WEEKENDS IN FEBRUARY FROM 11AM TO 5PM
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!
PURCHASE TOURING PASS
Click here to print a list of 2017 participating wineries and tasting details. 2018 wine and food pairings will be posted in January.
Touring passes are $45 per person (taxes and fees not included). Passes are valid for any of the four event weekends.
DESIGNATED DRIVER TOURING PASS
Valid for food offerings and non-alcoholic drinks only; limit one designated driver touring pass per purchase. Designated Driver passes are $25 (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 a whole weekend. 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.
DINE IN CANADA’S #1 FOOD AND WINE DESTINATION
2017 Days of Wine & Chocolate Pairings
2015 Barrel Fermented Chardonnay (W, O) paired with a ginger cookie with white chocolate drizzle from our culinary partners at Queen's Landing.
2013 Black Paw Cabernet Sauvignon (W) paired with a dark chocolate and bacon brownie.
2013 Crown Land Red (W) paired with Ecuadorian bitter dark chocolate with freeze dried strawberries.
2013 Nomad Cabernet Sauvignon (W, O) paired with a Pandora Box of Chocolate assortments and a secret surprise.
2013 Reserve Merlot (W, O) paired with Montreal smoked meat sandwich, cocoa aioli.
2014 Grand Reserve Red Meritage (W, O) paired with chocolate and fennel cheesecake.
CLOSED DUE TO CONSTRUCTION
2013 Pinot Noir Reserve (W, O) paired with a French cocoa macaron filled with Valrhona chocolate and caramel ganache prepared by Casa Mia Ristorante.
2013 Sauvignon Blanc Fume (W) paired with a lemon tart topped with a white chocolate deco.
2014 FRESH Sparkling Rose (W, O) paired with fresh Fruit skewers & chocolate fondue.
2011 Dean's List Meritage (W, O) paired with milk chocolate and coffee brownie bars.
NV Neufeld Vineyard "Prestige" Sparkling Wine Methode-Traditionelle (W, O) paired with gourmet dark chocolate drizzled popcorn.
2014 Private Reserve Merlot (W, O) paired with a Chocolate Hazelnut Macaron: praline mousseline, praline crumble, cocoa nibs.
2013 Cabernet Merlot (W, O) paired with a dark chocolate cup with milk chocolate mousse and Cabernet Merlot raspberry compote.
2013 Award Winning Cabenet Sauvignon (W, O) paired with succulent ribs smothered in a delicious Choclate conconction.
2013 Chardonnay Reserve (W, O) paired with Harvest Barn lobster bisque topped with white chocolate shavings.
2014 Sand & Gravel Redcoat (W, O) paired with Rossco’s roast chicken meatball in dark chocolate mole sauce.
2014 Pinot Noir (W, O) paired with pork belly 'Snickers'.
2013 Pinot Noir (W, O) with seasoned pulled pork on a chocolate crostini with chocolate balsamic drizzle.
2012 "Recap" Syrah (W, O) paired with chocolate truffle pie of Mandarin cream cheese, chocolate cookie crust, dark chocolate, whipped cream, chocolate dipped Mandarin.
2012 Wildass Red (W, O & LCBO) paired with Backhouse Wildass Chocolate Chili with Soma ‘Bachelor Hall’ Jamaican Cocoa Nibs.
2011 Cabernet Franc Icewine (W) paired with a savoury chocolate trio: pulled pork with cocoa on a tortilla chip, roast rhubarb with white chocolate shavings, Thai peanut butter ball in dark chocolate.
2014 Trius Gamay Noir (W, O) paired with s'mores chocolate fudge.
2012 Eleventh Post Meritage, VQA Niagara River Estate (W, O) paired with eggplant caponata crostini and chocolate agrodolce sauce.