A Fun and Interactive Vine to Wine Exploration…Going into its 13th season!
AN ALL INCLUSIVE EXPERIENCE – Cheese and wine tastings included in the event.
($89.95 CDN or $67 USD) approx + tax
Niagara Falls Hotel pick ups between 11:00 am – 11:20 am
Niagara-on-the-Lake pick up between 11:40 am – 12:00 noon
TOUR DURATION :
5 Hours approx – Visit 3 award winning wineries with special events through each experience Cheese tasting seminar grand tours and educational vineyard experiences with tastings.
Tour includes all winery visits with pick up & drop off – Runs daily all year long, more info below in greater detail.
FULLY GUIDED by industry professionals.
Start off in the vineyard with an educational and immersive experience by our Wine Smart Guides and or Sommelier who has studied wine as a profession, be sure to ask lots of questions, Grand Tour of a barrel cellar included.
Small groups of 2 to 14 guests in our Mercedes Benz Sedans SUVs & Executive Sprinters top of line brand new Touring vehicles with 14 people max per tour to make sure of quality customer interaction and attention with our guide.
FOOD – included during your tasting session!
A Cheese and Charcuterie platter for 2 is included in this event in a seminar style tutorial with wine pairings.
PLEASE NOTE : While there is food included in the price, this program is not meant to be a full meal program.
The Great Canadian Half Day Cheese and Wine Tour
Learn about the grape varieties and the geographical area as we start out in the vineyard with our WINE SMART GUIDE and a grand tour of the whole wine making process and inner workings of the tank room right into a real underground barrel cellar
- Visit three award winning, family owned boutique wineries. From large, medium to hidden gems
- Taste approx 3 – 5 wines per person per winery of whites, reds and amazing rare Icewines
- Door to door transportation to and from your accommodations
- Cheese and charcuterie platter and seminar
- Grand Tour of winemaking facility and barrel cellar
- An industry professional wine smart guide
- Price listed is per person and exclusive of HST, booking fee , and guide gratuity. $US only an approximation, currency rates fluctuate.
- Tour and wine tasting fees included with the program, more tastings can be had for a minimal fee outside the program if you like! Make sure to take wine home as most of the wines you try are only available at the winery!
- PROFESSIONAL GUIDE GRATUITY IS EXTRA … # 1 In the industry!
The Finer Details
Visit and taste at award winning Niagara wineries during this exploration with cheese and wine
Travel with an industry wine professional for an interactive & educational experience on how grapes grow and the history of our famous wine region including Icewine, be sure to ask lots of questions !
At our first winery stop you will enjoy an interactive cheese and charcuterie tasting seminar with multiple different cheeses along with local cured meats & french bread during a seminar style food and wine pairing event. In this event you will explore how food and wine can be paired while learning about different grape varieties, how they are processed and their distinct flavors and origins.
Tour the largest underground barrel cellar in Ontario and see the complete wine making process at Pillitteri Estates. Taste a minimum of three to four wines or more per person, per winery, including premium whites, reds and some of the best and rarest Icewines in the world.
The cheese tasting is a tapas style seminar, it is not meant to replace a full meal event. If you wish for a meal program please see our Lunch, Dinner, or Our Culinary Tour to include a meal plan.
Private wine tours of 2 or more upon request. Being our most popular tour our weekday group size can range from 2 to 14 guests and weekends from May to October can be up to 24 guests on busier days in peak season.
As in all our tours it will be in a newer spacious comfortable immaculate vehicle with air conditioning. All on site winery tasting sessions are private to Niagara Vintage Wine Tour guests at each winery to maintain the integrity of our guests experiences.
Questions? Check out the FAQ section for questions first-timers often have about our tours.