Twenty Valley's Winter WineFest

  • Oysters by Zooma Caters at Westcott Winery
  • Oysters by Zooma Caters at Westcott Winery
  • Restaurant at Inn on the Twenty
  • Oysters by Zooma Caters at Westcott Winery
  • Restaurant at Inn on the Twenty

Here in Niagara's Twenty Valley, we know how to have fun! Our annual Winter WineFest brings together Niagara's top winemakers, chefs and premium VQA wines. Last year the event is moved back to its premium roots, offering great food, premium wines, sparkling and Icewine served outdoors on the streets of pretty little Jordan Village. Cozy fire pits and warming stations help you keep toasty, we want you to enjoy winter! Being outdoors is what makes it so Canadian.

January 13th to 15th, 2017 | Main Street, Jordan Village 

PARKING INFORMATION AND OTHER FAQ's

Winter WineFest 2017 Kicks off Friday January 13, 2017

SATURDAY: Wine & Culinary Village is open from 12:00PM to 9:30PM (Free Admission)

The Wine and Culinary Village, admission is free -  Come enjoy the Icewine Celebrations, sample delicious wines from more than 20 of Twenty Valley's premium wineries, sample craft ale & artisanal cocktails and savour yummy bites from our top culinary talent! Live entertainment and warm cozy fires will enhance the charming winter village.

SCHEDULED EVENTS FOR SATURDAY:

  • 12:30PM - Chef's One Pot Challenge with host Kristen Eppich of House and Home Magazine and our 2017 Celebrity Chef David Rocco
  • 2:00PM - Jordan Village Fashion show, brought to you by the Jordan Village Merchants, Niagara's Best Detour 
  • 3:30PM - Roll out the Barrel's - Twenty Valley's own Barrel Rolling Competition
  • 4:30PM - One Pot Challenge finals and tasting (proceeds from sample go to Community Care of West Niagara
  • 6:30PM - Sparkling Dinner featuring Celebrity Chef DAVID ROCCO (Sold Out)
  • 7:15PM - LMT Connection on the Main Stage
  • 9:00PM #shakethecave After Party in the Cave Spring Cellar featuring The Reclaimers - sponsored by Bench Brewing Co.  (Sold Out)
Sparkling Dinner | Window Room, On the Twenty | 6:30PM - $125pp. (+HST) SOLD OUT

Food Network, Celebrity Chef David Rocco will inspire and create the four-course menu for this beautiful evening! Join us in the stunning Windows Room On the Twenty, each course will be perfectly paired with Sweet, Sparkling and Sensational Wines from Twenty Valley.

#shakethecave After Party 9:00PM to 12:00AM ($10)  (19 years or older) SOLD OUT

It's back! Help us #shakethecave  - the Cave Spring Cellars' own underground party. We celebrate the harvest, the bounty and the traditions of Icewine in the hippest way. Food, drinks and rocking live music! Come hit the dance floor and get the village shaking! Live music featuring The Reclaimers.

SUNDAY: Wine & Culinary Village is open from 12:00PM to 4:00PM (Free Admission)

The Wine and Culinary Village, admission is free - Come enjoy the Icewine Celebrations, sample delicious wines from more than 20 of Twenty Valley's premium wineries, sample craft ale & artisanal cocktails and savour yummy bites from our top culinary talent! Live entertainment and warm cozy fires will enhance the charming winter village.

SCHEDULED EVENTS FOR SUNDAY:

  • 11:00AM - Icewine Brunch featuring Celebrity Chef DAVID ROCCO - limited tickets available
  • 2:00PM - Jordan Village Fashion show, brought to you by the Jordan Village Merchants, Niagara's Best Detour 
  • 3:30PM - Icewine Puck Shoot Out! Sign up at 3:00PM and tell the tale, frozen pucks made from freshly pressed Icewine grapes...
Icewine Brunch | Window Room, On the Twenty | 10:30AM - $75pp. (+HST) SOLD OUT

Food Network Celebrity Chef David Rocco will inspire and create the three-course menu that will awaken your senses! Join us in the stunning Windows Room On the Twenty, each course will be perfectly paired with Sweet, Sparkling and Sensational Wines from Twenty Valley.

Tips to for your enjoyable and memorable Winter WineFest #IcewineFest

Where does Winter WineFest take place?

Jordan Village,  3836 Main Street | GPS: 43.149314, -79.369877

Directions: Toronto or Niagara Bound QEW exit 55, Jordan (Jordan Road). South on Jordan Road towards Niagara Escarpment, away from lake. Right (west) on Fourth Avenue. Look for the signs for FREE PARKING at the Jordan Arena/Lions Park. Or continue left on Nineteenth Street and look for the signs for FREE PARKING at the Jordan Fire Hall. Shuttles will b...e available to take you to the Festival site in the heart of Jordan Village. You can also drop people off on Nineteenth Street.

Or QEW exit 57, Vineland (Victoria Avenue). South on Victoria Avenue towards Niagara Escarpment, away from lake, to stoplight at Regional Road 81/King Street. Left (east) on Regional Road 81/King Street through the valley. Left (north) on Nineteenth Street and look for the signs for FREE PARKING at the Jordan Fire Hall. You can drop people off on Nineteenth Street. Or continue on to Fourth Avenue and turn right (east). Look for the signs for FREE PARKING at the Jordan Arena/Lions Park. Shuttles will be available to take you to the Festival site in the heart of Jordan Village.


What is the Wine and Culinary Village?

The Wine and Culinary Village is a fun and always entertaining way to explore the local tastes of Twenty Valley. With more than 20 Craft Wine, Beer and Distill partners and 10 talented Chefs the street is filled with tastes sure to please everyone palate. This ultimate street party is far from the ordinary featuring Fashion Shows, the ever popular Winemaker's Barrel Challenge, the Icewine Puck Shoot Out!, and the One Pot Challenge all complimentary to our guests. Samples range from 1-4 tokens and each token is $2.00 including the HST. The following partners are excited to greet you this year:

13th Street Winery & Bakery | Avella's Wood Fire Pizza | Back 10 Cellars | Bolete | Bench Brewing Co. | Calamus Estate Winery | Cave Spring Cellars | Creekside Estate Winery | De La Terre Kitchen | De Sousa Wines Cellars |Dillon's Small Batch Distillers | Di Profio Wines | Flat Rock Cellars | GreenLane Estate Winery | The Good Earth Food & Wine Co. | Henry of Pelham | Hernder Wines |  Inn on the Twenty Restaurant | In the Smoke Cookery | Mike Weir Estate Winery | Peninsula Ridge Estate Winery | Redstone Estate Winery | Restaurant at Redstone | Rockway Vineyards | Rosewood Estate Winery & Meadery | Stoney Ridge Estate Winery | Sue-Ann Staff Estate Winery | Tawse Winery | Vieni Estate Wines | Vineland Estate Winery + Restaurant | Westcott Vineyards | Zinc Bistro | ZoomaCaters

Coming soon: Wine List and Tasting Dishes


Winter WineFest Outdoor Tips:

  • Dress warm – winter jacket, boots and gloves are a must
  • Cozy fire pits and warming stations help you keep toasty, we want you to enjoy winter! Being outdoors is what makes it so Canadian.
  • Admission to the Street Festival is complimentary; tokens can be purchased for wine and food samples. To save time, click here to pre-purchase tokens and event tickets.
  • Share your Winter WineFest celebrations on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and use the hashtags: #WinterWineFest, #IcewineFest, #TwentyValley

For full Program click here.

2016 Highlights: Check out the 2016 Winter WineFest Photo Gallery here. Thank you to Carole and Roy Timm Photography for capturing our fabulous event!

 Thank you to our event Sponsors.

                                     

 

                                                    

                                                        

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