Explore sweet and savoury, wine and chocolate, fun and romance. Niagara Falls are frozen, and Niagara region is a winter wonderland, but indoors things are heating up. The annual Days of Wine & Chocolate Festival invites us to visit select wineries to showcase delicious pairings…
Pair the 2012 Inniskillin Cabernet Franc Icewine with white chocolate custard tart, poached rhubarb, cocoa nibs.
Jackson-Triggs Estate Winery
Pair the 2011 Reserve Merlot with an all day breakfast of house-cured bacon, dark chocolate pancakes, and valrhona butter. Savour the Sights at Jackson-Triggs on February 15, 2014. Enjoy a progressive epicurean experience featuring five courses of fine wine and food served in picturesque locations throughout the winery.
Reif Estate Winery
Pair the 2007 Merlot Reserve with Mayan chocolate chili. *Taste four wines with four chocolate BRIX bites at the Sensory Wine Bar. Love is Blind — Sample a flight of white or red wines in opaque black Spiegelau blind tasting glasses. Fall in love blindly with your favourite wine, and guess the wines you are tasting by smell and taste alone. **Guess all four correctly and win a bottle of Pinot Noir – The Heartbreak Grape.