2014 September 13-28
A Vintage Harvest

Tour the Wine Route with
Discovery Passes!

September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 | $40 per pass (plus HST)

Welcome to Niagara's wine country! Award-winning wineries invite you to celebrate, taste and experience our Niagara Harvest celebrations. At participating wineries you will have access to exclusive wine tasting experiences including food and wine pairings, educational seminars and more. If you are a fan of the vine, September is the perfect time to visit wine country.

The Discovery Pass includes eight winery experiences.


Between the Lines Family Estate Winery
991 Four Mile Creek Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake
905-262-0289 |
September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 | 11am-5pm

Merlot Magic
Get to know Merlot again with this savoury pairing. Smoky barbecue ribs and a side of tangy slaw is paired perfectly with our 2012 Merlot Reserve. The flavours of black fruit in this wine mingle with the sweet and spicy mouth-watering flavours of this harvest treat. $10 without a Discovery Pass.

Château des Charmes

1025 York Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake
905-262-4219 |
September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 | 11am-5pm

Colour Me Happy!
Let your palate be your guide as we debunk the myth of wine colour dictating food pairings! Tantalize your taste buds with a savoury dish prepared by Queen’s Landing Executive Chef Marc Lyons paired alongside our Earth & Sky Pinot Noir and Riesling. $10 without a Discovery Pass.

Colaneri Estate Winery
348 Concession 6 Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake
905-682-2100 |
September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 | 11am-5pm

Romanza con il Pomodoro – Romancing the Tomato
Our full-bodied Cabernet Franc has had a long-standing romance with tomato meat sauce dishes. Share in the romance as you enjoy our Cabernet Franc with traditional Bolognese Sauce served over Polenta. $10 without a Discovery Pass.

Diamond Estates - The Winery
1067 Niagara Stone Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake
905-685-5673 |
September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 | 11am-5pm

Autumn Awaits You!
Enjoy a savoury “turkey dinner” meatball served with smashed potatoes and paired perfectly with EastDell Estates Gamay Noir, a lovely red wine with notes of cherry, black pepper and cinnamon spice. A delightful combination to welcome the arrival of autumn! $10 without a Discovery Pass.

Hinterbrook Estate Winery
1181 Lakeshore Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake
905-646-5133 |
September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 | 11am-5pm

Pinot Paired Wild
Our 2012 Pinot Noir paired superbly with a large mushroom stuffed with goat cheese, incorporating a shave of wild venison and topped with a sliver of dark chocolate. Prepared by Tapas by OliV. $10 without a Discovery Pass.

Inniskillin Wines
1499 Line 3 & Niagara Parkway, Niagara-on-the-Lake
905-468-2187 ext. 3 |
September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 | 11am-5pm

Piazza, Pizza & Pinot
Local squash and woolwich goat cheese brie pizza with Norfolk County shiitake mushrooms. Served with Reserve Pinot Noir. $10 without a Discovery Pass.

Jackson-Triggs Niagara Estate Winery
2145 Niagara Stone Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake
905-468-4637 |
September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 | 11am-5pm

Crisp Chardonnay with Festival Fritters
Niagara corn fritter with garden tomatoes and pork ‘carnitas’ served with Grand Reserve Chardonnay. $10 without a Discovery Pass.

Konzelmann Estate Winery
1096 Lakeshore Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake
905-935-2866 ext. 30 |
September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 | 11am-5pm

It’s Sweeter on the Lake
Creamy apple-spiced cheesecake, graham cracker crust, and sweet caramel drizzle paired with our award-winning Special Select Late Harvest Vidal. $10 without a Discovery Pass.

Niagara College Teaching Winery
135 Taylor Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake
905-641-2252 ext. 4070 |
September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 | 11am-5pm

Say Cheese!
There is no greater pairing than fine wine and cheese. Enjoy this mouthwatering spin from Benchmark Restaurant of Smoked Onion and Upper Canada Niagara Gold Cheese Tartlette with our 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon. $10 without a Discovery Pass.

Peller Estates Winery
290 John Street East, Niagara-on-the-Lake
1-888-673-5537 ext. 2 |
September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 | 11am-5pm

Molecular Gastronomy meets Bacon Ice Cream
CityLine personality, Chef Jason Parsons, presents house-made nitrogen-churned bacon ice cream with toasted peanut and praline crumble in a waffle cone, paired with Ice Cuvée Classic. Live demos on Saturdays at 1pm and 3pm and recorded demos playing each weekend! $10 without a Discovery Pass.

Pillitteri Estates Winery
1696 Niagara Stone Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake
905-468-3147 |
September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 | 11am-5pm

Poutine on the Patio
Back by overwhelming demand! Join us for a healthy serving of Chef Collin Goodine’s famous ‘baked potato’ poutine. That’s traditional poutine, topped with bacon, sour cream and green onion (dietary requests accommodated)! Paired with a glass of Cabernet Franc or Pinot Grigio on our vineyard patio. $10 without a Discovery Pass.

PondView Estate Winery
925 Line 2, Niagara-on-the-Lake
905-468-0777 |
September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 | 11am-5pm

Roasted Lamb Potato Curry
Lamb is slow cooked in creamy curry and savoury spices; tenderized, shredded and combined in its braising juices with potatoes, onion and cilantro, and served over basmati rice. A perfect pairing with our award-winning 2011 Barrel Fermented Chardonnay – creamy, savoury goodness! $10 without a Discovery Pass.

Ravine Vineyard
1366 York Road, St. Davids
905-262-8463 ext. 30 |
September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 | 11am-5pm

Harvest Barbecue
Join us on the patio during our beautiful harvest season for some truly hearty fare. Enjoy our 2012 Ravine Sand and Gravel Redcoat paired with our house-made pork sausage on a bun, topped with Chef Nate’s famous sauerkraut. $10 without a Discovery Pass.

Reif Estate Winery
15608 Niagara Parkway, Niagara-on-the-Lake
905-468-WINE (9463) |
September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 | 11am-5pm

Germany vs. Italy – A Classic ‘Match’
Winemakers Klaus W. Reif and Roberto DiDomenico invite you to join us for a taste of a traditional German Harvest BBQ with an Italian twist and regional flare! Their 2011 Riesling is paired with local Italian-style sausage from Pingue meats on Caraway Rye baked from scratch by The Pie Plate. $10 without a Discovery Pass.

Riverview Cellars Estate Winery
15376 Niagara Parkway, Niagara-on-the-Lake
905-262-0636 |
September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 | 11am-5pm

Eggplant Parmesan & Pinot Grigio

Savour eggplant parmesan on fresh baked foccacia perfectly paired with our 2013 Pinot Grigio on our front patio. Overlook the beautiful view of the Niagara River while you enjoy! $10 without a Discovery Pass.

Southbrook Vineyards
581 Niagara Stone Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake
905-641-2548 |
September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 | 11am-5pm

Enjoy the Harvest
This perfect harvest pairing is a rich and hearty butternut squash soup and our 2012 Triomphe Chardonnay. The fresh acidity and medium body of the wine provides the perfect complement to this classic taste of autumn. $10 without a Discovery Pass.

Strewn Winery
1339 Lakeshore Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake
905-468-1229 |
September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 | 11am-5pm

Riesling, Gewürztraminer & House-Made Borscht Soup
Two remarkably different wines from our reserve Terroir collection are matched with Borscht, an autumn beet soup. Riesling Terroir 2007 combines classic bottle age notes with refreshing acidity. Gewürztraminer Terroir 2012 is round and smooth with tropical fruit and spice. Which is the best match? You decide! $10 without a Discovery Pass.

Trius Winery
1249 Niagara Stone Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake
1-800-582-8412 ext. 2 |
September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 | 11am-5pm

Trius Burger Bar
Back by popular demand! Home of ‘Canada’s Best Wine Burger’ the Trius Burger Bar is serving Chef Frank Dodd’s Trius mini-burgers alongside our 2012 Trius Rosé. This pairing captures the essence of Niagara Wine Country and is a must stop on the Discovery Pass route! $10 without a Discovery Pass.

Twenty Valley

13th Street Winery
776 Fourth Avenue, St. Catharines
905-984-8463 ext. 227 |
September 13, 20 & 27 (not open Sundays) | 11am-5pm

Now That’s a Meatball!
Savour home cooked Italian with our smooth, bold Cabernet Merlot. Home-made meatballs, tomato sauce with fresh basil and shaved parmigiano on a ciabatta bun. Almost as good as nonna’s! $10 without a Discovery Pass.

Creekside Estate Winery
2170 Fourth Avenue, Jordan (GPS enter Lincoln)
905-562-0035 |
September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 | 11am-5pm

Kickstart my Tart!
Kick off the Niagara Wine Festival with Chef Hand’s traditional French Onion Tart; caramelized onions and black olives deglazed with red wine served on puff pastry. This lovely bite is paired with our famous Laura’s wines, both Red and White. $10 without a Discovery Pass.

Featherstone Estate Winery
3678 Victoria Avenue, Vineland
905-562-1949 |
September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 | 11am-5pm

Now that’s Rich...
Our winemaker is a man of many talents and while he might not be rich, his home cured sausages and deli meats certainly are. Celebrate all the flavours of harvest with our house-made prosciutto topped with local roasted red peppers, grilled veggies, roasted tomatoes, zippy basil pesto, fresh chives and a hint of shaved parmesan. It’s all stacked precariously on a grilled garlic crostini and paired perfectly with our 2012 Gemstone (Baco Noir/Cabernet blend). It’s full fork ahead for loads of rich, fall flavours. $10 without a Discovery Pass.

Fielding Estate Winery
4020 Locust Lane, Beamsville
905-563-0668 |
September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 | 11am-5pm

Charcuterie with a View #2
Back by popular demand! Join us for a taste of harvest as we release our 2013 Gamay perfectly paired with a selection of artisan cured meats, cheese and baguette. Best enjoyed on our lake-view deck or borrow a blanket and enjoy it picnic style! $10 without a Discovery Pass.

Flat Rock Cellars
2727 Seventh Avenue, Jordan (GPS enter Lincoln)
905-562-8994 |
September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 | 11am-5pm

Fire on the Rock
Create your most inventive flavour combination from The Memphis Fire BBQ Company’s tasty ‘topping station,’ serving their 100% all-beef mini-dogs with the perfect wine; 2012 Flat Rock Cellars Pinot Noir. Stay and enjoy the ambiance at the roaring bonfire. $10 without a Discovery Pass.

GreenLane Estate Winery
3751 King Street, Vineland
905-562-7207 |
September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 | 11am-5pm

Fall Fiesta!
Join GreenLane as we celebrate the release of our 2013 Winemaker’s White. Enjoy our Winemaker’s White with grilled citrus and chili marinated Lake Erie Perch tacos stuffed with sweet bell peppers, cucumber and chives, all drizzled with a chili and lime sour cream and wrapped in a soft flour tortilla. Vegetarian option available upon request. $10 without a Discovery Pass.

Hernder Estate Wines
1607 8th Avenue Louth, St. Catharines
905-684-3300 |
September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 | 11am-5pm

This is Prime!
Enjoy Chef Mick’s individual Yorkshire puddings stuffed with his succulent, slow roasted prime rib and a dollop of horseradish. To complement this magnificent morsel, Lydia Tomek’s award-winning Cabernet Franc. This ever popular red has notes of black currants, cedar and spice. $10 without a Discovery Pass.

Kacaba Vineyards Winery
3550 King Street, Vineland
905-562-5625 |
September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 | 11am-5pm

Cab, Duck, Goose – A Foodie Experience
Kacaba brings Chef Ryan Shapiro of Vineland’s About Thyme Bistro out of retirement for this limited time engagement. We’re pleased to feature Chef Ryan’s legendary Duck Confit Poutine perfectly paired with Kacaba’s 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon. Savour fresh cut fries topped with Duck Confit, aged cheddar and housemade foie gras sauce. $10 without a Discovery Pass.

Legends Estates Winery
4888 Ontario Street North, Beamsville
905-563-6500 |
September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 | 11am-5pm

Vegetarian White Lasagna Cupcakes!
Buon Appetito. Experience homemade vegetable Lasagna cupcakes, made with fresh Niagara produce. ‘Mangia!’ to a twist on traditional lasagna, CHEESY, CREAMY, COLOURFUL baked bites, paired with Legends award-winning 2010 Sauvignon Blanc Reserve and 2011 Malbec Reserve. $10 without a Discovery Pass.

Magnotta Winery
4701 Ontario Street, Beamsville
905-563-5313 |
September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 | 11am-5pm

Fall Harvest
Visit us at Magnotta for a taste of signature harvest flavours paired with our spectacular Special Reserve vintages: 2012 Rhapsody and 2012 Sémillon! Savour our hearty homemade sweet potato and tomato soup along with a selection of artisan breads, aged cheddar cheese and red pepper jelly. $10 without a Discovery Pass.

Malivoire Wine Company
4260 King Street East, Beamsville
905-563-9253 |
September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 | 11am-5pm

Synergy of Food & Wine...
Savour the synergy of Chef Kevin Echlin’s Korean braised beef and Asian flat bread with Malivoire’s 2012 generous Cabernet Merlot. ‘The Smokin’ Buddha,’ with owner/chef Kevin, has become a culinary magnet in Niagara living by buzzwords “food, culture, community.” A must try food pairing! $10 without a Discovery Pass.

megalomaniac/John Howard Cellars of Distinction
3930 Cherry Avenue, Vineland
905-562-5155 |
September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 | 11am-5pm

Hot Off the Grill!
Join megalomaniac for our all beef sliders, hot off the BBQ, dressed with caramelized onions and served on fresh, grilled bread. You also get your choice of our luscious reds: smooth & fruity Merlot, balanced & spicy Cabernet Franc, or dark & brooding Cabernet Sauvignon. $10 without a Discovery Pass.

Mike Weir Winery
4041 Locust Lane, Beamsville
905-563-1919 |
September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 | 11am-5pm

The Great Canadian Pumpkin
Celebrating all things Canadian made at Mike Weir Winery! Join us for a special tasting of our 2011 Chardonnay as we bring the season to your plate with a maple-smoked bacon and pumpkin tart. $10 without a Discovery Pass.

Ridgepoint Wines
3900 Cherry Avenue, Vineland
905-562-8853 |
September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 | 11am-5pm

Celebrating Niagara’s Bounty
Join us as we celebrate the bounty of Niagara’s harvest. Our dining room will feature a hearty Bison Stew with locally harvested ingredients, accompanied by fresh baked corn bread and paired with our unique Ripasso Red wines. $10 without a Discovery Pass.

Stoney Ridge Estate Winery
3201 King Street, Vineland
905-562-1324 |
September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 | 11am-5pm

Duck, Duck, PINOT!
Join us in our newly renovated tasting room as we showcase our 2013 Pinot Noir paired with smoked duck and a blueberry Pinot compote. $10 without a Discovery Pass.

Sue-Ann Staff Estate Winery
3210 Staff Avenue, Jordan (GPS enter Lincoln)
1-877-566-1719 |
September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 | 11am-5pm

Bacon Nation
We LOVE bacon! Imagine AAA ground sirloin beef slider. Stuff it with bacon. Top it with bacon jam (yup, bacon jam). Sprinkle on bacon salt. Enjoy with an amazing Cabernet Merlot and bacon heaven. Vegetarian option available. $10 without a Discovery Pass.

Tawse Winery
3955 Cherry Avenue, Vineland
905-562-9500 |
September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 | 11am-5pm

Harvest Fare to Remember!
Fall conjures memories of turning leaves, brisk air and long-awaited harvest bounty! What better time to enjoy squash and mascarpone ravioli in brown butter sauce. Savour this decadent morsel with our lush Growers Blend Chardonnay or spicy Growers Blend Pinot! $10 without a Discovery Pass.

The Good Earth Food & Wine Co.
4556 Lincoln Avenue, Beamsville
905-563-6333 |
September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 | 11am-5pm

Old, New & Newest…
What goes better with Italian cuisine than a great red wine? We are showcasing three spectacular reds… 2010 Pinot Noir, 2012 Cabernet Franc and our just released Big Fork Red which is a blend of both of these varietals…old, new, newest! Pair these up with a Tuscan inspired double smoked bacon and white bean stew and you decide which is your favourite! ! $10 without a Discovery Pass.

Vieni Estates
4553 Fly Road, Beamsville
905-535-6521 |
September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 | 11am-5pm

Squash Your Weekend Plans
Join us at Vieni Estates for lasagna, libation and leisure. Our roasted garlic, butternut squash lasagna, layered with mozzarella, parmigiano and pecorino cheese will be refreshingly paired with our 2012 Brigante, 2012 Chardonnay and our 2013 Riesling. $10 without a Discovery Pass.

Vineland Estates Winery
3620 Moyer Road, Vineland
1-888-846-3526 ext. 24 |
September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 | 11am-5pm

Harvest Grillfriends
Sweet, smoky, juicy and saucy! Savour the flavour of Habanero Bourbon brown sugar wings with smoked blue cheese and Select Late Harvest Vidal. Indulge in Kansas City “Big Smoke” Chipotle wings garnished with twisted celery and backed by O’Leary Cabernet Merlot. $10 without a Discovery Pass.



The Harvest Table Demonstrations
September 21 & 28 | $25.00+HST Experience the Harvest Table culinary demonstrations in historic Montebello Park...