New seasons mean new culinary and wine offerings at Inniskillin and Jackson-Triggs wineries from estate chefs David Penny and Tim Mackiddie.
Market Grill & Smokehouse
Estate Chef David Penny expands his Market Grill & Smokehouse with a truly Canadian menu including poutine, east and west coast oysters, and everyone’s warm weather BBQ favourites from the Burger Bar. Whether outside on The Piazza or inside in Founders’ Hall, guests can relax and enjoy wine country cuisine at its best while sipping a fine glass of VQA wine. (Weekends May 19th to June 30th/ Daily July to September, 11:30 a.m.- 4 p.m.)
The Canada Day celebration, which takes place from July 1-4, attracts both local and international guests for a gathering amidst the vineyards and picnic tables in The Piazza. Now in its fourth year, the annual event proudly recognizes Inniskillin’s heritage as Canada’s premier estate winery. (July 1 – 11:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m./July 2, 3, 4 – 11:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
The Great Canadian Kitchen Party
The ultimate hands-on group or team experience that uses ingredients from all parts of Canada. (For hours of operation, tours, tasting, events and private experience bookings visit www.inniskillin.com)
Tasting Gallery and Terrace
Local cheeses, charcuterie, wine country condiments, and a glass of Jackson-Triggs VQA sparkling and table wines completes the fun. (Daily, June to October)
Food Truck Mania
Check out a rotating offering through the summer months featuring Tide & Vine Oyster Company, Avella’s Wood Fired Pizza Oven, and many more. (Daily, June to October)
Amphitheatre Concert Series
The Jackson-Triggs Amphitheatre Concert Series presents great Canadian talent with fine wine and delectable food treats. Offerings include the Amphitheatre Grill, with concessions ranging from sausage to corn on the cob and popcorn, as well as a range of food trucks and vendors. Guests looking for a more traditional dinner can opt for a candlelit four-course meal in the underground barrel cellar, which includes the cost of the concert ticket. Alternatively, fare in the Tasting Gallery and Terrace continues with local cheeses, charcuterie and wine country condiments.
NEW PROGRAMS AND NOTABLE FAVOURITES
Double the Fun!!
Begin your Niagara experience at Inniskillin with a casual BBQ on The Piazza and then head over to Jackson-Triggs for a concert under the stars at the Amphitheatre.
Yoga in the Vineyard
Back for its second year – outdoor yoga at its best with Alana Hurov of Hotel Yoga followed by a wine country lunch.
Savour the Sights
The ever-popular experience offers five courses paired with fine VQA wines and offered in picturesque locations throughout the winery. (April 20, May 26, June 8, September 21, October 19, November 23, December 7) For hours of operation, tours, tastings, events and private experiences visit www.jacksontriggswinery.com