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About Ontario

The second largest province in Canada is Ontario which is known Toronto (it’s capital city, home to the CN Tower), being host to four of Canada’s five Great Lakes, and most famously for Niagara Falls. Niagara Falls holds the world record for largest volume of waterfall, averaging movement of water volume of 110,000 m³ per minute! The land surrounding Niagara Falls is beautiful and visitors can attend wine tastings in the nearby small town of Niagara-on-the-Lake. Niagara-on-the-Lake sits next to Lake Ontario – visitors exploring the wine region can take breaks from tastings on one of the quaint, rocky beaches nearby. Many of the wineries here are the most established in all of Ontario, making it a premium region for viticulture. One of the wineries in Niagara-on-the-Lake is leading the way for sustainable wine-making – they’ve built a beautiful winery which also is low emission and has thoughtful productions aspects which respect the environment. Overall, Ontario has over 18,000 acres of vineyards, many of which are conveniently located along the Great Lakes. Because of it’s diverse climate, Ontario is capable of producing many wine varieties. Visitors may find wineries which specialize in fruit wines, or depending on where they’re travelling in Ontario they may experience brilliant ice wines.

FACTS

Population
14.57 million (2019)

Area
1.076 million sq km (415,600 sq mi)

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