June 15-16 and 22-23, 2019
Choose from over 30 wineries across Niagara.
he Niagara Wine Festival celebrates the growers, winemakers, culinary partners, and lifestyle that goes along with Canada's largest wine region. The 2019 Homegrown Wine Festival runs from June 15 through June 23rd.
With the 2019 Homegrown Wine Festival Discovery Pass, you can choose from over 30 participating wineries across Niagara. Whether you’re a seasoned Discovery Pass professional or a first-timer, stay tuned for some tips to help you get the most out of your wine tour in Niagara. The Designated Driver’s Pass is specially priced and includes a culinary pairing and a non-alcoholic beverage at each of your 8 winery visits.
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20 VALLEY WINERIES
13th Street Winery
1776 Fourth Avenue, St. Catharines | 905-984-8463 | 13thstreetwinery.com
Not open Sundays
You're going to want to 'taco' about this summer pairing! Smoked Cherrywood Pulled Pork Taco with Cherry BBQ Sauce & Fresh Summer Slaw made by our in house Chef Josh Berry! $10.00 without a Discovery Pass.
Featured Wine: Gamay 2017
3048 Second Avenue, Vineland | 905-562-1212 | alvento.ca
Alvento: At the Winds of Flavour
The Niagara Twenty Valley's hidden gem is reborn! Our refreshing and aromatic, semi-effervescent white wine - the West Wind - is paired with a scrumptious Chinese spring roll from Ma Chinese Cuisine. Elevate your senses with a visit to Alvento. $10.00 without a Discovery Pass.
Featured Wine: West Wind 2018
Creekside Estate Winery
2170 Fourth Avenue, Jordan | 905-562-0035 | creeksidewine.com
Creek Freek Meze Mania
A little of this and a little of that is just what our new vintage of [Backyard Block] Sauvignon Blanc calls for! Enjoy a flight of Chef Ross' favourite summer bites featuring grilled haloumi, marinated olives, hummus, peperonata and tzatziki as you sip, dip and chill-out vineyard side this June at Creekside. $10.00 without a Discovery Pass.
Featured Wine: 2017 Backyard Block Sauvignon Blanc
Fielding Estate Winery
4020 Locust Lane, Beamsville | 905-563-0668 | fieldingwines.com
Raise a Glass of Rosè to the Summer!
Join us for a taste of Summer at the Wine Lodge. We are pairing our new 2018 vintage of Rosé with a Strawberry & Rhubarb Cheesecake by Niagara Frood Company! We will also have an alternate white and red wine pairing available to suit everyone's palate. $10.00 without a Discovery Pass.
Featured Wine: 2018 Rosé
Flat Rock Cellars
2727 Seventh Avenue, Jordan| 905-562-8994 | flatrockcellars.com
It's Twisted time! Chef Patrick of Twisted Kitchen prepares Lime Ancho Chili Grilled Tofu Tostadas with Apple Cumin Slaw. Enjoy this on the patio paired with your favourite Twisted wines! $10.00 without a Discovery Pass.
Featured Wine: 2016 Twisted or 2018 Pink Twisted
Harbour Estates Winery
4362 Jordan Road, Jordan Station| 905-562-6279 | hewwine.com
Feel the Smoke
Kick your feet up and relax on our patio as you “feel the smoke” with our 2018 Baco Noir paired with a Montreal Smoked Meat Sandwich topped with a Mustard and Pepper Aioli. $10.00 without a Discovery Pass.
Featured Wine: 2018 Baco Noir
Henry of Pelham Family Estate
1469 Pelham Road, St. Catharines | 905-684-8423 | henryofpelham.com
Crisp and round, our Estate Riesling is expressive, aromatic, and juicy. Try it with a key lime square for the perfect balance of sweet and tart. While you’re here, visit our historic tasting room, tour our underground barrel cellar, or have lunch at the Coach House Café.
Featured Wine: 2017 Estate Riesling
Hernder Estate Wines
1607 Eighth Avenue Louth, St. Catharines | 905-684-3300 | hernder.com
Everything Happens for a Riesling!
A beautiful aromatic white brimming with notes of peach and crisp apple. Enjoy this off-dry Reserve Riesling with a traditional spanakopita served with tzatziki on the side for dipping. Layers of phyllo dough with spinach and feta cheese make this a delectable pairing. $10.00 without a Discovery Pass.
Featured Wine: Reserve Riesling 2017
Kacaba Vineyards Winery
3550 King Street, Vineland | 905-562-5625 | kacaba.com
Kacaba Now Offering "Meritage" Counseling
Enjoy live music on the patio as you savour Kacaba’s lavish Meritage paired with the culinary stylings of Zooma Caters. Experience an opulent blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot matched with chef Steve’s Grilled Pork tenderloin with star anise remoulade over tri-coloured quinoa salad. A food and wine match not to be missed! $10.00 without a Discovery Pass.
Featured Wine: 2016 Meritage
Legends Estates Winery
4888 Ontario Street, Beamsville| 905-563-6500 | legendsestate.com
You’re the Chips to our Salsa!
Shimmy into the winery for a delightful duo of homemade local strawberry salsa and fresh rainbow chips. Paired with Legends Estates Winery BRONZE medal Shiraz Reserve and Legends Estates Winery newly-released Gewurztraminer. It’s berry-licious! $10.00 without a Discovery Pass.
Featured Wine: Legends 2018 Gewurztraminer
4701 Ontario Street, Beamsville | 905-563-5313 | magnotta.com
The grass is greener on our side. Venture into spring with our new charity VQA wines that support Lyme Disease research. Try our vibrant Pinot Grigio or delicate Dry Rosé paired with a wild mushroom ragout on crispy polenta topped with goat cheese! $10.00 without a Discovery Pass.
Featured Wine: Venture Pinot Grigio, Venture Dry Rosé
3930 Cherry Avenue, Vineland | 905-562-5155 | megalomaniacwine.com
Drink Pink On Our New Patio
Experience the best view in Niagara with a sip of Rosé and a house-made crostini topped with chicken galantine and minted balsamic strawberries. To complete the tasting, you have a choice of our Contrarian White or our Homegrown Red. $10.00 without a Discovery Pass.
Featured Wine: Pink Slip Rosé
4245 King Street, Beamsville | 905-563-9463 | redstonewines.ca
Yes Way, Rosé!
Join us at the winery for a taste of summer. We've paired our favourite summer wine with the quintessential summer dish! Our amazing 2017 Rosé is the perfect partner to Marinated Queen Scallops with Strawberries, Basil & Balsamic. $10.00 without a Discovery Pass.
Featured Wine: 2017 Rosé
3290 Ninth Street, St.Catharines | 905-641-5771 | rockway.net
Rock your Day with Summer Flavours
Enjoy the taste of summer with the flavours of our Gold medal-winning 2015 Small Lot Riesling paired with fresh avocado, goat cheese, chicken and fig jam on a lightly grilled wrap. $10.00 without a Discovery Pass.
Featured Wine: 2015 Small Lot Riesling
Sue-Ann Staff Estate Winery
3210 Staff Avenue, Jordan | 905-562-1719 | sue-annstaff.com
Dive into your summer with N’ata Cosa’s incredible Seared Diver Scallop à la Nage. Our thirst-quenching 2016 Frissonesque Sauvignon Blanc will bring out your inner Fancy Farm Girl – it’s fresh, fruit-forward and fabulous! $10.00 without a Discovery Pass.
Featured Wine: 2016 Fancy Farm Girl Frissonesque Sauvignon Blanc
Vineland Estates Winery
3620 Moyer Road, Vineland | 905-562-7088 | vineland.com
Ooh la la!!
A traditional French delicacy! Carefully prepared duck confit and double smoked bacon rillette along with a topping of local roasted strawberries and a dollop of delicate goat cheese mousse. Take delight in this delicious medley of flavours and enjoy it with our 2017 Pinot Meunier! Ooh la la!! $10.00 without a Discovery Pass.
Featured Wine: 2017 Pinot Meunier
1499 Line 3, Niagara-on-the-Lake | 905-468-2187 | inniskillin.com
Wake Up and Smell the Poutine!
Awaken your senses with our roasted sweet potato and pulled pork poutine paired with our Discovery Series P3, an exceptional blend of Pinot Grigio, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Blanc. $10.00 without a Discovery Pass.
Featured Wine: 2017 Discovery Series P3
Jackson-Triggs Niagara Estate
2145 Niagara Stone Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake | 905-468-4637 | jacksontriggswinery.com
This twist on a classic comfort food is sure to become a new favourite of yours! Enjoy a caprese grilled cheese sandwich with chili-pesto perfectly matched with our Sparkling Moscato. $10.00 without a Discovery Pass.
Featured Wine: 2018 Sparkling Moscato
The Lakeview Wine Co.
1067 Niagara Stone Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake | 905-685-5673 | lakeviewwineco.com
Sip, Sip Hooray! Cheers to Fumé!
Enjoy our Roasted Bell Pepper Bruschetta with Jalapeno Havarti paired with our newly released Lakeview Cellars Fumé Blanc! $10 without a Discovery Pass.
Featured Wine: Lakeview Cellars Fumé Blanc
Niagara College Teaching Winery
135 Taylor Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake | 905-641-2252 | niagaracollegewine.ca
Come, sip with us..!!
We invite you to sip with us on our newly finished patio as you enjoy two different expressions of Pinot Noir and savour our delicious house-made Marinated Mushroom and Forbidden Rice Salad with White Cheddar Crumble from Benchmark - our on-site restaurant. $10.00 without a Discovery Pass.
Featured Wine: Balance Rosé and Balance Pinot Noir.
Palatine Hills Estate Winery
911 Lakeshore Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake | 1-888-637-5537 | palatinehillsestatewinery.com
Dair to Donair
Come enjoy a True Halifax Donair of perfectly seasoned shaved beef on a warm garlic naan, topped with fresh tomatoes, diced onions an a sweet Donair sauce. Paired with our newly released 2017 'Wild and Free' Cabernet Franc. $10.00 without a Discovery Pass.
Featured Wine: 2017 'Wild & Free' Cabernet Franc
Peller Estates Winery & Restaurant
290 John Street East, Niagara-on-the-Lake | 905-468-4678 | peller.com
Sweet & Spicy Treat
Take in the beauty of our Peller vineyards while enjoying this elevated sweet and spicy pairing of Private Reserve Late Harvest Vidal and CityLine Chef, Jason Parsons’ Spicy Duck Thai couscous bowl. $10 without a Discovery Pass.
Featured Wine: Private Reserve Late Harvest Vidal
Pillitteri Estates Winery
1696 Niagara Stone Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake | 905-468-3147 | pillitteri.com
A boat-load of flavour is yours to enjoy paired with Pillitteri’s summer sipper, the aromatic Pinot Grigio. Enjoy a charcuterie boat full of cured meats, artisan cheese, pickled peppers, fresh picked tomatoes and rustic Italian style bread sticks. $10 without a Discovery Pass.
Featured Wine: 2016 Pinot Grigio
Queenston Mile Vineyard
963 Queenston Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake | 905-562-0035 | queenstonmilevineyard.com
Throw your Hands-Up and Trout!
Thanks to Chef Mitch Lamb from Revalee Brunch Cafe, we cannot stop throwing our hands-up and trout'ing about this match made in viniferous heaven. Try Chef Mitch's Smoked Trout Blini piled high with creme fraiche, pickled Bermuda onion and fresh local dill. This yummy two-bite Blini only gets better when complimented with our beautiful 2017 Pinot Noir Rosé. Try it for yourself! $10.00 without a Discovery Pass.
Featured Wine: 2017 Pinor Noir Rosé
Trius Winery & Restaurant
1249 Niagara Stone Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake | 1-800-582-8412 | triuswines.com
No Spring Chicken
Join us at Trius Winery for a perfect summer pairing. Sip Trius Sauvignon Blanc while overlooking the vineyard and enjoying Chef Frank Dodd’s Buttermilk Chicken Sandwich with homemade Summer Slaw. Afterwards walk on over to Wayne Gretzky Estates for a sweet treat. $10 without a Discovery Pass.
Featured Wine: Trius Sauvignon Blanc 2017
Wayne Gretzky Estates Winery & Distillery
1219 Niagara Stone Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake | 1-844-643-7799 | gretzkyestateswines.com
That's The Way The Cookie Crumbles
Satisfy your sweet tooth with this delightful pairing of Wayne Gretzky Merlot and a homemade Chocolate Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich. Then, don’t miss out on a savory summer delight at Trius Winery just steps away. $10 without a Discovery Pass.
Featured Wine: Estate Merlot