The Niagara Wine Trail is celebrating the holiday season with a weekend “Holiday Happenings” event, Saturday, Dec. 3, and Sunday, Dec. 4. Guests will receive three tastes of wine at 12 participating wineries, as well as a limited-edition keepsake jigsaw puzzle, which features the Niagara Wine Trail’s new illustrated map.
Single tickets are $35 and include one puzzle. Couple tickets are $60 and include one puzzle per couple. The tickets may be used once at each participating winery over the two days.
“We are happy to present our annual ‘Holiday Happenings’ event again this year, which allows guests to visit our participating wineries at their own pace,” said Shane Gustafson, president of the Niagara Wine Trail and owner of A Gust of Sun Winery. “Our wineries are stocked with a wide selection of wines and other merchandise, allowing for a wonderful holiday shopping experience while supporting our small businesses. Our limited-edition puzzle is great for anyone who enjoys a little challenge or can be given as a gift itself.”
Participating wineries include:
√ A Gust of Sun Winery (Ransomville)
√ Bella Rose Vineyard & Winery (Lewiston)
√ Black Willow Winery (Burt)
√ Honeymoon Trail Winery (Lockport)
√ Leonard Oakes Estate Winery (Medina)
√ Long Cliff Vineyard & Winery (Sanborn)
√ Mayer’s Lake Ontario Winery (Hilton)
√ Niagara Landing Wine Cellars (Lockport)
√ Schulze Vineyards & Winery (Burt)
√ Victorianbourg Wine Estate (Wilson)
√ Vizcarra Vineyards at Becker Farms (Gasport)
√ The Winery at Marjim Manor (Appleton)
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.NiagaraWineTrail.org, or follow the Niagara Wine Trail’s Facebook and Instagram pages.
Note: Large limos and buses are not accepted at all the wineries. Guests are encouraged to call ahead to each winery to learn about individual group policies.
The Niagara Wine Trail celebrates its 20th Anniversary in 2022. The organization comprises 13 member wineries, situated between the Niagara Escarpment and Lake Ontario, stretching through Niagara, Orleans and Monroe Counties. Each winery on the trail offers a diverse selection of traditional vinifera style, native, late harvest and ice wines, as well as unique styles such as award-winning fruit wines, meads and ciders. Its mission is to “work together to enhance the wine industry in the region through an array of intimate, authentic and charming guest experiences.”