Southbrook has had roots in the Niagara region for three generations. We ask the guests stay home if they are feeling ill. Founded in 2010 by the Icel Family Icellars Estate Winery is a small boutique winery located in the heart of Niagara Wine Country. 2017 All Canadian Wine Championships Travel through one of the most fascinating wineries in the Niagara, The Welland Ship Canal is part of the St. Lawrence Seaway, that connects the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean. Strewn Winery has a wonderful on-site 65 seat restaurant known as OLiV. feet, is designed in a beautiful Romanesque style. The family (Redelmeier) farm transformed into a Winery in 1991, having sourced some of the Niagara regions finest grape varietals and grown them organically. All wines are produces on-site using grapes grown on their 26 acre and 11 acre properties. The menu emphasizes the use of local ingredients and Trius will tailor wine pairings specific to your preferences. Location:  581 Niagara Stone Rd, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0, Winery Retail Hours:  Niagara Falls USA is home to a burgeoning wine region in a truly unique atmosphere, and the Niagara Wine Trail, USA is the setting of year-round festivals and events. BRONZE – 2013 Estate Grown Small Lot ‘Wild Ferment’ Chardonnay This tour is limited to 20 guests. BEST VALUE – 2014 EastDell Gamay Noir. Tours of the Southbrook Vineyards are offered daily and must be booked in advance. September 14 - 29, 2019. Stratus Vineyards became the World’s first fully LEED-certified winery, meaning Stratus Vineyards stands as a beacon for others to develop environmentally sustainable development practices. Open Monday to Saturday: 10AM to 6:30PM, Sunday 11AM-6:30PM starting October 1 to April 30. From tasting out in the vineyard to learning the art of blending, there’s something for everyone. Was amazed at the quality of there wines and the beautiful winery itself. BEST DESSERT WINE, Riesling Icewine 2012, Tour:  Summer Public Tours are available from June 1 to September 30 from 10:30AM to 4:30PM every hour on the half hour. The Bosc family farms 280 acres of vineyard in four locations: Château des Charmes is a charter member of Sustainable Winemaking Ontario (http://winecountryontario.ca/sustainable-winegrowing) which promotes best practices regarding sustainable development; from vineyard water usage to energy conservation, pesticide use and community relations. Open Monday to Sunday: 10AM to 6PM starting October 1 to May 31. You’ll be accompanied by a knowledgeable tour guide, which can add a great deal to the overall experience. Wayne Gretzky “The Great One” has also created a great Winery! From Niagara-on-the-Lake to St. Catharines to the town of Lincoln, the region offers acres and acres of more than 85 wineries and tasting tours that go with them. Best Wineries to Visit in 2018. The entire Winery is powered using 100% green electricity from windmills and low-impact water power. Riverview Cellars grows a variety of grapes on 22 acres of property including Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Vidal and Gewurztraminer to name a few. Tour:  The Reif Estate Winery offers a Public Tour and Tasting daily from April until October at 11:30AM, 1:30PM and 3:30PM with no reservation required. Canada’s largest casino. Gently blanketing much of the Niagara countryside, the countless vineyards and wineries offer a wide array of one-of-kind, intimate experiences. When you see the Big Red Barn, you’ll know that you’ve reached Between the Lines Winery. Tour:  If you have questions about the Winery feel free to contact Frog  Farm Organic Winery for more information. Open Monday to Sunday: 10AM to 9:00PM (Summer Hours) In August 2002 Rick and Frieda Lakeit opened Caroline Cellars Family Estate Winery. Red Wine of the Year and Gold – 2010 Riserva Famiglia Cabernet Franc, 2014 Decanter, United Kingdom Location:  1385 Larkin Rd, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0. October-May: Sunday to Thursday from 10AM to 7PM GOLD – 2006 VIEW Old Vines Brut Sparkling Riesling, Tour:  All Maleta Winery’s wines can be sampled and purchased at their retail store bar (except for Icewine) for a small tasting fee. GOLD – 2012 Merlot Unfiltered Top 5 Wineries of the Year, 2015 Citadelles du Vin, France Special Canada Prize and Gold – 2013 Reserve Vidal Icewine, 2015 Decanter, UK Coyote’s Run Estate Winery practices a number of innovative environmentally sustainable viticulture techniques including; integrated pest management, and using their own grape pomace as mulch which increases the amount of organic materials in the soil. Monday-Sunday: 10:00AM to 6:00PM (May 1 to October 31) The Pillitteri family has roots in Niagara-on-the-Lake since 1948 and has been making delectable wines in the region since 1988 when Gary Pillitteri entered into a wine competition and his Vidal Icewine won a gold medal. The Winery is the proud recipient of 3 Internationally Famous Monde Selection Grand Gold Medals. Whether you’re a serious connoisseur, or a wandering grazer more interested in food and views, our portfolio of wineries is a great place to start when planning your next trip. Location:  925 Line 2, R.R. SILVER – 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon When Prohibition was repealed in 1927, the government placed a moratorium on issuing new winery licenses. The name Jackson-Triggs comes from the 2 founders of this illustrious company Allan Jackson and Don Triggs. Tours:  Public tours run daily at 12PM, 2PM and 3PM. Tour:  You can taste and tour the Sunnybrook Farms Estate Winery, please book ahead if you have a party of 8 or more. You will tour St. David’s Bench Vineyard, learn about the benefits of sustainable agriculture and taste VQA wines. SILVER – 2015 FRESH Perspectives Satin Red, 2016  Intervin International Wine Award The Bosc family has been farming land in the Niagara Region for over 30 years. Sanitizer will be provided in our vehicles for all of our tours. Call for more information. The winery pays homage to their Anatolian ancestry by incorporating the Hittite sun disk – a symbol of the procreation and the freedom of nature. Tour: Call and book an appointment to visit Icellars Estate Winery. Location:  1339 Lakeshore Rd, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0, Tasting Room and Wine Boutique:  The property currently grows Vidal and Riesling varietals, however Cabernet Franc vines will be planted in 2017. 11:30am-3pm for lunch The number of wineries fell from 61 to six by 1974. Location:  1425 Lakeshore Rd RR3, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0, Winery Retail Hours:  The Niagara Wine Route. Open Monday to Sunday: 11:00AM to 5:30PM (November 7 to May 1). In 1956, Ontario had six million vines, with 60% being native Concords. There is a continuous  process of experimentation to reduce dependency on chemicals including; leaf canopy management to maximize the effect of the wind and the sun to naturally fight disease and soil management to curtail undesirable pests. Frogpond Farm Organic Winery does not use any chemical based herbicides, fungicides or pesticides when growing their grapes. GOLD – 2007 VIEW Old Vines Sparkling Riesling, 2009 Ontario Wine Awards Cuvee 2014 National Wine Awards GOLD – 2013 Estate Grown Small Lot Cabernet Sauvignon SILVER, 2015 Pinot Blanc Niagara Falls Elite Limousine Tour (8 people), Niagara Falls Elite Limousine Tour (14 people), www.facebook.com/pages/The-De-Moura-Winery-Way/265346416825352, Wine and Dine Private Tour Upto 6 Passengers, Wine and Dine Private Tour - Upto 4 Passengers, Niagara-on-the-Lake Daily Half Day Wine and Cheese Tour, Toronto to Niagara Falls Half Day Private Tour (upto 4 people), Toronto To Niagara Falls Day and Evening Tour, Hornblower: Voyage to the Falls Boat Tour with Funicular (May 18 – December 1), Toronto to Niagara Falls Day Tour With Lunch & 30 Minute Airplane Tour, Niagara Falls Grand Airplane Tour (30 mins), Toronto to Niagara Falls Half Day Private Tour (upto 7 people), *Terms & Conditions Apply For Free Pickup & Drop Off, Paul Bosc Estate Vineyard, 1020 York Road (across the street from the winery), St. David’s Bench Vineyard, 1025 York Rd. Public and private tours of this beautiful winery are also available. GOLD, 2013 Vidal Special Select Late Harvest Strewn Winery consists of a spacious tasting room, wine boutique and barrel cellar with a variety of tasting options. A quaint and fun wagon tour is available where you are taken around the 78-acre vineyard, learning about the Niagara region and grape growing. Location:  15376 Niagara Pkwy, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0, Winery Retail Hours:  You can also skip the tour and get right to the tastings with their “Shut Up and Pour” tour option. There is a wide selection of quality VQA Ontario wines to choose from including; Lakeview Cellars, EastDell, 20 Bees, FRESH Wines, McMichael Collection and Canadian acting legend Dan Aykroyd’s line of wines. Friday and Saturday:  10:00AM to 7:00PM (June 1 to October 31) 2019 is promising to be a very good year for Culmina. Our Wine and Dine P, Take a Truly Unique Niagara-on-the-Lake Winery Tour Open Monday to Sunday: 10:00AM to 6:00PM (April 1 to October 31) Open Monday to Sunday: 10:00AM to 6:00PM (May 1 to October 31) Sunday-Saturday:  11:00AM to 5:00PM November 1 to April 30). Trius Winery is a Niagara winemaking pioneer. BEST VALUE – 2014 FRESH Perspectives Satin Red GOLD – 2005 Vidal Icewine. On Saturdays from 10:00AM to 3:00PM Strewn Winery hosts hands-on cooking classes from January to November (only 16 participants/session), this is a great team building activities for corporate outings. SILVER – 2013 The Farmer’s Rose VQA. As accomplished grape growers, the Neufeld’s ripened some of the ‘first of its kind’ harvests in the Niagara Region. In fact, the Niagara Peninsula is one of the most acclaimed grape-growing and winemaking regions in Ontario. GOLD, 2012 Cabernet Merlot Family Reserve Saturday:  10:00AM – 5:00PM. Learn how to create the ultimate whisky cocktail from some of the best bartenders in the business who will teach you how to prepare garnishes, simple syrups, shaking and muddling. You can realistically visit four or five wineries in a day, so you may want to plan your day around a specific region or theme. Monday-Sunday: 10:00AM to 6:00PM (April 1 to October 31) Location:  1156 Concession 6, Niagara-on-the-Lake,ON,L0S 1J0, Winery Retail Hours:  Since then the Winery has been producing many fine wines including Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Pinot Noir, Merlot and Chardonnay. Saturday and Sunday: 10AM to 6:00PM. Call Cattail Creek Family Estate Winery for more details. DOUBLE GOLD, Grand Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2014, Location:  1499 Line 3, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0, Winery Retail Hours:  Location:  485 Concession 5 Rd, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0, Winery Retail Hours:  SILVER, Grand Reserve Shiraz 2012 Check out Crush on Niagara Wine Tours, Grape Escape Wine Tours, Grape & Wine Niagara Tours and Niagara Vintage Wine Tours. BRONZE – 2012 Cabernet Franc. There are many informative tours available at the Two Sisters Vineyards contact the Vineyard for more details. Location:  1067 Niagara Stone Rd, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0, Winery Retail Hours:  The Niagara College Teaching Winery is the centre for wine education in the Niagara Peninsula and is the only fully licensed Teaching Winery in Canada. (surrounding the château), Seven & Seven Vineyard, Concession 7/Line 7, ToNiagara - Toronto to Niagara Falls Tours, 5 Brisdale Dr, Suite 208 Brampton, ON L7A 0S9, Canada. Tour:  You can tour the winery with a guide and get a first -hand look at how grape juice is transformed into Award winning wines. Some iconic wineries you won’t want to miss include: Cave Spring Cellars, Vineland Estates Winery and Henry of Pelham Family Estate in Twenty Valley and St. Catharines; Chateau des Charmes, Trius Winery, Inniskillin and Peller Estates Winery in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Pillitteri Estate Winery. Tour:  At Lakeview Wine Co. there are many fantastic tour and tasting opportunities. 5pm-9pm for dinner. Monday-Sunday: 10:00AM to 6:00PM (May 1 to September 30) They are trailblazers in the Canadian winemaking industry, founding Château des Charmes  in Niagara-on-the-Lake and planting Canada’s first commercial vineyard dedicated exclusively to European vitis vinifera grape varieties. SILVER – 2016 Strawberry There are many more tours and tastings available however, availability is limited, call for details and pricing, Location:  1249 Niagara Stone Rd, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0, Winery Retail Hours:  A story of wine making achievement and sustainability, The birthplace of wine tourism in Ontario, Your source for local Sauvignon Blanc and Syrah, Where Canadian art and the art of winemaking intersect. Monday-Sunday: 10:00AM to 9:00PM (Summer Hours) It is open for dinners Thursday and Friday 5:00 to 8:00PM. GOLD, Grand Reserve Vidal Icewine 2013, Intervin, Canada Open Monday to Sunday: 10:00AM to 5:00PM (November 1 to April 30). BRONZE, 2015 Semi-Dry Riesling Over 600 wines, or about 35% of all VQA wines that were approved in 2016, specified a sub-appellation. Location:  15940 Niagara Pkwy, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0, Winery Retail Hours:  Explore Niagara Falls & Around Wine Tasting & Winery Tours! Frogpond Farm opened in 2001 and is Ontario’s first certified organic winery for both grape growing and wine making. The property is now 78 acres and grows 11 varieties of grapes. Tour:  Small Talk Vineyards Tasting Room is open year round from May until October 14 from 10:00AM to 6:00PM and from October 15th to April from 10:00AM to 5:00PM. Location:  240 John St E, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0, Winery Retail Hours:  Regional Trophy and Gold (Canada, Sweet Under £15) – 2012 Vidal Reserve Icewine, 2013 Ontario Wine Awards, Canada Instructor – Niagara College – Wine Business Management and Marketing – 10 years Contributor – Quench.ca – 4 years Municipal Councillor – Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake – 11 years Federal Liberal Candidate – 2019 election Currently: Director of Marketing – Reif Estate Winery … Open Daily: 11:00AM to 5:00PM  (Canadian Thanksgiving to Victoria Day Weekend). BEST VALUE – 2014 FRESH Opportunities Riesling Gewurztraminer The Jackson-Triggs Niagara Estate sits on 11.5 acres of fertile Niagara-on-the-Lake land. SILVER –  2014Lakeview Vidal Icewine The Niagara region is famous for its world class winerie, Cycle through the beautiful Niagara-On-The-Lake countryside and taste magnificent Niagara Wines Monday-Sunday: 11:00AM to 5:00PM (November 1 to April 30). SILVER, 2013 Vidal Special Select Late Harvest. BRONZE (ASL Print FX Best Label Design Award) – 2013 Seriously Cool Red. Niagara’s tourist attractions, festivals and special events attract more than 13 million tourists from around the globe each year and they arrive ready to spend. Small Talk Vineyards had humble origins as a fruit and poultry farm. Open Monday to Sunday: 10:00AM to 6:00PM (May 1 to October 31) OLiV is open in the Summertime from Monday to Saturday 11:30AM to final seating at 8:00PM and Sunday at 11AM to final seating at 8:00PM. Guided tours must be booked in advance, however for the “Shut Up and Pour” tasting no reservation is required. There has been farming done on the land for 150 years and Ravine Vineyard is perfectly situated to host events of all kinds. Spend some time in their Cellar Room as you taste  Bella Terra premium wines and learn about the past, present and future of the Pondview Estate Winery. Location:  615 Concession 5 Rd, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0, Winery Retail Hours:  This is where tasting becomes so important as you sip and savour to discover your preferences. GOLD – 2013 Chardonnay They have also be awarded Best Canadian Winery of the Year at London’s International Wine & Spirit Competition. 13th Street Winery 1776 Fourth Avenue St. Catharines L2R 6P9. Inniskillin is a foundational estate for modern Niagara; when it received its … This 23 acre property has plantings of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay that date back to 1973, they are the oldest plantings in the region, however Lailey Winery did not start producing wine until the year 2000. call for more details and pricing. Location:  290 John St E, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0. The tasting room at Two Sisters Vineyards is open daily with extended hours offered seasonally, walk-ins are welcome but groups of 8 or more are encouraged to call ahead. This is wine country. SILVER, Reserve Cabernet Franc Icewine, 2014 Choose a self-guided tour or a group tour with your friends there is plenty to see and to learn at Coyote’s Run Estate Winery. Notable tours include “A Guided Tasting of 4 Win which teaches visitors the techniques for using all five of your senses to truly taste wine. Your email address will not be published. Icellars Estate sits on 60 acres of fertile land ideal for growing premium vinifera varieties–Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Walk-in visits are welcome, The Ultimate Niagara Icewine Experience costs $24 per couple. The Strewn Winery has been producing fine wine in the Niagara region for over 20 years. Lakeview Wine Co. is a division of Diamond Estates Wine & Spirits Ltd. which is Ontario’s 3rd largest producer of VQA wines. Over the years Peller Estates Winery has won many prestigious awards for signature products, like Icewine, Chardonnays and Rieslings. SILVER – 2015 McMichael Cabernet Merlot WINE TASTING. Vineyard Sip and Stroll; call for availability, $25 per person, Location:  14778 Niagara Pkwy, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0, Winery Retail Hours:  GOLD, Grand Reserve Gewürztraminer Icewine 2014 From large estates, medium-sized operations and small boutiques, we encourage you to taste your way through our appellation. The winery pays homage to their Anatolian ancestry by incorporating the Hittite sun disk – a symbol of the procreation and the freedom of nature. Open Sunday to Wednesday: 11:00AM to 6:00PM When you find your favourites, make sure to take a few bottles home. Monday-Sunday: 10:00AM to 6:00PM. You will see the sprawling estate, wine production facility and the barrel cellar. Sunday-Saturday: 10:00AM to 7:00PM (May 16 to October 11) 2015 Ottawa Wine Challenge Niagara Falls. Friday and Saturday:  11:00AM to 5:00PM (November 1 to May 31). BRONZE – 2016 Burgundy Plum Open Monday to Sunday: 10:00AM to 6:00PM (May 1 to October 31) The Wineries to Watch for in 2019 . Sitting on 20 acres in the heart of Niagara’s Wine Country, Joseph’s Estate Wines has been making premium award winning VQA red and white wines since 1992. The new 2013 Hypothesis, the flagship red from Culmina Family Estate Winery, is the best of the three vintages released to date from the winery… Discover the best of the region's vineyards by following the Wine Route of … “Visited the winery and tasting in June 2019 and had a great time. GOLD – 2014 Cabernet Franc Icewine A visit to the Niagara Wine Trail is a must for any wine lover on their visit to Western New York. The winery building is a marvel of sustainable environmental practices. Call for details and pricing. Sunnybrook Farm Estate Winery is a Canadian owned and operated winery that produces premium fruit-based wines. BEST VALUE, 2015 Semi-Dry Riesling Location:  1366 York Rd, St. Davids, ON L0S 1P0, Winery Retail Hours:  Sunday-Saturday:  11:00AM to 5:00PM November 1 to April 30). Lunch available daily from 12PM to 3PM The proximity to the lakefront provides a beautiful backdrop for wedding showers, meetings or private events. Tour:  Visit Coyote’s Run Estate Winery and enjoy the quiet rural landscapes. Member wineries come together during this can’t-miss seasonal event to showcase Niagara’s amazing dedication to cultivating culinary excellence. GOLD, 2013 Gewurztraminer, National Wine Awards The Wineries to Visit in 2019. Sunday-Saturday:  11:00AM to 5:00PM (December 1 to April 30). In 2006, 3 decades of grape farming experience and dedication led to the Cattail Creek Estate Winery. 7 Days a week With so much to choose from we would focus on a few notable ones you can complete in a one day tour. The 10 acre facility was actually a fruit canning operation until transitioning into a Winery in the late 1990’s. #2 of 76 Food & Drink in Niagara-on-the-Lake. GOLD, Vidal Icewine 2013, Intervin, Canada Don’t have time to hit all of them? Was surprised at the quality of the…” more Pillitteri Estates Winery is a fan favourite and was recommended to us by, … Colaneri Estate Winery is family owned and operated, beautifully situated on the St. David`s Bench in Niagara`s wine region. They may be small, but they produce award-winning wines. Yannick and Greg Wertsch, brothers and owners of Between the Lines Winery a venture which began in 2010. Monday, Wednesday, Friday-Sunday: 11:00AM to 5:00PM (January 1 to March 31). Monday-Sunday: 10:00AM to 8:00PM (June 1 to September 30) The Puglisi family has been making wine for over three generations. The cool climate and rolling hills and valleys make for a one-of-a-kind terroir, home to … Each winery in Niagara has a unique atmosphere, its own winemaker and beautifully crafted wines that embody “terroir” wine speak that simply means that the wine reflects the soils and conditions in which the grapes have been grown. They ensure that visitors receive a tour experience that focuses on the basic truths of what makes the Palatine Hills Estate Winery different – without the frills or jargon that sometimes surround a vineyard visit. Tours:  Both public and private tours are available as well as the fun “Junk Food Pairing” where wines are accompanied with your favourite guilty food pleasure! The grand tasting room and retail boutique are designed to resemble a turn-of-the-century factory. The vineyard grows Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot, as well as Riesling and Gamay. Tours:  The Hare Wine Co. is open daily to visitors and no appointment is necessary for wine tastings. Member of the Niagara Falls Tourism Association. BEST VALUE – 2014 EastDell Black Cab BRONZE, 2014 Marmitons Pinot Noir, 2016 U.S. Open Cider Championship DOUBLE GOLD – 2012 The Farmer’s Vidal Icewine VQA One look at the lush, expansive hills and valleys of Niagara and you’ll know. These practices, partnered with a commitment to produce predominantly estate bottled wines from their 125 acre vineyard are the cornerstone of the quality and integrity of Reif Estate wines. The 10 acre De Moura Winery is built upon generations of winemaking experience from the Portuguese archipelago of Madeira Island. Take a Truly Unique Niagara-on-the-Lake Winery Tour Friday and Saturday: 10AM to 9:00PM. GOLD, Reserve Gewürztraminer Icewine 2014, International Wine & Spirits, UK Tour:  Tours are booked using the Tour Reservation Form on the Riverview Cellars website or you can email/call to reserve a tour date. As of 2014, there are 88 wineries in the general Niagara Region. An excellent point to start your wine journey through Niagara is the gorgeous village of Niagara-on-the-Lake. Sunday-Thursday: 10:00AM to 6:00PM (May 1 to October 14) The Riverview Cellars Estate Winery was purchased in 1975 and in September of 2000 Riverview Cellars officially opened for business. Tours:  Vignoble Rancourt Winery is open 7 days a week, they offer tours that include 3 wine tastings, however you must call ahead and reserve a visitation day. There are also a variety of different tastings that Pillitteri offers, call for more details. INNISKILLIN WINES. Our Wine and D, Tour the Craft Breweries of Niagara-on-the-Lake with ToNiagara GOLD OUTSTANDING, Reserve Riesling Icewine 2014 Friday and Saturday 10AM to 9PM, Winery Restaurant Hours:  Location:  2059 Niagara Stone Rd, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0, Winery Retail Hours:  Many of our wineries are small, producing limited batches of wines that you may have enjoyed in a restaurant but can’t find on retail shelves. This is Canada’s largest celebration of wineries and vineyards. You are invited to sample their diverse vineyard through a comparative “flight” of four wines. Tour:  Call for information about tours and tastings. Friday and Saturday:  10:00AM to 6:00PM (November 1 to May 31). Call for details and pricing. The property can comfortable accommodate upto 300 guests, call for more information about events booking. The Farmhouse Cafe is the on-site restaurant that serves up fresh and delicious lunches and dinners. Konzelmann is Niagara’s only lakefront winery, located on the shores of Lake Ontario. Tour:  Joseph Estates Wines can accommodate tour groups as large as 55 people, there are a variety of Tours and Tastings to choose from, call for more details. Rancourt has 3 winemakers working as a team and using their varied skills, knowledge and expertise to get the most out of the grapes grown in the vineyard. This popular, Niagara-on-the-Lake Group Wine Tour with Lunch Location:  1208 Concession 1 Rd, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0, Winery Retail Hours:  Wineries of Niagara-on-the-Lake is a community of winemakers crafting some of the best wines in the world. Location:  545 Niagara Stone Rd, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0. Tours:  There are many tours and tastings available from Trius’ “Into the Vault Experience” to their “Best in Glass – Vineyard and Winery Tour”. Small, independent/artisanal wineries offer visitors insight into their boutique approach to winemaking. GOLD, 2015 Riesling, 2015 Intervin Location:  15608 Niagara Pkwy, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0, Winery Retail Hours:  GOLD – 2012 Estate Grown Small Lot ‘Wild Ferment’ Chardonnay Location:  304 Hunter Rd, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0. Small lots of wines are processed separately by gravity flow thus saving energy. Gold – 2013 Reserve Riesling Icewine, 2015 Ontario Wine Awards, Canada 2016 Monde Selection Winner Your email address will not be published. BEST IN SHOW – 2013 Estate Grown Small Lot Cabernet Franc ‘101’ Friday – Saturday:  10:00AM to 9:00PM. As you’ll see in the 2019/20 Wine Country Ontario Travel Guide, there’s plenty of choice in the winery department in the beautiful Niagara Escarpment & Twenty Valley. Tours:   Stratus Food and Wine Lab; call for availability, $25 per person Tours and tastings are plentiful at Joseph’s Estate Wines, call in advance to book. There are Structured Tastings for active wine drinkers and Traditional tours for families, couples or friends looking to learn about the wine industry in Niagara Falls. Caroline Cellars is steeped in over four generations of family wine making tradition from Germany to Canada. Open Monday to Sunday: 10:30AM to 7:00PM (July 1 to November 6) GOLD – 2013 Riesling Icewine, 2015 Monde Selection Winner The restaurant is open for lunch daily Saturdays and Sundays 11:30AM to 5:00PM and Monday to Friday 11:30AM to 4:00PM. Open Sunday to Friday: 11:00AM to 5:00PM (November 1 to April 30) The restaurant serves lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. In 2010, The Ice House Winery’s Icewine was selected as Canada’s Premium Gift for the celebration at the Golden Globes Oh Canada event. Gently blanketing much of the Niagara countryside, the countless vineyards and wineries offer a wide array of one-of-kind, intimate experiences. Availability is limited, call for details and pricing. Tour:  Learn about the Icewine making process with a tour of the Ice House. GOLD – 2013 Vidal For groups less than 8 people you can walk right in for a tasting. You can pick three wines, learn about them and of course, taste them! Peller Estates Winery has roots in Winemaking going back to 1927. Located right on the main road heading into the region, Pillitteri started as a … Over four decades ago, the Palatine Hills property in Niagara-on-the-Lake began to take shape under the careful cultivation and tillage of the Neufeld family. You will learn about wine making from an experienced tour guide and taste some of the best wines the Niagara Region has to offer. 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