Taste the Season

Wineries of Niagara-on-the-Lake
Friday, November 3rd, 2017 to Sunday, November 26th, 2017

WEEKENDS IN NOVEMBER FROM 11AM TO 5PM

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.

PURCHASE TICKETS

This $45 (plus HST) touring pass entitles you, the holder, to one VQA wine tasting and food pairing at each of our member wineries on the following weekend:

Weekend 1: November 3, 4, 5
Weekend 2: November 10, 11, 12 
Weekend 3: November 17, 18, 19 
Weekend 4: November 24, 25, 26

 

 

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.

 

2017 Taste the Season PairingsPlease be aware that food pairings may contain peanuts and/or other tree nuts.

  CHÂTEAU DES CHARMES

2015 Pinot Noir, Estate Grown & Bottled (W, O, L) paired with a smoked chili spiced meat ball with tomato fondue and parmigianino.

THE HARE WINE CO.

2016 Crown Land White (W) paired with sweet roasted carrot & coriander soup.

HINTERBROOK ESTATE WINERY

2013 Merlot (W, O) paired with beef Impromptu done in a slow cooked stew style, finished with herbs and spices.

INNISKILLIN WINES

2015 Vidal Icewine (W,O, L) paired with Icewine bacon and aged cheddar grilled cheese with garden tomato chutney.

JACKSON-TRIGGS NIAGARA ESTATE WINERY

2015 Grand Reserve Merlot (W,O) paired with beef and barley stew with Niagara root vegetables.

JOSEPH'S ESTATE WINES

2014 Gewurztraminer (W, O) paired with butter chicken.

KONZELMANN ESTATE WINERY

2015 Shiraz (W, O) paired with hickory smoked brisket stuffed mac & cheese croquette, drizzled with buttermilk ranch and topped with baby onion sprouts.

LAILEY VINEYARDS

2014 Dry Late Harvest Riesling (W) paired with California roll with avocado, cucumber and crabmeat, wrapped in vinegared rice and seaweed.

THE LAKEVIEW WINE CO.

2016 FRESH Riesling Gewurztraminer (W, O, L) paired butternut squash gnocchi.

MARYNISSEN ESTATE WINERY

2015 Platinum Chardonnay (W) paired with a warm corn and red pepper bisque with crispy cheddar crostini.

NIAGARA COLLEGE TRAINING WINERY

2011 Dean's List Pinot Noir (W,O) paired with grilled zucchini, tomato and Havarti tart paired.

PALATINE HILLS ESTATE WINERY

2012 Neufeld Vineyard Chardonnay (W, O) paired with holiday turkey pie: buttery pastry filled with turkey stew and topped with mashed potatoes, stuffing and cranberry.

PELLER ESTATES WINERY

2016 Private Reserve Gamay Noir (W, O) paired with smoked pork and Muscovy duck pate, herb Merlot jam, black pepper compressed apple slaw.

PILLITTERI ESTATES WINERY

2015 Canada 150 Select Late Harvest Vidal (W,O) - limited edition paired with a cinnamon candied pecan crusted pumpkin cookie.

PONDVIEW ESTATE WINERY

2013 Premium Reserve Bella Terra Meritage (W, O) paired with gourmet poutine: slow cooked pulled brisket in a red wine gravy topped with cheese curds over pillowy soft gnocchi.

RANCOURT WINERY

2013 Chardonnay (W, O) paired with tender and delicious pulled pork slider, slowly braised in Harvest Barn's Signature Apple Cinnamon BBQ Sauce.

RAVINE VINEYARD ESTATE WINERY

2014 Sand & Gravel Redcoat (W, O) paired with Ravine Redcoat beef stew with a parmesan pastry.

REIF ESTATE WINERY

2016 River Road Riesling Gewurztraminer $13.75 (W, O, L) paired with 'Schnitzel and Strudels' gherkin soup.

RIVERVIEW CELLARS ESTATE WINERY

2016 Bianco Riesling Gewurztraminer (W, O) paired with spinach gnocchi in a gorgonzola cream sauce.

SMALL TALK VINEYARDS

2012 “Conversation” Pinot Noir (W, O) paired with vegan Banh Mi Sliders on focaaccia.

STRATUS VINEYARDS

2015 Stratus Weather Report Chardonnay (W, O) paired with "Fat Chance" smoked salmon.

STREWN WINERY

Riesling Winemaker's Art 2015 (W, O) with a Seasonal Sampler Trio: smoked trout on rye crisp, Thai pork ball, fig & onion spread on mozzarella.

TRIUS WINERY AT HILLEBRAND

2016 Trius Chardonnay (W, O, L) paired with fresh and smoked salmon cones, crème fraiche, pickled red onion, dill pumpernickel soil.

TWO SISTERS VINEYARDS

2013 Eleventh Post Meritage, Niagara River VQA (W, O) paired with prosciutto wrapped gorgonzola and arugula stuffed dates with a balsamic drizzle.

WAYNE GRETZKY ESTATES WINERY AND DISTILLERY

2016 No. 99 Baco Noir (W, O, L) paired with white bean, smoked paprika, and ham hock cassoulet.

 
   

Price Per Ticket: $54.24

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