Days of Wine & Chocolate

February 2, 2018 to February 4, 2018
February 9, 2018 to February 11, 2018
February 16, 2018 to February 18, 2018
February 23, 2018 to February 25, 2018

Peller Estates Winery & 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!


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.

Purchase Tickets


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.


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.

2017 Days of Wine & Chocolate Pairings

Please be aware that all chocolate pairings may contain traces of peanuts and/or other tree nuts.
Château des Charmes

2015 Barrel Fermented Chardonnay (W, O) paired with a ginger cookie with white chocolate drizzle from our culinary partners at Queen's Landing.

The Hare Wine Co.

2013 Crown Land Red (W) paired with Ecuadorian bitter dark chocolate with freeze dried strawberries.

Hinterbrook Estate Winery

2013 Nomad Cabernet Sauvignon (W, O) paired with a Pandora Box of Chocolate assortments and a secret surprise.

Inniskillin Wines

2013 Reserve Merlot (W, O) paired with Montreal smoked meat sandwich, cocoa aioli.

Konzelmann Estate Winery

2013 Pinot Noir Reserve (W, O) paired with a French cocoa macaron filled with Valrhona chocolate and caramel ganache prepared by Casa Mia Ristorante.

Lailey Vineyard

2013 Sauvignon Blanc Fume (W) paired with a lemon tart topped with a white chocolate deco.

The Lakeview Wine Co.

2014 FRESH Sparkling Rose (W, O) paired with fresh Fruit skewers & chocolate fondue.

Palatine Hills Estate Winery

NV Neufeld Vineyard "Prestige" Sparkling Wine Methode-Traditionelle (W, O) paired with gourmet dark chocolate drizzled popcorn.

Peller Estates Winery

2014 Private Reserve Merlot (W, O) paired with a Chocolate Hazelnut Macaron: praline mousseline, praline crumble, cocoa nibs.

Pillitteri Estates Winery

2013 Cabernet Merlot (W, O) paired with a dark chocolate cup with milk chocolate mousse and Cabernet Merlot raspberry compote.

Pondview Estate Winery

2013 Award Winning Cabenet Sauvignon (W, O) paired with succulent ribs smothered in a delicious Choclate conconction.

Rancourt Winery

2013 Chardonnay Reserve (W, O) paired with Harvest Barn lobster bisque topped with white chocolate shavings.

Small Talk Vineyards

2012 "Recap" Syrah (W, O) paired with chocolate truffle pie of Mandarin cream cheese, chocolate cookie crust, dark chocolate, whipped cream, chocolate dipped Mandarin.

Stratus Vineyards

2012 Wildass Red (W, O & LCBO) paired with Backhouse Wildass Chocolate Chili with Soma ‘Bachelor Hall’ Jamaican Cocoa Nibs.

Strewn Winery

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.

Two Sisters Vineyards

2012 Eleventh Post Meritage, VQA Niagara River Estate (W, O) paired with eggplant caponata crostini and chocolate agrodolce sauce.