Afternoon Half Day Niagara Wine & Cheese Tour
Explore Niagara Wine Country
Learn about grape varieties and the geographical area as we start out in the vineyard with our WINE SMART GUIDE, then experience a full grand tour of the wine making process and facility. Discover the inner workings of the tank room right into a real underground barrel cellar.
Enjoy an interactive Cheese & Wine sensory tasting right in the heart of wine country!
For your convenience on SATURDAYS and SUNDAYS this tour goes out 3 times a day: Morning, Noon and Mid Afternoon. See below for detailed pickup times.
An all inclusive experience
$129.95 CDN or $104 USD approx + tax
Visit three award winning, family owned boutique wineries – from large, medium to hidden gems.
A fully guided, grand tour at one winery is included.
PICK UP TIME & TRANSPORTATION
- Morning Tour (Sat. & Sun. only)
- Niagara Falls Hotel pick ups between 9:00 am – 9:30 am
- Niagara-on-the-Lake pick ups between 9:30 am -10:00 am
- Noon Tour (daily)
- Niagara Falls Hotel pick ups between 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
- Niagara-on-the-Lake pick ups between 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
- Mid Afternoon Tour (Sat. & Sun. only)
- Niagara Falls Hotel pick ups between 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
- Niagara-on-the-Lake pick ups between 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Explore Niagara in Mercedes-Benz Sedan SUVs or Executive Sprinter touring vehicles with a small number of people (UP TO 10 PEOPLE DURING COVID), to ensure quality interaction with your guide and to maintain current social distancing rules.
Tour includes door-to-door transportation to and from local Niagara accomodations as well as pick up and drop off from all winery visits on the tour.
The Afternoon Half Day Wine & Cheese Tour
Travel with an industry wine professional and visit 3 award winning Niagara wineries during this exploration with wine and cheese tasting
- At your first winery visit, you will enjoy an interactive Cheese & Charcuterie tasting seminar with multiple different cheeses, local cured meats and french bread during a seminar style food and wine pairing event. In this event you will explore how food and wine can be paired. You will also learn about different grape varieties, how they are processed and their distinct flavors and origins.
- At the second winery, experience a Full Grand Tour of the wine making facility including an in-depth tasting seminar
- At the third winery, visit a small boutique family run winery off the beaten path producing small batch, award winning wines
- Taste a minimum of three to four wines or more, per person, per winery, including premium whites, reds and some of the best and rarest Icewines in the world.
- Tour and wine tasting fees are included with the program, more tastings can be had for a minimal fee outside the program if you like! Make sure to take wine home as most of the wines you try are only available at the winery!
(Due to COVID some tastings may be outdoors)
Transportation & Guides
- Door to door transportation to and from your accommodations
- An industry professional wine smart guide
- Price listed is per person and exclusive of HST, booking fee, and guide gratuity. $US only an approximation, as currency rates fluctuate.
- Professional Guide Gratuity is not included, thank you
The cheese tasting is a tapas style seminar, it is not meant to replace a full meal event. If you wish for a meal program please see our Lunch, Dinner, or Our Culinary Tour to include a meal plan.
Being our most popular tour our weekday group size can range from 4 to 14 guests. DUE TO COVID-19 WE ARE MAINTAINING NUMBERS IN ACCORDANCE TO PROVINCIAL REGULATIONS OF UP TO 10 GUESTS.
As in all our tours, you will be in a newer, spacious, comfortable and immaculate vehicle with air conditioning.
All on site winery tasting sessions are private to Niagara Vintage Wine Tour guests at each winery to maintain the integrity of our guests experiences.
Additional Wine Tour Notes
Pickup & Drop Off
Door to door service at your Hotel, B&B, or Country Inn. We provide door-to-door service pickup times are approximate. Allow for 10-25 minute buffer zone with pickup times.
On rare occasion we reserve the right to change itinerary due to availability and without notice. In the off season, due to earlier closures of wineries separate group tours may be combined.
Please note that our reservations for dinner is at 8:00 pm during our peak season (May-September), and the reservations for dinner is at 7:00 pm during our off season (October-May).
DUE TO COVID RESERVATIONS FOR DINNER ARE MADE FOR 6PM DAILY.