October Wine Happenings

There are lots of fun wine events happening throughout Ontario wine country during the month of October. From Halloween candy pairing to fall craft nights and murder mystery parties….there is no shortage of wine happenings! If you enjoy wine and the fall season, you are in for a treat this month. I’m sure you will spot me at more than a few of these October wine happenings!

Hike 42 Degrees – October 6

An outdoor fall nature hike of the beautiful 40 acre North 42 Degrees Estate Winery with lunch and wine.

Pint and Paddle Sandbanks – October 6

Not wine, but a canoe paddle to see the changing colours of Sandbanks Provincial Park with a local pint was too good not to include.

Pie and Mead – October 7

Visit Honeypie Hives & Herbals to celebrate Thanksgiving with a slice of pie and a taste of mead, honey-based wine.

Grape Witches Present a Night at the Movies – October 11

The Grape Witches take over the Hot Docs cinema for a spellbinding evening of film and wine inspired by classic teen movies of the ’90s, from Clueless to Ten Things I Hate About You. 

Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice – October 12

13th Street Winery is sharing the best ways to pair wine with all things pumpkin spice.

Weinfest – October 13

Forget Oktoberfest, Alton Farms Estate Winery is hosting a Weinfest to celebrate the new wines in production after harvest.

Cider Rules Cooking Class – October 13

The Good Earth Food and Wine Co. guides you through a cooking class with cider as the feature ingredient.

Cabernet All The Way – October 13 & 14

A red wine weekend extravaganza with all the best Cabernet at Peller Estates, Trius Winery, Thirty Bench, and Wayne Gretzky Estates.

Happy Fall Y’all – October 17

Join Southbrook Vineyards in a workshop to create a pumpkin-floral craft. The evening includes the centerpiece, wine and bowl of chili.

Winemaker’s Dinner at Vienni – October 20

An evening of fine wines with Master Winemaker, Mauro Salvador, and a four-course menu rooted in Canadian cuisine.

Red, White and Ramen – October 20

Chef Mitchell Lamb will be serving three types of ramen at Fielding Estates winery accompanied by wine and a live acoustic band.

Uncork Sonoma – October 21

At this LCBO Vintages tasting event you’ll find a bounty of stellar Pinot Noirs, full-bodied Cabernets, stylish Chardonnays and spicy Zinfandels – most with 90+ scores – from 35 featured wineries.

Murder at the Ridge – October 26

A murder mystery wine dinner party at the perfectly themed Coffin Ridge Winery.

iYellow Niagara Harvest Tour – October 27

Visit Creekside Estate, Chateau des Charmes and Southbrook Vineyards during harvest season to learn how grape gets to glass.

The Spirits Return Harvest Party – October 27

A Day of the Dead party hosted by Between the Lines Winery featuring Suarez wine, food and costume.

Halloween Wine a Junk Food – Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays

A guided tasting of the Hare Wine Co.’s wines paired with chips, chocolate and candy.

Wine and Unwind Friday Nights – Fridays

Friday nights through the month of October, enjoy a Pasta Sociale at Adamo Winery featuring housemade pastas, wine and live music.

Hallowine Cellar Tours – Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays

Throughout the month of October, Lakeview Wine Co. will be hosting special spooky tours to celebrate the haunting Halloween season.