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Dark Horse Estate Winery

70665 B Line, Grand Bend, Lambton Shores, Ontario N0M 1T0, Canada
+1 519-238-5000
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After hearing that this place is beautiful, we decided to take a day trip up to see it. I guess I... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
SDSims
Fantastic location but .......

We decided to have lunch at the Dark Horse before going to the theatre. Grand Bend is in dire need... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
OntarioBecky
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible2%
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“wine tasting” (10 reviews)
“new building” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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70665 B Line, Grand Bend, Lambton Shores, Ontario N0M 1T0, Canada
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+1 519-238-5000
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"wine tasting"
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"right next door"
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"niagara region"
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"beautiful building"
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"huron county"
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"pizza"
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"last sunday"
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"outdoor patio"
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"tasting room"
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"cabernet franc"
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"the lower level"
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"beautiful spot"
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"wineries"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

After hearing that this place is beautiful, we decided to take a day trip up to see it. I guess I should have done research on this location before going. We drive 90 mins there and $20 in gas for a one way trip. Beautiful...More

Thank SDSims
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We decided to have lunch at the Dark Horse before going to the theatre. Grand Bend is in dire need of some quality restaurants so we were excited to combine our love of the theatre with our love of good food and wine. We sat...More

Thank OntarioBecky
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winelady2014, Owner at Dark Horse Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your feedback, we have taken your concerns that you had prior to your post to our in house caterer who provides the food on our patio. Unfortunately we are not a restaurant, we just offer food to pair with our wines on...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had lunch here -wine and pizza-and thoroughly enjoyed it. Afterwards we took advantage of tasting wines. A tour of the winery is also on offer but we chose not to since we've done it elsewhere. I would recomend a visit if you're in the...More

Thank Jonathan M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in here after a matinee show at the Huron Playhouse. Enjoyed the outdoor experience on their covered patio. The view of the vineyard is breathtaking. We enjoyed the sangria and cider beverages. We had reservations in the newly opened Barrel Bistro located in the...More

Thank Sumu
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winelady2014, Owner at Dark Horse Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed our outdoor patio. I will pass on your feedback to Barrel Bistro on your experience at their establishment as we are separate businesses.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dark horse estate winery is a very nice modern winery with some very good wines. We went for wine tastings there recently while on our trip to the Huron County playhouse which Dark horse is right beside. The tastings are a bit on the pricey...More

Thank bigdoubled71
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winelady2014, Owner at Dark Horse Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We are trying to understand the situation, if you could call us back 5192385000 EXT 105, that would be much appreciated. Thank you.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was a guest at a wedding at The Dark Horse on July 28th. Fantastic location for a wedding, as good as any hotel or golf course wedding I've attended. The location is clearly well maintained and was very clean throughout. The owner was on site...More

Thank NLK366
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't say enough nice things about Dark Horse. Firstly, I love their wines. The Brash is my go-to, but every wine I have tired from Dark Horse has been awesome. I can't wait to try their cider next time I visit. The customer service...More

Thank sarasandham
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a gorgeous place and our expectations were very high as we entered the grand doors. We were attending the Huron County Playhouse so did not have unlimited time. Staff were very disorganized and seemed to be running from crisis to crisis. Alison started our...More

2  Thank Janet H
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winelady2014, Owner at Dark Horse Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Unfortunately the day and time you came in happened to be a very busy and we had to shuffle staff around to aid the patio. The retail sales associate who served you is very well versed in our wines and holds a WCO certificate. We...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Allison took care of our pours, and she knew her stuff and it was fun exchanging tasting notes. We had a mini tour; I'll come back for the restaurant. What a terrific spot, right here at The Bend!

2  Thank daleobrien
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First off Trip Advisor - we are a family of legal age adults (not teens). We have family visiting from the west coast who have experienced wine in the Okanogan, California and France and wanted to have some fun at a local Ontario winery. We...More

1  Thank stacyleigh2018
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Gail M
March 15, 2018|
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Response from winelady2014 | Property representative |
No dress code, we are having a contest for best dressed for the occasion.
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Response from Nelson C | Reviewed this property |
Eric N's answer is correct - thanks Eric.
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