Ontario Summer Fun Newsletter – Things to do in Ontario

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What are YOU going to do this weekend?            November 17, 2011
The Icing On Top!

If you haven’t heard through the grapevine, it’s because ice wine is one of Ontario’s best-kept secrets. With winter fast approaching, what better way to enjoy this magical season than with a sweet glass of celebration? Whether you are up for a wintry wine tour or just indulging in front of a blazing fire with family and friends, ice wines will warm up your winter with a splash of flavour!

Here are some places you can find ice wines across Ontario:








As Niagara’s ice wine pioneer, this award-winning winery offers delectable choices of this unique wine. Whether taste testing or learning the fascinating story of the wine making process, the experience will surely enable you to discover the season in a whole new light.

If you love ice cold beer on a warm summer day, then you’ll love iced beers any time of year! Sign up for a behind the scenes tour, and enjoy a day of sampling some very exotic beers, in addition to the ones you already know and enjoy.





Ontario is known for its famous winter wines, and this vineyard has perfected the amount of sweetness in each glass. Prepare to enjoy one of the best ice wines produced in the rarest natural habitat in the country.

Whether you’re hopping on the winery train or strolling through this beautiful estate, you are certain to enjoy this scenic countryside. With unique atmospheres come unique wines, so be sure to indulge in their ice wine!


With the grapes on the vineyard slowly beginning to frost, it’s almost time for an exciting winter wine tour. When it comes to ice wines, patience is a virtue; but we think you’ve been patient enough. So sit back, relax and enjoy some of Ontario’s famous wine! For more ideas, visit our Wineries and Microbreweries page.

Featured Events
Minden Hills Cultural Centre Festival of Trees
This enchanting event will release the holiday spirit in everyone. Whether taking in the magical displays or checking out the Sugar Plum Candy Shop with the kids, you’ll enjoy a nice stroll in this winter wonderland.
 
November 25-27, 2011, (Central)
LEGO Workshop
Want to transform your imagination into real life? Enjoy building masterpieces, working with other LEGO lovers to perfect a creative design and having your work showcased at the museum!
 
November 26, 2011, (Southwestern)
Gourmet Food and Wine Expo
You’ve been cordially invited to the finest cocktail party of the year! With over 1,500 beers, wines and spirits to sample, plus unforgettable cuisine to try, you’ll love mingling with some of Toronto’s famous chefs. Bon Appétit!
 
November 17-20, 2011, (GTA)
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Thunder Oak Cheese Farm
“Say Cheese!” This farm is sure to put a smile on your face, as you watch Ontario’s only Gouda farm produce eight varieties of this creamy, world famous cheese.
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Luxury, boutique, vintage, homey, bed & breakfast...Ontario's hotels come in many varieties. Tell us your favourite place to rest your head and win! Contest ends November 30, 2011.

Featured Attraction

National Gallery of Canada
When you think of famous artists, whose names come to mind? Showcased at this world-renowned museum are some of the most interesting and significant pieces created by the most celebrated artists. From Picasso to Warhol, watch art come alive before your very eyes.
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My Travel Itinerary

Visit us online, and set up a profile on the site. It’s free, and once you’re logged in, you can make your own personal travel itinerary. Your favourite places, activities and attractions will all be saved under your profile. Browse through the site, and click on the “Add to My Itinerary” button to bookmark your spots to visit this summer.
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Coming next week
Winter Holiday Fun!

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