Executive Chef Jason Parsons and his award-winning culinary team have planned the most delectable series of Barrel Cellar Dinners for 2017. Each dinner in the series has a unique theme that treats you to a pre-dinner reception, seminar or tutored tasting before whisking you away to our stunning underground barrel cellar for a four-course dinner surrounded by 300 wine barrels. Each course is complemented by our winery-exclusive VQA wines as our wine experts present each pairing.
We encourage you to plan your visits to Niagara around these dates for a truly sensational taste of everything wine country has to offer. Wine Club members save $10 on our Barrel Cellar Dinners (for you and up to 5 guests).
$145 per guest, plus taxes and gratuities
$135 for Wine Club Members
Please call us about special rates for designated drivers
Dates and themes in the series include:
February 25, 2017: An Evening with Chef Jason Parsons
Get up close and personal with our Executive Chef and Cityline personality Jason Parsons. The evening begins with an exclusive cooking demonstration with Chef Parsons. He’ll share his culinary secrets with you, while preparing one of the dishes on the menu. You’ll have opportunity to ask questions and enjoy dinner with Chef Parsons as he hosts the evening through to the mouthwatering dessert.
March 25, 2017: The Ultimate Wine Dinner
When it comes to wine and food pairing, we put wine first! Join us to discover the nuances of our wine portfolio in a relaxed atmosphere before dinner in the barrel cellar. Our senior wine expert will guide you through a wine tasting seminar, showcasing the wines we’re featuring with each course. After dinner, experience Niagara’s “liquid gold” in our 10Below Icewine Lounge and enjoy the magnificent dessert reception.
April 22, 2017: A Canadian Waters Dinner
From oceans to fresh lakes, the bounty of Canadian fish is world-renowned! This dinner celebrates everything our Canadian waters have to offer to please the seafood lover. Join a member of our culinary team as they teach a class on how to prepare your next seafood dinner like a professional chef. Learn how to pair wine with seafood and discover new favourite pairings along the way.
May 13, 2017: O Canada! Celebration Dinner
Did you know that 98% of the ingredients Chef Parsons uses in the kitchen are sourced from within Canada? This dinner celebrates all things Canadian as our chefs create each course with the best flavours Canada has to offer. The evening will begin with Chef Parsons’ favourite Canadian ingredient, bacon! Our culinary team member will guide you through an interactive demonstration on smoking, curing and enjoying the world-renowned Canadian back bacon, while our wine expert shares best wine pairing tips. It doesn’t get any more Canadian than this!
October 21, 2017: Au Revoir to Summer Dinner
The evening begins with a sparkling wine seminar and reception where you’ll learn about the history and versatility of those luxurious, tiny bubbles with a French-inspired treat. The culinary team will then tease your taste buds with a dining experience straight out of Provence. Enjoy our irresistible lure of French cuisine paired with our award-winning VQA wines. Bon appétit!
November 18, 2017: A Celebration of Red Dinner
We’re going right to the barrel for our dining inspiration! Get the inside scoop on winemaking techniques in our barrel seminar, including wine and cheese. For dinner, we continue celebrating our award-winning red wine portfolio as we dine among the next vintage of reds in the barrel cellar. Join the company of fellow red wine-loving fans as you savour each wine paired with each exquisite course.
We’re happy to refund the full amount of your winery tour, tasting or dining experience up to 24 hours in advance of the date of your visit. Please contact our Guest Relations team at 1-888-673-5537 ext. 2 to make the necessary refund arrangements.
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