August 24, 2023
Your Harvest Headquarters
September brings all sorts of harvest happenings to Niagara, including end-of-summer celebrations, the Niagara Wine Festival, and a wide assortment of engaging winery experiences. Set on the edge of a vineyard, just a stone’s throw from world-class wineries, Riverbend Inn offers our guests a front-row seat to Niagara’s autumn excitement! Here are some fun activity options to add to your September stay.
Our talented Oaklands Restaurant Chef Andrew MacNeil and Peller Estates Executive Chef Jason Parsons are putting the finishing touches on a sumptuous three-course tasting menu showcasing Niagara’s seasonal bounty for an unforgettable family-style sunset feast on Friday, September 8th. The experience includes a sparkling wine reception and hand-selected VQA wines paired with each course. Reserve your space.
From the Discovery Pass touring program, which offers passport holders exclusive wine and food pairings at their choice of six Niagara wineries, to the incomparable atmosphere at the Montebello Park Wine and Culinary Village, the Niagara Wine Festival brings three weekends of wine-themed fun across Niagara from September 8th through September 24th. Learn more.
For wine lovers looking to take their Niagara knowledge to the next level, our myWineCountry Tour offers an unforgettable journey through the vineyards and tasting rooms of some of Niagara’s most celebrated wineries, including Peller Estates, Trius Winery, and Wayne Gretzky Estates.
Walk through the vineyard to Peller Estates for an informative one-hour experience that will teach you all about Niagara’s proud history of grape growing. Along the way, you’ll enjoy a mimosa made with local ingredients, three premium wine samples and a tasty snack to help fuel your stroll through the vines.
Enjoy Chef Frank Dodd’s incredible culinary creations paired with exquisite Trius wines in this all-new fall experience. Savour four sensational kitchen snacks, like Hewitt’s Farm Whipped Goat’s Cheese with Icewine Beet Jam and Blushing Strawberry Macarons, alongside sips from some of the very best bottles at Trius Winery.
Book your fall getaway now and experience Niagara as the community comes together to celebrate autumn’s arrival.