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Our Mission: To help you craft commercial-quality wines at non-commercial pricing!

Downie Road is just an extension of Kortright, west of the Hanlon Expressway

The Towne Winer opened in 2003 in the south- end of Guelph at the Downey Road Plaza. The proprietors both have their own areas of expertise: Barrie (a.k.a. The Winer) started to make wine 35 years ago while Liz has 25 years experience in the gift trade. Our micro winery features Riedel: the world’s best stemware, wine and gourmet gifts, the newly introduced RESISTech lead-free crystal wine stems plus essential wine accessories. Our award wining wines are vinted from the world’s best wine kits, pasteurized juices, fresh varietal juices from Italy, California and Niagara Peninsula. Beyond the sales counter is the walk-in cooler, bottling area with prep sinks, bottling supplies and equipment.

Our winery offers an inviting atmosphere in which to vint your quality wines. We have an extensive barrel program, we specialize in vinting “with skins on”, varietals and French hybrids. With the help of multi-award winning winemaker, Barrie, the results are commercial quality, ageworthy wines for you to enjoy and share with your friends.

We don’t sell “special pricing”. We create maximum value and quality in every price point/kit/juice category for you. The results of quality wine making are that you will enjoy wines of more complexity, taste, finish and body. Good wines takes time. And we stand behind this goal and our mission: providing you value & quality with your wining experience with us. 

Why Wine With Us?

  • Spacious, clean and pleasant place to bottle your varietals or custom blends100% Satisfaction Guaranteed! 
  • Personalized service, start to finish
  • Customized wine & barrel aging programs
  • Elegant gift baskets for personal & corporate
  • Superior water quality
    (5-stage carbon filtration plus U-V Sterilization)
  • International multiple award winning winemaker
  • Comfortable and inviting atmosphere for your winning
  • Minimal use of additives and preservatives in your wine
  • Buy local! We specialize in sourcing premium Niagra juices
  • Essential wine accessories, stemware, decanters, and aerators
  • We are not a franchise so we are not supply controlled nor limited
  • Continual sourcing for the best new products in every price and quality category
  • All reds vinted with skins on, to enhance: colour, complexity, flavour, body, and aroma
  • Continual improvement of our wine making techniques to vint the best possible wines for our winers

For a quick look at The Towne Winer overview

click on our brochure below 

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Associated and Affiliated Locations

We are NOT a franchise organization, but offer fee-based consulting services in all aspects of starting your own on-premises wine making business. We have 30+ years experience and can provide ongoing support for as long as you feel it is necessary. 

If you are interested in owning and operating such a lifestyle business and would like more information please contact us by emailing info@thetownewiner.ca or call (519) 824-9191.


Join our Wine Club!

 Join The Winer’s Wine Club and get a variety of wines to share with fellow wine enthusiasts. Choose a package of up to 6 different wine styles and price points. Go home with a diversified selection of wines and travel the world at your kitchen table!

info@thetownewiner.ca  ~For more info~ (519)824-9191