To experience the true flavour of Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada you must include a wine tour in your visit.
The Niagara Falls area is renowned for its wineries having produced many internationally acclaimed, award-winning wines. 25 vineyards are located within a 20 minute drive of the Falls, along the shores of Lake Ontario, in the Niagara-on-the-Lake area.
To assist you in indulging your vintage exploration ThriftyTourist.ca has put together a list of a few affordable wine tours for you to embark on.
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Join the Group
Limited to 15 passengers, the Niagara Falls Wine Tour with Cheese Pairings tour is a value-priced, small group tour that offers an intimate experience with a professional guide.
Choose from a 3-hour-morning or 4-hour-afternoon tour and set out on an exploration of three or four wineries.
Enjoy a full vineyard-to-wine tour at one of the Niagara Falls region`s largest and most famous wineries; you’ll get to do everything from visiting the vineyard to enjoying a session in the tasting room.
Next up is a visit to two boutique wineries where you`ll indulge in a variety of tastings, including Ontario`s famous ice wine.
For your last winery stop, you`ll discover the world of palate-pleasing pairings as you not only sample wines but also complimentary cheeses.
Make it a Private Affair
Wine has its elegant and sophisticated side. Why not play it up a little by taking a 6-hour, Private Tour of Niagara Falls Wineries aboard a luxurious vehicle?
Sit in comfort and style as your private guide picks you up from your hotel and chauffeurs you from winery to winery including one that dates back to three generations of winemakers, another that’s reported to be haunted and one that holds the title of being the oldest winery in the Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada region.
From boutique to large production, from historic to modern this surprisingly-affordable wine tour has it all.
And of course there are tastings along the way, including Ontario`s revered ice wine.
Great Wine, Great Exercise
For many people a favourite thing to do when visiting Niagara-on-the-Lake is to go on a scenic bike ride.
Why not combine it with a wine-tasting tour?
Don’t worry if you haven’t ridden a bike since you were a kid, this budget-conscious tour is ideal for all fitness levels. The bike route connecting the wineries is mostly flat making for a nice, leisurely ride.
You’ll be cycling past gorgeous views of Lake Ontario and the surrounding countryside, and visiting a variety of wineries.
During these stops you’ll get to sample an eclectic selection of wines, including award winners and Ontario’s unique ice wine.
Best of all, you don’t have to carry back any wine you purchase. The tour organizers will have it delivered to your hotel for you.
Choose from a half-day tour or the full-day tour which includes a scrumptious picnic lunch.
Wine & Dine
You can’t think of wine without thinking of food. Combine the two by taking the Niagara-on-the-Lake Wine-Tasting Tour with Gourmet Lunch or Dinner.
Tag along with a professional guide as he leads this 5.5 hour tour to some of the region’s most noted wineries both big and small.
Learn about the wine-making process and award-winning wines, and sample some of the area’s acclaimed vintages.
Then dine on a gourmet 3-course lunch or dinner, featuring the freshest seasonal and regional foods at one of Niagara-on-the-Lake’s finest restaurants.
This thrifty, combination tour is limited to 15 people to ensure an intimate, insightful experience so sign up promptly.
Don’t forget to check Groupon for deals on Niagara Wine Tours
Another great option for sourcing affordable wine tours in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada is to peruse Groupon, the money-saving website that features local discounts in 150 cities.
Visit the Niagara Falls “Things to Do” Groupon page where quite often you will find savings on wine tours and brewery tours.
And remember, the Groupon Niagara Falls page is a smart place to check out when you’re first planning your trip and even when you’re in the middle of your Niagara Falls vacation because new deals get added weekly and even daily many times.
Be thrifty and practical! This information was accurate when published, but can change without notice. We recommend you confirm all details with the provider in question before planning your excursion.