Everyone loves Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario!

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Location Where is Niagara-on-the-Lake? We’re just a 20-minute drive along the beautiful Niagara River Parkway from Niagara Falls; a 90-minute drive along the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) from Toronto; a 75-minute drive from Toronto’s L.B. International Airport; a 50-minute drive from Buffalo’s International Airport in northern New York State; and a comfortable day’s drive from […]

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Traveling with Wine

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Exploring local wineries on vacation is a favorite past time for many wine drinkers. Its an opportunity to sample and purchase wine that may not otherwise be available to you in your home area. However, when you’re away from home getting your wine purchases back safely can be problematic. Shipping wines, for whatever reason, is […]

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WordPress for Wineries

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WordPress has a lot to offer wineries. Its not just for blogging anymore. Here’s how WordPress makes it easy for you, as a wine maker and not a programmer, to manage your winery’s website. 1. WordPress is theme based. Themes determine the overall look and feel of your winery’s website. In the old days, if […]

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3 Easy Ways to Ruin A Glass of Wine

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We’ve all made mistakes when serving wine. Here are the three easiest ways I’ve found to ruin a wine. I’m speaking from experience here! 1. Over oxidize it Whether its in the glass or the decanter once its been opened the oxidation has begun. Sometimes we need the oxygen to come in and calm down some harsh […]

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5 Places Worth Exploring at Niagara-on-the-Lake

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There is no shortage of memorable things to do and see in Niagara-on-the-Lake. The hard part will be doing it all! Sip your way along Niagara’s popular winery trail. Test your luck at Casino Niagara. See a play at the famous Shaw Festival Theatre. Take in moving colours at the beautiful Butterfly Conservatory. Step back […]

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How to Plan a Romantic Meal

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Some people love going out to a restaurant on Valentine’s Day. Not me! I can’t stand the crowds – and the poor service often due to it. If your Valentine is anything like me – or if you just want to offer him or her something more special – consider instead a romantic meal at […]

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Travel Information for Niagara-on-the-Lake

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Dining When in Niagara on the Lake, visitors are spoilt for choices when it comes to dining. From fine dining to casual lunches, there is a location for every palate. Set in charming, historic and unique locations, the restaurants are often just a short walk or drive from your accommodations. Several of the wineries now […]

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10 Must visit wineries at Niagara-on-the-Lake

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1. Inniskilin Established in 1975 by Karl J. Kaiser and Donald Ziraldo, Inniskillin was founded upon and dedicated to the principle of producing and bottling outstanding VQA wines. Our historic Brae Burn barn houses the Visitor and Tour Centre, Wine Tasting Bar and the Boutique.  We offer many premium wine varieties, including our World Famous Icewine […]

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The Secret about Niagara on the Lake is Out

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The Community One of 12 municipalities in the Niagara Region, the Town of Niagara- on-the-Lake spans 134 square kilometres of prime agricultural, residential and commercial land and is home to 15,400 people residing in the communities of Historic Old Town, Queenston, St. Davids, Virgil, Glendale and the surrounding rural areas. As the First Capital of […]

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