Optional Wineries Tour

Date: Thursday, May 9, 2019
Time: 12:00 noon – 4:15pm (All coaches depart from the Scotiabank Convention Centre and return to the Hilton Hotel & Suites)
Cost: $130.00 +HST
Who can go: This optional tour is available only to those registered for the full conference.
How to purchase: Tickets can be purchased when you register for the conference.
Deadline to purchase: April 8, 2019

This private, custom-designed tour will include visits to three vineyards: Wayne Gretzky Estates, Stratus and Jackson-Triggs. Visits to each winery will be 55 minutes in duration and will include tours, tastings and pairings (as applicable at each venue), plus a limited amount of time for optional purchases in the gift shops. Tours are operated by Niagara’s tour professionals at Niagara Airbus.


Wayne Gretzky Estates Winery and Distillery: Tastings and Canapes

Wayne Gretzky Wines are produced from the finest grapes developed by some of the country’s most celebrated winemakers. These award-winning wines are both delicious and approachable, made for every Canadian Wine Lover to enjoy! This experience offers a collection of quiet reminders that our country is at its best when we put in the extra work to produce results that truly stand apart.

Stratus Vineyards: Tour and Tastings

Located in the historic town of Niagara on the Lake, Stratus Vineyards is a gravity flow winery, distinguished by its LEED-certified facility, its commitment to sustainability and wines of outstanding quality. This diversely planted vineyard features unusual rich soil; a sustainable facility that unites tradition and science to service the winemakers art; and a retail gallery with adjoining tastings rooms that are both chic and welcoming. Stratus creates wines and experiences that are truly memorable!

Jackson-Triggs Niagara Estate: Tour, Tastings and Cheese Board

Jackson Triggs is a name you know. It’s a name that stands for commitment to crafting the perfect wine for any occasion. As Canada’s most-awarded winery, and state of the art gravity flow assisted facility, they have been named “Best Canadian Winery” in many international and domestic competitions. You’ll be enjoying premium wines that pair perfectly with every moment!