The holidays may have come and gone, but the joy of the Winter season is still in the air at these winery events! With snow-covered waterfalls and a winter wonderland atmosphere, Niagara is the perfect destination to embrace the great outdoors. For wine lovers, Niagara Falls and Niagara-on-the-Lake is the ideal destination to sip, savour, and socialize with friends and family.
Canada’s Best Winter Winery Events Shake Off Those Winter Blues
For many Ontarians, January means slush-covered roads and hibernating until spring. But for Niagara locals, winter also means icewine season! For visitors looking to explore Niagara Falls and Niagara-on-the-Lake, there are several winter festivals and winery events to get you through the colder months. Making January and February a breeze to get through!
Niagara Icewine Festival
On January 11, 2020, the annual Niagara Icewine Festival kicked off with the Icewine Gala held at Fallsview Casino & Resort. The festival that runs three weekends in January features over 3 dozen wineries, each showcasing wine and food pairings. The Discovery Pass gives visitors access to over 40 wineries – both small and large – to taste a bit of Niagara.
Monday Date Night (Trius Winery)
Every Monday night until May 13, 2020, couples can enjoy a customized menu paired with award-winning Trius wines.
Wine Wednesday (Trius Winery)
There is no greater feeling than when you can enjoy a fabulous menu and experience for half the price! Wednesday nights at Trius Winery, visitors can enjoy their farm-to-table menu items paired with half-priced bottles of wine. Half price bottles are available during lunch and dinner.
Lace-Up Your Skates (Wayne Gretzky Winery)
Do you love skating with friends and family? How about that and enjoying wine, whisky, or beer? All winter long, Wayne Gretzky Winery opens its rink for the young and old to enjoy. Make sure to visit their Whisky Bar Patio with customized cocktails and outdoor fire pit while you’re there!
Savour the Sites (Jackson Triggs Winery)
On January 18, 2020, the culinary team at Jackson Triggs Winery will delight your senses with all things icewine. Enjoy an epicurean experience including five courses of fine regional cuisine and wine pairings, each featured in a stunning location of our winery. Relax amidst striking architecture as you savour award-winning wines complemented with gourmet cuisine. This ‘progressive’ dinner takes you on a gastronomic adventure.
Icewine Makers Dinner (Reif Estate Winery)
Looking to dress up and drink fine wines all night? Reif Estate Winery is hosting its Annual Icewine Makers Dinner on January 25th. Enjoy a four-course icewine inspired meal and dine with the wineries own, Klaus W. Reif and Eva Kessel.
Hike In The Vineyard (Peller Estates)
Go behind the scenes of the winemaking magic as you explore the vines, soils, and history of winemaking in Niagara at Peller Estates. Put on your comfy shoes and wool mittens as this tour will take you on a 1-hour adventure across the property of Peller Estates Winery.