Spirit of the Season Passport Weekends

November 16, 2019 – December 8, 2019 all day
Spirit of the Season Passport Weekends

Tis The Spirit of the Season Passport Weekends Event Nov. 16 – 17, 23 – 24, 30 – Dec. 1, 7 – 8, 2019

Self Guided Tour  $30 per person tastings with food pairings at seventeen locations. 

LINK to  online tickets  – Eventbrite

Self guided tour of seventeen location; Purchase a passport from any participating winery or brewery. Your passport will entitle you to a free unique wine/beer and food tasting.

The passport is valid for all these dates;  Nov. 16 -17,  23-24, 30 Dec. 1, 7-8.

Take your time over several weekends and enjoy each sampling experience.

Once you have visited each location and they give you a stamp you will have the opportunity to WIN a gift basket full of libations and a gift card from Jensen Cheese in Simcoe. PLUS an overnight accommodation at the Best Western London Airport Inn.

Blue Elephant Craft Brew House

96 Norfolk St S, Simcoe, ON N3Y 2W2

519-428-2886 Open Sat. 11:30 am to 12 am (Closed Sundays)

Pairing: Come try our small batch beer offerings! Any 2 pours paired with either our House made Spinach Dip or Hummus served with either baked Tortillas or corn chips. These latest brews are sure to impress!”

Blueberry Hill Estates

1195 Front Rd, St. Williams, ON N0E 1P0

519-586-2256 Open Sat. & Sun. 12 pm to 5 pm

Pairing: Take a bite out of the holidays! Enjoy a rich and creamy pâte and house-made melba toast served alongside a sample of our signature Iced Blueberry wine.

Bonnieheath Estate Lavender & Winery

410 Concession 12 Townsend, Waterford, ON N0E 1Y0

519-443-7125 Open Sat. & Sun. 11 am to 5 pm

Pairing: In the spirit of the season, embrace a classic Canadian cold weather comfort food — good ol’ fashioned homemade chili served up with Bonnieheath’s Marechal Foch red wine. Warms the heart and soul!

Burning Kiln Winery

1709 Front Rd, St. Williams, ON N0E 1P0

519-586-9858 Open Sat. & Sun. 11 am to 5 pm

Pairing: Tis’ the season for comfort food and elegant white wines! Join us for house made, Jensen Extra Old Cheddar Mac & Cheese, paired with an unreleased chardonnay. Experience the 2017 Cureman’s Chardonnay before it hits the shelves! This lightly oaked wine enhances the rich, buttery flavours- ultimately transforming familiar comfort food into an elegant dish.

Charlotteville Brewing Company

1207 Charlotteville West Quarter Line, Simcoe, ON N3Y 4K1

519-619-7868 Open Sat. – 12 to 9 pm, and Sun. – 12 to 5 pm

Pairing: 5oz pour of Local 519 with a cup of Silken Goulash and a Gouda Crisp.

Concession Road Brewing Co.

17 Talbot Street East, Unit #4 Jarvis, Ontario N0A 1J0

905-928-5880 Open Sat. 12 to 9 pm, Sun 12 to 5 pm

Pairing: 5 oz. Beer Sample Join us in the taproom to enjoy a 5oz. sample of your choosing along with one selection from our snack flight menu.



Hounds of Erie Winery

377 7th Concession Rd. ENR, Clear Creek, N0E 1C0

519-420-9097  Open Sat & Sun 11 am – 5 pm

Pairing: Let the cooler weather bring you inside to enjoy a tasting of our latest cider release Dog House Hard Cider, paired with warm apple fritter mini muffins. Sit.Stay.Enjoy.

Inasphere Wines

1454 Front Rd. St. Williams, ON N0E 1P0

519-410-5930  Open Sat. & Sun. 12 pm to 5 pm

Pairing: Soft and chewy homemade buttery caramel corn. Once you start eating this you won’t be able to stop.   This caramel corn is being paired with our newly released Cab Franc (2017 vintage) with a dark plum flavour, spicy notes and sooo velvety smooth.  Plum and caramel popcorn is a match made in heaven

New Limburg Brewery

2353 Nixon Rd, Simcoe, ON N3Y 4K6

519-426-2323  Open Sat. & Sun. 12 pm to 5 pm

Pairing: Try a 4 oz sample of our award winning Belgian Blond Ale, with a fruity and spicy character that’s the ultimate in refreshment. To pair we offer a “bitterbal” – breaded and fried beef stew snack, a long time favourite in Belgian bars.

Quai du Vin Estate Winery

45811 Fruit Ridge Line, St. Thomas, ON N5P 3S9

519-775-2216  Open Sat. 10 am, 5 pm, Sun. 12 pm to 5 pm

Pairing: We will be pairing our ‘the sweet one’ Riesling 2017 with an assortment of tasty treats. This late autumn style was harvested over one month to capture the crisp citrus of a traditional harvest, with the ripe and tropical fruit notes of a post-frost grape harvest

Railway City Brewing Company

130 Edward St, St. Thomas, ON N5P 1Z1

519-631-1881  Open Sat. 11 am to 8 pm, Sun. 11 am to 5 pm

Pairing: 5oz sample and a cheese and pepperette sample from our supplier Mr. Amish.

Ramblin’ Road Brewery Farm

2970 Swimming Pool Rd, La Salette, ON N0E 1H0

519-582-1444   Open Sat. & Sun. 11 am – 5 pm

Come visit us at Ontario’s Original Brewery Farm!

Pairing: Enjoy a sample of your choice of one of our 9 farm fresh premium craft beers along with a selection of Original Picard’s snacks #MatchMadeInNorfolk

Rush Creek Wines

48995 Jamestown Line, (Malahide) Aylmer, ON

519-773-5432   Open Sat. 10 am to 6 pm, Sun. 10 am to 5 pm

Pairing: Award Winning RCW Black Currant Wine paired with Gunns Hill 5 Brother’s “Smoked” cheese.

Smoke&Gamble | Frisky Beaver

455 Radical Rd, Port Dover N3Y 4K2

519-900-3034 Open Sat. 10 am to 6 pm, Sun. 11 am to 5 pm

Pairing: Enjoy a delicious and rich chocolate brownie provided by M’s Good Food in Port Dover, paired with our full oak Smoke&Gamble Pinot Cabernet Merlot.

Villa Nova Estate Winery

1449 Concession 13, West of Townsend, ON N0A 1L0

519-443-8787  Open Sat. & Sun. 11 am – 6 pm

Pairing: Shortbread and apple crisp with a choice of white wine (Pinot Gris 2017, Riesling 2017).

Wooden Bear L Winery

801 Norfolk St S, Simcoe, ON N3Y 4K1

519-426-1100  Open Sat. 11 to 5 and Sun. 11 to 4

Pairing: White wines and local cheese selections!