How to Get Here

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Our Whisky History

As the birthplace of whisky in Canada, visiting Windsor Essex means you can explore the Hiram Walker distillery – home of the J.P. Wiser’s Distillery Experience. As North America’s largest distillery, the tours will take you five stories high to see whisky through the entire process – all the way down to a VIP tasting of all their spirits. Ensure to visit Wolfhead Distillery and a  partake in a tasting of their six craft spirits, including three award winning whiskys.  No visit would be complete without a Rum Runners interactive tour where you are taken back in time to the Roaring Twenties as costumed actors tell the story of prohibition and Windsor’s connection to gangsters like Al Capone and the Purple Gang.

The home of bubbly

Pelee Island, with it’s unique micoclimate and one of the longest growing season, is one of Canada’s oldest grape growing regions with one of the very early wineries of Canada was built on the island in 1866. The Vin Villa Winery opened in 1871 became renowned for it’s rare Catawba wines and the many awards it won from as far away as Europe.  Step back in time at Vin Villa as you descend below ground into the meticulously restored cellars of Canada’s oldest commercial estate winery where you will find the breathtaking South Tasting Room, a magnificent formal tasting dining room with accommodations for up to 28 special guests, and L’Empreur’s Lounge named after Vin Villa’s 1894 vintage “L‘ Empereur Champagne,” the first champagne ever produced in Canada.

let us entertain you

Caesars Windsor offers non-stop slot and gaming table action in addition to world class accommodations, award-winning premium entertainment  and an endless array of culinary delights at one of the many varied restaurants at Caesars Windsor.  With over a decade of fine dining, you can experience a gourmet adventure, as esteemed chefs go to delicious culinary heights from upscale, to international offerings to casual and on-the-go delights.  The Colosseum is the largest venue of its kind, boasting 5,000-seats, high-definition video, state-of-the-art sound and lighting to showcase exciting international headline concert entertainers.  Beautifully appointed accommodations combine both modern luxury and timeless elegance.

There is plenty to experience when you plan to visit Windsor Essex! Check out the great places to eat and drink, where to rest your head, or great places to explore when you visit!

 

 

 

 

 

Looking for more things to do when you visit Windsor? Check out our 2019/2020 Official Visitor Guide – filled with info & tips on the best things to see, do & taste in our region! You can also check out our Best of Windsor Essex Awards – a list of 46 of the best things to check out when you’re here as voted on by locals.

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