Days of Wine & Chocolate

February 1, 2019 to February 3, 2019
February 8, 2019 to February 10, 2019
February 15, 2019 to February 17, 2019
February 22, 2019 to February 24, 2019

Peller Estates Winery and Restaurant, Pillitteri Estates Winery, and more

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Explore the decadently sweet and savoury art of wine and chocolate pairing. Visit our wineries and taste over 20 VQA wines matched with chocolate-infused dishes – from classically sweet flavour combinations to unexpected surprises. A romantic celebration for two or a great reason for a girls’ getaway weekend!

If you are travelling with a group of 8 or more guests, please have your group organizer call ahead to the wineries you plan to visit with your approximate arrival time so that we can plan to serve you better and make your experience an enjoyable one.

The Wineries of Niagara-on-the-Lake encourage the responsible consumption of alcohol. Please note that your pass is valid every weekend in February, so you can come back and enjoy a few wineries every weekend rather than trying to fit them in all in one day. Winery staff reserve the right to refuse serving guests who are intoxicated or who clearly demonstrate they are over a reasonable limit.


Click here to print a list of 2019 participating wineries. Wine and food pairings are also listed below.

Touring passes are $55 per person (taxes and fees not included). Passes are valid for any of the four event weekends.

Purchase Tickets


Valid for food offerings and non-alcoholic drinks only; limit one designated driver touring pass per purchase. Designated Driver passes are $30 (taxes and fees not included). Passes are valid for any of the four event weekends.


The Wineries of Niagara-on-the-Lake encourage you to tour and taste responsibly. Please designate a driver who is not drinking and purchase one of our new Designated Driver Touring Passes (see Purchase Tickets for more details), or book with one of our local transportation partners. Click here for more information.


To experience all of our wineries, you’ll need more than one day. Why not book an overnight stay at one of Niagara-on-the-Lake’s fine hotels, inns or B&Bs? Click here or call Tourism Niagara-on-the-Lake at 905-468-1950 for details.


Any one of the Signature Kitchens of Niagara-on-the-Lake could be the perfect pairing to your Days of Wine & Chocolate touring experience. Click here to find a list of dining establishments.

2019 Days of Wine & Chocolate Pairings

Dietary legend: V = Vegetarian Ve = Vegan GF = Gluten free Please be aware that all chocolate pairings may contain traces of peanuts and/or other tree nuts. Wine Purchase Legend: W = Winery O = Online L = LCBO
Château des Charmes

2017 Vidal Icewine (W, O, L) paired with a white chocolate crêpe filled with honey, ricotta and apricot. (V)

Coyote's Run Estate Winery

2016 Estate Cabernet Franc (W, O) paired with Bacon Crazy's large pretzel bathed in dark chocolate and encrusted with bacon and sea salt.

The Hare Wine Co.

2017 Crown Land Red (W) paired with slow roasted coffee and herb crusted beef loin with Cabernet chocolate jus.

Inniskillin Wines

2016 Reserve Merlot (W, O) paired with cocoa smoked chicken wings.

Joseph's Estate Wines

2016 Proprietor's Reserve Merlot (W, O) paired with a chocolate brownie mousse shot.

Konzelmann Estate Winery

2017 30th Anniversary Merlot Shiraz Small Batch (W, O) paired with a rich and indulgent dark chocolate brownie spiked with espresso made by Casa Mia Ristorante. Brownies with a kick!

Lailey Vineyard

2014 Riesling Dry Late Harvest (W) paired with chocolate-coated coconut brittle.

The Lakeview Wine Co.

Red wine float - 2016 FRESH Perspectives Satin Red (W, O, L) mixed with FRESH Ideas Sparkling Riesling (W, O) topped with a scoop of dark chocolate-cherry ice cream. (V)

Peller Estates Winery

2016 Private Reserve Meritage (W, O) paired with chocolate Cabernet rice pudding with fresh Mascarpone and icewine cotton candy.

Pillitteri Estates Winery

25th Anniversary 2013 Cabernet Select Late Harvest (W, O) paired with a dark chocolate espresso cookie. (V)

Pondview Estate Winery

2015 Back Vintage Re-Release Cab Merlot Reserve (W, O) paired with our delectable spiced cocoa rubbed pork back ribs with a rich and smooth chocolate infused BBQ sauce.

Queenston Mile Vineyard

2017 Pinot Noir Rosé (W, O) paired with deconstructed raspberry chocolate Pavlova. (V, GF)

Reif Estate Winery

2017 River Road Cabernet (W, O) paired with a mini chocolate chicken taco.

Small Talk Vineyards

2015 Classical Cab Franc (W, O) paired with a dark chocolate pecan butter tart.

Southbrook Vineyards

Canadian Framboise made with 100% Royal Organic Raspberries (W, O, L) paired with a chocolate truffle with framboise.

Stratus Vineyards

2016 Stratus Late Harvest Red (W) paired with Triple Trouble - a SOMA, Cheese Boutique, honey trio.

Strewn Winery

2017 Muscat (W, O) paired with a distinctive Sampler Trio: hickory smoked ham with bold & spicy mustard, roast rhubarb on rice cracker, white chocolate truffle.