Tag Archives: Niagara-on-the-Lake

Trius Winery Restaurant

We finally had dinner at Trius Winery Restaurant and that is why one makes reservations, as I noticed that all of the tables were occupied while we were there. The next time we go to Niagara-on-the-Lake I shall make appointments … Continue reading

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Trius Winery at Hillebrand

The last time we were in Niagara-on-the-Lake we had stopped at Hillebrand Winery and were impressed by the winery facility and the wines. We had tried some of the Hillebrand wines, as well as a couple of the Trius wines … Continue reading

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Reif Estate Winery

The Reif family has been making wines for around a hundred years; they started in Neustadt in the Rhine Valley and now have Reif Estate Winery along the Niagara River in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Ewald Reif purchased the land in 1977 and … Continue reading

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Riverview Cellars

There were so many wineries in the Niagara-on-the-Lake area, that we could not stop and see them all. Riverview Cellars was originally a peach farm with a roadside stand. The farm consists of twenty-five acres, and they slowly started planting … Continue reading

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Small Talk Vineyards

The wineries in Niagara-on-the-Lake were all impressive that we visited. The closest that we found to some of the small wineries of Michigan was Small Talk Vineyards. They are a fifty year old private estate and as soon as you … Continue reading

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Escabeche Restaurant in NOTL

Our first night and dinner in Niagara-On-The-Lake and I would say that we were looking forward to it. It is usually my job to search out the restaurants in the area for our dinners, and this night was no different. … Continue reading

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A Party for a Newborn Infant

Recently some good friends of our, decided to forgo a traditional Baby Shower and waited for the infant to be born, so that they could invite all of their friends to see their new grandchild.  I thought this was an … Continue reading

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La Cuisine in Windsor, Ontario

Be it ever so humble there is no place like home and that describes La Cuisine in downtown Windsor, Ontario.  The restaurant was located on the second floor above a retail shop and was probably the original shop owners residence … Continue reading

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Niagara-on-the-Lake

While were up in Niagara-on-the-Lakes for our “destination wedding, we decided to go try a couple of the local wines.  I have to preface this with the fact, that I had family in this area for years, but the whole … Continue reading

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A Destination Wedding

“Niagara Falls, slowly I turn, step by step, inch by inch.”  Suffice it to say “the best laid plans of mice and men…” had it nailed.  We were invited to a destination wedding.  I guess I lived a sheltered life, … Continue reading

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