There are a lot of ways to take in the wine experience. Tours, Tastings and Talks are among the most popular.
Niagara on the Lake and the remainder of the Niagara Region is beautiful, albeit for different reasons. Most tours will take you from the busy city of Niagara Falls to one of the wineries in Niagara on the Lake, Beamsville or Vineland. The tour can include talks and tastings although they shouldn’t be the only consideration. The Niagara Escarpment, including Queenston Heights, gives you a bird’s eye view of the wine country without having to fly. Coastal tours along Lake Ontario can take you to Konzelmann Estate Winery a highlight for a lover of dessert wines.
Niagara is a global wine capital, and it is among one of the best places in the world for food. Locally grown food from Ontario’s Greenbelt is an important consideration for the great chefs of Niagara, pair your tasting with their expertise. The Pilliteri Winery is known for its ice wines, a regional speciality. Ice wine tastings are a unique luxury and fall and winter gourds offer a timely pairing. Bring a comfortable shirt, tastings can get messy even among the most experienced.
Learn from the best about the techniques used to make some of your favourite wines. The effect of humidity, temperature and proximity to water can have an early impact on wine. Great wine makers can share with you the basics of making good wine, or at a minimum keep you from damaging your house or workshop in the quest for your personal wine. Even wine lovers that aren’t interested in making wine have the opportunity to learn about wine forecasting – getting a great vintage for a great price. Confused? Visit Niagara on the Lake today.
Learn more about Niagara Wineries and how Niagara on the Lake has become the Top Food and Wine Destination in Canada