The Craig Fahle Show

Wine Festival Boosts Regions Reputation for Good Vineyards

Thursday, Sept 6, 2012

Southwestern Ontario has always been referred to as “the bread basket” of eastern Canada because of its Agriculture Industry. But in recent years the region has also greatly expanded its vineyards. Dozens of wineries and vineyards dot the landscape. One event that has helped increase its popularity as a reputable and viable wine region is The Shores of Erie International Wine Festival in Amherstburg at Fort Malden. The four-day event draws 20-thousand people. WDET’s Amy Miller spoke with the Festival Director, Kelly O’Rouke.

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