Category: St. Catharines

Six Ontario Wineries You’ll Love

From Amherstburg (near Windsor) to Vaughan, Ontario is home to a growing number of wineries. Whether you plan to simply pop in to pick up a few bottles to add to your home collection, or if you love nothing more than enjoying a few leisurely glasses of wine on a sun-drenched afternoon, you’ll undoubtedly enjoy visiting Ontario’s wineries. Here are a few favourites – some large, and some small. Colio Estate Wines Home of the famous Girls’ Night Out wines and many other fantastic selections, Colio Estate Wines was established in 1980. Today, the winery boasts more than 2.4 million […]

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Favourite Restaurants of Niagara-on-the-Lake

Did you know that Niagara on the Lake has some of the best restaurants in Canada? There is a large number of eating establishments competing for the 3 million or so visitors we have each year. It is seasonal tourism with the most activity between April 1and November 30th. One unique feature of the town is that many of these restaurants are walking distance from your hotel or Bed and Breakfast. The accommodations are right downtown in close proximity to the restaurants. Fine dining facilities serve an excellent selection of local wines and often the chef will select a wine […]

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Wine Country Lunch in Niagara

Fine dining is sometimes a hit-and-miss experience in Niagara, especially around the popular Niagara Falls and Niagara-on-the-Lake areas near the border. There are lots of tourists who need to eat somewhere, and who have lots of money to throw around, and so frankly the competition is not always fierce. So if you have the time and inclination, I suggest getting away from Niagara central to visit wine country west of St. Catherines, near the rural farming towns of Beamsville, Vineland, and the like. One of our best wine country lunch experiences in Niagara has been in this area, at the […]

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