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Love and Learn About Niagara Wines

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True wine lovers will tell you that Niagara isn’t only a great place to taste wine – particularly during the 2012 Icewine Festival, celebrated in both Jordan and Niagara-on-the-Lake –but also one of the world’s best spots to learn the art of creating it.

Niagara College’s Teaching Winery, located in Niagara-on-the-Lake, is Canada’s first commercial teaching winery.  A $3.6 million facility, it is nestled in its own vineyard and is also home to the Wine Visitor and Education Centre.  Referred to as “a living laboratory for Niagara College’s wine, culinary and tourism students”, the Wine Visitor and Education Centre showcases Niagara wines and educates visitors about the complex business of wine-making – explaining every step from planting to selling the delectable final product in the on-site retail store.

Drop by for a visit, enjoy some of Canada’s finest wines and learn a little about one of the most important industries in Niagara!

For more information, visit www.icewinefestival.com and http://www.nctwinery.ca

The Author

Liz Fleming, Managing Editor of NaturallyinNiagara.ca, is an award-winning journalist who writes a weekly travel gear column for The Toronto Star as well as regular travel features for The Toronto Star, The Toronto Sun, Cruise and Travel Lifestyles Magazine and CAA Travel. She’s currently a featured commentator on the Astral Media radio stations in southern Ontario, providing daily travel ‘minutes’ and is the editor of WO, the White Oaks Magazine.

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