Niagara Wine Culture
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
5686 Falls Avenue, Niagara Falls, Canada (905) 374-4446 ext. 4272 Hershey Store Niagara Falls Website The Hershey Store might not be Willy Wonka’s Chocolate factory, but it definitely comes close. The Hershey store in Niagara Falls, Canada is a 650 square foot complex filled with chocolate fun for all the chocolate lovers out there. Don’t… Read more
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
4960 Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls, Canada (905) 358-4788 Strike Rock N’ Bowl Website Bowling is one of those activities that is great for dates, families and couples. What could be better then clapping for your kid when they get a strike, or laughing at your honey when they make a fool of themselves when they… Read more
Wine Culture in Niagara is huge with many award winning wineries in the region for you to visit. Winery visits include taste testing, a wine boutique and cooking classes.
1696 Niagara Stone Rd., Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada (905) 468-3147 Pillitteri Estate Winery Website The Pillitteri Estates Winery is located near Niagara Falls and they first opened their doors in 1993 and since then have won over 650 awards, including the coveted Civart Trophy at Challenge International du Vin, and the Trophée Citadelles from Les Citadelles… Read more
631 Lorraine Road, Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada 1 (877) 835-6868 Whisky Run Golf Club Website Once the site of a prosperous bootleggers operation during prohibition, Whisky Run Golf Club is a picturesque 27 hole golf course located near the shores of Lake Erie. Whisky Run is unique among the golf courses in the Niagara Falls… Read more
4960 Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls, Canada (905) 356-2238 Louis Tussaud’s Waxworks Website A part of Ripley’s Niagara, Louis Tussaud’s houses over one hundred wax figures throughout the themed galleries. The actual figures are immediately recognizable, life size replications of the real person. Louis Tussaud’s is perfect for all ages. Kids will love seeing Captain Jack… Read more
4915 Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls, Canada (905) 374-4444 The MGM Movie Experience brings the Magic of the Movies right in the heart of Niagara Falls, Canada. The building contains three stories of Hollywood souvenirs and memorabilia. When you buy something from the MGM store to take home with you, your friends from back home will… Read more
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
Niagara Pkwy., Niagara Falls, Canada (905) 356-8119 Botanical Gardens Niagara Website Niagara Parks’ Botanical Gardens is located on the scenic Niagara Parkway and the Great Gorge, just a 10 minute drive north of the Niagara Falls. This beautiful garden setting is home to the Butterfly Conservatory and serves as the unique outdoor classroom for students… Read more