ST. CATHARINES, ON, May 27, 2011 /CNW/ - Join the Niagara Grape and Wine
Festival for the 16th Annual New Vintage Festival this June.
Enjoy this year's summer solstice with the Discovery Pass Program,
taking place weekends; June 18th through 26th, 2011. The Discovery Pass
is your ticket to 6 wineries for two weekends of wine and culinary
adventures at participating wineries across Niagara. This year's New
Vintage Festival is a showcase of the best in winemaking from over 30
wineries and Farm-to-Table cuisine prepared by Niagara's most
Also, Deborah Levy from Dairy Farmers of Canada will be working closely
with participating wineries to provide New Vintage visitors with the
opportunity to explore incredible artisanal cheeses with Wine and
Cheese Seminars. The cheese selections will compliment the various
winemakers' styles and tastes.
The Niagara Grape and Wine Festival would like to welcome back TD as the
Title Sponsor of the much talked about New Vintage Tailgate Party. TD
has been a cherished partner of the Festival for several years, and
look forward to hosting another successful event together.
"The Niagara Grape & Wine Festival is an event that thousands look
forward to each year and although TD has been supporting this festival
for many years, we are thrilled to be bringing even more to the TD
Tailgate Party, which will kick off the festivities this year," says
Monique Homer, District Vice President, TD Canada Trust. "This
community is known for the wine industry and what it has to offer
culturally and economically, and at TD we are proud to be a part of
Grape Grower of the Year and Grape King Debbie Inglis will be hosting
the second annual TD Tailgate Party at Niagara Vintage Harvesters on
Saturday June 18th, 2011 from 5:30 - 9:30pm. This casual kick off to
summer will feature 35 wineries and their winemakers, 8 of Niagara's
most talented chefs preparing a showcase of Farm to Table dishes and
will also feature delicious Canadian cheeses sponsored by Dairy Farmers
The TD Tailgate Party entertain with live country- rock by the Black
Spurs, a "Message in a Bottle" auction, and a complete green theme to
reflect the efforts in our community. The eve of our summer's solstice
is sure to be an evening to remember.
Discovery Passes are $30, Tailgate tickets are $75, and Wine Seminars
are $10 each (plus HST). All are available by ordering online at
www.niagarawinefestival.com or calling the Festival office at
SOURCE TD Bank Group
For further information:
For more information please contact Kimberly Hundertmark, Executive Director, Niagara Grape and Wine Festival at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 905-688-0212 x 117. Tashlin Hirani, TD Bank Group at email@example.com by calling 289-237-9364.