Niagara Wine Culture

Wine Culture in Niagara

The Niagara region is famous for its grape growing and winemaking for over 200 years. Winemaking in the Niagara region was small business when it first started; however the industry has flourished and now the Niagara region is comprised of a network of wineries and vineyards. The most important concept about the evolution of the wine industry in the Niagara region is its community that consists of many experienced and dedicated wine makers.

To celebrate wine culture in the Niagara region, Niagara hosts annual wine festivals to promote wine culture in Niagara and to show visitors what they won’t get at their local wine stores. Some of the most anticipated wine festivals near Niagara Falls is the  Niagara Ice Wine Festival and the Niagara Wine Festival. During these wine festivals, visitors get a chance to experience all of what Niagara wine culture has to offer such as wine tours, wine tasting and food and wine sampling.

The Niagara region has it all from the famed Niagara Falls, to luxurious Niagara casinos, to the Skylon Tower. The wine culture in Niagara is just the icing on the cake to your enjoyable Niagara Falls vacation.

Photo courtesy of The Ice House

Other Attractions

Niagara Falls Skywheel

4950 Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls, Canada (905) 358-4793 Niagara Skywheel Website Want to take amazing overview shots of the Niagara Falls area while enjoying a relaxing, world-class ride when you’re at Clifton Hill? Then the Niagara Falls Skywheel is the ride you want to take. Towering 175 feet over the Niagara Falls horizon, the Niagara… Read more

Sentineal Carriages

1055 Line 1, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada (905) 468-4943 Sentineal Carriages Sentineal Carriages welcomes you to Niagara on the Lake and the Niagara Falls region. Since 1989 they have made wedding days special, tours of the Niagara more entertaining and the passing of loved ones more elegant with their horse drawn hearse. Sentineal Carriages invite you… Read more

Niagara-on-the-Lake

Niagara-on-the-Lake is popular for its historical sites during the war of 1812 and is also home to the Shaw Festival, the 2nd largest repertory theatre company in North America.

Brick City (Legoland)

4943 Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls, Canada (905) 357-2200 Ext. 6612 Brick City Website When you visit Brick City (or Legoland as some would call it) you’ll realize those tiny brick pieces that you played with as a little kid can be built into anything you can possibly imagine. Brick City is every adult’s childhood dream… Read more

The Journey Behind the Falls

6650 Niagara Pkwy., Niagara Falls, Canada (905) 354-1551 The Journey Behind the Falls Website The Journey Behind The Falls is for visitors who want a more intimate experience with the Niagara Falls. You start your journey by entering an elevator that descends 150 feet through bedrock and tunnels. Once you reach your destination you have… Read more

Holiday Inn By The Falls

5339 Murray St. Niagara Falls, Canada  1 (800) 263-9393 Holiday Inn By The Falls Website Holiday Inn By The Falls is the hotel of choice during your Niagara Falls vacation as it is located just steps from the mighty Falls. Not only is the hotel conveniently located near the Falls it is also near the… Read more

Inniskillin Winery

1499 Line 3, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada (905) 468-2187 Inniskillin Wines Website Inniskillin Niagara Estate Wines is situated near Niagara Falls and is Canada’s premier estate winery. The Inniskillin Winery was established in 1975 by co founders Donald Ziraldo and Karl Kaiser. Inniskillin’s philosophy was simple and true to the land–produce quality wines from quality grapes… Read more

Niagara On The Lake Golf Club

143 Front St., Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada (905) 468-3424 Niagara On The Lake Golf Club Website The Niagara-on-the-Lake golf club near Niagara Falls is the oldest surviving golf course in North America. Like all golf courses, it has changed over the years. Its greens have been moved, its holes lengthened, new bunkers built, the rough cut… Read more

Zoom Leisure Bike Tours

431 Mississauga St., Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada (905) 468-2366 Zoom Leisure Bike Tours Website Cycle through the historic town of Niagara-on-the-Lake near Niagara Falls and learn about the heritage of the town and taste their award-winning wines. Tour and taste at small cottage wineries and large world known estate wineries… experience the romance of the vineyards…. Read more

Ripley’s Moving Theater

4960 Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls, Canada (905) 356-2238 Ripley’s Moving Theater We’ve all seen 3D movies which make you feel like the picture is coming out at you, enhancing your movie experience by adding this extra element of depth. But have you ever seen a 4D movie? Ripley’s Moving Theater has combined 3D films with… Read more