In recent years, Niagara, Ontario, Canada has gained significant renown for its exceptional wines. Situated a mere 20 minutes away from Niagara Falls, Niagara on-the-Lake boasts an impressive collection of twenty-five vineyards. The wider Niagara wine region, which extends along the scenic shores of Lake Ontario, hosts more than fifty esteemed wineries.
September is the perfect month to discover the wonderful wines, food, ciders, beer and spirits made in the Niagara Peninsula. The wonderful climate with long sunny days are just perfect for exploring the region’s vineyards and harvest celebrations provide a fun way to get to know the wines of the region.
A beloved and highly anticipated event in St. Catharines, Ontario, is the renowned Niagara Grape & Wine Festival held each September. This vibrant celebration offers winery tours, wine tasting and seminars. Attendees are also treated to concerts, artisan shows, and one of Canada’s grandest street parades. Moreover, the festival is a feast for the senses, showcasing delectable local cuisine that is sure to tantalize taste buds.
The pinnacle of the festival is the Montebello Park Experience, a six-day event where you can enjoy concerts and wine tastings set against the backdrop of one of the region’s oldest parks.
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