Four Niagara Wine Experiences To Thrill The Wine Lovers In Your Life

Niagara Icewine Festival 
January 12th to 28th

Give The Gift of Winter Wine Fun

Thrill the wine lovers on your list this season with a gift that goes beyond the bottle. Here are four great gift options that offer a true taste of Niagara’s world-class wine scene.

The Authentically Canadian Icewine Gala – January 12th

The Niagara Icewine Festival’s Authentically Canadian Evening Gala on January 12th is your ticket to one of Canada’s largest VQA Icewine and table wine tastings and one of Niagara’s most glamorous events. The Fallsview Casino’s Grand Hall will be transformed into a sparkling winter wonderland with masterfully carved ice sculptures and creative installations. The $190 all-inclusive ticket includes tastings of wines from over 35 wineries and a delectable collection of culinary pairings inspired by each Canadian province and territory prepared at live cooking stations. There’s also live entertainment, dancing and a special Canadian-themed auction experience. Purchase your tickets.

The Niagara Icewine Festival Discovery Pass – January 12th – 28th

WineAlign members use code WINEALIGN18 for $5 off your Discovery Pass.

The Niagara Icewine Festival Discovery Pass offers wine and food lovers a winter wine journey unlike any other.  For just $45 ($35 for designated drivers), Discovery Pass guests can enjoy eight delicious wine and food pairings at over 35 wineries along Niagara’s Wine Route. From elk cannelloni paired with Riesling to Icewine marshmallows roasted over an open fire with Cabernet Icewine, pass holders will enjoy some truly Canadian treats. View the complete list of 2018 Discovery Pass pairings. The Niagara Icewine Festival Discovery Pass experiences are available on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from January 12th to 28th. Purchase Niagara Icewine Festival Discovery Passes.

The Everything Icewine Experience

If you’d like to give the glamour of Niagara’s Icewine Gala combined with a weekend of wine country touring, The Everything Icewine Experience is a great new option being offered this year. The package bundles a ticket to the Niagara Icewine Festival Authentically Canadian Evening Gala with a Niagara Icewine Festival Discovery Pass for just $200, a savings of $35. This offer is only available until December 25th. Purchase the Everything Icewine Experience.

The 2018 Three Festival Discovery Pass

Give the gift of a whole year’s worth of wine experiences with this amazing blend of winter, summer and fall touring experiences. The Three Festival Discovery Pass bundles Discovery Passes for January’s Niagara Icewine Festival, June’s Niagara Homegrown Wine Festival and September’s Niagara Grape & Wine Festival for just $100, a savings of $35. Purchase the Three Festival Discovery Pass.

In addition to these four great gift ideas, there are plenty of other present-worthy winter wine experiences in Niagara thanks to events, concerts, tastings and activities at the region’s additional January wine festivals, including:

  • Twenty Valley Winter Wine Festival – January 12, 13, 14
  • Niagara-on-the-Lake Icewine Festival – January 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28
  • Niagara Falls Icewine Festival – January 26, 27

For a complete listing of all of Niagara’s Icewine Festival programming and events and to purchase Niagara Icewine Festival Gala tickets and Discovery Passes online, visit

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Discovery Pass – 11am-5pm on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays from January 12 – 28, 2018
Niagara Icewine Gala – 7-10pm on Friday, January 12, 2018