Meet us at an 80-year-old artisanal farm market for local fruit and honey, meet your pro guide and head out on the beautiful and safe Niagara Parkway Bikepath to the historic Lailey Estate Winery and start your tour with an artisnal cheese paring and structured Reserves tasting under old growth pines. Founded in 1970, Lailey’s vines are the oldest Pinot Noir and Chardonnay vines in the Niagara region: “The oldest and deepest roots are the strongest”
Ride into the sunny heartland to Bella Terra Estates’ big-sky view for their Couples Experience: Reserve Tasting for 2 + Charcuterie & Icewine Shooters: Your tastings start with a sample of sparkling wine and continues with your choice of 3 Bella Terra Reserve wines, accompanied by a loaded charcuterie board with an assortment of meats, cheeses, and antipastos. For dessert, enjoy one of our famous Icewine Chocolate Shooters.
Take a quiet country road to Reif Estates’ incredible Winemaker’s Loft session – an immersive, private session completely away from crowds, rich in education and eserve selections.
Vino Velo guided tours depart at 11:00 a.m. sharp and return by 5:00 p.m. Plan on arriving on-site by 10:30 a.m. for guide introduction, bike set-up, and safety briefing. Take advantage of our Complimentary Concierge service and have all your purchases along the way picked up for you. Route is 15-20 km in length and completely flat, on paved country roads and bike paths. Departs from Vino Velo 5 Henegan Rd, Virgil, ON.
Private group touring, often leaving/returning from/to from your in-town accommodations is available. If your group is at least 8 riders, it would travel as a private, solo group – fun!