Fall is just around the corner in Buffalo, and what better way to spend it than by putting on a cozy sweater and enjoying a lovely wine tour at some of the best wineries that the Buffalo/Niagara area has to offer? When choosing a wine tour, you don’t have to strictly be a wine lover, most venues also offer beer tastings for those who are all for trying different beers. Below are some different options to help you choose your next tour:
Niagara Wine Trail, USA is hosting a Harvest Festival September 21-22, 2019. This event runs for two days with over twenty participating wineries. On Saturday you can try wines from the different wineries from 10 am – 5 pm, and on Sunday, from 12 pm – 5 pm. This is a ticketed event, however, each ticket includes a tasting of three different wines along with a food sample from each participating winery, plus a commemorative wine glass from the winery you start at!
Grape Escape Wine Tours offers a variety of different wine tours including vehicle tours at various times during the day, including morning, afternoon and evening. They also offer bicycle wine tours throughout the day, with different distances depending on the tour. Grape Escape Wine Tours has many different options and different times throughout the day so you can be sure to pick your favorite time and method of transportation! Tours can include cheese samplings or meals as well.
You can also find a wine tour through Niagara Vintage Wine Tours any day of the week. Their tours range from a half-a-day to a full day depending on your preference. You can pick tours to include lunch or dinner, do wine and cheese tours, or an Epic Culinary, Beer, and Wine tour. Niagara Vintage Wine tours also offer wine and culinary adventures that can include private barrel cellar dinners, limo wine tours, and even helicopter rides.
This next option has three different tours that are sure to have something for everyone. Brewery and Distillery Tours, Niagara offers tours for whiskey, beer, and wine lovers alike. The tours include four premium destinations, which vary between Wayne Gretzky Distillery, Oast House Brewers, The Exchange Brewery, Shiny Apple Cider/Small Talk, and Konzelmann Estate Winery depending on the tour chosen. Each tour is approximately 4-5 hours long and has food available. You can even customize your destinations by booking a private tour
Winery Tours of Niagara books tours seven days a week, all year round. They offer five different tour options with beer and wine tastings, accompanied by different food tastings, from cheese to chocolate, truffles and full meals. These tours visit four of Niagara on the Lake’s wineries.
Now that you have some options, go ahead and book your wine tour. Enjoy some delicious wines, the nice fall air, and the breathtaking views that the wineries have to offer. Cheers!