Wine Wednesday - Kick off the Holiday Season in Wine Country at our Holiday Open Houses!


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The Holiday season is officially upon us! A wonderful time of year, filled with good cheer, celebrations, family gatherings and holiday wishes. But it’s also a time of packed schedules, daunting party planning, and crowded malls full of frenzied shoppers trying to find that perfect gift.

If the thought of venturing into jam-packed stores to buy gifts for everyone on your list has got you a little stressed out, we may have a perfect alternative for you. Head to picturesque Niagara-on-the-Lake, take in the enchanting beauty of the town during this magical time of year and ring in the Holiday season with us at our Holiday Open Houses.

Get ready to relish in wine country holiday cheer with some sipping, savouring and hassle-free shopping! Below you can find details on the Holiday Open Houses being hosted at several member properties of Wineries of Niagara-on-the-Lake in the following weeks:


The Hare Wine Co. (Dec 8 & 9, 10am - 5pm)

Visitors will be served Great Grandma Hare's Shortbread cookies and Mulled wine.  While savouring the festive pairing, check out all the Holiday promotions throughout the store and take advantage of the complimentary gift wrapping.

Joseph's Estate Wines Inc. (Dec 1st, 10am - 4pm)

This Annual Christmas Bazaar will feature a Bake Sale, many fantastic Vendors, Unique Crafts, free Raffle Draws, Games, Food and Wine.

The Lakeview Wine Company (Dec 6-9, 11am - 5pm)

Shop the boutique for holiday promotions on wines and giftware while enjoying complimentary refreshments, wine tastings and holiday cheer!

Niagara College Teaching Winery (Dec 1st, from 11am - 4 pm)

Complimentary tastings will be offered at the winery & brewery along with mini Wine 101 seminars. Complimentary gift wrapping available and 15% off ALL wine (Nov 23 - Dec 31) online and in-store.


Peller Estates, Trius Winery, Wayne Gretzky Estates (Nov 22nd - 25th)

These sister wineries will host a cross-property celebration during regular operating hours on the dates noted above. This will include complimentary tastings of new release wines as well as 20% off accessories all weekend for Black Friday. Anyone dining at Peller or Trius over the weekend will also receive a complimentary sparkling tasting.

Pondview Estate Winery (Dec 9th, 11am - 4pm)

o   Every guest will be greeted with a Sparkling reception and Canapes.

o   The winery’s premium chocolate partner, Galarie au Chocolat, will feature a Complimentary Chocolate tasting with unique holiday gift ideas.

o   A Complimentary Wine and Cheese Workshop will allow guests to create their own personalized pairings and then provide the ability to stock up on these items for their Holiday Guest needs.

o   Pondview “One of a Kind” Custom gift boxes will be custom-built and holiday wrapped in the boutique to provide a unique gift for that hard to buy for friend and family member.


Reif Estate Winery (Dec 1st, 10am - 5pm)

Annual open house featuring wines from the TAROT card collection and must-haves for Christmas dinner only available for a short time. Complimentary tastings and festive culinary creations.

Southbrook Vineyards (Dec 1st, 11am - 5pm)

Shop the boutique and a variety of holiday vendors to help with all your holiday needs!

Strewn Winery (Dec 1st, 12:30pm - 5pm)

Complimentary tastings, canapes, gift wrap and sommelier advice on wine for the holidays. Free shipping December 1 & 2 for online orders of six bottles or more.

With so many options you are bound to find lots of great holiday gifts for family and friends. In fact, you will likely make a large dent in that daunting gift list you have been working on for months! Also be sure to take advantage of all the great deals and stock up on your favourite wines to serve at your own Holiday celebrations.

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