2013 Winter Niagara Wine Tour
Tour Inactive - Please revisit in October
Experience Niagara's Famous Wine Country in a whole New way!
Cold weather and snow has never slowed down our popular Niagara Wine Tour! The best part about the colder months is our chance to introduce you to the wonderful world of Icewine. Enjoy a leisurely tour to Four award winning Niagara Wineries located in the heart of the Niagara Wine Belt - Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. Each one unique, the wineries we visit offers their own interpretation of popular red, white and Icewines. If you're not an Icewine Fan...don't worry, you can substitute any Icewine tastings you may receive for regular red or white wines tastings.
They say nothing goes better with Icewine than Dark Chocolate. Niagara Fun Tours will also include a BONUS STOP at Niagara's only Chocolate Factory - Chocolate FX. Take a guided tour through their chocolate factory, followed by plenty of FREE samples and shopping.
Your Winter Wine Tour Includes:
Tour Operates: Friday's, Saturday's and Sunday's
Pick-up STARTS at 10:45 AM (click here for schedule)
Palatine Hills Estate Winery
Palatine Hills Estate Winery is elegantly located along the shores of Lake Ontario, in historic Niagara-on-the-Lake. Offering great views of the surrouding Wine Belt area, the Neufeld Family, proud vineyard owners since 1972, holds true to their philosophy that "wine production begins in the vineyard." This attitude continues to be the focus today and is exemplified in the final product. Enjoy your indoor wine tasting in either their temperature controlled Barrel Room or their expansive Wine Boutique shopping store. Enjoy Three complimentary wine tastings, including their NEW 1812 red and white wines.
For more details visit their website - www.palatinewinery.com
This is the first winery on our tour. ONLY meet us at this winery if you cannot make it to one of our other pick-up locations (click here for schedule)
Estimated Duration | Between :35 - :40 minutes
Vignoble Rancourt Winery
A breath of fresh air, this quaint family owned and operated French Winery offers just enough of a down-to-earth feeling that you'll swear you're tasting wines with friends at your home. Join us upstairs in their private Group Tasting Room where you can sit back, warm-up and enjoy the fruits of their labour. Your visit to Rancourt includes Three Complimentary Wine Tastings and most important of all, a chance to unwind for awhile. This is a great opportunity to enjoy that lunch or light snack that you brought with you or purchased at your last stop - Harvest Barn (see details below). Because their wine boutique store is rather snug, we'll be taking our guests in to their store in small groups..
For more details visit their website - www.rancourtwinery.com
Estimated Duration | Between :45 - :60 minutes
Caroline Cellars Winery
Indulge in the country charm of one of Niagara’s best family owned and operated wineries. They produce quality VQA wines without sacrificing affordability – their wines are priced to please! Their tasting bar is a fun and casual experience, yet still presents a chance to learn something you never knew about wine and Icewine. If weather permits, feel free to walk around their working vineyard and see how the vines are protected and nurtured during the winter months. Enjoy Four complimentary tastings, includes an Icewine tasting.
For more details visit their website - www.carolinecellars.com
Estimated Duration betweem :40 | :45 minutes
Konzelmann Estate Winery
Konzelmann Estate Winery is Niagara's exclusive lakefront winery sitting on the pristine shores of Lake Ontario. Family owned and operated in Germany since 1893, the winery was re-established in Canada by Winemaster Herbert Konzelmann and his wife Gudrun. Four generations of oenology has resulted in the production of nationally and internationally award winning VQA wines. Join their professionally trained and wittingly outgoing staff for Three complimentary wine tastings in their private wine tasting room. Don't forget to take a look around outside the winery, where you can kick-back and relax, or grab a photo or two amongst the vines along beautiful Lake Ontario.
For more details visit their website- www.konzelmann.ca
Estimated Duration | Between :40 - :45 minutes
Harvest Barn Country Market
Harvest Barn Country Market is our Food Stop for the day. This is your chance to purchase a freshly made sandwhich or salad. Grab a freshly made baked good item located in their Bakery section. Put together your own cheese and cracker plate from their fresh Deli Section. Your Bus Driver will remind you to bring your meal to our next winery stop - Rancourt Winery. This is where you can site down, enjoy our lunch and sample some of Niagara's best family made wines.
For more details visit their website - www.harvestbarn.ca
Estimated Duration | :20 minutes
Chocolate FX offers an unique product that is carefully crafted using artisan chocolate panning and molding techniques. Their mission is to explore unusual taste combinations, twist the expected norms, and provide an incredible assortment that can delight even the most discriminating palate. Their chocolate delicacies are made in a brand new chocolate factory in St. David's (Niagara-On-The-Lake), Ontario. Open every day, they have a chocolate tasting bar, a chocolate production viewing area, and we entertain guests daily.
For more details visit their website - www.chocolatefx.ca
Estimated Duration | Between :25 - :35 minutes