Introduction to Wine411

INTRODUCTION

Wine411 is delivering the first comprehensive, accurate and independent online directory of Canada’s wineries, from coast to coast. Wine411’s user-friendly directory is a resource for wineries, travelers and anyone interested in Canadian wineries and wine regions. The directory is updated constantly, providing comprehensive information on winery contact information and all the wines produced across Canada. Consumer-friendly data on visitor facilities, websites, wine clubs and unique features. Wine411’s mobile friendly design will further allow users to access all or part of the directory anywhere they might be.

Quick Facts
  • 700+ Wineries
  • 5500+ Wines
  • Over 120 grape varieties
  • 100,000+ Site visitors/year
  • Data is controlled by wineries
Canadian Vintners Association and Global Wine Database

COLLABORATION AND SUPPORTERS

The Canadian Vintners Association (CVA) is the national voice of the Canadian wine industry, representing more than 90% of Canada’s annual wine production. CVA members are engaged in the entire wine value chain: from grape growing, farm management, grape harvesting, research, wine production, bottling, retail sales and tourism.

The Global Wine Database is part of BlackSquare Inc. creators of Blackboxx, the most powerful ecommerce technology tailor made for direct-to-consumer (DTC) sales in the global wine and spirits industry. BlackSquare powers efficient, cost-effective DTC sales for wine-producing clients on four continents. BlackSquare is based in Calgary, Alberta, with a subsidiary office in Sydney, Australia.

Funding assistance for this initiative has been provided by Agriculture and Agri-food Canada’s AgriMarketing program through Growing Forward 2, a federal-provincial initiative.

Wineries

For Wineries

The data showcased on Wine411.ca is sourced directly from information provided by wineries across Canada. The data is vetted for accuracy and is updated constantly.

Wine411 utilizes the Global Wine Database (www.gwdb.io) to publish and organize data on this site.

Information is updated from the Global Wine Database every 24-48 hours.

The Global Wine Database is completely free for Wineries to use. If you haven't already received your invitation please feel free to request one by emailing hello@gwdb.io.

Top reasons for wineries to update your information
  • It's free
  • Over 100,000 people visit Wine411/year
  • Consumers from around the world are exploring Canadian wines
  • Updating your profile and wines on GWDB help the industry at large
  • Increase tourism to your winery
  • Increase direct to consumer sales
  • You can use GWDB for your own use as well (your website, media & trade, apps, etc)
Consumers

For Consumers

If you're looking for information about a Canadian winery or Canadian wine then look no further than Wine411. Wine411 works directly with all the Canadian wine producers to make sure the information is up to date and accurate.

Next time you're planning a trip to a wine region, make sure to explore Wine411 and take advantage of the wealth of information available to you on your computer or phone. Find the wines you'd like to try and explore regions you've never been to.

Please let us know if you can't find a certain wine or winery, we'll make sure to let the winery know.

Top reasons for consumers to use Wine411
  • It's free
  • Reliable Data from the wineries themselves
  • Available on your portable devices
  • Plan trips to new wine regions
  • Find out information about wines