Twenty Valleys Winter WineFest adds some sparkle to a winter favourite Jan 16th-17th

There is a new reason to venture out on a chilly January weekend this year!.29 reasons, in fact. Visitors to the NEW Winter WineFest will be able to sample over 50 wines from 29 area wineries, and this year icewine will share centre stage with some of Ontario’s best sparkling and premium VQA wines.

There is a new reason to venture out on a chilly January weekend this year!.29 reasons, in fact. Visitors to the NEW Winter WineFest will be able to sample over 50 wines from 29 area wineries, and this year icewine will share centre stage with some of Ontario’s best sparkling and premium VQA wines.

The “not just icewine” festival – which will be hosted in Jordan Village January 16 and 17th – will allow wine enthusiasts to sip and savour from a list of specialty and reserve wines not offered at any other wine festival.

The shift away from the traditional Icewine Festival was one of the first changes implemented by the Twenty Valley Tourism Association when they took over the management of the event this November. “The Jordan Ice Bar has been very successful, but we wanted to create something that is distinctly Twenty Valley – an event that better showcases the variety of premium wines available here”, says Dori Andrewes, Event Manager for the Twenty Valley Tourism Association. “Many of our most celebrated and popular wineries don’t offer icewine and weren’t able to be a part of past events. It makes sense to put our best wines on display, and to highlight the range of talent in Twenty Valley.”

Among this list of rare “festival tastes” are the 2006 Terroir Cache Red Meritage from Hidden Bench, the 2006 Village Reserve Pinot Noir from Le Clos Jordanne and “The Conspiracy” Ripasso Style Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 from The Foreign Affair Winery. 13th Street Winery will feature 2006 Cuvee 13 Rose – one of six sparkling wines on the list.

The special wine tastings will be complemented by delicious dishes served up by 6 of Twenty Valley’s top chefs. Hand-cut frites from About Thyme Bistro, tourti

0 replies

Leave a Reply

Want to join the discussion?
Feel free to contribute!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.