By all accounts, this event went off without a hitch and was enjoyed by all! Huge thanks to Lise Jette and Claude Bruneau, who showed their exemplary organization skills once again, making sure a full bus-load of members and guests got to their destinations, looking after every detail so that everyone had a trouble-free and fun, fun, fun weekend! Once again, the pictures (donated by Karen Casselman and Arlene Watson, thank you very much!) speak for themselves! (If anyone else has pictures to contribute, please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org.)
Enjoy a visit to seven superb wineries, transportation, three nights’ accommodation with full breakfast, lunch at a winery, and many more entertaining activities—all for a price that can’t be beat! A maximum of 30 seats are available, and we expect to sell out fast – so book your spot right now!
Pricing is per person
|Double occupancy$455.00||Triple occupancy$430.00||Quad occupancy$415.00||Single occupancy$575.00|
(see full breakdown below)
To reserve, please contact Lise Jetté.
Note that a $100 non-refundable deposit per person is required by June 1st. The balance is required by August 16th. Cheques must be payable to Lise Jetté and mailed to Heritage Club By-Town Chapter, 2701 Riverside Dr, Suite N0670, Ottawa ON K1A 0B1.
And the fun begins…!
The bus will depart the RA Centre/Canada Post at 2:45 p.m. A dinner stop will be made en route. Expect to arrive in Niagara Falls at around 10:30 p.m. Your hotel for the next three nights is the Wyndham Garden Niagara Falls (6170 Stanley Ave, Niagara Falls, ON 905-374-4244), within easy walking distance of restaurants, shopping, entertainment and of course the Falls.
After breakfast, board the bus at 9:50 a.m. First stop is the Strewn Estate Winery, a tour and lunch follows at Konzelmann Estate Winery, on to Coyote’s Run Estate Winery, with our last stop at Chateau des Charmes Winery. Back to the hotel for dinner on your own and enjoy the many attractions that Niagara Falls has to offer.
After breakfast, you will be free to visit Niagara Falls, or you can board the bus at 9:30 a.m. for some outlet shopping. Those of you who spent the morning on your own will meet the bus back at the hotel for a 12:30 pm sharp departure (please have lunch before boarding the bus). We will pick up shoppers at the outlets around 12:45 p.m., and then it’s off to the Ice House Winery for a taste-and-learn tour. A tour of the Riverview Cellars Winery follows, then enjoy an artisan wine and cheese experience at the Reif Estate Winery. We will make our way back to the hotel where you will have some free time to freshen up before heading to out to dinner on your own or to join the Special Culinary Wine-Pairing Dinner Tour *.
Special Culinary Wine Pairing Dinner Tour
This package—an excellent one for wine and food enthusiasts—includes an extensive tour at the beautiful Rockway Vineyard, a wine-tasting session, and a three-course gourmet dinner.
The cost is $144.00 per person (plus taxes). Price includes transportation.
7:00 p.m. Pick up at hotel in Niagara Falls
7:30 p.m. Rockway Wineyards wine tour and wine tasting
8:00 p.m. ‘Window on Rockway’ three-course gourmet dinner, each course paired with wine
10:30 p.m. Departure back to hotel
*Wine-Pairing Dinner described above is optional and is not included in the trip price. Those who wish to experience this package must reserve with Lise Jetté before August 24th and be paid in full by September 6th ($162.72 per person including taxes)
After breakfast, check out and board the bus for Niagara-on-the-Lake where you will have free time to tour and have lunch before heading back to Ottawa. A dinner stop will be made en route. Arrival in Ottawa will be approximately 9 p.m.
What’s included in the tour:
Round-trip coach transportation by 417 Bus Lines (taxes and driver tip included)
Three (3) nights’ accommodation at the Wyndha.m. Garden, Niagara Falls – ranked 5th out of 137 hotels in Niagara Falls on Trip Advisor
Three (3) breakfasts (tips NOT included)
Lunch at Konzelmann Estate Winery (tips and tax included)
Artisan wine and cheese experience at Reif Estate Winery (tips and taxes included)
All wine tours and tasting fees (all taxes included)
Questions : email@example.com or call @ 819-684-2547
NOTE for Canada Post employees and Heritage Club members: if you are not already a client of MEDOC, please enquire about this Travel Insurance. It is a great travel insurance that includes cancellation insurance at a very reasonable price.
johnson.ca/travel/medoc/optid.jspx or call @ 1-866-606-3362
A maximum of 30 seats are available, and we expect to sell out fast – so book your spot right now! (Once the tour is sold out, the names of other interested members will be placed on a waiting list.)