What’s happening at local wineries?

Snow-covered California Pinot Noir Vineyard

It’s a winter wonderland out there! Hopefully the frosty temperatures haven’t kept you cooped up inside – there’s so much to enjoy at the many Twenty Valley vineyards, no matter what the season! Take a look at some of these upcoming events and don’t miss out!

Want to warm up? Don’t miss Souper Weekend at Calamus Estate Winery! Scheduled for every weekend in February, this tasty event will offer a heart-warming soup paired with a Calamus Estate wine. All guests will get to take home the recipe as well!

The whole family can head to Angel’s Gate Winery in Beamsville for Boards and Snack on February 11 & 12 and February 18 & 19. Guests can relax and enjoy a variety of classic board games along side a pairing of four snack items and four VQA wines. No reservation required for groups under six. Snack pairing and tasting $7/ per person, kids snack pairing and juice $4/ per person.

If you want to celebrate Valentine’s Day a little early, head to Cave Spring Cellars and Pucker Up on February 11 and 12. Guests will relish the simple pleasure that wine and chocolate brings to the palate. Shortbread will be paired with sparkling wine and chocolate truffles with a house favourite red wine, selected by staff! Reservations are not required.

If you’ve always wanted to know a little more about the fascinating world of wine, you’re in luck. Vineland Estates Winery will be hosting a Wine Club Education Seminar on February 18 and 19. Topics include Cutting Edge Cocktails, Dark Fruits and Light Cheeses, Three Faces of Sparkling and many others. Seminars are complimentary for all Wine Club members.

Promising a truly opulent experience, Redstone Winery in Beamsville is hosting a Rare Vintage Dinner event this month, on February 23. Featuring a number of vintage gems in the Tawse Winery cellar, this special dinner will include a sparkling wine and canapé reception at 6 p.m. followed by a delectable four-course dinner with vintage wine pairings. Selections include a 1959 Joboulet Vercherre Grands Echezeaux, a 1960 Mouton Rothschild, a 1970 Chateau Margaux and a number of others. This exciting event is limited to 18 guests.