Watch The Wine Ladies TV, "One Sip at a Time" interview with Toronto Chief of Police William Blair here.
Join ProAction Cops & Kids on Saturday, May 11th, 2013 as they celebrate another year of successfully funding programs for at-risk youth! You will enter a world of culinary heaven. Wander through food station where a different chef will be creating unique and original dishes for you to try. Mix n mingle, meet your favourite celebrity and restaurant chefs, embrace the culinary treats all the while being entertained by a live band in a luxurious, yet relaxed and casual and fun atmosphere. This promises to be a stupendous culinary adventure in both food and wine, with renowned chefs and restaurants creating delicious dishes based on a healthy, clean and easy lifestyle. Buy tickets here.
Celebrity Chef Brad Long – Chef and Owner of Café Belong and Belong Catering at the Evergreen Brick Works. Also known for his appearances on Restaurant Makeover on the Food Network
Taste the wines of Peller Estates of Niagara-on the-Lake, sample the beers from Ontario and learn a thing or two about the food and spirits you will try. A very special thank-you to all of our sponsors and supports of this event; Longos, Rexall and Pareto and more.
While you are enjoying our walking Marche, don’t forget to stop off at the exclusive VIP Bistro area where you will sit and be served in style! Mix and mingle with our elite group of guests and ensure you get your 15 minutes with The Wine Ladies, who will be roaming around the party for the evening interviewing and discussing the exciting evening!Read more: Love to Eat, Drink and be Merry! Join us May 11th for ProAction Cops & Kids Interactive Chef Night!
Awesome time was had by all September 9th for our 1st Zip N Sip wine adventure. Fourteen fun and adventure seeking wine lovers joined us for a spectacular day which included the excitement zip lining and rappelling at Long Point Eco-Adventures http://www.lpfun.ca/ , then a luxurious lunch across the Street at Burning Kiln Winery http://www.burningkilnwinery.ca/ , a beautiful tasting of Burning Kiln's wines and a walk and tour through the vineyard and winery. For complete details on our adventure click here.
Burning Kiln Winery is located on the “South Coast” an upcoming wine region, soon to be Ontario’s newest designated viticulture area.
Burning Kiln Winery enjoys the long summers, warm lake breezes and the beautiful vistas of the waters of Long Point Bay. The vineyards and winery are located in Norfolk County, just minutes from Port Dover, Simcoe and the sandy beaches of Turkey Point and overlook the UNECSO designated Long Point World Biosphere Reserve. The name recalls the dangers of early tobacco farming and marks the end of this traditional farming activity. From these ashes and traditions is reborn what the early explorers Dollier and Galinee discovered and wrote about in 1669 - great land, great wine and great adventure!
Watch for our next Adventure in wine with The Wine Ladies to be announced soon on www.TheWineLadies.com
Niagara-on-the-Lake…an enchanting destination, for fine wine, food, theatre and much more! An easy drive, just ninety minutes from Toronto, NOTL is an oasis for the palate, the food and wine simply delectable, top notch entertainment, home to the world-famous Shaw Festival Theatre, quaint yet sophisticated with superb shopping. Steeped in history NOTL is located on the southern shores of Lake Ontario where the Niagara River ends its journey into this famous Great Lake, now the selected destination of discriminating travellers from around the world. So much to see, to do, to taste and to embrace! Plan a romantic weekend get a way, or a couple of days with friends or with family. With over 160 incredible Bed and Breakfasts ready to welcome you, feel at home away from home, with friendly personal service, amazing fresh, home cooked meals, from farm to table ingredients, and the "scoop" on what to see, where to go, what not to miss, there is a B & B for everyone, perfectly suited to your taste, from the traditional, to the contemporary, the historic and even small cottages to accommodate the family! Visit www.niagarabedandbreakfasts.com for details on accommodation and highlights for the region depending on the season. Watch The Wine ladies TV all about Niagara-n-the-Lake as well as our fabulous contest. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=ufwL088aUBw&noredirect=1
Win one of 6 incredible prize packages. Every week we will feature a stunning Niagara Bed and Breakfast resort and give away a great prize including accommodation and assorted great gifts
It's easy as 1-2-3
• #NiagaraBBTWLContest Enter me in @TheWineLadies contest to win $3500.00 in prizes in Beautiful Niagara @OntarioBnBs
• @TheWineLadies stay in a #NiagaraBBTWLContest win prizes @OntarioBnBs
Week #1: Sept 16th – Sept 24th, - Lakelands Luxury B&B prize package. Value $550.00 @LakelandsBnB Winner #1 Mike @ekimonalletsac
Week #2: Sept 24th- Sept 30th - Stewart House B&B. Value $600.00 Winner #2 Emma Walpole @emmaleewalpole www.thestewarthouse.ca
Week #3: Sept 30th – Oct 7th - Brockamour Manor Value $600.00 Winner #3 Sandy T @SassyGirlCanada www.brockamour.com
Week #4: Oct 7th-Oct 14th - Wishing Well Cottage Value $675.00 Winner #4 @savvari www.wishingwellcottage.com
Week #5 Oct 14th-Oct 21st - Post House Inn Value $700.00 Winner #5 Cheryl @loucheryl www.historicinnsofniagara.com
Week #6: Oct 21st-Oct 28th - Baroque House Value $900.00 Winner #6 Melissa Finn @MelissaFinn www.baroquehouse.com
2. Each time you tweet (or re-tweet our Tweets) using the hash tag #NiagaraBBTWLContest, your name will be entered into our draw for a chance to win the prize. Keep entering every week for the next 6 weeks for your chance at one of 6 great prizes. Be sure to add @thewineladies at the end of your Tweet as well to help track it.
3. If you don't TWEET you can also enter on The Wine Ladies FACEBOOK Fan page too right here. http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Wine-Ladies/74962673175
The more you Tweet, the better your chances! The winners of will be randomly selected at 11:00am every Sunday (Sept 24th,Sept 30th,Oct 7th,Oct 14th, Oct 21st.Oct 28th) and notified via TWITTER and FaceBOOK
Good luck everyone! See you in Niagara!
Read more: Tweet to Win! Over $3500.00 in prizes to be won in wine country with the Niagara-on-the-Lake Bed...
Zip n Sip Wine Adventure with The Wine Ladies Sept 9th http://www.thewineladies.com/component/content/article/38-top-stories-the-wine-ladies/1414-long-point-eco-adventures
Niagara-on-the Lake turned out to be the perfect venue for my second date, from the food and wine, to the picturesque old town, to the sounds of the music festival, a little shopping and a small dose of history. How could he not be impressed with wine country?
And so he was. It was my turn to come up with a plan for Saturday afternoon which was to be our second date. Being quite the foodie and wine lover that I learned he was, spending the day in Niagara was a natural. Three wineries, I thought will be ideal, each with a unique focus, a stroll around the old town, quaint but with sophistication, a little window shopping, and a few stops along the way taking in the sounds of the music festival. This would be perfect. He enjoys a good band or quartet, this I know, as he plays a couple of instruments himself… hmmm we could do a duet, I could sing and tickle the ivories, but I digress.
We’ll top off the evening with a stupendous tasting menu over at Peller Estates. http://www.peller.com Celebrity Chef Jason Parsons rocks the kitchen, is a friend and a great guy with a big personality, I’ll have to introduce him.
It’s all come together nicely, the plan is set, just hoping it will be a delightful sunny afternoon!
Saturday afternoon, the sun is shining and we are off, cruising down the highway, the top down and the tunes playing. Niagara-on-the-Lake is 1.5 hours from Toronto, easy drive with easy conversation and anticipation for the day before us.
Our first stop, Konzelmann Winery http://www.konzelmann.ca/ where we are greeted by the General Manger, Jensin Ozkur who personally gives us a tour, so passionate about the winery, the wines and the vineyards. Konzelmann Estate Winery was founded in 1984, although the family has been in the wine business for over 100 years with its origin in Germany, in the town of Uhlbach (not far from Stuttgart) founded in 1893. “This is the only winery in NOTL” Jensin explains “with vineyards on the lake”. The view is spectacular with the vineyards overlooking Lake Ontario, 16 hectares in all, made up of vitis vinifera grapes including Pinot Noir, Chardonnay Gewurztraminer as well as Zweigelt.
Read more: Niagara-on-the-Lake, perfect for a second date!