Spring 2020 Update

BY DOUG WHITTY, President 13th Street Winery “2020 represents an exciting year in the history of 13th Street Winery. It has now been 10 years since we moved the winery from its original site on 13th Street in the Town of Lincoln to its current location on Fourth Avenue in St. Catharines. It has been … Continued

Meet Chef Josh

  Chef Josh Berry has been 13th Street Winery’s estate chef since 2018. A true Niagara local he was born and raised in Niagara, trained at Niagara College Culinary School and has worked the past sixteen years in the Niagara culinary industry. His philosophy of working hard and his passion for cooking have helped him get to … Continued

Join our team!

13th Street Winery is fast becoming a must-see winery destination in Niagara. We offer a variety of experiences from wine bar tastings, private tastings and educational wine seminars to casual seasonal outdoor dining at the Farmhouse Bistro and formal dining experiences plus private receptions and events. Our team is looking for a highly motivated and … Continued

Spring Update

Winter is long, but always followed by spring. April showers bring May flowers. Weather, or at least weather patterns, are predictable. And yet, Mother Nature always has a way of mixing things up and keeping us on our toes, and this winter was no different. It started late, next to no snow in the region … Continued

2018 Vintage Report

  From singing to sweating, 2018 had winemakers feeling a wide range of emotions. “It was a challenging year,” said Jean Pierre Colas, winemaker at 13th Street Winery. “But there is plenty to look forward to.” Unexpected warm weather in February caused a quick thaw and flooding in some emerging wine regions. That warmth continued … Continued

Gift A Taste of Niagara

Gift a Taste of Niagara with one of our unique wine and culinary gift baskets. Looking for the ideal gift for someone? Whether it is for a friend, family member, or corporate client, 13th Street Bakery can prepare the perfect gift basket! Along with our award-winning wines, we offer a wide selection of gourmet food … Continued

The Vineyard Cottage at 13th Street Winery

Now available!  Relax and enjoy the tranquility of Niagara’s Wine Country. The Vineyard Cottage at 13th Street Winery offers you private, luxurious accommodations in our recently renovated contemporary farmhouse. Set amongst the vineyards, The Vineyard Cottage is located on the winery estate in Niagara Wine Country, minutes from downtown St Catharines and just off the … Continued

Great Reviews from Jamie Goode

During his recent visit to Niagara for the International Cool Climate Chardonnay event (July 20-22, 2018) UK wine writer Jamie Goode had the opportunity to seat down with Jean Pierre and taste through a number of our wines. Here are his reviews: (click here to read his article on this visit.) 13th Street Blanc de … Continued

Premier Cuvée 2012 Wins Multiple Awards

Our Premier Cuvée 2012 has been getting lots of attention lately winning multiple awards and earning great scores over the past few weeks! At the recent Ontario Wine Awards it received a GOLD medal and Ontario White Wine of the Year! At the Decanter International Wine Awards it received GOLD and 95 points John Szabo, MS … Continued

June’s Vineyard Chardonnay receives 91 points

David Lawrason from WineAlign recently awarded our June’s Vineyard Chardonnay 91 points. David Lawrason:“From the Limestone-based soils of the June’s Vineyard in Creek Shores, this is an un-oaked, very Chablis-like chardonnay, a style very much in the wheelhouse of J.P. Colas, who made chardonnay in Chablis years ago. It has classic green apple, grapefruit, vaguely … Continued

Find us at these Farmer’s Markets in Toronto

Find us at these Toronto Farmer’s Markets happening this summer!   ST LAWRENCE MARKET Sat May 26 | Sat June 23 |Sat July 28 | Sat August 25   EAST LYNN MARKET Thursday June 14 | Thursday July 26 | Thursday Sept 6   BLOOR BORDEN MARKET Wednesday June 6 | Wednesday July 16 | Wednesday August … Continued

Cheers to 20 years!

13th Street Winery, founded in 1998, celebrates twenty years of winemaking in 2018! Originally started by four amateur winemaker friends the winery was purchased in 2008 by the current owners: John & June Mann and Doug & Karen Whitty. Both families have deep roots in the Niagara community. Under this new ownership the winery saw … Continued

2017 Grape King

We are proud to announce that 13th Street Winery’s president Doug Whitty has been named the 2017 Grape King by the Grape Grower’s of Ontario. The title of Grape King carries the distinction of being chosen based on vineyard management and knowledge of the industry and serves as a representative for Ontario’s grape and wine … Continued

Burger Days!

Summer Burger Days Sat May 20, Sat July 1, Saturday, August 5 & Saturday, September 2 Enjoy delicious burgers prepared by our in-house chef – Chef Alex with a glass of our Burger Blend Pinot Noir & Gamay Noir or Riesling & Pinot Grigio. Burgers available 11am to 3pm. Burger Loyalty has its rewards! Every … Continued

Pinot Gris 2016 Now Available!

$19.95 Technical Notes: Appellation: VQA Creek Shores Vineyard(s): Market Vineyard Grape Variety(ies) : 100% Pinot Gris Brix at Harvest: 21.9 Alcohol Content: 13.0% Residual Sugar: 4 grams – dry Tasting Notes: Of all our wines, Pinot Gris might just be the one wine that most clearly demonstrates through its style, the specific weather conditions of … Continued

Weddings at 13th Street Winery

Our recently completed Wine Bar & Tasting Room combined with our state-of-the-art production facility and spectacular grounds provide a unique venue for up to 80 guests. All weddings on our property are coordinated by Fete Events. Fête’s expertise and years of experience make designing your special day almost as special as the day itself. Wedding packages … Continued

Dont Miss 14C2017!

Tour the world with one glass! This July, join 59 winemakers from Ontario and nine other countries as they pour over 150 specially selected cool climate wines during a weekend of extravagant wine and culinary events. Follow @coolchardonnay on Facebook or Instagram to learn about special ticket offers and flash sales! For complete details and … Continued

Burger Blend is back!

Perfect for celebrating with Friends & Family! The 2016 vintages of Burger Blend Gamay Noir / Pinot Noir & Burger Blend Riesling / Pinot Grigio are now available! These delicious blends are ideal for backyard barbecues and celebrating with friends and family. $14.95 / bottle Available at the winery or order online for convenient delivery. Order a case of … Continued

Look for our new label for our 2016 Vintage

We are thrilled to release the first in our series of new label designs for our 2016 vintage. Our first release is our Viognier 2016. Coming soon will be Gamay Noir 2016. Watch for other new labels as we release other wines in our portfolio! Thank you to Insite Design for the creative development. These … Continued

Grand Opening Celebration

On Thursday, May 4th we officially celebrated the Grand Opening of our new Tasting Room & Wine Bar, our expanded production facility (including a unique area for private events) and the relocation of the 13th Street Bakery into the century Farmhouse. We were overwhelmed by the support we received and were thrilled to have some … Continued

Now Open for Lunch

Join us for lunch at the Farmhouse Bistro! Open Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays in June from 11:30am to 3:30pm Open Monday to Saturday in July & August. Enjoy seasonal salads, pizzas and sandwiches — all made in-house by Chef Alex Barron Our menu changes regularly to reflect the seasonal produce available, click here to see … Continued

New Tasting Bar & Wine Boutique Now Open

We are excited to announce that our new Tasting Bar & Wine Boutique is now open! We hope you will be able to stop in and see our spectacular new space. We are open Monday to Saturday  June to October 10am to 6pm November to May 10am to 5pm

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