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 over 20 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.
This $45 (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 4-6, 11-13, 18-20, and 25-27 – 11am to 5pm
Transportation is not included
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 $25 (plus HST) touring pass is valid for food offerings and non-alcoholic drinks only; limit one designated driver touring pass per purchase.
2018 Sip & Sizzle Pairings
2017 Rosé or Outset Sparkling Pink (W,O) paired with grilled lamb brochette with a tangy herb de provence glaze.CHÂTEAU DES CHARMES
2016 Rosé, Cuvée d’Andrée, Estate Grown & Bottled (W,O,L) paired with house smoked salmon on an herb scone with cranberry compote.COYOTES RUN ESTATE WINERY
2016 Positivity (W,O) paired with Smokin’ Buddha’s sizzling beef slider, garnished with pickled carrot and daikon, cucumber, okonomi, mayo and a sprinkle of coriander. Vegetarian option available.THE HARE WINE CO.
2016 Frontier Chardonnay (W,O) paired with mushroom and goat cheese dumpling with roasted garlic aioli. (V)HINTERBROOK ESTATE WINERY
2016 Traveller's Riesling (W,O) paired with grilled shrimp with pickled garden root vegetables, spicy citrus, lime and sweet basil.INNISKILLIN WINES
2015 Reserve Cabernet Franc (W,O) paired with Ontario beef brisket red wine BBQ sauce.JACKSON-TRIGGS NIAGARA ESTATE WINERY
2015 Grand Reserve Shiraz (W,O) paired with lamb spiedini with fresh ciabatta, pepperoncini and olive oil.JOSEPH'S ESTATE WINES
2014 Proprietor’s Reserve Riesling (W,O) paired with grilled sweet heat chicken satay.KONZELMANN ESTATE WINERY
2016 Lakefront Series Baco Noir (W,O) paired with a bourbon glazed hickory smoked maple bacon wrapped chicken drumettes.LAILEY VINEYARD WINERY
2013 Sauvignon Blanc Fumé (W) paired with freshly sliced prosciutto wrapped smoked provolone on a baguette.LAKEVIEW WINE CO - DIAMOND ESTATES WINERY
2016 EastDell Summer Rose (W, O, L) strawberry & goat cheese bruschetta on grilled focaccia bread. (V)MARYNISSEN ESTATES WINERY
2014 Gold Series Chardonnay (W,O) paired with a lobster bisque & grilled garlic toast.NIAGARA COLLEGE TEACHING WINERY
2016 Sauvignon Blanc (W,O) paired with smoked white bean hummus with grilled Niagara eggplant "bomba" on crostini. (V, Ve, GF available)PALATINE HILLS ESTATE WINERY
2012 Vidal Icewine (W,O) paired with S'mores Pie: chocolate cream cheese, chocolate graham and toasted marshmallows.PELLER ESTATES WINERY
2014 Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon (W, O) paired with our house-made lamb and balsamic mint sausage.PILLITTERI ESTATES WINERY
2016 Gewurztraminer Riesling Fusion (W, O, L) paired with a 16-hour BBQ pulled pork shoulder tostada with queso fresco, avocado aioli and spicy Gewurztraminer pickled napa cabbage. (GF)PONDVIEW ESTATE WINERY
2016 Semi Dry Riesling (W, O) paired with the best sandwich combination this side of Havana - grilled Cubano mojo pork slider on a brioche bun.RANCOURT WINERY
2014 Cabernet Sauvignon (W, O) paired with balsamic marinated flank steak served on a fresh ciabatta bun with creamy coleslaw.RAVINE VINEYARD ESTATE WINERY
2017 Gewurztraminer (W) paired with Harissa grilled chicken thighs on K2 grain salad.REIF ESTATE WINERY
2015 Pinot Noir (W, O) paired with 'Kaiser Haus' grilled chicken and sun-dried tomato sausage bite.RIVERVIEW CELLARS ESTATE WINERY
2016 Bianco Riesling Gewurztraminer (W,O) paired with Japanese gyoza, fried pork dumplings topped with wasabi mayo and soy.SMALL TALK VINEYARDS
2016 Wildass Sauvignon Blanc (L) paired with 'Backhouse' Dip Dip Egg & Asparagus: fried egg white mousse, saffron, grilled asparagus.STREWN WINERY
2014 Gewurztraminer (W, O) paired with a Sizzling Sampler Trio: Tandori chicken, grilled pineapple & vegetable samosa.TRIUS WINERY AT HILLEBRAND
2016 Trius Cabernet Sauvignon (W,O,L) paired with Chef Dodd's pastrami beef panini with swiss cheese and saurkraut.WAYNE GRETZKY ESTATES WINERY & DISTLLIERY
2016 Wayne Gretzky Founders Cabernet Merlot (W,O,L) paired with spiced pork chorizo sausage and 99 whisky mustard.