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Thursday, August 25, 2011

Wed. Aug 24th. Pelee Island Winery

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Holiday Rambler Vacationer, since August 2006

        Another sunny hot day and loving it, but very windy. Morning walkabouts and computing the seven of us decided to take a 20 minute drive to Kingsville and tour the Pelee Island Winery. Arriving in time for the 12 o'clock tour, we checked out the store.
lots of great wines
        With lots of great wines made right here and the grapes grown on Pelee Island, we were invited to taste some of their great wines.
wine tasting
        After the tastings we did walking tour of their facilities for making and bottle wine. Very impressive.
arial photo of Pelee island
       At the end  of the tour we had our picture taken inside a huge wine keg set up as a picnic area.
        After the tour we headed back into Leamington and checked out the pier, the beach and the huge waves on this very windy day. So windy in factthat the ferry to Pelee Island has been cancelled. Then we returned to the resort and checked out some of the new trailers on display and back to their sites for a bite to eat. We ended up having supper there, Bill made a pile of homemade fries, John some burgeres and hot dogs, and Wendy the toppings and gravy for us to make "poutine".(french fries smothered with cheese and gravy, (heart attack on a plate). A very tasty and filling supper.

        While relaxing we were warned of a tornado watch until about So we walked to the beach and picked up ice cream cones then sat by the water watching the waves, the clouds and looking for signs of tornadoes. The skies were pretty clear and all looked good. After the watch had passed us by we went back to the campsites and enjoyed another campfire for a while before calling it an early night.
yummy ice cream
sun soon setting
        Back home checking the tv and weather channels for tornadoes, all had passed us by and we were good. Then it began to rain and thunder for a while shortly after we went to bed, but the winds had finally died down. 

Lots more pictures of todays tours.

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  1. Now this is my idea of a perfect day. Lovely area and wine tour, thanks for sharing. I have never heard of deep fried pickles!!! Nice to see you and Suzie having a holiday from you vacation:)

  2. Contessa:
    Yes lotsa fun, deep fried dill pickles are real popular Tennessee area quite a few years ago. This holiday is keeping us pretty busy, but fun!

  3. We had deep fried dill pickles in upstate NY...they were delicious...great post...

  4. Rick and Elaine:
    Kinda different and neat!! But good too.

  5. wine tour... check
    ice cream... check
    fried pickles... you can have them

    2 out of 3 isn't bad though :)


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