Sip & Sizzle – May 2015

Each of the 25 participating Niagara-on-the-Lake wineries will pair a unique, gourmet grill inspired food with one of their amazing VQA wines!

To make sure you can enjoy all of the amazing food & wine that is offered thoughout this event  Grape Escape Wine Tours are an official “Designated Driver” partner!

Transportation services include;

  • Return Transportation from Brockamour Manor.
  • Grape Escape Tour Guide with you thorughout the day
  • Planned route to your requested wineries to ensure you get to as many as you can!
  • Additional tastings at any of our partner wineries (subject to availability on the day)

Pricing;

$69 + Tax per person (Transportation Only – You can purchase your own passes)

$115 + Tax per person (Transportation & Discovery Pass)

$10 per person discount on these prices on Fridays & Sundays!!

Please let us know at the time of booking if you would like us to purchase the Discovery Passes for you!

Take a look through the delicious pairings for 2015 below….

 

2015 SIP & SIZZLE PAIRINGS

Please be aware that food pairings may contain peanuts and/or other tree nuts.

BETWEEN THE LINES
2012 Pinot Noir
Smoke, spice & sweet: Spicy grilled pork in a toasted hand tortilla topped with a sweet, tropical fruit salad
PELLER ESTATES WINERY
2012 Private Reserve Meritage
BBQ smoked beef brisket with roasted garlic & horseradish aioli on a grilled tortilla
CHÂTEAU DES CHARMES
2014 Rose Cuvee d’Andree, Estate Bottled
Thai chicken summer roll 
PILLITTERI ESTATES WINERY
2012 Gewurztraminer
Grilled sweet & spicy chicken wings
COYOTE’S RUN ESTATE WINERY
2013 Five Mile White
Fresh Ontario peach wood-smoked pork skewer with a creamy yoghurt & cucumber dip
PONDVIEW ESTATE WINERY
2012 PondView Unoaked Chardonnay
Chilled beef brisket salad with julienne of cucumbers, carrots & radish on Belgian endive with a creamy Chardonnay dressing
DIAMOND ESTATES – THE WINERY
Hat Trick White
Sambal chicken skewer 
RANCOURT WINERY
2012 Riesling
Ginger chili lime sausage grilled with peach BBQ sauce & served with slaw
HINTERBROOK ESTATE WINERY
2013 Sauvignon Blanc
Prosciutto-wrapped lime chicken skewer with a medley of Mediterranean vegetables & goat cheese
RAVINE VINEYARD ESTATE WINERY
2012 Ravine 
Gewurztraminer
Ravine BBQ: Grilled chicken with spicy house-made harissa
INNISKILLIN WINES
2012 Reserve Shiraz-Cabernet
Charcoal-grilled King Oyster mushrooms with smoked Ontario cheddar, Canadian pine & juniper
REIF ESTATE WINERY
2013 Gamay Cabernet

Charred tomato & melon gazpacho shooter topped with sheep’s feta
JACKSON-TRIGGS NIAGARA ESTATE WINERY
2013 Reserve Meritage
Miso-grilled Ontario beef ribs with scallion & ginger “salsa”
RIVERVIEW CELLARS ESTATE WINERY
2013 Baco Noir
Peach wood-smoked chorizo sausage with triple cream brie 
JOSEPH’S ESTATE WINES
2012 Cabernet Franc
Bison slider on a homemade brioche bun
SOUTHBROOK VINEYARDS
Whimsy Anniversary
Meatballs in saffron-almond sauce      
KONZELMANN ESTATE WINERY
2012 Barrel Aged Merlot
Baby back ribs with ice wine and Forty Creek Whiskey infused BBQ sauce. Accompanied by Niagara maple baked beans
STRATUS VINEYARDS
2012 Kalabang Red

Chorizo, charred red onion & eggplant
LAILEY VINEYARD
2012 Chardonnay
Leek soup shooter
STREWN WINERY
2014 Strewn Cabernet Rose
Sampler trio: Melon with Cask 18 balsamic drizzle; Flatbread with goat cheese, ‘Champagne’ grapes, OLiV rosemary EVO oil; Pea & mint mash
MALETA ESTATE WINERY
2008 Grape Brain Riesling
Traditional Chinese dumplings
TRIUS WINERY AT HILLEBRAND
2013 Trius Riesling
Jerk pork sausage
NIAGARA COLLEGE TEACHING WINERY
2010 Dean’s List Pinot Noir
Smoked salmon rillette on grilled zucchini
TWO SISTERS WINERY
2013 Sauvignon Blanc
Charred asparagus salad with aged pecorino
PALATINE HILLS ESTATE WINERY
2012 Riesling 
Bacon on maple ice cream

Ice Wine Festival – January 2015

Canada is one of the few countries in the world that has the varying climate be able to produce Icewine.  The Niagara Region has been making Icewine since 1984 and has perfected the art of Icewine production…. If you have not been lucky enough to try it yet then the Niagara Icewine Festival 2015 is the perfect chance!

With over 30 wineries to choose from, each of them pairing a selection of their delicious Icewines with a specially created food.  The experience combines culinary excellence with the delectable dessert that is Icewine itself!

Grape Escape Wine Tours  provide a “Designated Driver” service so you can fully enjoy all of the amazing, award winning Icewines available to sample without the worry of having to find your way between wineries, and so you can try as many wines as you like!  Let the friendly and knowledgable guides escort you on your day to ensure you get the most from your trip to Niagara on the Lake.

GRAPE ESCAPE WINE TOURS offers transportation between 11am and 5pm on the days of the event and all transportation services include pick-up & drop-off from BROCKAMOUR MANOR.

Each “Discovery Pass” gives the holder 8 sample vouchers to visits 8 different wineries for the Icewine & Food Pairings.  We can purchase the Discovery Pass for you or if you already have it you can just book the transportation.

Pricing;

$69 + Tax per person     – Transportation Only

$109 + Tax per person   – Transportation & Icewine Discovery Pass

Dates of Event : January 9th – 11th, 16th – 18th, 23rd – 25th

Call us at 1-905-468-5527 to book  or email info@brockamour.com for more information

Sip & Sizzle – New Wine Event – May 2014

Sip & Sizzle – May 2014!

Spring is finally here and BBQ season is almost upon us!

Why not join us on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays in May for the BRAND NEW event here in Niagara on the Lake..

“Sip & Sizzle”

Each of the 26 participating wineries will pair a unique, gourmet grill inspired food with one of their amazing VQA wines!

To make sure you can enjoy all of the amazing food & wine that is offered thoughout this event Grape Escape Wine Tours are an official “Designated Driver” partner!

Transportation services include;

  • Return Transportation from Brockamour Manor in Niagara on the Lake
  • Grape Escape Tour Guide with you thorugh-out the day
  • Planned route to your requested wineries to ensure you get to as many as you can!
  • Additional tastings at any of their partner wineries (subject to availability on the day)

Pricing;

$59 + Tax per person (Niagara on the Lake pick up locations) Price is for transportation only

$10 per person discount on these prices on Fridays & Sundays!!

We can also purchase your “Sip & Sizzle” Touring Passes and bring them out with your Tour Guide to save you the trouble! The Touring Passes are $43 + Tax per person.  Please let us know at the time of booking if you would like us to purchase them for you!

Take a look through the delicious pairings for 2014 below….

 

BETWEEN THE LINES
2013 Rosé
Grilled Pork Encrusted with Herbes de Provence on a Crostini

PALATINE HILLS ESTATE WINERY
2012 Gamay Noir Rosé
Hickory Smoked Pulled Pork with Grilled Tortilla and Garlic Aioli

CATTAIL CREEK ESTATE WINERY
2011 Estate Series Chardonnay Musqué
Grilled Stuffed Apricots

PELLER ESTATES WINERY
2012 Private Reserve Gamay Noir
Vine Smoked Lake Perch Wrapped in Wild Boar Bacon

CHÂTEAU DES CHARMES
2012 Cabernet Sauvignon, Estate Bottled
Cabernet Sauvignon Marinated Grilled Flank Steak with a Sour Cherry Marmalade
 

PILLITTERI ESTATES WINERY
2012 Pinot Grigio
Grilled Pineapple Served with Gelato di Carlotta’s Coconut Gelato

COYOTE’S RUN ESTATE WINERY
2012 Cabernet Merlot
Mesquite Grilled Chicken Chipotle Antojito with an Avocado Drizzle
 

PONDVIEW ESTATE WINERY
2012 Cabernet Franc Rosé
Chili Spiced Beef Skewer on Toasted Quinoa, Cilantro & Sunflower Seed Salad with Cranberry and Buttermilk Dressing

DIAMOND ESTATES – THE WINERY
2013 FRESH Moscato
Honey Glazed Grilled Shrimp & Pineapple Skewer
 

RANCOURT WINERY
2009 Noble Rouge
Beef Slider topped with Red Wine Honey Mustard and a Fresh Vegetable Relish

HINTERBROOK ESTATE WINERY
2013 Rosé
Smoked Balsamic Mennonite Sausage topped with Crisped Parmesan Asparagus Spears

RAVINE VINEYARD ESTATE WINERY
2011 Sand and Gravel Cabernet Franc
Charcoal Grilled Lamb Spiedini

 INNISKILLIN WINES
2012 Niagara Estate Meritage
“Market Grill” Ontario Pork Slider, Smoked Poblano Relish, Black Cumin Slaw

REIF ESTATE WINERY
2012 “The Empress” Chardonnay
PEI Blue Mussels, ‘Grilled and Chilled’ with Dill, Garlic and Shallots
 

JACKSON-TRIGGS NIAGARA ESTATE WINERY
2012 Grand Reserve Sauvignon Blanc
Grilled Salmon Tataki, Charred Mushroom Ponzu, Puffed Rice, Cucumber

RIVERVIEW CELLARS ESTATE WINERY
2012 Merlot
12-Hour Smoked Pulled Pork on Brioche     

 

JOSEPH’S ESTATE WINES
2009 VQA Chenin Blanc
Grilled Tomato and Goat Cheese Tart

SMALL TALK VINEYARDS
2012 Faux Pas
Pizza on the Grill, Chef’s Choice, Vegan Option.

KONZELMANN ESTATE WINERY
2012 Shiraz
Ontario Venison & Pancetta Slider finished with Caramelized Onions
 

SOUTHBROOK VINEYARDS
2012 Cabernet Franc Rosé
Cabernet Franc Smoked Flank Steak, Grilled Marc’s Mushrooms, Charred Tomato Vinaigrette

LAILEY VINEYARD
2011 Chardonnay
Grilled Pork Belly with Wild Leek and Local Honey

STRATUS VINEYARDS
Tollgate Fumé Blanc 
Grilled Asparagus with Olive Oil and Monforte Feta Cheese

MARYNISSEN ESTATES WINERY
2013 Riesling
Grilled Sea Scallop Skewer with Grapefruit and Vanilla Gastrique
 

STREWN WINERY
2012 Gewurztraminer Terroir 
Grilled Vegetable Trio: Smoky, Blackened, Spicy

NIAGARA COLLEGE TEACHING WINERY
2009 Dean’s List Pinot Noir
Balsamic Marinated Grilled Ontario Asparagus Wrapped with House Cured Maple Bacon

TRIUS WINERY AT HILLEBRAND
2012 Trius Riesling
Pork Pastrami Sausage with Riesling Sauerkraut

Call us now to reserve your accommodation & wine tour!

905-468-5527

Brockamour Manor (circa 1809)