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Events and places for summer fun

Teddy’s Food Fun & Spirits

30 Main St. W, Grimsby

Celebrate Teddy’s 50th Anniversary

Saturday, July 5, Teddy’s will be celebrating 50 years in Grimsby. Award-winning wings will be on special all day for 50 cents each (eat in only). Live entertainment with Doug Feaver at 5 pm. Then 8 pm -midnight we have Brian Neale and Northern Harbour with David Vanduzen and Flashback. Teddy’s will have 50th shirts, hats and mugs available as well as other great specials and giveaways all day.

Thirty Bench Wines

4281 Mountainview, Beamsville Oysters + Rieslings – Seminar Saturdays in June, July,  August & September 11:30 AM. The Tide & Vine Oyster Company team, known as some of Canada’s Best Oyster Shuckers, will lead a spirited wine and oyster tasting seminar including 4 oysters and 4 of our new Rieslings. $20 pp plus HST. Space limited.

Harbour Estates Winery

4362 Jordan Rd., Vineland

Picnic by the Harbour

weekends from June-August. Lunch time. Seasonal patio. Limited cheese and antipasto al a carte selection.

Jordan House

3845 Main St, Jordan

Live music in July

Check out live entertainment Friday and Saturday nights starting at 9 p.m. Fri., July 4 – Broken Cadence. Sat., July 5 – Cardinals. Fri., July 11 – Dubble Trubble, July 12- Rich and the Poor Boys, July 18- Soul Cake, July 19- Mike Lynch, July 25- Slings and Arrows, July 26- North of 49.

Good Earth Vineyard & Winery

4556 Lincoln Ave., Beamsville

Fireside Feast

July 5, 5-7 p.m. Pit Boss Mike gathers some logs and fires up the grills to grill the best the season has to offer. $95 pp

Creekside Estate Winery

2170 4th Ave. ,Vineland

Sippin’ and Shuckin’ with the Winemaker. July 5, 11 am-1:30 pm and 4 pm tasting sessions. Try our portfolio of delightful new Sauvignon Blancs with winemaker Rob Power.  All pared with 4 fresh shucked oysters. $20 pp or a mere $10 for our Creek Freeks wine club members. Call 905-562-0035 Ext 230 to reserve.

Angels Gate

4260 Mountainview Beamsville

Grill With Phil

An Evening Affair, July 12, 6:30 pm. Reception followed by dinner. The charcoal grill will create a delicious grand paella.  The evening will begin with a sparkling reception and a special barrel tasting.  Dinner will be served by Phil on the patio overlooking Lake Ontario. Seating limited.  $60 pp, plus HST  Included in the ticket price:  Glass of sparkling wine, choice of a glass of red or white during dinner, paella and two salads, dessert and coffee.

Fielding Estate Winery

4020 Locust Lane Beamsville

Sauv and Shuck, July 12, noon-5 pm. Tour Fielding Estate Winery and have three wine tastings. Then enjoy a glass of our Sauvignon Blanc (or your favourite) with four of Rodney’s Oysters & condiments out on the Wine Lodge deck.  Includes $5 voucher that can be used towards the purchase of wine.  $25 pp, Space limited to 12 people per tour time.  Book in advance by calling 905-563-0668.

Several Bench Wineries

The Rebirth of Cool July 18-20 

Cave Spring Cellars

Angels Gate

Vineland Estates

Flat Rock Cellars

Hidden Bench Winery


Among other Niagara wineries

Varying times. Taste Chardonnays from different regions of the world and join in an interactive discussion. Discover and enjoy the many reasons to celebrate everything Chardonnay throughout a weekend full of activities.

Vineland Research &

Innovation Centre, Victoria Ave. at the lake

Saturday, July 19

Cool Chardonnay World Tour Grand Tasting & Dinner. 4:30-11:30 p.m. Sip and celebrate cool with your closest friends and family as our team reserves you a private table of 8 for the i4c’s most highly sought after Signature event. Table of 8 $1,000.

Good Earth Vineyard & Winery 4556 Lincoln Ave., Beamsville

Good Girth: Seafood Supper July 19,  5-8:30 pm. Our fabulous Seafood Supper is back this year and better than ever. This is a Good Girth Supper Club event with a twist…guests will be served every dish on this menu. No tough decisions! The Seafood Supper in the Orchard will be chock full of the best the seas have to offer, prepared to perfection by our kitchen crew. Join us for this incredible menu: $85 per person plus tax and gratuity. Call 905-563-6333 to reserve your place today, because you can count on this event selling out before you know it.

Foreign Affair Winery (The) 4890 Victoria Avenue North, An Enchanted Evening Saturday, July 19 at 6pm. Join us in the Sakura Cherry Blossom, on the winery grounds, for a formal wine pairing dinner. Featuring exquisite local cuisine with a themed menu, this evening will be truly enchanted.

(Same Chardonnay event)Cave Spring 3836 Main St. Jordan Vistas and Vintages  July 19, noon til 3pm Take part in the International Cool Climate Chardonnay Celebration Cost: $125 per person

Featherstone Winery & Vineyard 3678 Victoria Ave. Vineland Sheep in the vineyard: they’re baa-ckSaturday, July 19; and Saturday, July 26 Time: 1:30pm. Tour lasts about 45 minutes. Three wines will be tasted.The sheep are brought into the vineyard for a brief period to do leaf removal on the vines and provide weed control. Sip on our famous Featherstone Estate 2013 Black Sheep Riesling and enjoy a vineyard tour that is unique in Canada. $10+HST per person, to a maximum 20 people per session. We recommend calling ahead with a credit card number to reserve: 905-562-1949

Good Earth Vineyard and Winery (The) 4556 Lincoln Avenue Beamsville 15 Minutes of Flame: Classes. July 20, 3-5 pm. Seafood and shellfish can be the nemesis of even the most seasoned grill master.  Mike shares some of tricks from years of manning the grill.$95


2727 Seventh Ave. Jordan

Yoga Class, Hike & Healthy Lunch

July 26, 10 am – 1 pm. Start the day with a gentle yoga class overlooking vineyards on the Niagara Escarpment. A healthy, nutritious lunch will be prepared by a local favourite August Restaurant and pairing of some of Flat Rock’s finest wines. $50 pp

Calamus Estate Winery

3100 Glen Road Jordan

2014 Vinemount Ridge Velo

Sun July 27, Aug 24 9:30 am – 4 pm Bike to the five wineries of the Vinemount Ridge Appellation and enjoy wine samples paired to specially selected foods. Your progressive lunch will be served one course at each winery stop along your route. Call the winery or Twenty Valley Tourism to reserve a date.

Creekside Estate Winery 

170 4th Ave. Vineland

The Heat is officially on!

July 27, 6 pm. Welcome to the Creekside Estate Winery Sunday Supper Club Series! Cool down with our summer harvest celebration. Beets and Beans and maybe Collard Greens, and a little local game (not Trivial Pursuit). $49 pp.

Good Earth Vineyard and Winery

4556 Lincoln Avenue Beamsville

Basket Case

Aug. 9, 5-7 pm. Local goes global as Jason showcases the best of the local farm scene with influences from other parts of the world Cooking Demo Classes. $95 pp.

Featherstone Winery & Vineyard

3678 Victoria Ave., Vineland

Sunday Brunch with the Winemaker

Sunday, July 27, Sunday, Aug. 10, 11:30 am. Have a mid-summer chat with our winemaker, David Johnson, while enjoying a delicious three-course Sunday Brunch on our huge outdoor veranda. Brunch is made complete with four Featherstone wines tailored to the meal. $39.95 per person (includes taxes and gratuities), to a maximum of 20 people per brunch.

Thirty Bench Wines 

4281 Mountainview Beamsville

Upcoming Wine Release

Aug. 16-17, 11:30-5 pm. Wine release of our 2012 Small Lot Gewürztraminer and our 2013 Small Lot Pinot Gris. Keep checking back to reserve your space.

Foreign Affair Winery

4890 Victoria Ave. N.

Pig Roast & Movie

Under the Star Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014 – 6 pm Conspiracy Council members & guests have enjoyed this popular and magical experience for four years. This year will prove even more engaging.

Calamus Estate Winery

3100 Glen Road Jordan

Jazz Day with GinTonic

Aug. 17, 2 pm Jazz Day with GinTonic; Enjoy an afternoon filled with music by GinTonic upstairs in our loft. Tickets include a glass of wine and snacks. $20 per person. Call the winery to reserve a spot.

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