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Hernder Estate Wines

1607 8th Avenue, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 6P7, Canada
(905) 684-3300
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Fredericton, Canada
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101 reviews 101 reviews
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We visited Hernder during a conference in St. Catharines. It is a lovely spot, very beautiful and enjoyable to tour. The wines are lovely. The rhubarb wine is tart and fresh but still sweet, their Gewürztraminer VQA was very nice, and my favourite was the Green Tea Gewürztraminer! It's very flavourful yet subtle at the same time. As someone who... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Hernder Estates gives you the impression of being on the East Coast from the moment you arrive in their laneway. They have a gorgeous covered bridge that you first need to cross (stop and take some photos!). Their staff is so friendly! They make fabulous wine, and trust me on this one...whether you're a red/wine/rose wine drinker...try their rhubarb wine!... More

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St. Catharines, Canada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
42 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

The Niagara Region is over-flowing with wineries these days, and Hernder Estates stands out as one of the nicer tours. The estates are beautiful; the pond and the covered bridge over the water are nice features, and the cellar where wine tastings take place is charming. There are two indoor venues for wedding receptions, and I’ve attended an outdoor wedding... More

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Sudbury, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

The Short and Sweet - Great Prices, Great Service, Beautiful Vineyard, MUST VISIT! The Long and Sweet - My wife and I, along with another couple, finished our 2nd annual wine tour of the Niagara Region. Last year was Niagara-on-the-Lake. This year, Jordan and Beamsville were our destinations. The first day we hit several wineries and found the wine more... More

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St Catharines
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

My husband and I are avid wine drinkers and given we live in one of the most prestigious wine areas in Ontario, The Niagara Peninsula is host to hundreds of local wineries. Hernder's is one of favorite ones, the wine is amazing, the prices are right and the hospitality is the best.

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Lagrange, Ohio
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

Of all the wineries in the Ontario region this one is my favorite. from the minute you drive in the scenery is great, the service is great and the wine is even better. Purchased several bottles to stock up at home until I can get back. Will probably have to order online. Always worth the visit.

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Collingwood, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

Had the pleasure of attending Hernder Estate Wines on a recent bus tour. The tour guide was knowledgeable and very funny. The staff was attentive and we very helpful with our wine choices. The rhubarb wine is amazing! The setting s absolutely gorgeous and it is obvious why this is a popular wedding venue. Very beautiful an serene. Would have... More

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Cambridge, Canada
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169 reviews 169 reviews
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71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

After having such an enjoyable experience at this winery last September, we decided to visit it again on the Family Day holiday. This time we were the only ones there, and at first thought it was closed even though the website said it would be open. Once entering the tasting room, we found the staff disinterested. No effort was put... More

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Sarnia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

We attended a wedding at Hernder Estate Wines in Dec 2012. The venue is absolutely beautiful and was a perfect location for the wedding. The staff were friendly and attentive from the moment we arrived until 1:30am when we left. The wedding had about 160 people. We were upstairs in the restored Victorian barn and the room was breathtaking! Dinner... More

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Oshawa, Canada
16 reviews 16 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

I had heard so many good reviews about this winery, so I am hoping that are stop that day was a fluke. We had just arrived there at the same time as a bus tour. Everyone from the bus (50 or so) were all standing around the tasting area of the winery store. Upon immediately walking into the winery, my... More

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