April 22-23 and 29-30, 2017

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

Price:
Single weekend $25/person advance online, $30/person at wineries during event

Both weekends $40/person advance online, $45 at wineries during event
Prices include tax.

Purchase Tickets: Week 2, April 29-30

Advance ticket sales end:
Thursday, 4/20 at 9pm for Week 1, and
Thursday 4/27 at 9pm for Week 2.

* Groups should purchase tickets online in advance UNDER ONE ORDER.

Experience wine & food pairing on the Niagara Wine Trail over two weekends. Taste a different sample paired perfectly with a wine at each winery. Explore half of the trail each weekend (see below for breakdown).

Tickets include a tasting of 3 wines and one sample of cuisine at select wineries each weekend, and a commemorative wine glass from your first 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. Designated drivers and nondrinker attendees are welcome at the wineries at no charge.

WEEK #2: April 29-30 Participating wineries:

  • A Gust of Sun Winery (Ransomville):
    • A 3-meat, 3-bean chili made with ‘Fedora Red’ wine.
  • BlackBird Cider Works: 
    • Pairing three of our hard ciders with warm German Potato Salad from Calhoon’s Pub in Newfane.
  • Black Willow Winery: 
    • Meatballs in a white wine garlic and thyme sauce, made with our Chardonnay and our olive oils. Paired with our new Trilogy White Reserve and Classic Diamond.
  • Chateau Niagara Winery: 
    • Pulled pork slider with Bulls Blood wine.
  • Honeymoon Trail Winery: 
    • BBQ chicken sliders.
  • Long Cliff Winery & Vineyards:
    • A variety of macaroons paired with our wines. Choose from: Mint Macaroon with 2012 Pinot Gris, Vanilla Bean with 2012 Pinot Noir Reserve, Hazelnut with 2012 Lemberger, Pistachio with 2013 Lemberger Reserve, Speculoos with Generation, Strawberry with Hennepin Pink, Chocolate with Hennepin Red.
  • Midnight Run Wine Cellars:
    • Antipasto Bruschetta Miste served with Baco Noir.
  • Niagara Landing Wine Cellars: 
    • “Chocolate Dream” Double Fudge Brownies paired with Hot Pepper or Blackberry Rosebud wines.
  • The Winery at Marjim Manor: 
    • Spanish Rice (Entree) paired with Lord of the Manor or Legacy.
  • Schulze Vineyards & Winery: 
    • Romano Pizza Bread from Dicamillo Bakery Lewiston NY, paired with: Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, Cabernet Franc 2012, Old Barn Red, and Semi dry Lake House Red.
  • Victorianbourg Wine Estate: 
    • Breton-style Venison, Pepper and Corn Cream Chowder, paired with Pinot Noir. A true treat to the taste buds, this soup is the hearty flavor and pairs excellent with our estate grown Pinot Noir. The wine’s smooth, fruity and alluring bouquet makes it ideal for food pairing and perfect for sipping.

 

Week #1: April 22-23 Participating wineries

  • 810 Meadworks: 
    • Swedish meatballs paired with Sweet Devotion (our black currant mead).
  • A Gust of Sun Winery (Spencerport):
    • A 3-meat, 3-bean chili made with ‘Fedora Red’ wine.
  • Arrowhead Spring Vineyards: 
    • Artisanal grilled cheese bites paired with our Arrowhead Red.
  • Flight of Five Winery: 
    • Citrus Salad (Orange, Grapefruit, Pineapple) with orange poppy dressing, paired with Locktender (Gruner Veltliner) or Lock 69 wines.
  • Freedom Run Winery: 
    • Pairing a spicy sausage popover with either Riesling 2013 or Freedom Blue (a Semi-dry Riesling).
  • Lake Ontario Winery: 
    • Beef sliders with our wine reduction sauce, paired with our Lake Ridge barrel aged Chardonnay.
  • Leonard Oakes Estate Winery: 
    • Roasted Chicken & Spring Mushroom Manicotti, paired with unoaked Chardonnay 2016.
  • Salamaca Winery:
  • Schwenk Wine Cellars:
    • Chocolate Butterscotch Bars served with our dry reds.
  • Spring Lake Winery:
    • Zucchini patties paired with our wines.
  • Vizcarra Vineyards:
    • Warm beer cheddar dip with crostini.

April 29-30 Participating wineries:

  • A Gust of Sun Winery (Ransomville):
    • A 3-meat, 3-bean chili made with ‘Fedora Red’ wine.
  • BlackBird Cider Works: 
    • Pairing three of our hard ciders with warm German Potato Salad from Calhoon’s Pub in Newfane.
  • Black Willow Winery: 
    • Meatballs in a white wine garlic and thyme sauce, made with our Chardonnay and our olive oils. Paired with our new Trilogy White Reserve and Classic Diamond.
  • Chateau Niagara Winery: 
    • Pulled pork slider with Bulls Blood wine.
  • Honeymoon Trail Winery: 
    • BBQ chicken sliders.
  • Long Cliff Winery & Vineyards:
    • A variety of macaroons paired with our wines. Choose from: Mint Macaroon with 2012 Pinot Gris, Vanilla Bean with 2012 Pinot Noir Reserve, Hazelnut with 2012 Lemberger, Pistachio with 2013 Lemberger Reserve, Speculoos with Generation, Strawberry with Hennepin Pink, Chocolate with Hennepin Red.
  • Midnight Run Wine Cellars:
    • Antipasto Bruschetta Miste served with Baco Noir.
  • Niagara Landing Wine Cellars: 
    • “Chocolate Dream” Double Fudge Brownies paired with Hot Pepper or Blackberry Rosebud wines.
  • The Winery at Marjim Manor: 
    • Spanish Rice (Entree) paired with Lord of the Manor or Legacy.
  • Schulze Vineyards & Winery: 
    • Romano Pizza Bread from Dicamillo Bakery Lewiston NY, paired with: Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, Cabernet Franc 2012, Old Barn Red, and Semi dry Lake House Red.
  • Victorianbourg Wine Estate: 
    • Breton-style Venison, Pepper and Corn Cream Chowder, paired with Pinot Noir. A true treat to the taste buds, this soup is the hearty flavor and pairs excellent with our estate grown Pinot Noir. The wine’s smooth, fruity and alluring bouquet makes it ideal for food pairing and perfect for sipping.