Saskatoon Winery and Brewery Attractions and Tours
These establishments typically use locally-sourced inputs from their own or very nearby suppliers (some even using certified organic sources). Local barley, grains, grapes, etcetera can have a unique flavour due to the "terroir", imparted from the special soils, ground water, and rains to the crops that grow here.
Also, they are smaller, and apply their education, skills, and experience to create small batches of very special beverages. Because they are not trying to "maintain a brand" (which would require them to be scientifically consistent), they can afford to experiment, and try new and different combinations of materials, different timings, and sometimes non-traditional techniques and technologies to come up with something unusual, interesting, and VERY LOCAL. Consumers should consider themselves fortunate to be able to have the opportunity to enjoy such locally-produced drinks.
Saskatoon & area has a number of craft breweries and wineries that create unique beverages. Most welcome you to take a tour (bring your I.D.), and visit their shops afterwards (samples may only be served, and alcoholic beverages may only be sold to those of legal drinking age or older).
DISCLAIMERS: (1) you must be of legal drinking age to consume any of these beverages; (2) exercise your own judgement about which drinks may be suitable for you; (3) when sampling, accept the host's judgement of appropriate sample sizes, and (4) drink responsibly, and DO NOT DRINK AND DRIVE.
COMPLETE local beverage tours Here is a sampling (pun intended):
Here are some featured local brew pubs, craft breweries, craft distilleries, wineries or vineyard
We at Saskatoon Brewery believe in real ingredients in food and beer. We do not use syrups, concentrates, preservatives or any other artificial flavorings in any way, shape, or form in the brewing process.
Paddock Wood is Saskatchewan's first microbrewery and Canada's indie beer. We pride ourselves on our unique flavour and refreshing taste.
We make world class wines and ciders – from fruit grown in about as harsh a climate as possible. We guarantee you have never experienced anything like our products (seriously, we guarantee it!).
Prairie Bee Meadery, located at Grandpa's Garden U-Pick, is Saskatchewan's first craft meadery. Honey-wine is crafted using the best quality local honey and all-Canadian fruits.
You will also be able to book our retail space and brewery for private events. Closed - Re-Opening Feb/March 2017
COMPLETE local beverage tours
Wineries, Craft Breweries, Brew Pubs & Craft Distilleries Map