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Be Mine With Wine: February 11-12, and 18-19 Sample chocolates paired with wine from a local chocolatier at each participating winery. Tickets valid for both weekends.
Vino at the Casino: April 8
15th Anniversary Party at the Batavia Downs with wine tasting and b
Taste of the Trail: April 22-23 and 29-30
Experience wine & food pairing on the Niagara Wine Trail over two w Taste a different sample of cuisine, paired perfectly with a wine at ea Explore different wineries along the trail each weekend. One or two wee
Wine and Cheese: June 3-4 Celebrate National Dairy Month with wine and cheese pairing! Taste a cheese paired with wine at each winery.
Niagara USA Wine Festival: July 29 & 30
9th Annual festival held in the Village of Lewiston in Academy Park. Visit www.niagarausawinefestival.com for more info and watch o Facebook page for details. Special hours for this event only, see website for details.
Harvest Festival: September 23-24
Celebrate harvest season with wine and food pairing! Taste a different sample paired perfectly with a wine at each particip
Hallowine Murder Mystery: October 21-22
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Share the Bounty (Fundraiser): November 11-13
No tickets for this event. Each winery will have a different charge for Annual fundraiser to benefit local food banks and charities. Tasting fees and winery donation choices available on our website.
Holiday Happening: Weekends in December (12/2-3, 9-10, 16-17, 23-24, 30-31)
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ü Purchase tickets in advance online. Groups purchase under one order. ü Bring a valid ID for proof of age. It is required for wine tasting. ü Designated Drivers and nonparticipants are allowed entry at wineries for no charge. ü Online sales end the Thursday before an event at 9pm, EST. ü No refunds for unused event tickets. Exchanges offered only.
Welcome to Niagara U.S.A A beautiful countryside awaits visitors seeking a diverse array of wineries and areas rich with historyâ€“just minutes from Niagara Falls and Buffalo, and extending down the Route 104 Corridor all the way to Rochester. Located at Latitude 43 degrees North, our cool climate region of Niagara enjoys long days during the growing season. Situated between the Niagara Escarpment and Lake Ontario, our geography has created a unique moderate microclimate, suitable for the production of fine wines including Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Riesling, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Syrah and Merlot.
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Plan your trip online: www.NiagaraWineTrail.org
22 WINERIES The wineries along the trail offer traditional vinifera styles, late harvest and ice wines. But that is not all we have to offer. We encourage you to try the unique styles along the trail, such as fruit wines, sparkling wine, mead (honey wine) and craft ciders, that will please the palate of everyone from the novice to even the most discerning wine connoisseur.
discover From the roar of Niagara Falls, to the shores of Lake Ontario, and the picturesque farm vistas and beautiful views along the Escarpment â€“ adventure and worldclass wines await you as you explore the Niagara Wine Trail, USA. Enjoy the many historic towns, restaurants, farm markets and quaint shops that comprise our area from the Niagara River to Monroe County, and from Lake Ontario to the Niagara Escarpment. Sip on the fine wine, cider, and mead our area has to offer as your eyes drink in the views!
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A Gust of Sun Winery: Spencerport . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . pg 7 5324 Ridge Rd. West, Spencerport, 14559 Phone: (585) 617-3000 Arrowhead Spring Vineyards . . pg 3 4746 Town Line Road, Lockport, 14094 Phone: 716-434-8030 BlackBird Cider Works . . . . . . . . . pg 8 8503 Lower Lake Road, Barker, 14012 Phone: 716-795-3580
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Trail Members at a Glance Black Willow Winery and Valhalla Meadery . . . . . . . . . . . . . pg 9 5565 West Lake Rd, Burt, 14028 Phone: 716-439-1982 Chateau Niagara Winery . . . . pg 10 2466 West Creek Rd, Newfane, 14108 Phone: 716-957-2338 Flight of Five Winery . . . . . . . . . pg 4 2 Pine Street, Lockport, 14094 Phone: 716-433-3360 Freedom Run Winery . . . . . . . . pg 3 5138 Lower Mt. Rd, Lockport, 14094 Phone: 716-433-4136 Honeymoon Trail Winery . . . pg 1 4120 Ridge Road, Lockport, 14094 Phone: 716-438-3255
Scan QR Codes for Directions! Lake Ontario Winery . . . . . . . . . . . pg 7 1593 Hamlin Parma Town Line Rd, Hilton, 14468 Phone: 585-392-5296
Niagara Landing Wine Cellars .pg 2 4434 Van Dusen Road, Lockport, 14094 Phone: 716-433-8405
Leonard Oakes Estate Winery .pg 5 10609 Ridge Road, Medina, 14103 Phone: 585-318-4418
Salamaca Estate Winery . . . . . . pg 6 2660 Hindsburg Road, Albion, 14411 Phone: 585-283-4094
Long Cliff Vineyards & Winery pg 2 3617 Lower Mountain Rd, Sanborn, 14132 Phone:716-731-3316
Schulze Vineyards & Winery pg 11 2090 Coomer Road, Burt, 14028 Phone: 716-778-8090
Midnight Run Wine Cellars . . . pg 12 3301 Braley Road, Ransomville, 14131 Phone: 716-751-6200
Schwenk Wine Cellars . . . . . . . . pg 8 1456 Bills Road, Kent, 14477 Phone: 585-682-4629
The Winery at Marjim Manor .pg 9 7171 East. Lake Road (Rt. 18), Appleton, 14008 Phone: 716-778-7001
Spring Lake Winery . . . . . . . . . . . pg 4 7373 Rochester Road (Rt. 31), Lockport, 14094 Phone: 716-439-5253
Victorianbourg Wine Estate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . pg 11 4402 East Lake Road, Wilson, 14172 Phone: 716-751-6576 Vizcarra Vineyards . . . . . . . . . pg 5 3724 Quaker Road, Gasport, 14067 Phone: 716-772-2211
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Honeymoon Trail Winery
4120 Ridge Road Lockport, NY 14094 (716) 438-3255 www.honeymoontrailwinery.com email@example.com Hours: Mon - Sat: 10am - 6pm Sundays: 12pm - 6pm Winter hours may vary, please call ahead
Where the Honeymoon Never Ends. . .
A Gust of Sun
Ransomville Location: 4515 Baer Rd. Ransomville, NY 14131 (716) 731-GUST (4878) www.agustofsun.com firstname.lastname@example.org Ransomville Hours: April–December: Saturday: 10am - 6pm Sunday–Friday: 12pm - 6pm January–March: Friday & Sunday: 12pm - 6pm Saturday: 10am - 6pm Other days & times by appointment
Harmon→E lounge above the AGOS tasting room
Tasting: $4 for 4 tastes Tasting PLUS: $5 for 4 tastes and 4 pieces of gourmet chocolate designed to pair with each wine. Home of the original Niagara Winery. Honeymoon Trail Winery offers a wide selection of award-winning wines from dry to sweet, and fruit wines carefully crafted using the finest New York State ingredients. For something special try our Chocolate Covered Cherry wine, Tropical Honeymoon or Honeymoon Spice wine–sure to warm you on a cool night or around the campfire! Our selection of easy to drink porch wines are exceptional on a warm day, served chilled. Relax and enjoy a glass in front of our wood-burning fireplace in our magnificent tasting room or on our porch overlooking our beautiful gardens. Snacks, a selection of Yancey’s Fancy Cheeses, chocolates, chips, water, soda and more are available for your convenience. Check out our extensive gift shop and Honeymoon vintage boutique for antiques & unique finds. Grand Opening: Honeymoon Trail Winery is pairing and selling wines with Wine Trail Cheese; a large selection of cheeses, spreads, sausages and crackers. Stop in and check out our new cheese room–created to enhance your wine tasting enjoyment!
Wineries nearby: Midnight Run: 6.7 miles, 12min. A Gust of Sun Winery: 2.4 miles, 4min.
Come enjoy our rustic and peaceful setting in rural Cambria, NY near the Niagara Escarpment & only 20min. from Niagara Falls. We offer a wide selection of dry & sweet wines. We have become known for our amazing wine & chocolate pairings. Our three West Highland White Terriers (Cody, Jewell, & Abbey) are always at the winery. They are the inspiration behind several of our wines, and they grace many of our labels. Sales from our top-selling Diamond wines raise money for Diamonds in the Ruff Animal Rescue of Lockport, NY. Our tasting room is in a beautifully renovated 2-story Amish-style barn. The tasting room and store is located downstairs, while upstairs is our cozy "Harmon→E" lounge. The lounge is open to the public during business hours, but may be booked for private events such as social clubs, bachelorette parties, business meetings, etc. In warmer months the winery's grassy fields & spring-fed koi pond are open to picnickers & groups. These grounds are available to rent for weddings, reunions, or other special events. See our website for booking details. Follow both of our locations on Facebook (separate page for each location) for up to date information on special events, new releases, and specials. Wineries nearby: Honeymoon Trail: 2.4 miles, 4min. Long Cliff Winery: 1.8 miles, 2min.
3617 Lower Mountain Rd. Sanborn NY, 14132 (716) 731-3316 www.longcliffwinery.com
4434 Van Dusen Road Lockport, NY 14094 (716) 433-8405 www.niagaralanding.com
Hours: June–November: Sunday – Friday: 12pm - 6pm Saturday: 10am - 6pm December–May: Monday: 12 pm - 4 pm Fri & Sat: 10am - 6pm Sunday: 12pm - 6pm
Hours: Monday – Saturday: 10am - 6pm Sunday: 12pm - 6pm January–April: Sunday – Friday: 12pm - 6pm Saturday: 10am - 6pm
Long Cliff Vineyard & Winery is dedicated to producing high quality vinifera wines from Riesling, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc, and Lemberger grapes. Our grapes are Estate Grown on the family farm located within the Niagara Escarpment AVA. Production of these high-quality wines is made possible because of the unique climate and soil conditions of our Niagara Escarpment region. Long Cliff Vineyard & Winery welcomes everyone to come and enjoy our selection of fine wines from the Niagara Escarpment region of Niagara County.
Established in 1998, Niagara Landing Wine Cellars was the first winery to open in Niagara County, NY in over a decade.
Cheers from The Long Cliff Family
Wineries nearby: A Gust of Sun Winery: 1.8 miles, 2min. Niagara Landing: 2.8 miles, 5 min.
You will find our winery tucked under the edge of the Niagara Escarpment, 20 minutes from Niagara Falls or Buffalo and nestled in vineyards dating back to the late 1800’s. With three generations of family viticulturists, producing premium grapes, we invite you to stop in and sample our award-winning wines and to browse in our gift shop.
Wineries nearby: Long Cliff Winery: 2.8 miles, 5min. Freedom Run Winery: 2.7 miles, 4min.
5138 Lower Mountain Rd. Lockport, NY 14094 (716) 433-4136 www.freedomrunwinery.com email@example.com Hours: January–March: Wed, Thurs, Sunday: 12 pm - 6 pm Fri & Sat: 10 am - 6 pm Closed Mon & Tues April–December: Sun–Wed: 12 pm - 6 pm Thurs–Sat: 10 am - 6 pm Other days and times by appointment * Food available in the Cork & Grille, May–December, weekends only.
We View Wine As Art
4746 Townline Road Lockport, NY 14094 (716) 434-8030 ArrowheadSpringVineyards.com info@ArrowheadSpringVineyards.com Hours: January 1–April 30: Friday–Monday: 12 pm - 5 pm May 1–December 31: Open Daily: 12 pm - 6 pm
Owners: The Manning Family
Offering: • Wine – Beer – Food* • Private Events / Weddings • Accommodations: The Manning Manor Vineyard House
At Freedom Run, we know good wines start with good fruit. We offer vinifera as well as our hybrid and native grapes from the Niagara Escarpment Region. We believe in good wines, good friends and good conversation. We invite you to visit us and take full advantage of what we have to offer you in wine and art.
We are happy to open by appointment. Reservations are required for groups of 12 or more. We require all bus and limousine groups to make a reservation by calling the winery a week in advance. We will not accept any group that is drinking on their bus or limousine.
Fine Wines from the Niagara Escarpment Arrowhead Spring Vineyards has a focus on making the highest quality barrel aged wines from our estate grown grapes: Merlot, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, and Cabernet Franc. We specialize in dry wines, particularly Meritage blends of Cabernet/Merlot. We also offer Riesling, Pinot Noir and Ice Wine from locally grown grapes. Stop by for a tasting or schedule a tour and barrel room tasting!
Freedom Run is a family owned and operated winery. We invite you to awaken your senses by enjoying our fine wines and the beautiful vineyards surrounding the tasting room.
Wineries nearby: Niagara Landing: 2.7 miles, 4min. Arrowhead Spring: 0.8 miles, 3min.
Wineries nearby: Freedom Run Winery: 0.8 miles, 3min. Flight of Five Winery: 4.0 mi, 8 min.
2 Pine Street Lockport, NY 14094 Inside Old City Hall (716) 433-3360 www.FlightofFiveWinery.com info@FlightofFiveWinery.com Hours: Open Daily: Sunday–Thursday: 12 pm - 6 pm Friday–Saturday: 12 pm - 7 pm Winter (January–April): Closed Tuesday & Wednesday Reach us by Car, Bike Path, or Boat! "Wine makes daily living easier, less hurried, with fewer tensions and more tolerance." ~ Benjamin Franklin Visit this Urban Winery located in the heart of Lockport’s Historic Canal Heritage District. Take a step back in time. A visit to our tasting room reveals a custom built wine bar suggesting a canal lock gate of 1825. The pressed tin ceiling dates to 1893 Sample wines named to recognize the history that took place outside our doors. Canawler (Canaler) wines for those who worked the canawl (canal). Signature wines, Lock 67 through Lock 71 named for the historic Flight of Five Locks. Soft & elegant, our wines range from rich & dry to a burst of fruit in our dessert wine. Made from locally grown grapes, enjoy them alongside food produced by local artisans and learn of the rich history that took place here, along the Erie Canal. Elegant, yet warm – our historic winery is available for your special event. Wineries nearby: Arrowhead Spring Vineyards: 4.0 mi, 8 min. Spring Lake Winery: 3.7 mi, 7 min.
7373 Rochester Road Lockport NY, 14094 (716) 439-LAKE (5253) www.SpringLakeWinery.com firstname.lastname@example.org Hours: January–April: Fri–Sun: 12 pm - 5 pm Weekdays by appointment. May–October: Daily: 12 pm - 6 pm November & December: Daily: 12 pm - 5 pm Motor coaches and Groups welcome
Not just a Winery, an experience you will treasure!
The Winery: An Italian Winery surrounded by the vineyard on one side, a strolling park, nature trails, and an 8 acre lake on the other. The Café by the lake: Italian hospitality and light fare. Take-out options available. The Wine & Vineyards: The family recipe is used for each batch of wine, whether from handpicked grapes from the west coast, or our Estate grown Riesling. No sugar or additives are used in the process leaving the grape to tell the story of the finished wine! Tuscan Tasting Room & Café: • Wine Tasting • Full service Bar • Wine Ice Cream • Café menu online
Private Parties: • Weddings • Private Parties • Cooperate Retreats
Special Events: • Seasonal Activities • Wine Trail Events • Vineyard Express • Concert Series
See our website for special events details. We look forward to serving you soon! – Salute from the Varallo Family. Fine Wines and Memorable Experiences. Wineries nearby: Flight of Five Winery: 3.7 mi, 7 min. Vizcarra Vineyards: 5.4 miles,14min. 4
Leonard Oakes E S T A T E
3724 Quaker Road Gasport, NY 14067 (716) 772-2211 www.beckerfarms.com
10609 Ridge Rd (Rt. 104) Medina, NY 14103 (585) 318-4418 www.oakeswinery.com
Hours: Summer Tasting Room: June–December: Mon–Wed: 11 am - 6 pm Thurs–Sat: 11 am - 9 pm Sun: 10 am - 6 pm Summer Food Service: Wed: 12 pm - 4pm Thurs–Sat: 12 pm - 9 pm Sunday Brunch: 10 am - 2 pm
Hours: January–April: Sun–Fri: 12 pm - 6 pm Sat: 10 am - 6 pm May–December: Mon–Fri: 11 am - 6 pm Sat: 10 am - 6 pm Sun: 12 pm - 6 pm
Owners Oscar and Melinda Vizcarra with managers: sons Oscar, Andres and daughter Amanda
Now serving masterfully crafted food made with locally sourced ingredients.
W I N E R Y
The Oakes Family
Winter Tasting Room: Jan–May: Mon–Tues: Closed Wed–Thurs: 12 pm - 6 pm Fri–Sat: 11 am - 9 pm Sunday: 10 am - 6 pm Winter Food Service: Fri & Sat: 5 pm - 9 pm Sunday Brunch: 10 am - 2 pm Vizcarra Vineyards is located at Becker Farms, a fun destination for the whole family. Sample a variety of nearly 20 wines, featuring an assortment of red, white and fruit wines grown, produced, and bottled at Becker Farms. An ideal location for any special occasion, both Vizcarra Vineyards and Becker Brewing Company are available for private events including weddings, rehearsal dinners, bridal and baby showers and company parties. Make sure to also visit our Farm Market for homemade Pies, Cookies, Jam and Fudge. Fresh produce and u-pick fruits and vegetables available late spring thru fall.
Wineries nearby: Spring Lake Winery: 5.4 miles, 14min. Leonard Oakes Estate: 7.3 miles, 12min.
The Oakes Family has a 90 year history of ties to agriculture and the land in the northwest corner of Orleans County. In 2003 we planted our first wine grapes. From that initial planting of six acres and fourteen varieties has evolved what is known today as Leonard Oakes Estate Winery. Our winery is named in honor of our founder, the first of what is now four generations to farm some of the same land. The unique and fertile soils left behind by the glaciers of the last ice age combined with a climate moderated by the gentle breezes and deep waters of Lake Ontario provide us with one of the few remaining untapped viticultural resources in the world.
HERITAGE DRIVEN EXCELLENCE Wineries nearby: 810 Meadworks: 5.9 mi, 9 min. Vizcarra Vineyards: 7.3 miles, 12min.
113 West Center Street Medina, NY 14103 (585) 542-9810 www.810meadworks.com email@example.com Hours: May–December: Wed & Sun: 12 pm - 6 pm Thurs: 12 pm - 10 pm Fri & Sat: 12 pm - 12 am January–April: Thurs: 3 pm - 10 pm; Fri: 3 pm -12 am Sat: 12 pm -12 am; Sun: 12 pm - 6 pm Also open by appointment. “Go and enjoy choice food and sweet drinks, and send some to those who have nothing prepared.” ~ Nehemiah 8:10
2660 Hindsburg Rd. Albion, NY 14411 Corner of Route 104 (585) 283-4094 SalamacaEstateWinery.com firstname.lastname@example.org Hours: Wed–Sat: 10 am - 6 pm Sunday: 12 pm - 6 pm Monday & Tuesday: Closed “Wine is poetry in a bottle.” ~ Clifton Fadiman We are committed to provide you a superior tasting wine. Every bottle is produced with care and excellence in the art of winemaking. We are determined to bring out the best of every vintage so you can enjoy the fruit of our labor!
At 810 Meadworks, we start with honey, and make mead with black currants, pomegranates, cucumbers, coffee beans, ghost chilis, tea leaves, hops, lavender . . . and we’ve just begun to explore the possibilities. If you think you don’t like mead, you probably haven’t found the right one yet! Our meads range from dry to sweet; some are carbonated or used to make amazing cocktails. We also feature our own handcrafted fine chocolates and delicious tasting plates. We are located in downtown Medina in the historic Newell Shirt Factory building along with the Shirt Factory Café, the Hart House Hotel and our own courtyard/ concert venue, the Beegarten. Wineries nearby: Leonard Oakes Estate: 5.9 mi, 9 min. Salamaca Winery: 17.6 miles, 22 min.
Wineries nearby: 810 Meadworks: 17.6 miles, 22 min. A Gust of Sun Winery: 15.5 miles, 19 min.
A Gust of Sun
Spencerport Location: 5324 Ridge Rd. W. Spencerport, NY 14559 (585) 617-3000 www.agustofsun.com email@example.com Spencerport Hours: Open year round Sunday–Friday: 12 pm - 7 pm Saturday: 10 am - 7 pm Open later than 7 pm by appointment or for special events.
Lake Ontario Winery
1593 Hamlin Parma Townline Rd Hilton, NY 14468 (585) 392-5296 www.LakeOntarioWinery.com Davejr8@me.com Hours: Monday: Closed Tues & Sun: 11 am - 6 pm Wed–Sat: 11 am - 9 pm
Tasting: $4 for 4 tastes Tasting PLUS: $5 for 4 tastes and 4 pieces of gourmet chocolate designed to pair with each wine.
A Gust of Sun is proud to offer a selection of wines that span the palate. All crafted from New York State grapes, be amazed at the big chewy boldness of our oaky dry reds all the way over to the fruitful nectar of our sweet whites, and everything in between. Located on Rt. 104 in the town of Parma near Trimmer Rd, this second location of A Gust of Sun was opened to better serve our fans from the Rochester area, located just 10 minutes from Hilton, Spencerport, Greece, and Brockport and 20 minutes from Rochester! While no production is done at this location, this cozy and welcoming tasting room brings you a new location to experience all the A Gust of Sun wines you love, including our famous wine & chocolate pairing!
New York State Wines crafted with love and respect for the environment Located near the Niagara Escarpment, our winery honors the excellent soil and beauty of upstate New York. The area encompasses a rich mosaic of forests, farms, recreation areas, scenic views, streams, wetlands, rolling hills, mineral resources, wildlife habitats, historic sites, villages, towns and cities. Amidst our 90-acre estate, enjoy a blend of award winning wines in our cozy bistro. We began planting our estate in 2002 with the winery opening two years later. Featuring over 50 different styles of wine including Lake Ridge Reserve, Lake Ontario, and our famous Pirates Lagoon. Stop by for a wine tasting, sample our “1835 hard cider,” and other local craft beverages. Enjoy lunch or dinner in our bistro, or take a wine or cheese making class. Our many festivals relate to the harvest of the season, so always check our website for details. There’s always something to enjoy at Lake Ontario Winery and Vineyards, come spend your day with us! Family owned, and family run! The history of our business began as a unique apple cider and winemaking emporium in 1961. David N. Bower, Jr. is the owner and winemaker, David N. Bower, III the consulting winemaker and viticulturist, Lorraine Schiffhauer the event manager, and Emily E. Bower, is the social media intern.
Our Spencerport Tasting Room was designed to be as warm and as welcoming as you have come to expect from our home location and store in Ransomville (see separate page for Ransomville info). With a comfortable lounge with games and books, and a friendly staff, you’ll never want to leave! The facilities may be booked after hours for private parties as well. And while you’re here, you can walk next door and experience our friends, the all new Griff’s Brewery! Follow both of our locations on Facebook (separate page for each location) for up to date information on special events, new releases, and specials.
Wineries nearby: Salamaca: 15.5 miles, 19 min. Lake Ontario Winery: 7.3 miles, 12 min.
Wineries nearby: A Gust of Sun Winery: 7.3 miles, 12 min. Schwenk: 19.0 mi, 24 min.
1456 Bills Road Kent, NY 14477 (585) 682-4629 www.schwenkwinecellars.com firstname.lastname@example.org Hours: January–April: Sat & Sun: 12 pm - 5 pm May–December: Thurs–Mon: 12 pm - 5 pm Closed Tues & Wed Call ahead for groups of 12 or more. Award-winning wines, since 1992
8503 Lower Lake Road Barker, NY 14012 (716) 795-3580 www.blackbirdciders.com Hours: Winter/Spring (Nov 1–May 31): Thurs–Sat: 11 am - 5 pm Sun: 12 pm - 5 pm By appointment (716.795.3580) Summer/Fall (June 1–Oct 31): Mon–Sat: 11 am - 6 pm Sun: 12 pm - 6 pm
Visit our rustic cidery tasting room
For groups of 15 or more, please make a reservation or call ahead prior to your arrival. Limousines and buses are not accepted after 3:00 pm. Please visit our Facebook page and website for updates and current info. Western New York’s Hard Cider Destination (Est. 2011)
From the famed wine regions of Germany to a small family-owned vineyard and winery in Upstate Western New York, the award-winning wines of Schwenk Wine Cellars beckon not only to experienced wine lovers, but to those new to the adventure as well. Paul and Cathy Schwenk warmly invite you to visit their wine-tasting room and sample their unique selection of dry to semi-sweet wines in a quaint, relaxing setting. Beginning with recipes passed down from his great-grandfather, a wine maker from Germany, Paul has been making award-winning wines since 1983. Experimenting with various grapes, fruits, and techniques that have been perfected over the years, Paul has crafted a collection of wines which guests are meant to drink and enjoy with friends and family during holidays, special occasions, and dinners at home. Wineries nearby: Lake Ontario Winery: 19.0 mi, 24 min. BlackBird Cider Works: 23 mi, 27 min.
Visit our cidery tasting room and experience the largest selection of craft ciders in Western New York. BlackBird Cider Works is a true “Orchard to Glass” cider producer and makes a wide range of cider styles including wood aged ciders and ciders made with certified organic apples. During your visit to our cidery, you will enjoy talking about apples, cider, and cider making with our knowledgeable tasting room staff. You’ll be delighted at the diverse selection of hard ciders to taste and purchase. Fresh tree fruit is also sold on a seasonal basis in the cidery tasting room. Enjoy a tasting flight or purchase cider by the glass while you relax in our rustic tasting room. New in Spring 2017 is the BlackBird Cider Works CIDER YARD, nestled in our orchard with views of beautiful Lake Ontario. Wineries nearby: Schwenk Wine Cellars: 23 mi, 27 min. Marjim Manor: 5.4 mi, 7 min.
The Winery at Marjim Manor 7171 E Lake Road (Rt. 18) Appleton, NY 14008 (716) 778-7001 www.MarjimManor.com Margo@MarjimManor.com Hours: Mon–Sat: 10 am - 6 pm Sun: 12 pm - 6 pm Our online store is open 24/7 Limousines and buses not accepted after 4 pm. Please call to RSVP. Where History and Charm Surround You
Black Willow Winery & Valhalla Meadery 5565 West Lake Road Burt, NY 14028 (716) 439-1982 www.blackwillowwinery.com www.valhallameadery.com email@example.com
The “Ladies of the Manor”: Margo Sue Bittner, Janet Walker
What is the difference between a wine and a spirit? At the Winery at Marjim Manor, wine is what you taste; spirits are who you meet. As you taste our fruit and grape wines, you will hear the story about the former residents. We love sharing wine and food pairing tips along with the ghostly tale. If you are a “Pear Made in Heaven” and want to live “Applely Ever After,” please visit the Manor. We always “Peach for the Stars” while we share our “Gift from the Vine.” Visits are a “Treasure Beyond Measure” so please come soon.
Wineries nearby: Blackbird Cider Works: 5.4 mi, 7 min. Black Willow Winery: 5.1 miles, 6min.
Hours: Daily: Mon–Sat: 10 am–6 pm Sunday: 12 pm–6 pm Winter: Sun–Fri: 12 pm–6 pm Saturday: 10 am–6 pm
In wine one beholds the heart of another.
At Black Willow Winery we offer a unique place to relax and reflect in our beautiful upscale tasting room or on our 43 acre lake-view property surrounded by orchards. Stop in to sample our award winning 90 point wines and meads with a gourmet Norman Love chocolate pairing, offered daily. Discerning tasters will want to sample our Classic Diamond (Best in Class, Gold 2016 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition), Chardonnay (90 point and Best Buy 2015 World Wide Championships), dry red blend Trilogy Red (90 point, Gold Best Buy, 2016 World Value Wine Challenge Beverage Tasting Institute), or our light and aromatic DePeche Meow peach wine (86 points; Gold 2016 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition).
Wineries nearby: Marjim Manor: 5.1 miles, 6min. Schulze Vineyards: 1.2 miles, 2min.
Located at Black Willow Winery is Valhalla Meadery. For those seeking something new, be bold and taste our rich award-winning honey wines – a nice twist for traditional wine drinkers! Named the New York Mead Winery of the year for 2015 and 2016 by the New York International Wine Competition (NYIWC). Our gift shop features one-of-a kind pieces from local artisans. And for the wine foodie, cheeses, decadent chocolates, artisan olive oils & vinegars, and other savory snacks are also available for sale in the boutique. All of our products are available for purchase online as well www.BlackWillowWinery.com
Artisan Oils & Vinegars Black Willow Winery has imported some of the finest extra virgin olive oil the world has to offer. The olives our oils are made from are grown and pressed by small artisan farmers. Available in 200ml, 375ml, and 750ml size bottles.
2466 West Creek Road Newfane, NY 14108 (716) 778-7888 www.chateauniagarawinery.com firstname.lastname@example.org Hours: May – December: Mon, Thurs, Fri: 12pm - 5pm Sat: 12pm - 6pm Sun: 12pm - 5pm January– April: Sat & Sun: 12pm - 5pm Call (716) 957-2338 for additional hours
Owners Kathy & Jim Baker
“Eat your food with gladness, and drink your wine with a joyful heart.” ~ Ecclesiastes 9:7 Opened in 2010, Chateau Niagara Winery is located on a thirty-one acre parcel adjacent to Eighteen Mile Creek in Newfane, NY. The well-drained, sandy and gravelly soils provide the perfect environment for wine grape growing, and our choice of location is reflected in the quality of our wines. Our winery and vineyard is family owned and operated. We take pride in handcrafting our estate produced wines. Our dry wine offerings include: Chardonnay, Riesling, Gerwürztraminer, Pinot Noir and a blend of Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, a Hungarian blend called Bulls Blood, and Saperavi. We also produce two dessert wines- A La Mode which is a wine made to taste like apple pie and Kagor which is a Russian style dessert wine. Let us warmly welcome you to our tasting room to sample our wines, see where they are produced, and to share our passion for wine.
Wineries nearby: Chateau Niagara: 3.3 miles, 8min.
Wineries nearby: Black Willow: 3.3 miles, 8min. Schulze Winery: 2.6 miles, 7min.
Victorianbourg 2090 Coomer Rd. Burt, NY 14028 (716) 778-8090 www.schulzewines.com email@example.com Hours: May – December: Mon–Sat: 10 am - 6 pm Sunday: 12 pm - 6 pm Owners Ann & Martin Schulze January – April: Sun–Fri: 12 pm - 6 pm ; Sat: 10 am - 6 pm Celebrating 10 year in 2017! The Schulze Family invites you to gather around our charming cherry wood bar and experience wine making at its finest. We are an Estate Winery, growing and producing vinifera, hybrids and native grapes. Our commitment to growing the highest quality grapes is the hallmark of our award-winning wines.
Award winning Ice Wines are produced from our vineyards and developed in the traditional Eiswein method. Cuvée Reserve and Siegfried Brut, our sparkling wines, are fermented in the classic Methode Champenoise style. Tiny Bubbles is a prosecco style wine. French and American Oak barrels are used to age two of our wines: Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. One of our more unique hybrids, Siegfried, makes a wonderful off-dry white wine, while our traditional Riesling and Vidal Blanc produce elegant semi-dry white wines. We also have a nice variety of sweet wines, still and bubbly, made from native grapes including Concord, Niagara, and Catawba. Situated on 120 acres of land just minutes from Lake Ontario, we offer a gorgeous country setting and view of the vineyards. Our winery is handicap accessible, dog friendly, and we offer gifts from local artisans as well as wine related items.
4402 East Lake Road Wilson, NY 14172 (716) 751-6576 www.victorianbourg.com
Hours: Summer (June–September): Sunday–Friday: 12 pm - 6 pm Saturday: 11 am - 6 pm Spring/Fall (May & October–December): Sunday–Friday: 12 pm - 5 pm Saturday: 11 am - 6 pm Winter (January–April): Friday–Monday: 12 pm - 5 pm Please check victorianbourg.com for all other days.
Victoria and Daniel Hogue, Proprietors
“Drink wine and you will sleep well. Sleep, and you will not sin. Avoid sin, and you will be saved. Ergo, drink wine and be saved.” ~ Medieval German Proverb Nestled on the gentle slopes along the south shore of Lake Ontario, Victorianbourg Wine Estate labors to create world class wines from the classic European wine grapes. The combination of the lake, and the unique air flows generated by the Niagara Escarpment, bestow here one of the best climates in the world to create fine wines. Come visit and enjoy our European style wines, from dry to sweet. Enjoy tasting our wines on a patio beside a fountain overlooking the vineyards, or while strolling through our unique rose garden, with more than 40 varieties of roses all with “Victoria” in the name. Our vineyard cultivation practices are based on the Burgundian model: high density of plantings to limit the yield from any one vine to concentrate the flavors, low training of the grapes to absorb stored heat from the soil, hand picking to avoid damage to the grapes. The majority of our wines are designed to complement food, relatively dry, with only minimal oak and then only when the effect is to add complexity to the wine, never to overpower the taste of the fruit. We also offer a line of classic sweeter wines, crafted with the same care in both the vineyard and the winery as our signature dry wines and a line of sparkling wines, from dry to sweet, to complement every taste and to make any occasion special.
Wineries nearby: Chateau Niagara: 2.6 miles, 7min. Victorianbourg: 3.6 miles, 6min.
Wineries nearby: Schulze Winery: 3.6 miles, 6min. Midnight Run: 7.6 miles, 14min.
MIDNIGHT RUN WINE CELLARS
3301 Braley Road Ransomville, NY 14131 (716) 751-6200 www.midnightrunwines.com firstname.lastname@example.org Hours: Daily: 12 pm - 6 pm “Wine rejoices the heart of man and joy is the mother of all virtues” ~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe 1771 Hitch up your team and join us for great wines and good times! Come together with family and friends and enjoy a variety of wines produced with grapes from our vineyards. Red or White, Sweet or Dry – we have something all will enjoy. Or maybe you and your city slickers would like to try our Hard Cider by the glass, or fill a growler and take it back to the “Old Homestead!” Check our website for monthly special events, wine food pairing dinners, craft shows, happy hours, and cooking with wine classes. Our winery is also available for your small weddings, parties and special events.
Wineries nearby: Victorianbourg: 7.6 miles, 14min. Honeymoon Trail: 6.7 miles, 12min.
Make it a great trip!
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Wine, Beer and Hard Cider Tasting ~Educational Tours~ Farm Market~ 100 Mile Meals~ Pick Your Own~Local Lunches~ Weddings and Private Events ~ CSA
R Drink Responsibly. In between tastings quench your thirst with a non-alcoholic beverage. R Use the spill bucket. Every tasting bar provides a spill bucket. This allows you to taste several wines without over imbibing. R Cleanse your palate. If a tasting bar provides crackers or some other neutral food it is there for the purpose of cleansing your palate between tastes. R Many wines are available only at the winery so if you enjoyed it, by all means purchase it. R NYS Liquor Laws do NOT allow the consumption of outside liquor products on our premises. ALL beer, wine from other wineries, and spirits must remain in the vehicle. R Offensive clothing or items will not be permitted. Please be respectful in your language and behavior. R A tasting policy is listed on our website and digital group policy booklet for your convenience and reference.
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R Be patient with your wine server. Wine tasting should be an educational and enjoyable experience. R Please be respectful. Keep your voice & stereo volume at a reasonable level. R Dispose of trash and cigarette butts in the appropriate containers. R Groups must call ahead so wineries may provide the best service possible. R Please be on your best behavior. A winery may refuse service at their discretion for displays of lewd or drunken behavior.
BECKER FARMS EST. 1894
Agritourism at its best 3760 Quaker Rd. Gasport 14067 For group lunch reservations Call 716-772-2211
Plan Your Stay!
The Niagara Wine Trail proudly recommends these trusted, local businesses:
Gifts & Shops
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BREWERIES & PUBS
www.barkerbrewing.com 1693 East Avenue, Barker, NY 14012 • (716) 795-1023 Barker Brewing is located on East Avenue in the quaint village of Barker, NY, just a few miles south of Lake Ontario. Barker Brewing offers a cozy atmosphere where customers can enjoy a handcrafted brew from our 3 barrel brew house or enjoy some tasty barbeque smoked on site. Come in and spend an evening with friends or have dinner with the family. We also offer take out and growlers to go. Open Wednesday to Sunday. You can follow Barker Brewing via our website, Facebook, and Twitter.
Becker Brewing Company
www.beckerfarms.com 3760 Quaker Road, Gasport, NY 14067 • (716) 772-2211 Come to Becker Brewing Company and enjoy a variety of handcrafted microbrews! Have a growler, a pint or a flight, for an unforgettable experience on the Niagara Wine Trail. In the summer and fall we offer a “local lunch” featuring items made from ingredients produced locally or right here on the farm. Experience the relaxed atmosphere while you enjoy everything Becker Brewing Company and Becker Farms has to offer.
Niagara Craft Spirits
www.niagaracraftspirits.com 4408 Ridge Road, Cambria, NY 14094 • 716-438-7418 First distillery on the Niagara Wine Trail! Located in the Right-To-Farm community of Cambria, NY, within 5 miles of 7 wineries on the Niagara Wine Trail. Our tasting room offers samples and sales of our products as well as guided tours of the distillery. We use local fruits and grains to produce hand crafted spirits including Corn Whiskey, Bourbon, and several custom Gins. More spirits in the works! Follow our web and social media sites for further updates on new spirits and our current hours. Niagara Craft Spirits – “Great Spirits, Small Batches.”
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www.calhoonspub.com 2598 Main Street (Rt. 78), Newfane, NY 14108 • (716) 638-0455 Calhoon’s Pub is a third generation family-owned tavern located in Newfane, NY. We specialize in local & specialty craft beers, and offer a full line-up of domestic favorites, area spirits, ciders, and wine. We serve up some of the best pub grub in Western New York – our chicken wings and beef on weck are a crowd favorite! Stop by for a pint or flight, shuffleboard or pool, or visit our outdoor bar for lawn games and live music during the warmer months. Pouring beer since 1976. 5
New York Beer Project
www.nybeerproject.com 6933 S. Transit Road, Lockport NY 14094 • (716) 743-NYBP (6927) Come join us for a cold one at New York Beer Project – Lockport’s first brewery, gastropub, and taproom. Our NYC warehouse-themed building is open year round, with a beer garden and outdoor patio open during the warmer months and exciting events taking place regularly. Our menu is filled with All-Star dishes ranging from specialty burgers to NY pizzas to gourmet mac & cheese. And let’s not forget the most important thing: our beer. NYBP is a 5,000 square foot production brewery that brews a large variety of both flagship and seasonal beers (which are pretty damn good if we do say so ourselves). We have pints and flights to enjoy here on the premises, and growlers to enjoy from the comfort of your own home. All in all, these three perfect ingredients are the perfect equation for a great time. So stop on by and let the journey begin!
Niagara River Region Chamber
www.NiagaraRiverRegion.com 895 Center Street, Lewiston, NY 14092 • (716) 754-9500 The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce services the areas of Lewiston, Youngstown, Porter, Ransomville and Sanborn, New York as well as neighboring areas. The Chambers works to promote the region as a premiere place to live, work and play while coordinating efforts in marketing and tourism, business development, and promoting the history and culture of the region. Stop in the Chamber office anytime or visit us online to find out more about the Niagara River Region. 7
Newfane Town Hall & Community Center
www.townofnewfane.com 2737 Main Street, Newfane, NY 14108 • (716) 778-8531 Newfane is a rural community located on the shores of Lake Ontario in Niagara County, NY Incorporated as a town in 1824, it is comprised of six hamlets: Newfane, Olcott, Wright’s Corners, Appleton, Ridgewood, and Burt. Newfane supports a population of over 9,650 very friendly and hard working folks. Our town hall, including our community center, is located on NY State Route 78 and is a central part of the town. We have great restaurants, shops, wineries, and fishing. Whether you are a long-time resident or first-time visitor, please contact us or find us on Facebook! Open Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm.
www.beckerfarms.com 3760 Quaker Road, Gasport, NY 14067 • (716) 772-2211 Becker Farms is a family owned 340 acre working fruit and vegetable farm that sells most of our products directly to the public. We have been named a “Century Farm,” an award given to farms that have been in continuous operation by the same family for over 100 years. Our farm market is located in the original farm house and is decorated with antiques and old farm tools left by our great grandparents. Besides fresh homegrown produce, we offer homemade fruit pies made from our own fruit, homemade fudge, gourmet cookies, ice cream, drinks and gift items. Family activities include a visit to our farm animal petting zoo, hay rides, pony rides, and several weekend festivals in June, July, Sept., and Oct. We offer private parties, weddings and educational tours. You are welcome to stop and shop, visit the farm animals and enjoy the view for no charge. Call or go online for current hours and more info.
Blackman Homestead Farm
www.BrookinsInn.com 2697 Maple Avenue, Newfane, NY 14108 • 716-807-6631 Affordable luxury awaits you in our French country-style Inn. The Inn has two full suites, one Jacuzzi suite and two guest rooms, each with its own private entrance and bath. Located in the heart of the Niagara Wine Trail in the Village of Newfane, the Inn boasts historical charm, luxurious bedding, original artwork and modern comforts. Sip wine on the spacious porch or relax in our cozy courtyard with fireplace. A quick jaunt to Niagara Falls, world-class fishing at Olcott Beach on Lake Ontario and the world famous Lockport Locks on the Erie Canal. Please contact us at 716-870-6244, online at www.BrookinsInn.com or find us on Facebook.
www.BlackmanHomesteadFarm.com 4472 Thrall Road, Lockport, NY 14094 • (716) 434-7116 Nestled on the picturesque Niagara Escarpment, this 155-year-old fruit & cattle farm has been owned & operated by six generations of the Blackman Family. Bring your family and enjoy apple and pear picking during the fall season. Taste the fresh cider, specialty fruit butters and applesauces made with homegrown fruits. Many other autumn harvest products available. Open mid-Sept to early Nov. 9am-6pm daily. 10
Lakeside Farm Market
1630 Lake Road (Rt. 18), Youngstown, NY 14174 • (716) 228-2685 Featuring (in season) fresh locally grown fruits & vegetables. Also baked goods, preserves and our own specialty salad dressings. Locally harvested honey: orange blossom, wild flower, clover. Dried flower arrangements and hanging baskets (in season). Fresh garlic, hot mustard & fresh hot ground horseradish available. Open mid-June –mid-to-end of Oct. Open 7 days a week 10am-7pm. 11
Historic Village Bed and Breakfast
www.historicvillagebedandbreakfast.com 233 West Center Street, Medina, NY 14103 • (585) 331-1712 We are located in the heart of Orleans County in the small historic Village of Medina, NY. This wonderful 1853 Victorian Home has been tastefully restored with the charm of yesterday. Highlights of the home include high ceilings, antique furniture, period lighting and a claw foot tub, as well as all the modern conveniences you’ll need. You will find this bed and breakfast a comforting place to stay. Featuring: Comfortable Queen-size beds, Private Baths, Air Conditioning, Sitting Area, Wireless Internet and Off Street Parking. E-mail: reservations@ historicvillagebedandbreakfast.com or online.
Asa Ransom House
www.asaransom.com 10529 Main Street (Rt. 5), Clarence, NY 14031 • (716) 759-2315 or (800) 841-2340 A charming 10 room historic village Inn, offering fine country dining, lodging and gifts. All rooms have private bath, hidden TV, free Wi-Fi and individual heat/AC. Most rooms feature a fireplace, some with porch or balcony. Full country breakfast included. Wine menu featuring over 40 New York Wines. Stroll through Asa Ransom’s Herb and flower gardens. Voted #1 B&B by Buffalo News, and in the top 3 for best food, hospitality, romantic setting and historic charm. Many antique and specialty shops within walking distance. Dining daily except Monday, Lunch Wednesdays, Tea: Tuesday, Thursday & Saturdays. Lodging daily.
Hart House Hotel
www.harthousehotel.com 113 West Center Street, Medina, New York 14103 • (585) 735-6031 Enjoy overnight accommodations in the Niagara Wine Trail’s only boutique hotel. Located in historic Downtown Medina, Hart House Hotel first welcomed guests from 1876 until 1918, when it was converted to a high-end custom shirt factory. Famous customers included Winston Churchill, industrialist John Jacob Astor, U.S. Presidents, and countless celebrities. Recently returned to its original use, the hotel creatively blends historic charm with modern appointments, such as custom tiled private baths. The hotel also houses several on-site amenities such as The Shirt Factory, a coffeehouse and juice bar; Boiler 54, an outdoor lounge and bar; and 810 Meadworks, Orleans County’s first winery producing fermented beverages from fermented honey.
Green Acres on the Lake
www.greenacresonthelake.com Rentals May-Oct (minimum 3 nights) • Lyndonville, NY 14098 Spectacular Lakefront property on Lake Ontario in Lyndonville, NY. 1800 sq ft 5 bedroom, 2 full baths (all linens provided). Plush green grass, lounge chairs, fire pit, and propane grill. Kitchen with granite countertops has all you need including spices. Flat screen TV, Cable, phone, Wi-fi provided. A/C, Heat and fireplace. The lake can be accessed by stepping down a tiered break wall to the shallow water. Launch kayaks. Enjoy one of a kind sunsets after a day of sightseeing or wine tasting, come home to this relaxing piece of paradise! MAXIMUM – 8 – no pets/no smoking. Email Lynn W. to book and save email@example.com
LynOaken on the Ridge
www.lynoakenfarms.com 10609 Ridge Road, Medina, NY 14103 • (585) 798-1060 Located on the historic “Ridge Road Trail.” Fresh apples, cider, pastries & all the seasonal decor your heart desires. LynOaken on the Ridge features works by local artists & gourmet food items including: LynOaken apples & cider, Oliver Candies, gourmet cheeses, natural body care products, premier gourmet coffee, homemade jams & jellies, hand-painted ornaments, wall art, gifts galore & more! Winter hours: M-F 9am-5pm, Sat 9am-1pm. Summer & Fall hours: Mon. - Sat. 9am-6pm, Sun. 10am-6pm.
Brookins Inn & Suites
Maplehurst Bed & Breakfast
www.maplehurst.us 4427 Ridge Road (Route 104), Lockport, NY 14094 • (716) 434-3502 Maplehurst B&B Inn is located in the heart of Niagara County near fantastic attractions such as Niagara Falls, the Erie Canal, Fort Niagara & many quaint villages. The Niagara Wine Trail has seven wineries within a five-mile radius of us. We have been providing quality accommodations since 1991. There are three large guest rooms with private bathrooms n the second floor. Mornings may include a full country style or continental breakfast. Enjoy a stay at one of Niagara’s finest B&B’s. $85/night (double occupancy) 16
www.hiniagarafalls.com • FourPoints by Sheraton Niagara Falls Niagara Falls, NY 14094 • (716) 299-0344 • 1-800-HOLIDAY The Merani Hotel Group offers three hotels on the Niagara Wine Trail. The Four Points by Sheraton Niagara Falls, located at 7001 Buffalo Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY 14304, 716-2990344 www.fourpointsniagarafalls.com. The Holiday Inn Niagara Falls, located at 114 Buffalo Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY, 716-285- 2521, www.hiniagarafalls.com. The Doubletree by Hilton, Niagara Falls, NY 14303 at 401 Buffalo Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY 14303. All three hotels are only a short drive from the wine trail and offer all of the majesty that is Niagara Falls. All three offer full service restaurants, heated indoor pools, complimentary WIFI, banquet facilities and parking. Both the Holiday Inn and Doubletree are within walking distance to Niagara Falls State Park and all the attractions. The Four Points by Sheraton is a short 5 minute drive away. 19
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The Basket Factory Restaurant & Marina
www.thebasketfactoryrestaurant.com 2 Watson Avenue, Middleport, NY 14105 • (716) 735-4207 Family owned and operated and located right on the historic Erie Canal, The Basket Factory Restaurant & Marina offers a casual, yet fine dining experience. Outdoor patio seating is available during summer months. We provide a full bar and our menu features anything from beef on weck and Friday fish fry to steaks, seafood, and pasta dishes. A weekly Sunday brunch buffet also runs from 10am - 2pm. A second floor banquet room seats up to 50 guests and is available by request. Winter Hours: Tues-Thurs 4-8, Fri-Sat 3-9, Sunday 10-7. Summer Hours: Tues-Thurs 11-9, Fri-Sat 11-10, Sun 10-8. 22
Danny Sheehan’s Steakhouse
www.dannysheehans.com 491 West Avenue, Lockport, NY 14094 • (716) 433-4666 Over 40 entrees include steak, prime rib, lobster, veal, chicken and lamb. Screened-in deck & patio seat 80 during summer months. Open Tue-Thurs 4-9pm, Fri/Sat 4-10pm, Sun 3-9pm. Closed Mon. Outstanding quality & service at affordable prices for nearly 55 years. 23
Vineyard Manor House
www.freedomrunwinery.com 5138 Lower Mountain Road, Lockport, NY 14094 • (716) 433-4136 A Beautiful artisan Stone Manor House built in 1826 is located on the eighty acres grounds of the historic Niagara Escarpment. The grand foyer leads into a large living room with adjoining formal dining room and library which flows into a brand new kitchen that boasts an exposed brick wall. The ground floor features 12 foot ceilings, plantation style windows, cherry wood floors and an elegant powder room for guests. The spiral staircase leads up to the second floor leading to the Master Suite with its own bathroom. You will also find on the floor, a Four Poster Bedroom and an Honored Guest Bedroom which share a full bathroom. The Vineyard Manor House makes a perfect home away from home for family and friends.
Press Vineyard Retreat
www.beckerfarms.com 3760 Quaker Road, Gasport NY 14067 • (716) 772-2211 Ext. 104 Becker Farms is proud to bring you Press Vineyard Retreat. Press offers high end cabins stylishly furnished to give you a relaxing retreat that focuses on the beauty and tranquility of the countryside. Press is nestled in between our vineyard and orchard and feature high quality linens, fixtures, and furnishings. 2 Master Suites and 8 traditional cabins oriented for the sunset or sunrise are equipped with 2 queen beds or 1 King bed and a sofa as well as a private porch and bathroom. For more information or to book online go to www. beckerfarms.com or call. 20
Merani Hotel Group: Holiday Inn Niagara Falls, NY, Four Points by Sheraton, Niagara Falls, NY and Doubletree by Hilton, Niagara Falls, NY
DeFlippo’s Restaurant and Bed & Breakfast
www.DeFlippos.com 326 West Avenue, Lockport, NY 14094 • (716) 433-2913 DeFlippo’s, built in 1870, is one of Lockport’s oldest landmarks. We are a third generation family owned and operated restaurant/bed and breakfast, serving the finest American and Italian cuisine since 1946. Not only famous for our spaghetti sauce, we feature house smoked prime rib, char-broiled steak and fresh seafood. In addition to being centrally located to the Niagara Wine Trail, DeFlippo’s offers the largest selection of Niagara wines by the glass or bottle. Open Tues thru Sat 4pm-10pm and Sun until 9pm. 24
Gordie Harper's Bazaar
www.gordieharpersbazaar.com 3333 Lockport Olcott Road, Newfane, NY 14108 • (716) 778-8048 Step Back in time with our rustic home cooked meals at Gordie Harper’s Bazaar. Enjoy browsing through a maze of unique shops ranging from antiques to Amish jams and relishes. Take home fresh baked bread or homemade pies and pastries. Open Sunday – Thursday 8am8pm, Friday & Saturday 8am-9pm. Breakfast Lunch and Dinner. Banquet Room Available up to 40 people. Great Food, Unique Gifts, Totally Bazaar. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org 25
Mariners Landing Restaurant
1540 Franklin Street, Olcott Beach, NY 14126 • (716) 778-5535 A comfortable nautical atmosphere with outside dining available. Our deck overlooks Krull Park and Lake Ontario. Cuisine consists of seafood, charbroiled meats, crisp salads, imported pasta, and great homemade soups. New England clam chowder served daily. Our bar houses a vast array of liquors, cordials, spirits, wines, and domestic imported beers. Banquet room seats 60. Come to Mariners Landing for a fine dining experience!
Niagara Falls Culinary Institute
www.nfculinary.org 28 Old Falls Street, Niagara Falls, NY 14303• 716-210-2525 The Niagara Falls Culinary Institute is like a five-star restaurant where every course matters. Our Culinary Institute gives students the tools for a successful career, from experienced faculty, in a beautiful, newly renovated facility. For visitors, we offer the most unique of experiences: from your dining pleasure to learning how to create something new in the kitchen. Featuring state-of-the-art kitchens and its own restaurant, bakery, deli, wine boutique, TV studio, gift shop and Barnes & Noble bookstore, NFCI is the next wonder of the culinary world. Explore NFCI today and we’ll help you develop a taste for the extraordinary. 27
www.zambistro.com 408 Main Street, Medina, NY 14103 • (585) 798-CHEF Medina’s ultimate dining experience. Serving lunch & dinner. Specializing in upscale comfort food with local wines & beer. Catering available for any occasion. Hours: MonThurs 11am-9pm, Friday 11am-10pm, Saturday 4pm-10pm.
www.shamuslockport.com 98 West Avenue, Lockport, NY 14094 • (716) 433-9809 Renowned for decades in historic Lockport, enjoy lunch or dinner at The Shamus ~ where your casual yet fine dining experience will perfectly compliment your wine tour. Dining room, outdoor patio, or private dining room for up to 40 people, or enjoy cocktails and a light menu at the bar. Featuring homemade soups, salads, burgers, and hearty sandwiches for lunch. Fresh seafood and fish, certified angus beef steaks, cured and smoked meats, poultry, locally raised pork, and vegetarian options for dinner. Open Monday through Saturday. Available for private parties on Sunday. Check our website for Sunday brunch dates. 28
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Sunset Bar & Grill
www.sunsetgrillwilson.com 3 O’Connell Island, Wilson, NY 14172 • (716) 751-6868 Sunset Bar & Grill, located in the quaint lakeside village of Wilson, is referred to by those in the know as the “hidden gem of the harbor.” Nestled among a side hill of pines, the view from the patio seating and bar is rivaled by few. Come join us for a taste of the way summer was meant to be enjoyed! 30
Steamworks Coffee Roaster & Café
www.SteamworksCoffee.net 51 Canal Street, Lockport, NY 14094 • (716) 417-8978 Steamworks is a specialty coffee roaster and coffee house right on the Erie Canal in Lockport, NY. We obtain the highest quality beans from around the world and fresh roast them right in our shop. Come enjoy some delicious, locally sourced baked goods and an amazing cup of coffee or espresso drink. Check our website for store hours.
www.steakstoneandsushi.com 5772 S Transit Road ,Lockport, NY 14094 • (716) 433-1459 / 1593 Upbeat, authentic sushi house serving Pan-Asian fare, plus tableside cooking & a full bar in contemporary digs. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Offering wine, cocktails, beer, and tea. First Steak-Stone grill in Western NY; stone heated to 800-900º with pure Himalayan sea salt, which contains over 30 trace minerals known to enhance well being and alleviate ailments. 29
Wilson Boat House Restaurant
www.wilsonboathouse.com 57 Harbor Street, Wilson, NY 14172 • (716) 751-6060 The Wilson Boat House Restaurant, open since 1907, and recently remodeled, is the perfect place for casual dining overlooking the beautiful Wilson harbor. After dinner make a point of visiting the many shops that are located around the harbor, or enjoy the famous Wilson sunset and watch the sailboats glide by. The waterfront gets jumping at night with live music on our outside patio bar four nights a week.
D'Avolio Olive Oils, Vinegars and More
www.davolios.com 449 Center Street, Lewiston, NY 14092 • (716)405-7244 Other Locations: Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, Williamsville, East Amherst, Buffalo (Elmwood), Ellicottville (inside Dom’s Butcher Block), Downtown Buffalo Looking for a unique shopping experience? Stop into any D’Avolio location and sample over 60 varieties of the highest quality Extra Virgin Olive Oils and Balsamic Vinegars. To enhance your shopping experience, D’Avolio carries a wide range of specialty pastas, spices, tableware, fine chocolates, bath and body products and much more. Whether you are shopping for yourself, or in need of a gift, you are sure to find something at D’Avolio. D’Avolio Kitchen is inside our Williamsville location. Stop in for lunch Mon-Fri 11am-4pm and enjoy our pizzas, salads, sandwiches, and antipasto. All made to order and only with the freshest ingredients!
Lakeview Village Shoppes
www.olcott-newfane.com/shopping 5955 Ontario Street, Olcott, NY 14126 • (716) 778-8531 Overlooking beautiful Lake Ontario, browse a unique mix of 11 specialty gift, clothing, antique, and food shoppes on the boardwalk. Visit every Friday during the summer for live music & wine tastings featuring wineries located on the Niagara Wine Trail. Visit our Facebook page for information about our other events like the Olcott Beach Mermaid Parade and the Wine & Jazz at the Beach event. Our seasonal shoppes are open weekends in May, September & October (12pm to 6pm) and are open everyday in June, July & August (Sunday-Thursday 12pm to 6pm, Friday-Saturday 12pm to 8pm). 35
Wrights Corners Wine & Spirits
Facebook.com/wrightscornerswineandspirits 3953 Lockport-Olcott Road, Lockport, NY 14094 • (716) 433-9463 (WINE) A family owned and operated liquor store, dedicated to customer service, located conveniently on Route 78 in Wrights Corners. We carry a variety of liquors, and both international and domestic wines; including wines from our local wineries on the Niagara Wine Trail! Let us help you pick that perfect bottle of wine to go along with dinner or to enjoy after a long day. Visit our Facebook page for a weekly wine tasting schedule – featuring many local wineries! Open Mon–Thurs 10 am – 8 pm, Fri & Sat 10 am – 9 pm, Sun 12pm – 5pm.
Shoppe on Main
www.shoppeonmain.com 2714 Main Street, Newfane, NY 14108 • (716) 778-5273 A gallery style shop featuring original works from over 50 local artists. We have everything from oils & watercolor, to jewelry, purses, handmade candles & soaps, wood bowls, jams & butters. We carry Harney & Sons ® brand loose teas and locally made chocolates from the nationally known chocolatier, All That Chocolate. We now carry a full line of designer yarns. Open Tue, Wed, Fri & Saturday 10am-4pm, Thurs Noon-6pm. Visit our website for events & classes. 36
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“The Warehouse” Gift Shops
www.thewarehousegiftshop.com 60 Chestnut Street, Lockport, NY 14094 • 716-433-1285 The Warehouse Gift Shops is located in historic downtown Lockport, NY. Open for the 2017 season May thru December, be sure to stop in and see what we have in store for you! We carry a wide variety of merchandise, just about something for everyone. Shop from home decor, to wine accessories, florals & greenery, custom designed gift baskets, primitive & americana, and shabby chic. Stop in our Christmas room, which opens in July for the season. Store hours: W, Th, Fr, 11:00am-4:00pm; Sat 12:00pm-4:00pm.
*All businesses listed here are members of the The Limousine–Bus–Taxi Operators of Upstate New York (LBTOUNY). Not only are these members trusted, reliable companies in their communities, you can rest assured each and every service complies with all local, state and federal laws.
Tips for Groups: wine shops
RSVP! Some of our wineries require calling ahead to make reservations for groups of 10 or more.
Anchor Spirits & Wines
www.anchorspirits.com 113 Lockport Street, Youngstown, NY 14174 • (716) 745-7989 Anchor Spirits wine and liquor shop is located at 113 Lockport Street in the downtown area of Youngstown, NY just minutes away from the Lower Niagara River, Lake Ontario waterfront and Old Fort Niagara State Park. The shop features an excellent selection of premium liquors, a nice assortment of fine wines from around the world as well as a large selection of Niagara Wine Trail wines and New York State wines. A friendly helpful staff is always on hand to serve you. Please like us on Facebook!
Plan Ahead! Ask wineries on your itinerary: • What are your tasting fees for groups? • Are reservations required? • What hours can you accommodate large groups? • Are there special amenities for large groups? • Is there special parking for limousines and buses? • Are “party paraphernalia” (glasses, balloons, straws, etc.) allowed in your facility?
Arrive on Time. If your group has reserved a certain time, please let the winery know if you are running behind schedule.
A Misty Thunder Limousine and Tours
www.mistythunderlimo.com 3301 Military Road, Niagara Falls/Buffalo, NY 14304 • (716) 297-4413 We are a complete ground transportation co. serving all of Western New York, Southern Ontario & Northern PA. We specialize in wine tours. Our friendly, courteous & knowledgeable drivers help make your wine tour experience with us a memorable event. We have many packages to choose from including dinner & lunch packages. Can accommodate groups of all sizes with our limos, SUVs and limo party buses. We are available 24/7 call 716-2974413 to reserve. E-mail: email@example.com 40
www.aceslimousine.com 10060 County Road, Clarence Center, NY 14032 • (716) 204-4863 Aces Limousine is the best choice for luxury transportation. We can accommodate groups from 1 to 20 in our gorgeous vehicles! Our fleet of sedans, SUV’s and limo buses cannot be beat. Please call one of our reservation experts today to book your wine tour. 41
www.giorgioslimousine.com 5464 Genesee Street, Buffalo, NY 14086 • (716) 683-7455 Buffalo’s premier limousine and transportation company, serving Western New York, Buffalo, Niagara Falls and beyond. We provide service for any event you may have. Offering the newest Lincoln & SUV Sedans, Stretch & Super Stretch Limousines (6-10-12 passenger), Vans, Limo Buses (16-22-28 passenger) Mini Coaches (28-34 Passenger) and full size Motor Coaches (56 passenger). So for your Airport Transfer, Your Wedding or your Niagara Wine Tour, allow Giorgio’s Limousine to handle your needs. Call us today for some great specials! 45
Amore di Vino Tours
Bedore Tours Inc.
www.bedoretours.com 2968 Niagara Falls Blvd., N. Tonawanda, NY 14120 • (716) 696-3200 Bedore Tours, Inc is a full service tour & charter company servicing Western New York for over 60 years. We specialize in Niagara Wine trail group packages, itineraries can be customized to fit your interests or charter one of our vehicles; gather a group of friends & family together to have a great time on the wine trail! Bedore Tours also offers Niagara Falls tours, group packaging & charter vehicles for all your special events. Our fleet of vehicles can accommodate various size groups from 21-39 passenger mid-size coaches to 56 passenger MCI luxury motor coaches. Call Bedore Tours today & let us do the driving!
www.metlimos.com 807 Plymouth Avenue South, Rochester, NY 14608 (visitation by appt. only) • (585) 444-0123 or (855) 585-5466 Visit your own wineries or let our experience guide you. Let us be your designated driver. Customized for groups of 2-14. “Enhance your experience…we are elegance defined.” Includes complimentary bottled water and snacks. Great memories are only a phone call away! 47
My Cowboy Transportation
www.mycowboy3340.wix.com/transport 3340 Fruit Ave. Medina New York 14103 • (716) 812-3529 My Cowboy Transportation is a family owned and operated 19 passenger wheel chair accessible Charter bus service operating from Medina, NY. We travel frequently throughout Niagara, Orleans, Monroe, and Erie County serving all of NY State. We are available for your Private tours, Events or Outings catering to wine tours, weddings, birthdays, corporate travel, airport drop-off/pickup, shopping trips, sporting events and more. My Cowboy Transportation started in 2014. We are a member of the Medina Business Association, Orleans County Chamber of Commerce and the United Motorcoach Association. You will deal directly with the owner and he is available to transport you affordably in comfort and safely to your destination. Call us and let us do the driving for you!
www.amore-di-vino-tours.com P.O. Box 33, Kenmore, NY 14217 • (716) 432-1934 Amore di Vino Tours is your ALL INCLUSIVE tour planner for your customized tour event. From wine tastings at the wineries/breweries, to wonderful food experiences along the way. We customize any size tour for your Bachelorette/Bachelor, Family/Friends, Sporting, Office Parties and more! Our tours are designed to meet the quality and expectations of your group. You will receive personalized assistance to make your day unforgettable. Guided tours for the Niagara Wine Trail events and themed tours are also offered. Visit our website for additional information and quote, then visit us on Facebook for pictures of your event! 43
Grand Tours and Ridge Road Express
www.grsbuses.com 5355 Junction Road, Lockport, NY • (716) 625-9211 Serving Western New York for more than 80 years, Grand Tours and Ridge Road Express are the ideal choice for all your transportation needs. From our deluxe motor coaches to our school buses and 20 or 14 passenger school vans, Grand Tours and Ridge Road Express can offer you the comfort, safety and affordability your group is looking for. Our courteous and professional drivers will help your group enjoy the Niagara Wine Trail in style. Call us today.
www.advantagelimousineinc.com P.O. BOX 562, East Amherst, NY 14051 • (716) 983-1201 Providing your event and special occasion transportation needs in Western New York since 1987. We can accommodate your wine tour, wedding, corporate event, sporting events, school dances, nights out on the town or whatever you may need transportation services for. We are the only provider of vintage car services in the area. Our vehicles can accommodate from 1 to 32 passengers. They include sedans, stretch limos, stretch SUV’s, busses and vintage Rolls Royce. We have friendly, knowledgeable and courteous drivers who help make your experience with us a memorable one. Give us a call today and allow us to start planning your special day. For more information call 716-983-1201 or visit us on the web at www.advantagelimousineinc.com. Look for our web and Facebook specials.
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Status Limousine Corp.
www.statuslimousine.com 799 Englewood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14223 • (716) 833-7292 Let Status Limousine provide you with an enjoyable & safe winery tour experience. We have vehicles to accommodate any size party. From superstretch Limousines, Escalades, Navigators, Suburbans, and don’t forget Buses from 20 to 37 passengers (some with restrooms). Call our office today and speak with one of our reservation specialists so they can help plan your day! A 24 hour answering service for your convenience 7 days a week.
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