Sip & Sizzle

Plan Your Getaway

Fridays, Saturdays anD Sundays in May

May 1-3, 8-10, 15-17, 22-24, and 29-31 – 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 25 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.

Click Here to print a list of participating wineries and tasting details.

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 1-3, 8-10, 15-17, 22-24, and 29-31 - 11am to 5pm

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

 

Buy Sip & Sizzle Tickets

 

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.

 
 
 

 
 
 

2015 Sip & Sizzle Pairings

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

BETWEEN THE LINES
2012 Pinot Noir
Smoke, spice & sweet: Spicy grilled pork in a toasted hand tortilla topped with a sweet, tropical fruit salad 


PELLER ESTATES WINERY
2012 Private Reserve Meritage
BBQ smoked beef brisket with roasted garlic & horseradish aioli on a grilled tortilla 

CHÂTEAU DES CHARMES
2014 Rose Cuvee d'Andree, Estate Bottled
Thai chicken summer roll 


PILLITTERI ESTATES WINERY
2012 Gewurztraminer
Grilled sweet & spicy chicken wings 

COYOTE'S RUN ESTATE WINERY
2013 Five Mile White
Fresh Ontario peach wood-smoked pork skewer with a creamy yoghurt & cucumber dip 


PONDVIEW ESTATE WINERY
2012 PondView Unoaked Chardonnay
Chilled beef brisket salad with julienne of cucumbers, carrots & radish on Belgian endive with a creamy Chardonnay dressing 

DIAMOND ESTATES - THE WINERY
Hat Trick White
Sambal chicken skewer 


RANCOURT WINERY
2012 Riesling
Ginger chili lime sausage grilled with peach BBQ sauce & served with slaw 

HINTERBROOK ESTATE WINERY
2013 Sauvignon Blanc
Prosciutto-wrapped lime chicken skewer with a medley of Mediterranean vegetables & goat cheese 


RAVINE VINEYARD ESTATE WINERY
2012 Ravine 
Gewurztraminer
Ravine BBQ: Grilled chicken with spicy house-made harissa 

INNISKILLIN WINES
2012 Reserve Shiraz-Cabernet
Charcoal-grilled King Oyster mushrooms with smoked Ontario cheddar, Canadian pine & juniper 


REIF ESTATE WINERY
2013 Gamay Cabernet
Charred tomato & melon gazpacho shooter topped with sheep’s feta 

JACKSON-TRIGGS NIAGARA ESTATE WINERY
2013 Reserve Meritage
Miso-grilled Ontario beef ribs with scallion & ginger “salsa” 


RIVERVIEW CELLARS ESTATE WINERY
2013 Baco Noir
Peach wood-smoked chorizo sausage with triple cream brie 

JOSEPH’S ESTATE WINES
2012 Cabernet Franc
Bison slider on a homemade brioche bun 


SOUTHBROOK VINEYARDS
Whimsy Anniversary
Meatballs in saffron-almond sauce     

 

KONZELMANN ESTATE WINERY
2012 Barrel Aged Merlot
Baby back ribs with ice wine and Forty Creek Whiskey infused BBQ sauce. Accompanied by Niagara maple baked beans 


STRATUS VINEYARDS
2012 Kalabang Red
Chorizo, charred red onion & eggplant 

LAILEY VINEYARD
2012 Chardonnay
Leek soup shooter 


STREWN WINERY
2014 Strewn Cabernet Rose
Sampler trio: Melon with Cask 18 balsamic drizzle; Flatbread with goat cheese, ‘Champagne’ grapes, OLiV rosemary EVO oil; Pea & mint mash 

MALETA ESTATE WINERY
2008 Grape Brain Riesling
Traditional Chinese dumplings 


TRIUS WINERY AT HILLEBRAND
2013 Trius Riesling
Jerk pork sausage 

NIAGARA COLLEGE TEACHING WINERY
2010 Dean’s List Pinot Noir
Smoked salmon rillette on grilled zucchini 


TWO SISTERS WINERY
2013 Sauvignon Blanc
Charred asparagus salad with aged pecorino 

PALATINE HILLS ESTATE WINERY
2012 Riesling 
Bacon on maple ice cream 


 


 

   

 

2012 Pinot Noir 

 
 
 

 
 
 

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.

 

 

 
 
 

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