Wine Visitor + Education Centre

Wine Visitor and Education Centre with vineyards in the background

The is the first of its kind on-campus facility in North America.


The front counter inside the WVEC

Home of the NC Teaching Winery

The Centre celebrates Ontario and Canadian wines, is the home of the Niagara College Teaching Winery, and is set among 40 acres of teaching vineyards at the base of the Niagara Escarpment, a UN World Biosphere reserve. The WV+EC was opened following a historic visit by His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales.

Tasting counters, retail wine sales, interactive displays and space for seminars, meetings and presentations are all a part of what the Centre offers.


A sign overlooks the vineyards in fall

A Gateway to Niagara Wine Country

As a gateway for the Niagara Wine Region, the Wine Visitor + Education Centre celebrates the Ontario and Canadian grape and wine industry.

Experience informative displays, tours, and an Information Centre to assist visitors in their exploration of wines and wine country. The Centre also supports the promotion and growth of wine and culinary tourism in Niagara and the continued economic development in these key industries.

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A student cuts grapes from the vine

Visit the Wine Visitor + Education Centre

After entering the main entrance of the Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus, turn right into the Wine Visitor + Education Centre parking lot. Parking is free. The WV+EC is the home of the NC Teaching Winery.

111 Taylor Road,
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0

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