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Three Hot Upcoming Wine Events Around Niagara

Monday, June 23rd, 2014


wine pouring 2 glassesNiagara has made a name for itself offering a selection of wines and experiences for wine enthusiasts and those who are looking for fun events with beautiful scenery.

The summer weather is the perfect time to visit the wineries and check out the gorgeous vineyards, the food and – of course – sample the wine.

Below is a list of three wine events that are coming up in the region, making it a great reason to come visit one of the most respected wine regions in the world.

Earth & Sky Music Market

Filled with food trucks, artisans, specialty food, music and wine, you won’t want to miss out on this event taking place at Chateau Des Charmes on June 30, August 4 and Sept. 1. The transformation of the vineyard into a supermarket gives this event a twist on the usual winery event, while adding in local music and delicious food.

Pop-Up Patio

Pillitteri Estates Winery is embracing the region’s chefs, produce and wine during its luncheon series. If you want a casual lunch of three to five menu items that offer a unique taste using local ingredients then make your way to Pop-Up Patio. The prices are budget-friendly and with a glass of wine in hand you will be relaxed in no time! The Pop-Up Patios take place during the summer with the next scheduled for July 4.

Trius Jazz at the Winery

Celebrate jazz and blues music in the wine country at this upcoming Trius Winery event. Now in its 25th year, the evening will return this summer showcasing the wine, music and food found in Niagara. Choose Vineyard Lawn Seating or Backstage Passes, eat from the market menu or a three-course prix fixe meal all while enjoying the warm weather and delicious food.




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Enjoy Ultimate Experience Packages at Sheraton on the Falls

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

CS_TubEmptyStraightIf you’re looking for a trip to Niagara Falls that’s specially designed around your interests take a look at some of the many Ultimate Experience Packages that we offer. All the packages include your accommodations at our 4-star hotel that is conveniently located in the heart of the tourist district.

Ultimate Couples Experience Package: Indulge in this package with your special someone enjoying the food, wine and nightlife that Niagara Falls is known for. With three dining gift cards to the best restaurants in the city, winery tasting passes and complimentary cocktails at the Hard Rock Café, your weekend will be well spent in each other’s company.

Ultimate Niagara Winery Experience Package: Not just for wine enthusiasts, this package is the perfect way to spend the weekend in Niagara. Fall in love with delicious VQA wine found in the region when visiting several local wineries for tours and tastings. Accompany your winery passes with dining gift cards to Windows, Rainbow Room and the Fallsview Buffet. The next morning make sure you pamper yourself at the Christienne Fallsview Spa.

Ultimate Spa Experience Package: If you want a weekend built specifically for relaxation and enjoying time spent with your partner, then this is the package for you. Featuring a couples massage and private use of the Hydrotherapy Infinity Tub you’ll easily forget about the stresses of life. Top it off with complimentary chocolate truffles and sparkling water for an unforgettable spa experience.

Ultimate Casino Experience Package: A package made for anyone feeling lucky and looking for a night out on the town. Celebrate a special day with this package and enjoy meals at Windows, Rainbow Room and the Fallsview Buffet and wine tasting passes at Hillebrand and Peller Estates and then spend the evening gaming at Casino Niagara.

The toughest part is choosing which package you want to experience!

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Celebrate Canada Day in Niagara Falls

Monday, June 9th, 2014

wfol (2)Canada Day is quickly approaching and Niagara Falls is one of the best places in the country to celebrate the occasion. Niagara Falls offers tons of activities to partake in on the special day, including fun historical, educational and family oriented events.

Canada Day At Inniskillin

Wine enthusiasts can rejoice at the fifth annual Canada Day celebrations at Inniskillin Winery and enjoy an evening filled with food and wine. This picnic style event will have a BBQ and other food options right next to the vineyard on The Piazza. Included at the event will be an outdoor wine bar where VQA wines fit for the summer will be offered. Don’t let the night stop at food and wine and stay for the fireworks that will be happening over the vineyard at dusk.

Canada Day Celebration at Welland Canals Parkway

This event is perfect for families looking to celebrate the holiday together. Filled with fun games such as the bean-bag toss, tug-of-war, as well as food vendors and more, you won’t want to miss out! Get a chance to meet some characters from St. Catharines’ past and spend the day at the Museum’s Dominion Day Picnic. Learn about the world famous Welland Canal and how it helped shaped the Canada that we know today.

Secord Day

This educational Canada Day celebration will take you through a history lesson as you learn about the stories of Laura Secord and her journey. The homestead has been converted into an authentic experience with costumes and items from the era. This day will be a chance to celebrate the holiday with your family partaking in activities for everyone at the historic Laura Secord homestead.

Falls Fireworks Illuminations Coca-Cola Concerts

A classic way to celebrate the holidays with the family will include free music and fireworks. This budget friendly event is perfect for everyone and has an incredible view to accompany it. A free concert featuring local band Sultans of String and fireworks as the sun sets will kick off the celebrations right beside the Horseshoe Falls.

If you’re looking for something unique to do this Canada Day, visit Niagara Falls this July. With family friendly events taking place throughout the area it won’t be hard to find a fun way to celebrate the day!

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The Perfect Getaway Includes Sheraton on the Falls

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

001Take a break from the everyday this summer and indulge in a relaxing getaway with us! While many know Niagara Falls for its bustling nightlife, attractions and restaurants, one of its best-kept secrets is our Christienne Fallsview Spa.

The Christienne Fallsview Spa has everything you’ll need to relax during a weekend away in Niagara Falls. Situated inside of the Sheraton on the Falls, the spa contains several unique features including the only Hydrotherapy Infinity Tub in Canada, treatment areas overlooking the falls and it’s the only spa in Niagara to offer the GUINOT line of skincare products.

The Christienne Fallsview Spa has also just announced two new services – Reiki and Reflexology. Reiki is a form of healing using specific hand positions and light touches along the body to balance energy. Reiki treats body, emotions, mind and spirit. Reflexology is used to re-balance Qi (the life force flowing through your energy channels) to treat a number of conditions to have a beneficial effect on the organs and a person’s general health.

To make the planning process easier we’ve developed the Ultimate Spa Experience that includes hotel accommodations, time at the spa and several other goodies, including winery tasting passes to two nearby vineyards.

Ultimate Spa Experience Package Includes:

  • One Night Hotel Accommodations
  • 55 minute Relaxation Couples Massage and 20 minutes private use of the Hydrotherapy Infinity Tub
  • Sparkling water infused with a Cherry Lane elixir and decadent Chocolate Truffles
  • Three Fallsview Dining Gift Cards:
  • Two Cocktails at the Hard Rock Cafe
  • Special Hershey’s Chocolate World Gift
  • Two Winery Tasting Passes at Hillebrand and Peller Estates
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