May 23, 2018




Coming Up in September!

 

Niagara Grape & Wine Festival Discovery Pass Program

September 15–16, 22–23 & 29–30, 2018

 $45 Discovery Pass | $35 Driver’s Pass

Discover beauty and excitement of harvest this September with the Harvest Festival Discovery Pass. This self-guided tour entitles you to eight VQA wine and culinary pairings crafted by some of the most talented people in the region. Enjoy your pairing while you watch the winery teams at work harvesting the 2018 vintage, tasting the flavours from the abundant produce from local farm stands. It’s a magical time in Niagara that you don’t want to miss.

Each Discovery Pass is valid Saturdays and Sundays from September 15-30 at over forty wineries across the region. The Designated Driver’s Pass is specially priced at $35 and includes a culinary pairing and a non-alcoholic beverage at each of your 8 winery visits.

Click here for full listings and to buy your passport today!!

Here's our offering for this year's Discovery Pass:

Che bella Porchetta!
Hearty harvest fare awaits you at Sue-Ann Staff Estate Winery – we’re pairing our fabulous Fancy Farm Girl Flamboyant Red with Just Cooking Rustic Italian’s crispy-skinned, succulent, melt-in-your-mouth porchetta, served on a root vegetable slaw with a vinaigrette drizzle. Fall flavours at their best!
$10 without a Discovery Pass.


The Silver Sweep!

 

 

Springtime is "Awards Season" in more than just the entertainment biz! Pleased to announce that Sue-Ann's wines have won acclaim in the following international wine competitions:

2016 Mabel's VCR

  • SILVER MEDAL, 2018 International Wine & Spirit Competition
  • BRONZE, 2018 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition

2016 Robert's Block Riesling

  • SILVER MEDAL, 2018 International Wine & Spirit Competition
  • SILVER, 2018 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition
  • BRONZE MEDAL, 2018 Decanter World Wine Awards

2015 The Chestnut Tree Cabernet Franc

  • SILVER MEDAL, 2018 International Wine & Spirit Competition
  • SILVER MEDAL, 2018 Decanter World Wine Awards

2016 Howard's Icewine Vidal

  • GOLD, 2018 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition
  • SILVER MEDAL, 2018 International Wine & Spirit Competition
  • BRONZE MEDAL, 2018 Decanter World Wine Awards

2016 The Wisteria Tree Cabernet Franc Icewine

  • SILVER MEDAL, 2018 International Wine & Spirit Competition
  • BRONZE MEDAL, 2018 International Wine Challenge

 

Plus

2015 Riesling Loved by Lu

  • SILVER, 2018 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition

2015 Fancy Farm Girl Frivolous White

  • SILVER, 2018 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition

2013 Fancy Farm Girl Flamboyant Red

  • BRONZE, 2018 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition