TORONTO — VQA Wines of Ontario is bringing wine to Toronto’s Union Station with a pop-up from May 17 to June 10 where visitors can sample and shop the storefront.
The pop-up features 42 wineries from across Ontario’s wine regions, including the Niagara Escarpment, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Lake Erie North Shore, Prince Edward County and the Emerging Regions.
VQA Ambassadors will be pouring a selection of eight VQA wines each day, including sparkling, rosé, white and red, and will help guide guests on their pursuit to finding new go-to VQA wines for summer. Copies of the 2023/24 Wine Country Ontario Travel Guide will also be available.
Additionally, there will be two featured wineries on site each day featuring samples of VQA wines available exclusively at the winery. There will also be three giveaways and the Instagram duo Sparkling Winos are stopping by on May 26 and 27 to connect with Mike and Jeff to learn about all thing VQA bubbly and pick up a copy of their book Life is the Bubbles.
“VQA Wines of Ontario is thrilled to bring a taste of wine country to the heart of Toronto with our pop-up at Union Station,” says Sylvia Augaitis, executive director at the Wine Marketing Association of Ontario. “This is a unique opportunity for Torontonians to experience exciting, cool climate Ontario VQA wines available right in our own backyard.”
The pop-up will be open Monday to Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sundays from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.