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Saturdays and Sundays:


  • 1 hour tour
  • Exclusive guided wine cellar tour with wine tasting
  • Hulda’s Rock Legend told from the Stone Amphitheatre
  • Limited edition replica of the medallion won by Vin Villa at the 1878 World's Fair in Paris
  • Vin Villa artifacts display

Additional Information

  • Due to Covid-19 and the Ontario Roadmap to Re-opening, safety protocols including face masks must be worn, and social distancing is required. 
  • Children under the age of 12 years old do not receive a medallion

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Vin Villa “Behind the Gates” Tour

Join our Island Ambassador on this exclusive Vin Villa tour with wine sampling. This #1 Rated Pelee Island tour explores the property of Vin Villa, Canada's first commercial estate winery founded 1866. Vin Villa remains the most historically significant winery in North America.

"Behind the Gates"

Opening up to the beautifully manicured grounds. It is here, that you have your first look back into Pelee Island history, as you approach the 150yr old limestone ruins!

A facinating historical experience

Entering the meticulously restored wine cellars below ground. Be enthralled with the architectural craftmanship and detail that surrounds you. While taking it all in our Ambassador will continue your experience with a complimentary Pelee Island Wine tasting as you look in awe at the 48-foot custom copper and steel chandelier that suspends over the massive 28 guest antique timber table.

Hand crafted Stone Amphitheatre

Before the tour draws to an end, your Island Ambassador will lead you to the one of a kind Stone Amphitheatre located along the Lake Erie shoreline. This beautiful hand crafted, waterfront amphitheatre overlooks Hulda’s Rock and it is here where you will learn about Pelee Island’s most famous legend, The Legend of Hulda!

Commemorative Gift

To commemorate the memories created on your tour, all of our guests receive a prestigious limited edition replica Bronze Medallion representing the original bronze medallion won by Vin Villa Winery at the 1878 World’s Fair in Paris. Effectively recognizing quality wine production in North America at the worldwide level for the first time!

Come be a part of history while making a little of your own!

To book a private tour outside of regular public tour times please email us at [email protected]


  • $35: Adult
  • $30: Senior
  • $15: Children 12 & under