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How to Explore Niagara Wine Country By Bike

Just a quick jaunt from Toronto, Niagara-on-the-Lake is a delightful area of the province boasting some of the best wine made in not only Ontario, but Canada. This region Niagara region spans for miles and miles along the QEW, so depending on how long you have in the area, and your mode of transportation, I suggest mapping out the wineries you’ll be visiting in advance. Here are five wineries you should visit during your next trip to Niagara. 1. Between the Lines Winery  You’ll notice as you read through my suggestions that I prefer smaller, more boutique vineyards. While the larger ones have their value, I find it is the smaller ones that give you the chance to meet the winemakers and explore the vines. For awhile now, Between the Lines Winery has been one of my favourite spots in the Niagara because they have a delightful range of wines,…

Wine Tasting in Watkins Glen

Our final day in the Finger Lakes was spent in the picturesque Watkins Glen and Schuyler County, New York. Most known for the racing track around the south end of Seneca Lake, here is how we spent our day in this beautiful area. We began our day in the Finger Lakes National Forest is the only national forest in New York State with 30 miles of interconnecting trails that traverse gorges, ravines, pastures, and woodlands. The area is open to the public and is the perfect spot for a number of outdoor activities such as hiking, trail running, backpacking, biking, camping and horseback riding in the warmer months. The Finger Lakes region is home to a ton of award-winning wineries producing some of the finest vintages of Rieslings and other wines. We had the pleasure of touring the Chateau LaFayette Reneau nestled along the east side of Seneca Lake. Stop by for the chance to try their…