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    DRAKE GUIDES: A few of our favourite female-owned County stops

    Spring has almost sprung, and The Drake in Prince Edward County is coming out of a pandemic-induced hibernation. Rejoice! To help you plan your County getaway, we’ve put together a list of some of our favourite female-owned businesses in the area that you simply can’t miss. Tell the ladies we sent you!

    Piccolina Mercato & Bar (304 Wellington Main St, Wellington, website)

     
     
     
     
     
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    Owner and chef Enid Grace knows Italian food. Her lovely new location has all the best Italian nibbles including pasta, pastry, espresso and more. 

    Alexis Joy Florals (Website, Instagram)

     
     
     
     
     
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    After some adventures around the globe, local floristry expert Alexis Joy has returned to her hometown in the County with beautiful flowers for all. 

    Grange of Prince Edward Winery (990 Closson Rd, Hillier, website)

     
     
     
     
     
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    Mother/daughter duo Caroline and Maggie are captains of the dream team at one of our favourite wineries in the region, The Grange. Don’t miss the very special Pinot Noir or the Cider!

    Bloomfield Beauty Co. (254 Bloomfield Main St, Bloomfield, website)

     
     
     
     
     
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    It’s all in the family! Sisters Annie and Emma opened this beautiful spa in nearby Bloomfield. Book your appointments before you arrive as they book up!

    The Ye11ow Studio (281 Main St W, Picton, website)

     
     
     
     
     
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    Trust us on this one. The pottery in this local shop is spectacular and all your friends will be asking you where you got it! Don’t miss out on Main Street in Picton.

    Oak Clothing Co. (303 Main Street, Wellington, website)

     

    Oak Clothing Co.’s Adelaide Utman started the retail boutique for men and women five years ago, and recently moved to Wellington just around the corner from us. Don’t miss the espresso bar too, featuring beans from Halifax’s Anchored Coffee.

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