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Coyote's Run Estate Winery

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Address: 485 Concession 5 Rd | St. David's, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1P0, Canada
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+1 905-682-8310
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

All of our wines are hand-crafted in small batches to ensure that the end...

All of our wines are hand-crafted in small batches to ensure that the end product is the highest possible quality. They are all certified by the Vintners Quality Alliance (VQA), the symbol of quality for some of the finest wines produced in Ontario, and all of the fruit is 100% Niagara grown.

Our unique property has two very distinct soil types that we call our Red Paw Vineyard and Black Paw Vineyard. In many cases we have the same grape varieties planted on both soil types and we can taste the difference the soil makes in the taste of the wine. The Red Paw Vineyard produces wines that are fruity and aromatic while the Black Paw Vineyard produces wines that are more earthy and structured. Taste these wines side by side and decide for yourself!

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Glad we stopped

We visited Coyote's Run after hitting up a few of the glitzier wineries in the area. The building is not impressive, but we didn't come for the architecture so we didn't really... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
Newmarket, Canada
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Burlington, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here for a wine tasting on Mother's Day. Nice tasting room, knowledgeable and friendly staff. The syrah is really nice. We tasted the three different pinot noirs from the different soils - all three were a disappointment, so don't bother. Their other wines are good.

Thank SLT1962
Cari-Beth, Guest Relations Manager at Coyote's Run Estate Winery, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting us on Mother's Day! We are so happy to hear that you had a great experience with our staff and that you enjoyed the Syrah! We're sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy our Pinot Noir on this visit, maybe next time. More 

Newmarket, Canada
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110 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We visited Coyote's Run after hitting up a few of the glitzier wineries in the area. The building is not impressive, but we didn't come for the architecture so we didn't really care. We were quite impressed by this place. Given the small scale they produced several nice bottles. I've never been much of a fan of Niagara Reds (Pinot... More 

1 Thank LookingForReasonable
Cari-Beth, Manager at Coyote's Run Estate Winery, responded to this review

We're glad to hear you loved your visit, come by and see us again soon! More 

Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

This winery makes some of the best Canadian Pinot Noir wines we found in the region...two very different and distinct soils on the property allow for several very different and distinct wines...very nice welcoming staff and was able to do a great tasting...

1 Thank John L
Cari-Beth, Manager at Coyote's Run Estate Winery, responded to this review

Thanks for the great feedback! Check out The Pinot Affair event that happens in October, we think you would love it! Come back and see us again soon More 

Welland, Canada
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40 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I went to Coyote's Run in the Fall 2016. I enjoyed the tasting, the staff was excellent. I purchased many bottles, my favouite being the riesling . I need to return to fill my wine fridge.

1 Thank mike102165
Cape Breton Island, Canada
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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

This is not a glitzy "big on fancy " winery/ wine room. What it is big on is quality wine, knowledgable staff and good service. We arrived at the end of the day and we were the only people there. After some banter with the CR folks, we knew we were in for a great tasting. We experienced depth of... More 

Thank Erich M
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

ICE WINE: 5/5 - Late Harvest Pinot Gris. This was our first late harvest wine of the day, and thought the wine was very delectable! There were strong hints of pear and honey which made it memorable. Though very sweet, the smooth taste of alcohol definitely let me know I was drinking white wine, which I loved. FOOD PAIRING: 4/5... More 

Thank WanderingBay
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Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Small winery. Not very appealing location or building. I've found their wines to be decent but not worth the price. Too many other options in this area. Will not return. Actually should have skipped this one to begin with!

Thank robformisano
Cari-Beth, Manager at Coyote's Run Estate Winery, responded to this review

We're sorry to hear you did not enjoy your visit, you're right there are many wineries in the area. We host many outdoor events in the summer with live music, food and wine by the glass and we hope you will visit us again so we can change your mind! More 

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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Tasting room is basically a kitchen but that was a nice change from some of the huge fancy wineries. We were given a good lesson and comparison of wines grown I. Different soils. My favorite part was the beer and wine jellies they sold. Bought many for gifts!

Thank kel m
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I came here with a group of friends for a wine tasting on a rainy blah day and left with a belly full of knowledge and wine. Bree took us through a wine tasting adventure from start to finish. The cabernet merlot is a nice red with an oaky afterbirth.. we all very much enjoyed it. My teeth are now... More 

Thank emkenn882
Virgil, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

The location is very nice. We were visiting from Toronto but will be moving to NOTL in the next few weeks. During our stay we stopped into several wineries. The young girl working here admitted that she didn't know much about the wines upon me asking questions, and therefore I did not receive any knowledge with regards to this small... More 

Thank Rylin040316

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