July is the perfect time of year to visit Niagara-on-the-Lake. With its mild climate and spectacular vistas and attractions, the scene is set for an amazing vacation. July also brings numerous special events hosted in the vineyards. Whether you are a music lover, a wine lover or an aficionado of culture, you will love all that July brings to our local wineries.
International Cool Climate Celebration
From July 21 through July 23, 2017, wine connoisseurs will gather at several venues throughout Niagara-on-the-Lake for this incredible celebration. The event kicks off with Flights of Chardonnay on July 21, where you can sample over 60 different types of chardonnay that have been produced locally. This event takes place at the Hangar Marche, and it allows you to view dozens of vintage aircraft while sampling wine.
Cool Chardonnay World Tour Tasting & Dinner at Ridley College – July 22
This event includes ample varieties of chardonnay as well as pinot noir, gamay and cabernet franc varieties. After an initial tasting session, a buffet-style dinner will be served. Dinner will be accompanied by additional wine offerings. Dessert, coffee and a chardonnay bar are available after dinner while you enjoy live entertainment well into the evening.
Movable Feast Brunch at Ravine – July 23
Surrounded by the beauty of the vineyard, you will enjoy an artisan-prepared brunch and cool chardonnay.
Brunch on the Bench at Redstone Winery – July 23
This brunch includes three courses and several wine pairings. There are also several other scheduled events planned throughout this entire three-day celebration that you can attend.
17th Jackson-Triggs Amphitheatre Concert Series
This concert series runs from June through September, and the month of July brings many internationally-recognized performers to the Niagara on the Lake area. Space is limited, and these are popular events for locals and visitors alike. Purchase your tickets well ahead of time to ensure you see the shows you are most interested in.
- Matt Andersen on July 14
- Dan Mangan on July 15
- Gordon Lightfoot on July 21
- Whitehorse on July 22
Trius Movie Night in the Vineyard
What better way is there to spend an evening in Niagara-on-the-Lake than enjoy a hit movie under the stars and surrounding by a vineyard? Your movie tickets include the movie, a glass of wine in a souvenir glass and popcorn. You can also upgrade to a premium ticket that includes dinner, wine and the movie. The movies planned for July are Dirty Dancing on July 7 and Logan on July 14.
Ravine Rocks the Back-Lawn Series 2017
Every Thursday, Friday and Sunday this month, you can enjoy great music, wine and cider at the Ravine Vineyard. Many performers are scheduled to appear throughout the month, and this includes Nate Warriner and Nick Serbina on July 7, Mike Saracino on July 9, Serena Pryne on July 13, James Grizzy on July 20 and more.
Trius Presents Rock at the Winery
On July 15, the Trius Winery presents Rock at the Winery. This is an evening concert that brings live performances under the stars from fabulous performers. The schedule includes Sherrie Gold & Overdrive and others.
Passion Food & Wine Tasting at Chateau des Charme
The Chateau des Charmes hosts the Passion Food & Wine Tasting event on July 28. This culinary event includes dancing and music as well as ample food, wine and micro beer selections. There will also be a raffle and charity auction.
Soul in the Vineyard at Hare Wine Co.
Music lovers will also want to enjoy Soul in the Vineyard on July 28. This event brings you a live performance from the Andrew Craig Trio and Cinnamon Jones. You can purchase tickets online or at the door at the Hare Wine Co.
Reif Winemaker’s Luncheon at the Grand Victorian Mansion
On July 30, you can enjoy a delicious lunch in the impressive setting of the Grand Victorian Mansion at the Reif Winemaker’s Luncheon. Your three-course meal includes summer wine pairings and will be enjoyed on the veranda. This luncheon usually sells out, so an advance ticket purchase is recommended.
We look forward to seeing you in Niagara-on-the-Lake this July. Call us at 1-888-669-5566 to plan your July getaway to Niagara.