creamy cheese board with prosciutto, mixed nuts and fresh fruit. Music Pairing:"Soak Up the Sun" by Sheryl Crow
LAZY DAYS, Red Sparkling - $12.95
This ruby red wine sparkles with soft, tender bubbles tastes of light, smokey, peppery red fruit ~ raspberry, cherry and red licorice ~ and tickles your tongue with cheeky sophistication. Celebrate your special occasions with Lazy Days and friends or secretly enjoy this by yourself with your own mini-charcuterie. Music Pairing: "Have a Good Time" by Paul Simon
2017 VIDAL BLANC ICEWINE, 375 ml - $39.95
Aromas of poached pear, honeycomb, nutmeg and cinnamon leap from the generous nose. The smallest sip covers your palate with luscious, savoury and sweet flavours of toasted almond and homemade jarred peaches. The mouthfeel has a seamless backbone of acidity – carrying the wine’s richness, and balancing the sweetness. Music Pairing:"Everything I Do Gonh Be Funky (From Now On)" by Lee Dorsey
$4 tasting for the icewine
2017 PINOT NOIR, OXLEY BLUFF - $25.95
A beautiful garnet hue, cedar, violets and roses in the air. With a complex palate of dried cranberries, Bing cherries and hints of clove and pepper. Perfect with charcuterie on a lazy afternoon or creamy mushroom risotto on a cool day. Music Pairing:"Michelle-Remastered 2009" by The Beatles
2020 SYRAH, CORNER RIDGE VINEYARD - $23.95
This irresistible wine is alluring, savoury, and fruity with plummy, jammy mulberry, cherry, blackberry, a speck of white pepper and a hint of vanilla and chocolate. It is so tempting to pair this with a succulent chocolate lava cake. Yum! Music Pairing:"The Beast in Me" by Johnny Cash
2017 MERLOT - $20.95
Strength and resilience in the vineyard brought us this eloquent, complex, beautiful wine … our first single varietal Merlot. Big dark fruit meets heady, floral fragrance on the nose – rich cherry and blueberry notes join heightened aromas of sandalwood and sage. The mouthfeel is luscious – textured and balanced with ripe character and supportive tannin, with just enough flesh on the mid palate for pleasurable food friendliness. Cue up some guitar with a swingy beat, then enjoy with dinner ... and beyond. Music Pairing: “Downtown Came Uptown” by David Wilcox
2017 CABERNET MERLOT - $20.95
Intense hues of cherrywood and dark plum. Be excited for the nose, it has tricks up its sleeve – dried rose petal, orchid and lavender aromas open up to a spiciness reminding us of clove and thyme. Then blueberry and raspberry tones of Merlot merge seamlessly with fennel, black pepper and olive notes from Cab Sauv. Music Pairing:“Born on the Bayou” by Creedence Clearwater Revival
2019 RIPPER RED - $17.95
Welcome to the crazy train of flavours in this Ripper vintage. Dried black cherry, mulberry, juicy red licorice, bitter chocolate, tobacco, earthy muchroom and cedar are all wrapped around the wonderful acidity of this wine. Wet gravel, black pepper, green olive, plum ... the train of flavours goes on and on with a long finish. Put on some Classic Rock and start the grill. Perfect with a Tomahawk steak and grilled mushrooms. Music Pairing: "Crazy Train" by Ozzy Osbourne
2019 CABERNET SAUVIGNON - $22.95
This vintage leaps from your glass with a kaleidoscope of flavours, juicy, plump, dark fruit ... blackberries, black cherries ... and dried rose petals blend with hints of sandalwood, cigar box, underbrush, and pepper. Definitely a wine to be served with a hearty roast. Music Pairing: "One of These Things First" by Nick Drake
2019 MERLOT AND CABERNET RESERVE - $27.95
Wow! If the cedar cigar box doesn't punch you in the nose, then the beefy, leathery tannins will bite your tongue. Tobacco stained, intoxicating, rustic flavours of cedar, aged leather, spiced plum, black currant, smoky fig, cocoa powder, freshly cracked black pepper, and violet with a deep-rooted finish. It will definitely hold its own with a savoury meal of blue cheese encrusted beef tenderloin and garlic/horseradish mashed potatoes. Music Pairing: "Hallelujah" by Jeff Buckley
2018 CABERNET FRANC RESERVE - $30.95
Serious mouth puckering tannins, lingering notes of chocolate Poblano, peppery earthiness, with a tender kiss of oak. This wine also flaunts sultry fruits of plump raspberry, tart cherry and dark plum skins. It would be a pleasure to enjoy with a classic pairing of pungent cheeses or a slice of Limburger Cherry Flan. Music Pairing: "Marlene" by Jackson C. Frank
2019 SYRAH RESERVE - $32.95
Sexy, masculine with the smokiness of cigar box, dark cherry, black pepper, notes of creamy chocolate and satiny vanilla, this wine is heady with silky, dreamy flavours. Enjoy with a great book on a cool evening or slow-roasted, savoury, smokey beef ribs. Music Pairing: "Where Did You Sleep Last Night" by Nirvana
2018 WEATHER ROCK CABERNET FRANC - $14.10
Our Weather Rock Cab Franc is a treat for the senses – beautiful ruby colour, bright fruity aromatics and juicy, ripe flavours. There is just enough spice on the palate to add interesting complexity. This Cab Franc pairs beautifully with a variety of dishes, particularly tomato based offerings, as well as your favourite cheeses. Music Pairing: "You Upset Me, Baby" by B.B. King