Metro Creative Connection

Mon May 24, 2021 5:50 pm

Members of the Niagara Wine Trail have announced the return of a wine and cheese event. The wineries will offer a different cheese accompanied by a special wine from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 5 and from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 6. Tickets cost $ 30 per person per day and include sample cheese and three tastes of wine at each participating winery.

Based on current COVID-19 restrictions and experience with recent events, guests are urged to make a reservation at each winery. Each cellar has a different capacity. The 6-foot social separation requirements are still in effect.

Participating wineries include A Gust of Sun, Honeymoon Trail Winery, Lake Ontario Winery, Leonard Oakes Estate Winery, Liten Buffel, Long Cliff Vineyard and Winery, Schulze Vineyards and Winery, Schwenk Wine Cellars, Victorianbourg Wine Estate, Vizcarra Vineyards at Becker Farms and the Cave at Marjim Manor.

For tickets or more information about the event, visit Ticket sales end at 9 p.m. on Thursday, June 3.

“Taste and paint”

The next “Taste and Paint” workshop will take place at the Manoir Marjim cellar at 2 pm on June 13. For $ 35, participants will receive all materials, refreshments and a glass of wine for those over 21.

Teri Seddon will be the instructor. In about two hours, she will take participants from blank canvas to finished works of art. The painting will be “A tree of life”. Seddon will walk the artists through creating a tree, and then each person can add what makes it personal to them. In the past, people have added birds, animals, and leaves. Some added swings or a picnic scene. Each painting is unique.

Reservations are strongly suggested. They can be prepared online at or by calling the winery at 716-778-7001.

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