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Get Cozy in the County​

10 hours | $395pp | 6 People max. (contact for group rates)

Everyone goes to Niagara, why not try The County? Prince Edward County has been garnering fame and recognition locally and worldwide over the past decade for their wines with impeccable mineral quality, great sparkling, and gorgeous country side. The wine, terroir, and climate is often compared to Burgundy, France. Learn about the region as you visit 4 premium wineries with a sommelier guide. Enjoy lunch at *Norman Hardie’s vineyard where pizza comes hot from a wood-burning stove and veggies fresh from the garden. Life is good in the county.

*Other lunch provided when not seasonally available

 

Starting Point:

Toronto. (Save $100: Pick up can be arranged from Prince Edward County, subject to availability.)

 

Tour Includes:

  • Expert Guide with Sommelier
  • Certification
  • Four Premium Winery Visits
  • Local Gourmet Lunch
  • Private Transportation
  • Pick up & Drop-off to your Door
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Sake A to Z

2 hours | $75pp | 12 People max.

Learn all there is to know about sake with a Certified Sake Professional.

Discover the area- As we weave through the cobbled streets of Toronto’s historic distillery district, we’ll discuss how a simple mill evolved into the world’s largest distillery. Soak in the beauty of the district as is stands today.

Next stop in at SOMA Chocolate Maker’s, one of the first shops to open here for some tasty drinking chocolate. Spicy or Classic- Your choice!

Lastly we’ll return to Izumi, the first sake brewery in Canada. Meet the brewers, learn about how sake is made, and get a strong taste of sake culture. As we sample loads of sake, you can taste traditional Japanese bar snacks. By the end you’ll have learned to identify the styles and flavours like a pro.

Starting Point:

Izumi Sake Brewery

 

Tour Includes:

  • Expert Guide with Sake certification
  • Historical Tour of the Distillery District
  • Drinking Chocolate from SOMA 
  • Sake brewery tour with 5-part tasting
  • Traditional Japanese Bar Snacks
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Cold Climate Wines of Niagara

8 hours | $350pp | 6 People max.

Avoid big bus tours and get cozy with our intimate Niagara wine experience. Your sommelier guide will pick you up from downtown and take you to learn about cold climate wines, Ontario’s specialty. Taste Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Cabernet Franc (as well as a few surprises) at 3 boutique wineries. We’ll be treated to a tour and cheese pairing as you meet the winemaking teams. Mid-day enjoy a locally-sourced lunch at one of the vineyards. All that, but don’t worry we’ll have you home in time for dinner!

 

Starting Point:

Toronto

Add-on: Visit to Niagara Falls with Boat Tour $50 pp

 

Tour Includes:

  • Expert Guide with Sommelier Certification
  • Three Premium Winery Visits
  • Local Gourmet Lunch
  • Private Transportation
  • Pick up & Drop-off to your Doo
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Icewine Tours

8 hours | $350pp | 6 People max.

Icewine is one of our national treasures. Frozen grapes come off the vine and are crushed so that only the sweet nectar of the grape is collected to make wine. You may have come from far and wide to taste it, and there is no better time than during the Niagara Icewine Festival.

 

On this special tour we will pick you up in Toronto and take you to Niagara wine country where you will learn all about icewine production and the cool-climate grapes that thrive in our climate. Each place we stop will have a special tasting of icewine accompanied with a specially-designed food pairing. We will also delve into the other fabulous wines of each vineyard with a tutored tasting. Lunch will be provided and enjoyed at one of the winery’s locally-sourced restaurants.

Want to stay the weekend? There are plenty of evening events, inquire about packages and ways to enhance your stay.

 

Starting Point:

Toronto

 

Tour Includes:

  • Expert Guide with Sommelier Certification
  • Exclusive Icewine Tastings with Food Pairings
  • Four Premium Winery Visits
  • Local Gourmet Lunch
  • Private Transportation
  • Pick up & Drop-off to your Door
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Queen West Pastry Crawl

2.5 hours | $75pp | 12 People max.

Travel with local blogger Dessert Pervert to find the best pastries in the city. Walk down Queen St. West- voted by Vogue as the world’s 2nd hippest neighbourhood. Learn the epic roots of your pastry from exiled kings to humble nuns. We’ll end at a chic Argentine café to try a south American specialty- Alfajores. Indulging in 4 divine pastries is tough work so we’ll walk it off in graffiti alley for a photo shoot where you can see Toronto’s best street art in rainbow colours.

 

Starting Point:

Nugateau

 

Tour Includes:

  • Local Guide with a Passion for Pastry
  • Visit to 4 Fabulous Bakeries
  • Polaroid Photo shoot in Graffiti Alley
  • Coffee or Tea
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Cocktail + Tapas Crawl

3.5 hours | $150pp | 12 People max.

Toronto’s cocktail scene is, quite frankly, fabulous. Cocktails wet the appetite and thus you must have equally mouth-watering tapas while you drink. That is why 2 of Toronto’s top 10 Restaurants will be featured as well as a newcomer to the city.

Begin the tour with authentic tapas and sherry-based cocktails in an authentic Spanish tapas bar. Learn about Sherry production and tapas culture as you swill and sip. Next enjoy tapas with a Cantonese twist and have the chance to learn about sake and food pairings. Lastly we’ll get cozy with Tapas Canadiana paired with whiskey cocktails. You’ll leave satisfied and inspired to create your own cocktails at home

Starting Point:

Bar Raval

 

Tour Includes:

  • Local Guide with a Passion for Mixology
  • Visit to 3 Fabulous Restaurants
  • 3 Craft Cocktails
  • Tapas at all Locations (equivalent to a mid-sized meal) 
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