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Discovery Pass Listings

June 16 & 17 and 23 & 24, 2018
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The Niagara Homegrown Wine Festival is one spectacular weekend of enlightened wine, food and vineyard experiences. A celebration of the start of summer, and the world-renowned Niagara wines comes to life with the Niagara Homegrown Wine Festival.

The Homegrown Festival Discovery Pass program returns June 16 & 17, 23 & 24, 2018. Discovery Passes are sold at $45 plus HST each and contain eight experience vouchers valued at $10 each, redeemable at participating wineries. Discovery Passes can be used on all event dates listed above.

The Driver's Discovery Pass is specially priced at $35 plus HST each and contains eight Culinary experiences redeemable at participating wineries.


 

Twenty Valley

13th Street Winery

1776 Fourth Avenue, St. Catharines
905–984–8463 | 13thstreetwinery.com

The Grape Queen Burger!

Behind every Grape King there is a queen! Quinoa and white bean burger with a grapefruit onion relish, bacon jam, arugula and topped with basil aioli. Paired with the 13th Street newly released 2017 Burger Blend Rosé–fresh and vibrant with notes of ruby red grape fruit,tart cranberry and white pepper. $10 without a Discovery Pass.


Cave Spring Cellars

3836 Main Street, Jordan Village
905–562–3581 ext. 304 | cavespring.ca

Get Cured With Riesling!

Prosciutto demands a wine that combines rich fruit and brightacidity...exactly what is delivered by this pairing. Our scintillating 2015 Riesling Estate is paired with thinly sliced Pingue Prosciutto and served with a house-made preserved lemon on a crunchy grissini. What a terriffic summertime duo! $10 without a Discovery Pass.


Creekside Estate Winery

2170 Fourth Avenue, Jordan
905–562–0035 | creeksidewine.com

Sip, Slur, Savour – Creek’d Noodle Bar

Join our Creek ’cru’ for a ‘slurptastic’ pairing featuring our 2017 Sauvignon Blanc and a build-your-own noodle bar. With fresh mouth-watering acidity and zesty citrus flavours, this perennial favourite is sure to liven up the palate. Don’t be shy–fill your bowl with your favourite noodle bar ingredients and enjoy a ‘slurp’ of noodles and Sauvignon Blanc that is uniquely yours! $10 without a Discovery Pass.


Fielding Estate Winery

4020 Locust Lane, Beamsville
905–563–0668 | fieldingwines.com

Raise a Glass of Rosé to the Summer!

Join us at the Fielding Wine Lodge for a taste of summer! We’re pairing our newly released 2017 Rosé with sweet and savoury Strawberry Black Pepper and Goat Cheese Tarts. They’re freshly baked by our friends at Niagara Food Company. If you’re looking for something other than Rosé, we will also have a white and redoption. $10 without a Discovery Pass.


Flat Rock Cellars

2727 Seventh Avenue, Jordan
905–562–8994 | flatrockcellars.com

Recipe for an OUTSTANDING Afternoon!

Experience the best of what the region has to offer as we pair a live guitar and cello performance with our newly released, award-winning Riesling and a farm fresh slow cooked pork slider with radish slaw, arugula and Riesling mustard (swap in a King Oyster mushroom for a veg friendly option!). $10 without a Discovery Pass.


GreenLane Estate Winery

3751 King Street, Vineland
905–562–7207 | greenlanewinery.com

Asiago Artichoke Bowl with Baked Pita Triangle!

Come join us on the patio as we celebrate summer with live music and our 2017 Sauvignon Blanc. Our first vintage of this fresh and crisp sipper pairs perfectly with a classic, savoury Asiago Artichoke bowl. $10 without a Discovery Pass.


Harbour Estate Wines

4362 Jordan Road, Jordan Station
905–562–6279 | hewwine.com

The Cracked Goat Moos!

Relax on our patio with live piano and BBQ’d beef sliders stuffed with goats’ cheese, mushrooms and our own Merlot on Crack jelly. Caramelized onions top it all off. Pair it with our Rosé, the perfect patio sipper. $10 without a Discovery Pass.


Hernder Estate Wines

1607 Eighth Avenue Louth, St. Catharines
905–684–3300 | hernder.com

Shout Out to the Summer!

Enjoy our 2017 Sauvignon Blanc–a new release white brimming with fruit flavours of lime and white peach. This herbaceous wine pairs beautifully alongside our seasoned chicken in a puff pastry. $10 without a Discovery Pass.


Kacaba Vineyards Winery

3550 King Street, Vineland
905–562–5625 | kacaba.com

Kacaba & Zooma, Now Offering Meritage Counseling!

Savour Kacaba’s lavish Meritage paired with culinary stylings of Zooma Caters. Experience an opulent red blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot matched with Chef Steve’s barbecued steak sandwich with smoked gorgonzola cream and pickled red onion. $10 without a Discovery Pass.


Legends Estates Winery

3550 King Street, Vineland
905–562–5625 | kacaba.com

Homegrown Apple-Cherry Tart

Enjoy a delicious apple & cherry tart, baked by our local pie man, Old Angus. Paired with our award-winning, rich and full bodied 2013 Sauvignon Blanc Reserve and our fresh and easy drinking 2015 Rosé. $10 without a Discovery Pass.

 


Magnotta Winery

4701 Ontario Street, Beamsville
905–563–5313 | magnotta.com

A New Generation of Wines

Summer has been a long time coming and we deserve a treat for our patience. Drop by for a sample of our brand new Dry Rosé,
paired with a miniature cone of frosty, delectable ice cream. $10 without a Discovery Pass.


Malivoire Wine Company

4260 King Street, Beamsville
905–563–9253 | malivoire.com

Homegrown Fare with International Flair – the Unlikely Pair!

Enjoy local with international flair! Marcela Medhurst, Owner/Cocinera of Mama’s Chilean Empanadas, returns to Malivoire to showcase her Strawberry Cheesecake creation, with one of our most recognizable and popular wines, the 2017 Ladybug Rosé. An unlikely pairing, but one that you do not want to miss! $10 without a Discovery Pass.


Megalomanic Winery

3930 Cherry Avenue, Vineland
905–562–-5155 | megalomaniacwine.com

Duck Confit Spring Roll with Gamay and Rosé

Megalomaniac Winery and Inn on the Twenty present a fun savoury duck confit spring roll paired with our new 2017 Pink Slip Rosé and 2016 Gamay Avant Garde. We are proud to feature two new wines for the 2018 Spring Season that feature lovely aromatics and light fruit character on the nose. These wines are not to be missed during your stop at Megalomaniac. $10 without a Discovery Pass.


Redstone Winery

4245 King Street, Beamsville
905–563–9463 | redstonewines.ca

A Platinum Pairing

Join us at the winery as we kick off summer for a brilliant pairing. Taste our Platinum award-winning 2013 Chardonnay alongside Chef Sider’s fabulous Salt-Cod & Potato Fritters with Confit Garlic Dipping Sauce. $10 without a Discovery Pass.


Rockway Vineyards

3290 Ninth Street, St Catharines
905–641–5771 | rockway.net

Grilled Watermelon and Feta Skewer with Rosé

Experience the taste of summer with this grilled watermelon, mint and feta cheese skewer, topped with a balsamic glaze and paired perfectly with our refreshing 2017 Pinot Noir Rosé. $10 without a Discovery Pass.


Rosewood Estates Winery & Meadery

4352 Mountainview Road, Beamsville
1–866–633–3248 | rosewoodwine.com

Pork Rillette with Rosewood Smoked Honey Mustard & 2016 Süßreserve Riesling

Founded by a family of beekeepers, Rosewood believes in making wines that are honest & delicious. Sample our Discovery Pass pairing along with our wine & mead to experience how we utilize & respec tthe gifts Niagara has given us. $10 without a Discovery Pass.


Stoney Ridge Winery

3201 King Street, Vineland
905–562–1324 | stoneyridge.com

When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Tarts

A mini-tartlet of citrus curd, Riesling reduction, and an applebutter Chantilly. Paired with our citrus-forward 2016 Riesling. $10 without a Discovery Pass.


Sue-Ann Staff Estate Winery

3210 Staff Avenue, Jordan
905–562–1719 | sue-annstaff.com

Fancy Farm Girl at the Beach!

The fulsome flavours of Niagara meets the Maritimes! Enjoy our refreshing 2016 Fancy Farm Girl Frissonesque Sauvignon Blanc with a simply delicious New England-style Shrimp Roll & a handful of salty kettle chips – it’s a perfect storm of summer flavours! $10 without a Discovery Pass.


Tawse Winery

3955 Cherry Avenue, Lincoln
905–562–9500 ext. 322 | tawsewinery.ca

Slide into Tawse for Jerky Turkey!

What pairs perfectly with our 2015 Sketches Riesling? Jerky Turkey Sliders topped with Mango Salsa! $10 without a Discovery Pass.


Vieni Estates

4553 Fly Road, Beamsville
905–563–6521 | vieni.ca

Say Ceviche!

Fresh seafood ceviche paired perfectly with Vieni Estates' crisp and refreshing Pinot Grigio or with a touch of sweetness Alleria Rosé. $10 without a Discovery Pass.


Vineland Estates Winery

3620 Moyer Road, Vineland
905–562–7088 ext. 25 | vineland.com

Lazy Summer Dinner

A mini charcuterie board awaits with artisan cheeses and cured meat. In summer when you say, “Honey, what’s for dinner?”, we’ll provide the template for a tasty but lazy meal. Game Changer Rosé (the “beer” of wine) will accompany. Summer! $10 without a Discovery Pass.


Niagara-on-the-Lake

Hinterbrook Estate Winery

1181 Lakeshore Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake
905–646–5133 | hinterbook.com

Made For Each Other!

Pan-seared scallops with greens and Tobiko, paired with our 2017 Sauvignon Blanc. Simple, savoury and delightful. $10 without a Discovery Pass.


Inniskillin Wines

1499 Line 3 & Niagara Parkway, Niagara-on-the-Lake
905–468–2187 | inniskillin.com

Why Have a High Tea When You Can Have P3?

Come enjoy a taste of elegance with an afternoon bite of smoked salmon, topped with pickled strawberries and a taste of our P3 wine, a blend of pinot gris, pinot blanc and pinot noir. $10 without a Discovery Pass.


Jackson-Triggs Niagara Estate

2145 Niagara Stone Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake
905–468–4637 | jacksontriggswinery.com

There’s a Riesling for Everything...

This sweet & spicy pairing is sure to leave you wanting more! Enjoy our housemade butter chicken with a garlic, cilantro naan paired with our Grand Reserve Riesling. $10 without a Discovery Pass.


Konzelmann Estate Winery

1096 Lakeshore Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake
905–935–2866 | konzelmann.ca

Fully Loaded

Hickory smoked brisket red potato skins topped with pepper jack cheese, chives and chipotle drizzle paired with our 2016 Lakefront Series Merlot. $10 without a Discovery Pass.


Lailey Winery Ltd.

15940 Niagara Parkway, Niagara-on-the-Lake
905–468–8188 | laileywinery.com

Fumé in a Glass

Step inside Lailey Winery and have a taste of history. Envelope your palate in fruit, smoke and savoury notes with our prosciutto wrapped double-smoked cheddar on a mini baguette paired with our Sauvignon Blanc Fume. $10 without a Discovery Pass.


Lakeview Wine Co.

1067 Niagara Stone Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake
905–685–5673 | lakeviewwineco.com

You Had Me at PINOT & PIZZA!

Enjoy a slice of traditional Margherita pizza – a wood fired dough topped with tomato sauce, fior di latte, fresh basil and extra virgin olive oil (courtesy of N’ata Cosa Ristorante) paired with our crisp & refreshing EastDell Pinot Grigio! $10 without a Discovery Pass.


Lundy Manor Wine Cellars

9941 Lundy’s Lane, Niagara Falls
905–354–6999 | lundymanor.ca

Wines of Summer Flight Experience

Enjoy 3 wines of choice in a elevated tasting experience. Niagara Falls’ newest estate winery. Lundy Manor is home to exceptional wines crafted from premium grape varieties. Our wines are cellared at our estate mansion on the historic Lundy’s Lane, where we invite you to experience all we have to offer. $10 without a Discovery Pass.


Niagara College Teaching Winery

135 Taylor Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake
905–641–2252 ext. 4070 | niagaracollegewine.ca

Homegrown and House-made!

Here at Niagara College we are all about homegrown and house-made! Enjoy a sample of two perfect summer sippers, our 2017 Rosé and 2016 Sauvignon Blanc, alongside a house-made soppresatta on grilled zucchini with dill aioli from our on-site restaurant, Benchmark. $10 without a Discovery Pass.


Palatine Hills Estate Winery

911 Lakeshore Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake
905–646–9617 | palatinehillsestatewinery.com

Sip ‘N Slide

Come enjoy our locally sourced, hickory-smoked pulled pork and beef brisket sliders. These delicious sliders are topped with a tangy barbecue sauce and complimented by a sweet & spicy coleslaw. All this is paired with one of our favourite summer wines, the 2016 Palatine Hills Lakeshore Red. $10 without a Discovery Pass.


Peller Estates Winery and Restaurant

290 John Street East, Niagara-on-the-Lake
1–888–673–5537 | peller.com

Perfect Garden Pairing!

Relax at Peller Estates and enjoy the bounty of Chef Parsons' very own Estate garden by pairing Pistachio Crusted Goat Cheese and Smoked Strawberry Endive Salad with our Private Reserve Rosé. $10 without a Discovery Pass.


Pillitteri Estates Winery

1696 Niagara Stone Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake
905–468–3147 | pillitteri.com

Summer Snow Pea Ravioli

Enjoy a summer fresh offering of grilled lemon, house made ricotta ravioli, spring pea pesto, charred almond, Manchego snow pea shoots and smoked sausage paired with Pillitteri’s aromatic and crisp Pinot Grigio. Don’t forget to join one of our daily public tours! $10 without a Discovery Pass.


Pondview Estate Winery

925 Line 2, Niagara-on-the-Lake
905–468–0777 | pondviewwinery.com

Summer Fling

Celebrate the taste of Summer with Pondview Rosé, paired with Strawberry Caprese Salad. Fresh, local juicy strawberries bursting with flavour alongside fresh mozzarella finished with refreshing basil-mint pesto. $10 without a Discovery Pass.


Rancourt Winery

1829 Concession 4, Niagara-on-the-Lake
905–468–2882 | rancourtwinery.com

BBQ Season is in Full SWING

A juicy BBQ chicken wing tossed in our signature sauce. We have paired this BBQ favourite with our 2016 Bon Bon Blanc VQA, which is a perfect backyard, patio + BBQ wine. $10 without a Discovery Pass.


Ravine Vineyard Estate Winery

1366 York Road, St. Davids
905–262–8463 | ravinevineyard.com

Sauvignon Blanc & Niagara Asparagus

With your Niagara Homegrown Wine Festival passport, enjoy a sampling of our Sand and Gravel Sauvignon Blanc with Niagara asparagus and goat cheese tartlets. And while you’re here, enjoy our farm! $10 without a Discovery Pass.


Reif Estate Winery

15608 Niagara Parkway, Niagara-on-the-Lake
905–468–WINE (9463) | reifwinery.com

Drink Pink!

Back by popular demand, the ‘Fortune’ Cabernet Rosé is paired with Ruth Anne’s famous strawberry shortcake. Enjoy a taste of summer while you enjoy the musical stylings of Nathan Warriner who will be ‘Live in the Vines’. No reservations required, rain or shine. $10 without a Discovery Pass.


Riverview Cellars Estate Winery

15376 Niagara Parkway, Niagara-on-the-Lake
905–262–0636 | riverviewcellars.com

Niagara Beef Sliders!

Enjoy our 2016 Rosso Cabernet Merlot blended wine with a juicy Sirloin Niagara beef slider. Topped with extra old cheddar, double smoked bacon, and a Merlot habeñero wine jelly. $10 without a Discovery Pass.


Southbrook Vineyards

581 Niagara Stone Road, RR 4, Niagara-on-the-Lake
905–641–2548 | southbrook.com

Crack, Hiss, Boom!

Firecracker in the vineyard! Join Southbrook as we fire it up with our firecracker salad topped with fresh crumbled goats cheese,and let your taste buds enjoy the crisp and refreshing 2016 Triomphe Organic Riesling! $10 without a Discovery Pass.


Trius Winery and Restaurant

1249 Niagara Stone Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake
1–800–582–8412 | triuswines.com

Twist on a Classic

Experience Trius Red in a whole new way, in your glass and in your pairing! Savour Chef Dodd’s take on a Canadian classic, Fresh Cut Fries and Cheese Curds topped with Trius Red infused gravy served alongside 2015 Trius Red. $10 without a Discovery Pass.


Wayne Gretzky Estates Winery & Distillery

1219 Niagara Stone Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake
1–844–643–7799 | waynegretzkyestates.com

Canadian Gold

Visit The Great One’s Estate for a deliciously sweet patriotic snack. Maple Kettle Corn with Smoked Bacon Crumble paired with our 2016 Baco Noir. $10 without a Discovery Pass.