[PRESENTED BY WINERIES OF NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE]
Mark your calendars as Dig Our Roots, the annual celebration of the Niagara-on-the-Lake appellation, is only three weeks away (April 12–14). During this weekend, avid wine lovers will have an exclusive opportunity to discover the rich history and unique terroir of this one-of-a-kind wine growing region.
The Dig Our Roots Winemakers Dinner will be the official kick-off to the Dig Our Roots weekend and will be held in the beautiful Upper Canada Hall Ballroom at the Pillar and Post on Friday, April 12. Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to rub shoulders with pioneers of the Ontario wine industry. The evening will begin with a sparkling reception where you can mingle with winemakers from several member wineries. Following the reception you will enjoy an exceptional dinner curated by Executive Chef, Mark Longster. As you enjoy the locally-inspired dishes and the exceptional wines that perfectly accompany them you can interact with the winemakers seated at your table. You will have the opportunity to learn about their approach to winemaking and how the unique terroir of their vineyards results in wines of exceptional quality and diversity. It will be an evening to remember! Purchase your tickets today as capacity is limited.
During the three-day weekend, the Wineries of Niagara-on-the-Lake will open their doors to offer unique experiences that showcase our wines, our winemakers and our terroir like never before. At these exclusive events you can gain in-depth knowledge of the unique terroir in our four distinct sub-appellations – Niagara River, Niagara Lakeshore, Four Mile Creek, and St. David’s Bench. Wineries are offering a variety of formats to suit everyone’s preference – from vineyard walks to blending sessions, library tastings, dinners, interactive tasting flights, behind the scenes experiences and more. Visit our website to review the complete list of experiences available and download the Weekend at a Glance document and the Wineries of Niagara-on-the-Lake map to plan your personalized itinerary for the full weekend. Purchase tickets to winery events today as spots are filling up quickly.
If you can’t make it down to Niagara-on-the-Lake this April you may still have an opportunity to learn about our unique appellation. This year the Wineries of Niagara-on-the-Lake are hosting a special tasting in Toronto. Three member wineries – Inniskillin Wines, Reif Estate Winery, Strewn Winery – will be offering an exclusive tasting in the state-of-the-art wine lab at George Brown College on April 2nd. The theme of the evening will be Old Vines and Aged Wines. The winemakers will guide you through a tasting of exclusive back vintage and old vine wines that reflect the heritage and quality that Niagara-on-the-Lake is able to produce. Purchase tickets today as capacity is very limited.
Join us this April to discover the rich history of winemaking in this region and unearth what makes the Niagara-on-the-Lake appellation and our wines so very special.