Taste the Season

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FRIDAYS, SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS in November 2014 FROM 11 AM TO 5 PM

Taste the Season is Niagara-on-the-Lake’s must-do event in November! Celebrate the season's bounty with locally inspired VQA wine and food pairings at each of our member wineries.  Dates for this year's event will be:

Wkd 1: Nov 7-9

Wkd 2: Nov 14-16

Wkd 3: Nov 21-23

Wkd 4: Nov 28-30

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designated driver touring pass

Designated Driver Touring Pass: Valid for food offerings and non-alcoholic drinks only; limit one designated driver touring pass per purchase.

 
 
 

 
 
 

2013 Pairings - 2014 Pairings coming soon!

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

BETWEEN THE LINES
2011 Cabernet Franc Reserve
Beef Goulash and Homemade Spaetzle
 


PALATINE HILLS ESTATE WINERY
2010 Cabernet Merlot
Homestyle Meat and Cheese Lasagna topped with Tomato Based Harvest Vegetables

CATTAIL CREEK ESTATE WINERY
2009 Estate Merlot
Hearty Sirloin Chili


PELLER ESTATES WINERY
Ice Cuvée Classic
Housemade Chorizo and Heirloom Baked Beans, with a Chive and Aged Cheddar Scone

CHÂTEAU DES CHARMES
2010 Earth & Sky Pinot Noir
Beet Cured Rainbow Trout served with Three Onion Crème Fraiche
 


PILLITTERI ESTATES WINERY
2012 Pic’d White Wine
Vietnamese Inspired “Pho” Soup

COYOTE'S RUN ESTATE WINERY
2011 Cabernet Merlot
Spiced Pork and Beef Tourtiere with Mustard
 


 

PONDVIEW ESTATE WINERY
2011 Cabernet Merlot Reserve
Slow Cooked Beef Brisket Au Jus. Served on a Mini Pita Pocket

DIAMOND ESTATES - THE WINERY
2012 Lakeview Cellars Syrah Rosé
Meatloaf Slider Topped with Red Pepper Jelly


RAVINE VINEYARD ESTATE WINERY
2011 Estate Chardonnay
House Made Ravine Clam Chowder

HINTERBROOK ESTATE WINERY
2011 Cabernet Merlot
Braised Beef Pot Pie (vegetarian option available)


REIF ESTATE WINERY
2012 Cabernet Franc
Local Blackberry Brownie with Dark Chocolate Cassis Ganache

INNISKILLIN WINES
2011 Vidal Icewine
Inniskillin Icewine Corn Dogs with Chili Aioli


RIVERVIEW CELLARS ESTATE WINERY
2012 Gewürztraminer
Herbed Goat Cheese and Wood Oven Roasted Vegetable Tart         

 JACKSON-TRIGGS NIAGARA ESTATE WINERY
2011 Grand Reserve Chardonnay
Niagara Gold and Smoked Ontario Pork Quesadilla with Ancho Crème Fraiche, Sponge Toffee, Cilantro


SMALL TALK VINEYARDS
2011 “Faux Pas” Riesling-Sauvignon Blanc
Homemade Guacamole and Taco Chips

JOSEPH’S ESTATE WINES
2011 Pinot Grigio
Key Lime Macaroons


SOUTHBROOK VINEYARDS
2010 Triomphe Cabernet Franc
Rice & Lamb Filled Grape Leaf (vegetarian option, Rice and Grape Filled Leaf)

KONZELMANN ESTATE WINERY
2012 Cabernet Sauvignon
Pulled Beef & Quebec Brie Slider
 


STRATUS VINEYARDS
2012 Special Select Late Harvest Cabernet Franc
Chèvre Panna Cotta with Raspberry, Poblano Salad

LAILEY VINEYARD
2011 Merlot
Pork Short Ribs in a Chipotle Red Wine Reduction


STREWN WINERY
2007 Strewn Three
Seasonal Nibbler Trio: Mushrooms with Muskoka Cranberry Sauce; Creamy French Onion & Goat Cheese Spread; House Spiced Beef with Horseradish Jelly

MARYNISSEN ESTATES WINERY
2011 Primary
Shaved Beef Slider with Horseradish Aioli and Baby Arugula


SUNNYBROOK FARM ESTATE WINERY
2012 Chocolate Allure
Petite Chiffon Strawberry Cake

NIAGARA COLLEGE TEACHING WINERY
2010 Barrel-Fermented Chardonnay
Pork Trotter with Compressed Fennel and Brioche


TRIUS WINERY AT HILLEBRAND
Trius Brut
Smoked Bacon and Dark Chocolate Ice Cream Bar

 

   
 
 
 

 
 
 

PHOTOS

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Transportation Partners

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 Desginated Driver Touring Passes (see Purchase Tickets for more details), or book with one of our local transportation partners. Click here for more information.

 
 
 

 
 
 

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&Bs? Click here or call Tourism Niagara-on-the-Lake at 905.468.1950 for details.

Overnight Packages

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

Marriott Fallsview logo   Marriott Gateway logo 

 
 
 

 
 
 

dine in Canada's #1 Food and Wine Destination

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

 
 
 

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