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During the month of January, the Niagara wine region celebrates one of Canada’s most famous drinks: Ontario Icewine. Throughout this month, Niagara Falls hosts several festivals and events dedicated to the winter's most festive drink. Niagara Icewine Festival features over 30 local wineries showcasing their best products. Some of the most notable wineries are: 13th Street Winery, Creekside Estate Winery, Fielding Estate Winery, and Flat Rock Cellars. You may also indulge in an unusual taste testing combination, trying out icewine with roasted chestnuts or marshmallows.
Outdoor Icewine Winter Wonderland is an excellent locale, suitable for an afternoon stroll, adorned with stunning ice sculptures and holiday lights to set the mood. Its romantic and cozy atmosphere will make you forget about the cold. The festival also features plenty of live music and entertainment. The Niagara Icewine Gala will let participants try out the luxurious Niagara wines and food at the Fallsview Casino Resort. Some of Niagara’s most talented chefs participate in this event.
Most of the Festival events take place at the at Scotiabank Centre. Discovery Pass takes the visitors all over Niagara wine region during wine and food tasting tour.