Thursday, July 29, 2010

Icewine & Majestic Views to Highlight Day Trip to Niagara Region

Situated one hour west of Toronto, the Niagara Region is a true Canadian treasure featuring a bounty of orchards, vineyards, vegetable farms, and world class wineries. It is also home to a celebrated Canadian destination--Niagara Falls.

Join your fellow DiRōNA conference attendees on a tour of the heart of the Niagara Region, including a special culinary and wine experience at the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre, an internationally-recognized centre for horticulture science. Hosted by renowned Canadian winemaker Donald Ziraldo, the day will feature fine foods and regional wines prepared by local celebrity chefs in an intimate setting. The adventure will come to a close with a private reception at the Hilton Niagara Fallsview where participants will be treated to Canadian cheeses, renowned icewines and a spectacular view of the legendary falls.

And the best part? This unforgettable Niagara excursion is included with your registration to the 20th Annual DiRōNA Conference!

Donald Ziraldo

About Donald Ziraldo
Donald Ziraldo has been a driving force in bringing Ontario wines, agriculture, and regional cuisine to the international stage. He co-founded Inniskillin Winery in 1975 and has dedicated himself to producing the highest quuality icewines ever since. Perhaps more than any other person, his efforts have helped put Canadian winemaking on the map. In 1999, National Post Business Magazine chose Ziraldo as one of the top twenty-five Canadian CEOs of the century. He also co-authored the book Ice wine: Extreme Winemaking in 2007, and has recieved numerous national and international honors

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