A Wine Lover’s Guide to Toronto

With a delicious array of venues dedicated to serving great wine, Toronto is ripe for the picking when it comes to savoring both local and international offerings. Whether catching up with friends, drinking to a special occasion or enjoying a date night, the cities’ wine destinations range from flashy and exciting, to relaxing and intimate, as well as everything in between!
Below are our top 5 suggestions that every wine lover should swirl and sip their way through when in Toronto.

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Midfield Wine Bar

Nestled in the heart of Little Portugal is the cosy and casual Midfield Wine Bar. Though the international food menu is very tempting, the main attractions is the rotating by-the-glass wine list as well as the 350+ strong bottle list.


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Apres Wine Bar

Immerse yourself in the world of natural wine at Apres Wine Bar. The thoughtfully curated list of organic and natural wines can be enjoyed alongside the eclectic changing menu in an attractive minimalist setting.


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Paris Paris

For a fun and unpretentious all-day wine bar experience, visit Paris Paris. The lengthy wine list consists largely of natural wines from small producers, all of which wonderfully compliment the tempting bites.


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Snugly situated above Bay subway station, Brothers offers a rotating wine list that largely originates from biodynamic and natural producers. The majority of the simple yet scrumptious dishes’ ingredients are Ontario-sourced.


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Paradise Grapevine

Doubling up as a wine and beer bar, Paradise Grapevine is the go-to spot for a sizeable selection of local and international offerings. The nibbles and small plates are delicious and the hidden patio is the perfect oasis-like escape.

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Grey Gardens

This Kensington Market wine bar is warm and inviting. Everything is handled with care from the service, to the beautiful plating. There is no shortage of wine here, with a large wine cellar, and over 100 bottles offered. 

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