24th Annual Niagara Icewine Festival


Ontario VQA wineries prepare for three weekends of Icewine festivities in January

VINELAND STATION, ON,¬†Dec. 21, 2018¬†/CNW/ –¬†In its 24th¬†year, Niagara’s Icewine Festival is one of¬†Ontario’s¬†largest wine celebrations where wine lovers, cocktail fans, and foodies are sure to create sweet memories to last a lifetime. Ontarians and visitors are invited to discover an extraordinary collection of wine and culinary experiences while tasting Icewine, one of¬†Canada’s¬†most treasured products. Experiences also offer the opportunity for consumers to discover¬†Ontario’sinternationally-acclaimed VQA sparkling, red and white wines.

The Niagara Icewine Festival Discovery Pass also begins on¬†January 11th¬†and runs Friday ‚Äď Sunday until¬†January 27th. This program gives consumers the opportunity to choose eight wine and culinary pairings from a list of over 40 incredible VQA wineries along Wine Country Ontario’s Wine Route.

Outdoor street celebrations start the same weekend, beginning with Twenty Valley’s Winter WineFest in¬†Jordan¬†Village from¬†January 11th¬†‚Äď 13th, followed by the Niagara-on-the-Lake Icewine Festival from¬†January 18th¬†‚Äď 20th¬†and 25th¬†‚Äď 27th.

Twenty Valley Winter Winefest welcomes Chefs Connie DeSousa and¬†John Jackson¬†for the ‘Sparkling Dinner’ and the ‘Icewine Brunch’ and musicians Coleman Hell and¬†Whitehorse¬†to the Main Stage.¬†Niagara-on-the-Lake¬†is featuring the ‘Sparkle and Ice Gala’ hosted by the¬†Sparkling Winos¬†and the ‘White on Ice Dinner’.

For full details on all Icewine Festival events, including how to purchase tickets and make travel arrangements, download the following Press Releases and event summaries for January 2019: 
Niagara Icewine Festival Brochure 
Niagara Icewine Festival Press Release 
Niagara-on-the-Lake Icewine Festival Press Release 
Twenty Valley Winter WineFest Press Release

You can also visit the Niagara Wine Festival website, Niagara-on-the-Lake website, Twenty Valley Winter WineFest website, Wine Country Ontario website, and the Visit Niagara Canada Website.

Discover why Niagara’s Icewine continues to gain international acclaim and learn how to best enjoy this local treasure, in the heart of Niagara during the Icewine Festivals. (www.winecountryontario.ca/media-centre/about-icewine)

“What better way to celebrate one of¬†Canada’s¬†most cherished products, Ontario VQA Icewine, than with a month-long festival that is quintessentially Canadian. From the Northern Lights Icewine Gala, to the outdoor street festivals in¬†Niagara-on-the-Lake¬†and¬†Jordan, to exploring wine and culinary pairings along the Wine Route ‚Äď the Niagara Icewine Festival is truly a remarkable celebration of all things Ontario VQA Icewine.”¬†Sylvia Augaitis, Executive Director of Marketing for the Wine Marketing Association of¬†Ontario.

The Wine Marketing Association of¬†Ontario¬†is dedicated to promoting the VQA Wines of¬†Ontario¬†– both the vintners and the unique qualities of our authentic VQA wines that are made exclusively from 100%¬†Ontario-grown grapes. Wine Country Ontario is dedicated to promoting¬†Ontario’s¬†wine-growing regions – from the wines and wineries themselves to the complete experience of each destination: local cuisine, year-round activities and warm hospitality. Wine Country Ontario is a brand trademark of the Wine Marketing Association of¬†Ontario.

For further information: Media contact: Wine Marketing Association of Ontario, Magdalena Kaiser, Director of Public Relations – Marketing & Tourism, Office: (905) 562-8070 ext. 228, Cell: (905) 246-1922, Email: magdalena@wmao.ca

SOURCEWine Marketing Association of Ontario


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