Welcome to Ravine Vineyard Estate Winery, a farm owned by a family since the 1860s that now operates as a winery with a tasting bar and weekend tours. Nestled in the picturesque village of St. Davids, Ontario, Ravine Vineyard Estate Winery is a hidden gem that wine enthusiasts and food lovers alike should not miss.

Ravine Vineyard Estate Winery is renowned for producing VQA wines from organic grapes that have captured the attention of critics and wine enthusiasts across the country. As you walk through the lush rolling hillside farm owned by the descendants of David Jackson Lowrey since 1867, you will see why Ravine’s wines are so special. The grapes are grown in the soil of one of the oldest commercial vineyards in the area, known as the Upper Lowrey Farm. Crafting small-batch organic VQA wines, Ravine has become one of the top wineries in the region.

As you visit Ravine Vineyard Estate Winery, you will experience not just great wines but also a wonderful lifestyle that the family is eager and proud to share. The farm is steeped in time and heritage, changing every day. Ravine evolves and matures while staying youthful, spontaneous, and always fun and easy. The staff at Ravine is always happy to help you explore their small-batch wines while sharing the family’s rich history. The retail and grocery store is open daily and hosted by their extended family of staff.

While at Ravine Vineyard Estate Winery, make sure to linger on the porch overlooking the vineyard and enjoy freshly prepared food at their restaurant. Ravine is among the few self-standing restaurants in the area that bake their own bread, raise their own pigs, and grow their own certified organic vegetables while pairing their meals with the guidance and discriminating palate of a winemaker. Considered one of the top 20 winery restaurants in the world, Ravine’s renowned culinary team chooses an ever-changing menu featuring the finest local produce and ingredients. With a variety of ingredients picked right from their garden, Chef Proprietor and Brand Manager Paul Harber and Chef Ross Midgley not only create seasonal menus but also preserve as much as possible so that going local is not just a seasonal term.

At Ravine Vineyard Estate Winery, the goal was to create a sustainable way to maintain their 100+ year-old farm located on St. Davids bench in Niagara-on-the-lake and continue to foster the legacy of the family upon it. For 5 generations, the Lowrey family has grown grapes in the soil, making this family winery a special place to visit. The heritage buildings, family farm, and vineyards are the main characters in some amazing stories. Better than a visit, staying a while, falling in love, and coming often to experience this place is the way to go.

In conclusion, Ravine Vineyard Estate Winery is a unique winery that you should not miss when you visit Ontario. The family’s commitment to sustainable farming and organic grapes is evident in their high-quality wines. The restaurant serves some of the best food in the region, and the staff is always eager to share their family’s rich history with visitors. So come and visit Ravine Vineyard Estate Winery, taste, dine, shop, and enjoy Niagara’s best!