Bench to Ridge Paths of Discovery – VQA Trail
20 Valley Afternoon Wine Tour
Afternoon wine tour with cheese & chocolate pairing.
Explore the 20 Valley wineries nestled among the communities that are tucked along the Niagara Escarpment.
The benchlands along the escarpment encompass 3 sub appellations; defining a unique “terrior” to produce both distinctive and refreshing style of bench wines. Selecting from over 30 wineries, our path of discovery allows guests to experience an outstanding combination of wine and taste pairings.
Tour Duration: 4 Hours approximately - 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
- $99.00 per person +HST
*Minimum of 4 guest booking reservations required
Pick up and return transportation from Niagara Falls
Wineries And Restaurants Visited May Include:
Vieni in Italian simply means “Welcome!” Very fitting beginning for this Italian inspired, 175 acres winery along Vinemount Ridge. Winning over 75 National and International awards for both their wine and spirits, their sparkling house, in the charmat method makes this a natural place to begin in the escarpment to wine away the afternoon.
Tasting flight of 4 wines
In his quest to explore terroir, Moray Tawse leaves no stone unturned. The Lincoln Lakeshore 38 acre vineyard, inspired by the red dust which covered everything, and for its intensely red clay soil and large stones gave way to RedStone Winery. Farmed organically and biodynamically, is perfect for maturing late-ripening varietals. Your tasting experience of 4 wines to explore their diverse portfolio of reds and whites include a $5.00 wine voucher toward new favourites to take home.
GreenLane Estate Winery
Cheese & chocolate pairing
While visiting GreenLane Estate Winery you’ll enjoy a boutique winemaking facility. A customized tasting experience will include three wines hand selected by our Winemaker Dianne Smith paired perfectly with artisanal cheeses from the Udder Way Cheese Company, concluding their tasting with a delicious hand crafted melt away chocolate created by Forrats Chocolates.
Sue Ann Staff Winery
Sue Ann Staff is Jordan’s homegrown “Fancy Farm Girl” with accolades that include one of the Top 4 Women in Wine earning Top National and International award winning wines. A fifth generation grape grower on her 200 year old homestead allows guests meet Brix and experience her bold VQA wines with a delicate touch that include exceptional Rieslings, opulent reds, delightful rosés, festive sparklings and seductive Icewines.
We reserve the right to change wineries, restaurant venues and itinerary without notice.