Niagara County, NY– The Niagara Wine Trail is celebrating June’s designation as National Dairy Month by pairing featured wines with Yancey’s Fancy Artisan Cheeses. This year’s annual Wine and Cheese Weekend will be held June 5th – 7th, just in time for treating dad’s and grads alike!

Pre-sale tickets may be purchased online for $30/per person thru Thursday, June 4th. Remaining tickets will be sold at the wineries for $35/person during the event. Tickets are valid for all three days of the event and include a tasting of 3 wines and a cheese sample at each participating winery, plus a commemorative wine glass from your starting winery. Hours for the event are Friday 12pm-5pm, Saturday 10am-5pm, and Sunday 12pm-5pm. The winery and cheese parings are:

810 Meadworks: Smoked Gouda w/Bacon

Arrowhead Spring Vineyards: Naturally Wood Smoked Sharp Cheddar

A Gust of Sun Winery: Fresh Killer Dill

BlackBird Cider Works: Chipotle Cheddar

Black Willow Winery: XXX-Sharp Cheddar – White (18 months)

Chateau Niagara Winery: Strawberry Chardonnay Cheddar

Eveningside Vineyards: Smoked Gouda w/Bacon

Flight of Five Winery: Champagne Cheddar

Freedom Run Winery: X-Sharp Cheddar – White (12 months)

Honeymoon Trail Winery: Peppadew Cheddar

Lake Ontario Winery: Steakhouse Onion Cheddar


Leonard Oakes Estate Winery: Bacon Cheddar

Long Cliff Winery & Vineyards: Smoked Gouda

Midnight Run Wine Cellars: Double Cream Cheddar

Niagara Landing Wine Cellars: Horseradish Cheddar

Salamaca Winery: Gouda

Schulze Vineyards & Winery: Bergenost

Schwenk Wine Cellars: Pepperoni Cheddar

Spring Lake Winery: Roasted Garlic Cheddar

The Winery at Marjim Manor: XXX-Sharp Cheddar – Yellow (18 months)

Victorianbourg Wine Estate: Maple w/ Bacon Cheddar

Vizcarra Vineyards: Grilled Bacon Cheeseburger Cheddar

As a reminder, ticket prices do not include applicable sales tax or transportation. Guests touring by bus or limo, regardless of size, should call the wineries in advance to make an appointment to alleviate congestion during this popular event. A valid photo ID with proof of age is also required to participate in wine tasting. For more information, wine events along the trail, and to purchase tickets, visit the Niagara Wine Trail online at