Sip & Sizzle

Plan Your Getaway

Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in May

May2-4, 9-11, 16-18 & 23-25 – 11am to 5pm

What could be better than a spring weekend afternoon with a few friends, a barbeque, and fine wine? Well how about if we do the hosting?*

Join us for Sip & Sizzle as 26 wineries in Niagara-on-the-Lake each offer a unique grilled food and VQA wine pairing. It's fun, relaxing, and a great way to discover the Wines of Niagara-on-the-Lake. And a great way to forget the winter we just endured. See you at our place!

* Please note Sip & Sizzle has now replaced the wine & herb touring event.

 
 
 

 
 
 

Purchase your tour pass.

This $43 (plus HST) touring pass entitles you, the holder,  to one VQA wine tasting and food pairing at each of our  member wineries and is valid May 2-4, 9-11, 16-18 & 23-25  11am to 5pm.

Transportation is not included but can be arranged with one of our official transportation partners.

 

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Please note, if you're travelling with a group of 10 or more guests, please call ahead to the wineries you plan to visit so that we may serve you better.

Designated Driver touring pass

This $35 (plus HST) touring pass is valid for food offerings and non-alcoholic drinks only; limit one designated driver touring pass per purchase.

 

Passes will be mailed to you if purchased prior to April 15th. After that, they must be picked up at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Chamber of Commerce office at 26 Queen St., Niagara on the Lake. Open daily.

 
 
 

 
 
 

Sip & Sizzle Pairings

Please be aware that food pairings may contain peanuts and/or other tree nuts.

BETWEEN THE LINES
2013 Rosé
Grilled Pork Encrusted with Herbes de Provence on a Crostini


PALATINE HILLS ESTATE WINERY
2012 Gamay Noir Rosé
Hickory Smoked Pulled Pork with Grilled Tortilla and Garlic Aioli

CATTAIL CREEK ESTATE WINERY
2011 Estate Series Chardonnay Musqué
Grilled Stuffed Apricots


PELLER ESTATES WINERY
2012 Private Reserve Gamay Noir
Vine Smoked Lake Perch Wrapped in Wild Boar Bacon

CHÂTEAU DES CHARMES
2012 Cabernet Sauvignon, Estate Bottled
Cabernet Sauvignon Marinated Grilled Flank Steak with a Sour Cherry Marmalade


PILLITTERI ESTATES WINERY
2012 Pinot Grigio
Grilled Pineapple Served with Gelato di Carlotta’s Coconut Gelato

COYOTE'S RUN ESTATE WINERY
2012 Cabernet Merlot
Mesquite Grilled Chicken Chipotle Antojito with an Avocado Drizzle


PONDVIEW ESTATE WINERY
2012 Cabernet Franc Rosé
Chili Spiced Beef Skewer on Toasted Quinoa, Cilantro & Sunflower Seed Salad with Cranberry and Buttermilk Dressing

DIAMOND ESTATES - THE WINERY
2013 FRESH Moscato
Honey Glazed Grilled Shrimp & Pineapple Skewer
 


RANCOURT WINERY
2009 Noble Rouge
Beef Slider topped with Red Wine Honey Mustard and a Fresh Vegetable Relish

HINTERBROOK ESTATE WINERY
2013 Rosé
Smoked Balsamic Mennonite Sausage topped with Crisped Parmesan Asparagus Spears


RAVINE VINEYARD ESTATE WINERY
2011 Sand and Gravel Cabernet Franc
Charcoal Grilled Lamb Spiedini

 INNISKILLIN WINES
2012 Niagara Estate Meritage
“Market Grill” Ontario Pork Slider, Smoked Poblano Relish, Black Cumin Slaw


REIF ESTATE WINERY
2012 “The Empress” Chardonnay
PEI Blue Mussels, ‘Grilled and Chilled’ with Dill, Garlic and Shallots
 

JACKSON-TRIGGS NIAGARA ESTATE WINERY
2012 Grand Reserve Sauvignon Blanc
Grilled Salmon Tataki, Charred Mushroom Ponzu, Puffed Rice, Cucumber


RIVERVIEW CELLARS ESTATE WINERY
2012 Merlot
12-Hour Smoked Pulled Pork on Brioche    
 

JOSEPH’S ESTATE WINES
2009 VQA Chenin Blanc
Grilled Tomato and Goat Cheese Tart


SMALL TALK VINEYARDS
2012 Faux Pas
Pizza on the Grill, Chef’s Choice, Vegan Option.

KONZELMANN ESTATE WINERY
2012 Shiraz
Ontario Venison & Pancetta Slider finished with Caramelized Onions


SOUTHBROOK VINEYARDS
2012 Cabernet Franc Rosé
Cabernet Franc Smoked Flank Steak, Grilled Marc’s Mushrooms, Charred Tomato Vinaigrette

LAILEY VINEYARD
2011 Chardonnay
Grilled Pork Belly with Wild Leek and Local Honey


STRATUS VINEYARDS
Tollgate Fumé Blanc
Grilled Asparagus with Olive Oil and Monforte Feta Cheese

MARYNISSEN ESTATES WINERY
2013 Riesling
Grilled Sea Scallop Skewer with Grapefruit and Vanilla Gastrique
 


STREWN WINERY
2012 Gewurztraminer Terroir
Grilled Vegetable Trio: Smoky, Blackened, Spicy

NIAGARA COLLEGE TEACHING WINERY
2009 Dean’s List Pinot Noir
Balsamic Marinated Grilled Ontario Asparagus Wrapped with House Cured Maple Bacon


TRIUS WINERY AT HILLEBRAND
2012 Trius Riesling
Pork Pastrami Sausage with Riesling Sauerkraut


 

   
 
 
 

 
 
 

ACCOMMODATION PARTNERS

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&B's?  Click here or call Tourism Niagara-on-the-Lake at 905-468-1950 for details.

 

OVERNIGHT PACKAGES

Purchase your Sip & Sizzle Touring pass as part of an overnight package in Niagara Falls at the Marriott Fallsview or Marriott Gateway.  Click the logos for details.

 

          

 
 
 

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