After a Toronto hotel pickup, travel past the iconic CN Tower en route to Steam Whistle Brewing, a Pilsner brewery in a historic brick railway roundhouse. On this educational and entertaining tour, learn how Canada's premium Pilsner is made, meet the friendly staff and enjoy a sample of an authentically crafted, Bavarian-style pilsner brew. Also, learn about Steam Whistle’s railway history and why it was designated as one of Toronto's ‘green buildings.’
Then make a 30-minute drive north to Magnotta Cellars, an award-winning winery, brewery, distillery, and retail store in Vaughan. On the 1-hour walking tour, see state-of-the art equipment used to produce wine, and get a glimpse into the ancient art of barrel making, where the wine is aged. Enjoy a wine tutorial and tasting of four Magnotta Special Reserve wines paired with specialty cheeses and gourmet crackers. Before leaving, check out the retail store, featuring a collection of fine art along with wines, gourmet food items and a wide assortment of wine accessories.