Wine, theatre, golf and shopping. Did we mention great food, spas and scenery? All the ingredients for a fabulous getaway and it’s a total breeze to get to: just a 90-minute drive from Toronto’s Pearson Airport or half an hour from Buffalo. The Niagara peninsula, spectacularly set between two Great Lakes, Ontario and Erie, and bordered by the Niagara River, is Canada’s best known wine country.
With a cool climate growing season that ranks with the best in the world, Niagara has vineyards galore, dozens of wineries and two regional appellations, the geographic indicators set by Canada’s Vintners Quality Alliance (VQA).