Photo of the Niagara river range lighthouse.

The charming and picturesque town of Niagara-on-the-Lake is located an hour and a half from Toronto and home to some of Canada’s most treasured heritage sites. It boasts of stunning views, fine restaurants, beautiful vineyards, and vintage bed and breakfasts that transport you back in time. Upon your arrival you shouldContinue Reading

Rows of grape trees planted at Konzelmann Vineyard

Herbert Konzelmann was in quite a predicament when he took over the reins of his great-grandfather’s German vineyard in the late 1950’s. It was around the same time that Germany’s population was in full growth and land was scarce. Unable to acquire the acreage he needed to expand, Herbert tookContinue Reading

A photo of the outisde of BrannCliff Inn Bed and Breakfast

In a perfect world, the term “hidden gem” would be set aside exclusively for gems as wonderful as BranCliff Inn. This elegant Georgian manor is tucked away on Platoff Street, in the National Historic District of Old Town. Beautiful enough to look at from the outside, the real joy startsContinue Reading

Inside one of the cellars of Ravine Vineyard

Considered one of the most historically significant farmhouses in the region, Ravine Vineyard is a grape-bearing property steeped in Canadian heritage. The farm is known to be one of the first commercial grape vineyards in the area with 500 vines planted in 1869. Proprietor Paul Harber has done an excellentContinue Reading