desserts and treats

**Tickets are Valid both Weekends!** 

Spend the weekend with your sweetheart or friends tasting wine, mead, and cider paired with chocolate and other dessert samples from chocolatiers and specialty bake shops.

Tickets are valid for all four days of the event and include a tasting of 3 wines and a sample dessert at each participating winery, and a commemorative wine glass from your starting winery.

Tickets do not include transportation. A list of suggested companies may be found here. A valid photo ID with proof of age is required to participate in wine tasting. Please have your ID ready upon arrival.

Participating wineries:

  • 810 Meadworks:
    • A house-made chocolate bark pairing with each of your 3 mead tastings.
  • Arrowhead Spring Vineyards: 
    • Lindt Truffles paired with your choice of wine.
  • A Gust of Sun Winery (Ransomville & Spencerport locations):
    • Salted Carmel Apple Truffle paired with Sweet Diamond (our recommendation!), or try it with Traminette if you don’t want something too sweet.
    • Special during the event: purchase a bottle of Sweet Diamond and a bag of truffles for $20.
  • Bella Rose Vineyard Winery:
    • Salted Caramel Dark Chocolate Cookies – pairs best with our Ridge Red wine, or try it with our Isabella wine.
  • BlackBird Cider Works:
    • Savor a chocolate candy Buffalo paired with our Chandler Street Cherry Cider.
  • Black Willow Winery: 
    • Pair your choice of wine with of our Black Willow Winery signature chocolate barks: Cashew Crack, Bacon Brittle, Salted Toffee Pretzel, Potato Chip, Dark Orange Ginger, Dark Spicy Pumpkin Seed.
  • Chateau Niagara Winery: 
    • Black Forest cookies made with our Kagor dessert wine.
  • Freedom Run Winery:
    • Enjoy Chocolate Covered Toffee chocolates with your pairing. Choose from four different truffles filled with a ganache center; including hazelnut, black forest cherry, raspberry and orange.
  • Honeymoon Trail Winery: 
    • Featuring our Chocolate Covered Cherry wine (2019 Double Gold winner!), Chocolate covered wine bottles, and sampling ice cream with Blackbutton Bourbon Carmel Sauce.
  • Lake Ontario Winery:
  • Leonard Oakes Estate Winery:
    • Chocolate Cranberry Sablés paired with 2016 Frontenac.
  • Liten Buffel:
    • February 8-9 weekend: Cuccidati (Italian fig cookies) paired with De la Terre, Pour la Winediva Pinot Gris.
      February 15-16 weekend: Gluten-Free Chocolate-Tahini Brownies paired with Quast vineyard Pinot Noir.
  • Long Cliff Winery & Vineyards: 
    • Ghiradelli Dark Raspberry Chocolate Squares paired with our rich & fruity 2013 Estate Vineyard Pinot Noir.
  • Midnight Run Wine Cellars: 
    • Linda’s famous Chipotle Chili made with Chocolate.
  • Niagara Landing Wine Cellars: 
    • Fudge Swirl truffles paired with Hot Pepper wine and Sea Salt or Almond Truffles paired with Riesling/Chardonnay.
  • Salamaca Winery:
  • Schulze Vineyards & Winery:
    • Paula’s Chocolate Donut Holes paired with Tiny Bubbles or Mon Cheri sparkling wines.
  • Schwenk Wine Cellars:
    • Valentine Crack Candy paired with your choice of wine.
  • Victorianbourg Wine Estate: 
    • Seduce your senses with a sublimely sensual pairing of Victorianbourg’s Chocolate Fantasies wines with your choice of any of these following decadently rich and creamy mini cheesecakes: the classically comforting New York style, the sensationally sweet caramel chocolate chip, or divinely delicious white chocolate raspberry. This indulgent pairing is sure to leave you feeling a little flirtatious, a little obsessive, and a whole lot of ecstasy. So come set your fantasies ablaze and raise a glass to love, wine, and romance!
    • February 8th and 15th Ken Klinger of Vegan Beacon will be selling and sampling vegan cookies at the winery from 12-4pm.
  • Vizcarra Vineyards:
    • Vizcarra Red wine paired with our famous Becker Farms homemade fudge.
  • The Winery at Marjim Manor: 
    • Brownies infused with our Chocolate Cherry wine and Nando’s pizzelles.

Hours: Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 12pm-5pm

Price:
$30/person at wineries during event
$25/person pre-sale online (advance price ends February 6, 2020 at 9pm)
Price includes tax.

Designated drivers and non-drinker attendees need no tickets. All are welcome at the wineries at no additional charge.

*We highly recommend groups purchasing tickets online in advance UNDER ONE ORDER.
Groups and limos should call ahead to the wineries on your itinerary to make reservations.