Winery Events & Special Tastings
Join us throughout the year for events at Strewn. Here's what's coming up:
THE LIMITED WINE CLUB UPDATE: Memberships for The LIMITED 2019-2020 Wine Club are now open.
Easter Weekend (Friday, April 19 through Sunday, April 21) Wine & Chocolate Tasting
2 :00 pm each day
We are celebrating Easter with a special 30-minute seated tasting that explores the relationshiip between chocolate and wine. You will discover how to match chocolate with sparkling wine, white wine, red wine and dessert wine. Available at 2:00 pm. $25 per person, reservations available for groups of two to four people.
May Weekends (Fridays - Sundays) "Sip and Sizzle"
11:00 am to 5:00 pm
It's an opportunity to visit the Wineries of Niagara-on-the-Lake and taste wines you will want to buy and take home. Each winery has chosen a wine and paired it with a nibbler. Strewn's wine is our luscious, dry 2017 Sauvignon Blanc at a special price of $18.95 (regular $22). It's paired with a Grilled Naan Pizza (pesto, fresh spinach and mozzarella). Touring passes are $55 (driver passes $30); purchase online @ wineriesofniagaraonthelake.com.
Sunday, May 26 Sommelier Selections Wine Club "Blending Challenge"
11:30 am to 12:15 pm
Sommelier Selections club members are invited to put together a four-person blending team (we can help pair you up or you can work as a duo). Starting at 11:30 am, the teams will gather in the barrel cellar for a briefing then will have 15 minutes to create a signature blend. When the clock has run down, each team will present their wine for review and judging. Watch for your invitation via email late April. And cf course, club members will take home their shipment - 2018 Pinot Grigio and 2016 Premium with a cork closure (both currently exclusive to Sommelier Selections members).
Saturday, June 22 White Wine Pre-Release Event
11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Be among the first to taste six refreshing, aromatic whites from the 2018 vintage plus our Robust Rosé and a lighter weight red made for summer sipping. Then while your order is being put together, enjoy the live music, a glass of wine and lunch from Ginger Restaurant under the Big Top tent on the back lawn. Tickets available online as of May 15.
Saturday, July 20 Chardonnay Experience: Niagara-on-the-Lake & Yarra Valley, Australia
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
As part of the International Cool Climate Chardonnay Celebration (i4C), Strewn has partnered with Australia's conic Coldstream Hills winery. This informative, side-by-side tasting celebrates stellar Chardonnays produced in two cool climate wine regionas. Strewn winemaker Marc Bradshaw, originally from Melbourne, and founding winemaker Joe Will, who trained in Australia, will be joined by Master Sommelier and Senior Education Manager for Treasury Wine Estates, Gillian Ballance. Following the tasting a Chard-friendly lunch will be served. Price $60.
Sunday, July 28 The LIMITED Wine Club Tasting & Picnic Lunch
11:30 am to 1 pm
It's time to pick-up the final wine in the 2018-2019 LIMITED membership year. The pick-up event starts with a tasting of The LIMITED Amalgam 2018 white blend (how many varietals will you be able to identify) with winemaker Marc Bradshaw. Then relax and enjoy an seasonal picnic-style lunch under the Big Top tent on the side lawn. Members will receive two complimentary tickets ard can purchase up to six more tickets. Details will be emailed in early July.
Sunday, September 8 Red Wine Pre-Release Event
11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Our 2017 premium red wines are still in barrel but the winemaking team has been holding regular tastings as they progress. These wines will be elegrant, mid-weight reds with lovely flavours and refreshing, gentle tannins. Then while your order is being put together, enjoy the live music, a glass of wine and lunch under the Big Top tent on the back lawn. Tickets available online as of August 15.