March 2019

Friday Night Dinner Series – Friday March 1, 2019/Korean. So many of the classic culinary hot spots culture’s revolve around sharing time together around the family table with fabulous food and wines. In order to truly (temporarily) transport you, we thought that we would bump up the social aspect of the evening. Dinner guests will dine family-style at communal tables where they will share not only great food and wines with their neighbours but also great conversations. The cost is $55 per guest + wine, taxes and gratuities. Seating is Limited and you can book your seats at the table by calling 905.563.9463. Redstone Winery, 4245 King Street, Beamsville ON.
Bench Meets Fielding: Part Two – March 1, 2019. Join us and our friends at Fielding Estate Winery for some incredible wine, beer and live music at Fielding Estate Winery. Our first Bench Meets Fielding event sold out quickly– so grab your friends and don’t miss out on this party! The event runs from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm on Friday, March 1st. Each ticket includes your choice of beer, a glass of wine and some light snacks! Additional drinks can be purchased throughout the evening. Fielding Wines, 4020 Locust Lane, Beamsville, ON. Ph 905-563-0668.
Ramen Pop-Up in the Sipping RoomMarch 3, 2019, 12-3pm. The first pop-up with so slurping fun, that we’re doing it again! Can we interest you in some ramen? And maybe a cocktail to go with it? We are excited to be welcoming Slurp Ramen Bar and their pop-up noodle shop to the distillery Sipping Room. Come join us for a bowl of noodles and a cocktail – $20 per person. Dillon’s Small Batch Distillers, 4833 Tufford Road Beamsville, On. Ph 905.563.3030
Just Cooking Takeover 2.0 March 8th, 2019. Just Cooking Restaurant will provide the rustic Italian fare while Kacaba provides outstanding wine, 5pm-10pm. A selection of premium red, white and sparkling wines will be available for purchase by the glass & bottle. If you can’t decide on one; try a flight of three, 3oz samples with your meal. With knowledgeable staff from both Kacaba and Just Cooking, your night is sure to be filled with great food, great friends, and great wines! This event sold out last year, Book Early to avoid disappointment. Kacaba Vineyards Winery, 3550 King St., Vineland, On. Ph 1-905-562-5625.
Painting at the Vineyard – Mar. 8 & 22 2019. It might be too cold to paint in the vineyard, but we invite you to join us in the Estate’s Wine Library to continue our popular painting series throughout the winter. Get in touch with your artistic side, enjoy a glass of bubbly, and have a great time with friends! Your tour guide and art teacher will provide you with paints, brushes and a canvas for your masterpiece. At the end of the session, you’ll have a one-of-a-kind painting you can proudly display at home. Painting at the Vineyard includes all art supplies with an apron, a glass of sparkling wine, and a lot of fun! Reservations are required as space is very limited. Peller Estates, 290 John Street East, RR #1, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, L0S 1J0. Tel.1-888-673-5537
Looking For A Gouda Time? – Saturday, March 16 & 23. Look no further! Get cheesy alongside Chef Robb Mann, as he shares his secret recipe for his to-die-for cheese fondue. Guests will get a chance to create their very own pot of ooey, gooey goodness and snack along with some iconic fondue food pairings. Did we forget to mention that Chef Robb will be bringing extra wedges of his secret cheeses for you to purchase and recreate the experience at home for your friends and loved ones. While you’re getting cheesy, our Creek Geeks will guide you through a flight of our favourite FUN’due friendly wines, featuring our not yet released 2017 Under Current Semillon. $35/person, $27 for Creek Freeks. Reservations are required as space is limited. Please contact the vineyard (905) 562-0035 ext.235 to reserve your spot! Creekside Wine, 2170 Fourth Ave.,Jordan, ON
Paint Night at The Exchange Brewery March 20th 2019, 7:00 to11:00 PM. Paint Night will be invading The Exchange Brewery with everything you need to create one-of-a-kind paintings, while sipping on our delicious craft beer. “The Exchange is a premium brewery and tasting room located in Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Old Town heritage district. We focus on making exceptional craft beers using only the highest quality ingredients, including local Niagara fruits. Our selection includes a range of American styles along with sour and funky Belgian-style beers and ales. Exchange Brewery, 7 Queen St, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON. Ph 905-468-9888
Cuvée en Route WeekendFri Mar 22, 2019 – Sun Mar 24, 2019, 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
We are hosting an unforgettable vertical of Chardonnay from our iconic Moira Vineyard. For complete details on all that Cuvée has to offer, visit Cuvee.ca. Malivoire Wine Company, 4260 King St., Beamsville, On.
Ph – 866-644-2244
Food & Wine Pairing – March 23rd & 24th, 2019 ~ 11am-5pm. Shatter the typical Cuvee winery experience with Kacaba Vineyards Winery and Zooma Caters. Thrill the palate with Kacaba’s provocative small-batch 2017 Fumé Blanc paired with fresh cut French Fries nesting a fried Egg topped with Korean Gochujang Mayo. A titillating Cuvee event pairing not to be missed. Kacaba Vineyards Winery, 3550 King St., Vineland, On. Ph 1-905-562-5625
A Culinary Extravaganza! – March 22-24 2019. Here’s your opportunity to savour the tastes of Niagara on the Lake during this limited seating culinary adventure! Here’s your opportunity to savour the tastes of Niagara on the Lake during this limited seating culinary adventure! Set your tastebuds free at Niagara on the Lake’s premier food and wine event! A Taste of Niagara on the Lake returns with three dates and once again will showcase the area’s top culinary talents paired with some of the best wines and hospitality the region has to offer. If good food, good wine and good times are enough to whet your appetite, then A Taste of Niagara on the Lake is the event for you. Space is limited to only 130 tickets per date. To order yours, call 1-877342-4374.
Wine Education Series #3 – March 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm . Train Your Senses! This seminar will explore the world of sensory evaluation of wine. Learn to identify the flavors and aromas in your glass and start tasting like a semi-pro! Seating is very limited so purchase your tickets now! Tawse Winery, 3955 Cherry Avenue, Vineland, Ontario. T: 905-562-9500
Books and Brews – March 25, 2019. Join our newest book club for adults ages 19+. Books & Brews is a monthly meetup at Bench Brewing in Beamsville. Enjoy a locally crafted brew while talking books! Bench Brewing Co. 3991 King St., 3991 King St, Beamsville, ON. Ph 905-562-3991
Cellar Series – Wine & Cheese ExperienceSaturday, March 30, 2019. Sessions at 12 pm & 3 pm. Our Cellar Series is back by popular demand and the theme is Wine & Cheese pairing. Join us to taste a selection of our premium wines thoughtfully paired with a variety of artisanal cheese. Our Sommelier, Emily Stevenson, will guide you through each pairing to share why the wine and cheese complement each other perfectly. You will also learn some simple tips on how to consistently create exquisite wine and cheese pairings for your friends and family with some basic wine & food pairing principles. We are excited to feature cheese from boutique Canadian producers, as well as some of our international favourites. Tickets are $25.00 and include the featured wine, cheese and a $5 voucher to use on wine purchases following the experience. $20.00 for Wine Club Members. Fielding Wines, 4020 Locust Lane, Beamsville, ON. Ph 905-563-0668.
Winemaker’s Dinner – Saturday, March 30th 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm. You will soon be able to reserve your seat at this intimate food and wine pairing event. Winemaker, Barclay Robinson, will be guiding guests through a horizontal tasting of our 2016 vintage wines, discussing what made that year truly great. Enjoy exclusive access to wines not yet released in store, and taste alongside a multi-course meal prepared by local culinary talent. The Foreign Affair Winery, 4890 Victoria Ave N., Vineland Station, On. Ph 905-562-9898
March Break@ Grimsby Public Library – Tickets are now on sale and registration is open for #MarchBreak programs at the #GrimsbyLibrary! We have an incredible line-up this year, with multiple fun activities happening every single day of the week. Check out the list below and go to www.grimsby.ca/library for more info about each one: Babysitting Course: First Aid Clinics of Canada, Saturday, March 9, 2019 – 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The Bubbleology Show / $3 Monday, March 11, 2019 – 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Yoga for Kids / Free. 18 Carnegie Ln, Grimsby, ON, Ph 905-945-5142

April 2019

Featherstone Open for the Season – The tasting room at Featherstone Estate Winery will be re-opening for the season on Friday, April 5, 2019. Our tasting room hours for the season are as follows: April & May | open on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays: 11:00am-5:30pm; Please note: Closed on Sat April 27 and Sun April 28 for a private Wine Club event June, July & August | open daily: 11:00am-5:30pm; Sept-Dec | open on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays: 11:00 am-5:30 pm The tasting room closes for the season on Sunday, Dec 15, 2019, at 5:30 pm. We will have a delicious array of wines available for you to taste and purchase, with many new releases planned for the spring. 3678 Victoria Avenue, Vineland, ON. Tel:(905) 562-1949.
Spring Forward – April 13 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm. With Scott Yates, Chef Instructor, Owner, Chef Scotty Cooks It’s time to brighten up our cooking with some fresher flavours just in time for an Easter gathering with family and friends. Ostrich Croquette with Beef Bone Marrow Jus, Butter Greens with Avocado, Pickled Baby Zucchini, Maple BBQ Emulsion, Ontario Rack of Lamb, Baby Vegetables, King Oyster Mushroom & Herbed Cheese & Potato Soufflé, Carrot Cake Roulade with Spiced Pineapple Cream. Cost $$95. The Good Earth, 4556 Lincoln Avenue, Beamsville, ON. Ph 905-563-6333
Creekster Egg Hunt – April 20th 2019. Who said hunting eggs was just for kids? What if the eggs you were hunting came in the form of wine experiences, special tastings, discounts or a 6 month subscription to our Creek Freek Wine Club? Here at Creekside, we think all egg hunts should include these types of treats so we are started our own annual Creekster Egg Hunt. Grab your friends and join us in the vineyard as we pull on our wellies and dirty boots and go searching for wine goodies in the vineyard- glass of vino in hand of course. Hunting Times: 12:00pm & 2:30pp. Cost- $15.00/ person, $5.00 for Creek Freeks. Reservations are required as space is limited. Please contact the vineyard (905) 562-0035 ext.235 to reserve your spot! Creekside Wine, 2170 Fourth Ave.,Jordan, ON
The Pinot Affair – April 26 – April 28. Are you ready for a love affair with Niagara’s most sultry and sexy wine? Back by popular demand! Visit Niagara April 26th, 27th & 28th for intimate tastings, lusty food & wine pairings and more. Learn first-hand from those who make the wine why they only have eyes for Pinot Noir.Tawse Winery, 3955 Cherry Avenue, Vineland, Ontario. T: 905-562-9500
Get Fresh in Twenty Valley – April 27/28 Get Fresh in the Valley is a self-guided wine tour of up to 20 wineries in Niagara’s Twenty Valley wine country. It’s one of the most brilliant ways to learn about and stock up on our VQA wines. Our wineries are spread across 5 sub-appellations that produce some of Canada’s most highly acclaimed wines: Beamsville Bench, Twenty Mile Bench, Short Hills Bench, Lincoln Lakeshore, and Creek Shores. This is such a great event to showcase the new vintage and aromatic wines paired with fresh spring flavours. Get Fresh is the perfect way to kick off the spring entertainment season and stock up on some incredible wines. Get Fresh in the Valley Passports are valid for one tasting at each of the participating wineries (maximum 12 per day)
Multi-Date Events
Flights and Bites – Whether it’s with engaging conversation or a yummy culinary experience, each Cave Spring tasting is, fundamentally, a pairing. Enjoy a flight of your favourite variety, seated at one of our gorgeous red oak tasting tables. Enhance the experience with a locally sourced charcuterie plate. Beautiful artisan meats and cheeses from Niagara Food Specialties are accompanied by savoury nibbles and crunchy crostini from our friends at De la Terre bakery. No reservation necessary. Cost: $10.00 – $15.00 pp
Daily , Between 11:00 and 5:30. C
ave Spring Cellars, 3836 Main Street, Jordan, Ontario. Telephone: 905-562-3581 ext. 302
Fireside Friday Dinner Series – Meet new friends and old, enjoy incredible food prepared over the fire and sip on award winning wines in our cozy tasting room. Fireside Fridays feature visiting chefs who cook over the fire and in our 200 year old Mennonite barn converted into a winery. Guests enjoy three courses and are seated around harvest tables that seat up to 10 guests. Fireside Fridays start the first Friday after Canadian Thanksgiving through until end of March 2019. They cost $50/person plus HST and gratuity and wine is additional. To reserve, simply email victoria@westcottvineyards.com with the date and number in your party and she will take a credit card to confirm your seats. The doors open at 6pm and dinner is served to the whole room at 7pm. Westcott Vineyards, 3180 Seventeenth St., Jordan, On. Ph 905-562-7517.
The Creek is Calling Wine Tasting, Daily, Year Round – Get comfortable, sit down and settle in for an irreverent wine tasting experience. Learn everything you need to know about our 20 year history of winemaking at Creekside, including our Syrah and Sauvingnon Blanc speciatly. It is the personal touches that make this wine experience special. $10 per person, reservations not required. Creekside Wine, 2170 Fourth Ave., Jordan, ON. Phone 905-562-5493
Friends and Neighbours Night – October 3, 2018 – May 24, 2019 , 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Wednesday evenings 5 to 8 pm. Bring your friends, family or even your coworkers to The Restaurant at Redstone for some great food and drink.Each week we are serving stone oven pizzas from $13. Chef Sider also creates a weekly feature showcasing the seasonal bounty of Niagara. Wash down your snacks with an ice cold pint, cider or glass of tap wine for $6 extra. This is a popular weekly event so reservations are highly recommended. Redstone Winery, 4245 King Street, Beamsville ON. Ph 905.563.9463.
Something Old
 In Something NewWe invite you to visit our distillery located on the Niagara Wine Route in Beamsville and the entrance to the 20 Valley.The Sipping Room at Dillon’s Small Batch is a tasting and retail experience that welcomes guests to try our exciting spirits while also seeing first hand how we make our products in the traditional way in our copper pot still using local Niagara vinifera grapes and botanicals. Visitors can purchase all of our fine spirits to take home from our facility. In addition, we have a selection of beautiful new and vintage glassware, bar tools, artisan mixes, books and more to add to the fun. Dillon;s Distillers, 4833 Tufford Rd, Beamsville, ON. Ph 905-563-3030.
Tours, Tastings & Experiences – The Wine Lodge is open seven days a week, year-round. We welcome you to visit our tasting bar and learn more about our wines, or enjoy a glass of your favourite on our deck with a beautiful view of Lake Ontario! Enjoy a more personal and in-depth experience with our seated tastings conducted by one of our wine experts. Choose from two different flights of our favourite wines, while enjoying the comfort of a semi-private seating area with your wines brought to you. The cost is $10 per person for a flight of four wines and includes a $5 voucher to use on your wine purchases following the experience.This experience is subject to availability. We strongly recommend you book in advance as space is limited. Fielding Wines, 4020 Locust Lane, Beamsville, ON. Ph 905-563-0668.
Surf & Turf is Back – Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays in March. Our Surf & Turf Feature includes a perfectly prepared Grilled Beef Tenderloin with a 4 oz. Butter braised lobster tail, buttermilk mashed potato, seasonal vegetables, warm butter and a red wine reductions. $29.99. The Restaurant at Peninsula Ridge,
5600 King St. W., Beamsville, ON. PH 905-563-0900 ext 35.

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