Niagara-On-The-Lake, ON -- (ReleaseWire) -- 02/28/2014 -- As spring is nearing, wineries are rolling out the red carpet for the much anticipated Cuvee en Route, a special winery tour that features the best of Ontario VQA. This year, the first round of the tour will take place between February 28 to March 02, providing the locals and tourists alike with another breathtaking weekend activity.
Among the highlights of the event is the red carper roll out of Ontario's biggest wine producers and winemakers. During this time, participants can taste the best wines of the town, while at the same time buy featured wines straight from its makers.
"Hundreds of people come to Niagara-on-the-lake not only to experience this exciting weekend-long event but also take part in the romantic and scenic feel that NOTL provides," shared Janet Trogdon, a Niagara-on-the-lake native and innkeeper of the beautiful Abigail-House.Com
She shared that the winery tour can sometimes extend towards the rest of March, depending on the weather conditions. "Most of us tend to be so eager to find a getaway place after trying to make it through the winter months. Not only is Niagara-on-lake a fairly central location, but it offers so many different activities for every type of couple," Trogdon said.
Aside from being a favorite spring destination of locals and tourists, Niagara-on-the-lake is also an emerging romantic destination. It is a laid back destination, which provides couples with a refreshing and rejuvenating retreat away from the busy lives they have.
Wonderful activities couples can enjoy together include carriage rides amongst the best vineyards of Niagara-on-the-lake. Wine tours and cooking classes of top-class vineyards is always an option too.
The town offers pristine beaches to complete the romantic getaway. Couples can top off their day with a rejuvenating spa, being offered almost anywhere near the main heart of NOTL.
"Niagara-on-the-lake was the perfect place to get away with my fiance. We were able to visit wineries, relax amongst the beautiful vineyards for lunch, have a wonderful dinner in the heart of the town and see a show at night. Sunday was filled with more wine, beaches and romance. I just loved it and can’t wait to go back,” said Suzanne Harrou.
Harrou went on to talk about their enjoyment of the cottage they rented for the weekend. “It was the perfect place to come back to; quiet, gorgeous, comfortable and in the perfect location. Finding the right cottage for rent in Niagara-on-the-Lake was tough, there is a number of options but Abigail House pulled through and we’re so excited to go back.”
Part of the tourism program for local officials is the promotion of their dining experiences, which keep tourists coming back. Beautiful scenery, shopping, delicious food, wineries, and world-class theater performances make up a complete Niagara-on-the-lake experience. It’s the perfect weekend getaway for couples or a group of friends.