Sip & Savour: Your Guide to Niagara Grape & Wine Festival Summer Events

Summer in the Niagara Region is a time of celebration, flavour, and unforgettable experiences. As one of Canada’s pre-eminent wine producers, Niagara offers an unparalleled journey into the world of wine, and the Niagara Grape & Wine Festival’s summer events are the perfect way to immerse yourself in this vibrant culture. Make your summer one to remember with these featured events.

Discovery Pass Weekends: June 14-16 & June 21-23

Explore the heart of Niagara wine country on an unforgettable self-guided journey when you purchase a Discovery Pass. Two options are available which include your choice of 3 or 6 wine and food pairings. Twelve of Niagara’s top wineries are participating in the program featuring unique tasting experiences that you won’t find anywhere else. Whether you prefer red, white, or something sparkling, there will be something for everyone to enjoy, including vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, and dairy-free options. The Discovery Pass is valid from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm on both weekends, offering ample time to savor the region’s finest offerings at your own pace.

Wine Country Tailgate Party at Peller Estates: June 22

Summer is almost here, and to kick things off head into the heart of Niagara’s wine country for the return of the annual TD Tailgate Party. An evening of premium VQA wine, live entertainment, and culinary fare inspired by all your summer favourites – from wood-fired pizza to BBQ classics. This is an event you don’t want to miss, so gather your friends and celebrate the start of summer in style.

Brunch by the Lake: July 7

Dress up in your Sunday best and enjoy a Brunch by the Lake for a morning lakeside with premium VQA wine, wine-based cocktails, and the return of the Brunch Battle! Eight local culinary creators have paired with some of your favourite Niagara wineries to create incredible brunch pairings, and it’s up to you – and our panel of guest judges – to decide on the best of the best! All-inclusive tickets are on sale now. Feeling fancy? Treat yourself and your friends to the VIP Experience, including upgraded seating for up to 6 guests, VIP concierge, and a mimosa kit.

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Why Niagara?

The Niagara Region stands as one of Canada’s top wine-producing areas, thanks to its unique climate and fertile soil that create ideal conditions for growing a wide variety of grapes. From renowned Icewines to sophisticated reds and crisp whites, Niagara’s wineries consistently produce world-class wines that delight palates around the globe. Visiting Niagara wine country is not just about the wine; it’s about the experience of tasting, learning, and enjoying the beautiful landscapes that accompany every sip.

Reserve Your Niagara Falls Getaway Today!

Don’t miss the chance to experience Niagara Wine Country this summer. With a range of events tailored for wine enthusiasts, food lovers, and those just looking to enjoy the beauty of the region, there’s something for everyone. Reserve your Niagara Falls getaway today and dive into a world of wine, food minutes from the spectacular Falls!