Winery Experiences

Visitors to our winery can choose from a variety of experiences. From tasting out in the vineyard to learning the art of blending their own Trius Red, there is something to suit every taste. Many of our experiences are offered complimentary to Wine Club members. Interested? Click here.

Please note: For booking of 10 people or more, please click here.
Harvest Table Lunch
April 19, 26; 12:30 pm Reception; 1 pm Lunch

Join us for a dining experience around our Harvest Table. Enjoy an intimate lunch hosted by a member of Chef Frank Dodd's culinary team as they share local food and wine stories. The experience will begin with a Sparkling Reception with artisanal charcuterie in Cellar 63, leading into a 3-course menu featuring wine and food grown in the same soil. $65 per person plus taxes and gratuities.

A full refund of your winery tour, tasting or dining experience is accepted up to 24 hours in advance of the date of your visit. Call 1-800-582-8412 ext. 2 to make the necessary refund arrangements.  Book Now

Sparkling Wine Tour & Tasting
Offered Monday to Friday at 2 pm. Offered Saturday & Sunday at 2:30 pm.

This bubbly tour and tasting will take you into our underground Trius Sparkling Wine Cellar, where you will see more than 300,000 bottles of sparkling wine ageing. Listen to the romantic story of sparkling wine and taste our award winning sparklers, including Trius Brut and our Trius Brut Rosé, winner of Best Sparkling Wine of the Year from the 2013 All Canadian Wine Championships.

$15 per person and complimentary for Wine Club Members.

Are you a Wine Club Member?
Be sure to Log In or create an account to receive your member discount.

A full refund of your winery tour, tasting or dining experience is accepted up to 24 hours in advance of the date of your visit. Call 1-800-582-8412 ext. 2 to make the necessary refund arrangements. Book Now

Twilight Winery Tour & Tasting
Offered daily at 7 pm in July, August and September.

Enjoying dinner with us this evening? Or are we just the last stop before you end your trip to Wine Country? Whatever the reason, join us for our traditional Trius Winery Tour, now held at dusk. During this tour and tasting follow the path of the grape from our Backyard Vineyard to the finished wine. Delve into our wine cellars and share in a tasting of our award-winning Trius wines. $15 per guest and complimentary for Wine Club Members. Keep your tour receipt and receive $5 towards any purchase of wine.

Are you a Wine Club Member?
Be sure to Log In or create an account to receive your member discount. Book Now

Let's Talk Wine
Saturdays & Sundays in April & May at 12 pm.

This experience is a must for anyone that is interested in wine. Our wine consultants will run through the basics of properly opening both a still and sparkling wine. Then learn more about stemware and decanting and how to do a structured tasting. This well-rounded experience is for those who are new to wine or are already a seasoned wine lover. Enjoy learning something new and have fun doing it.

$10 per guest and complimentary for Wine Club Members.

Are you a Wine Club Member?
Be sure to Log In or create an account to receive your member discount.

A full refund of your winery tour, tasting or dining experience is accepted up to 24 hours in advance of the date of your visit. Call 1-800-582-8412 ext. 2 to make the necessary refund arrangements. Book Now

Icewine Tour & Tasting
Offered Monday to Friday at 3 pm. Offered Saturday & Sunday at 3:30 pm.

Trius Winery at Hillebrand has been making Icewine for 30 years. Tour the winery listening to our stories about picking fruit in the dead cold of winter and pressing a single drop of juice from each frozen grape. Enjoy a tasting of Icewines only available at the Estate.

$15 per person and complimentary for Wine Club Members.

Are you a Wine Club Member?
Be sure to Log In or create an account to receive your member discount.

A full refund of your winery tour, tasting or dining experience is accepted up to 24 hours in advance of the date of your visit. Call 1-800-582-8412 ext. 2 to make the necessary refund arrangements. Book Now

A Trius Winery Tour
Offered Monday to Friday at 12 pm, 1 pm and 4 pm. Offered Saturday and Sunday from 12 pm to 4 pm.

This tour and tasting gives you a behind-the-scenes look at the world of winemaking at Trius Winery at Hillebrand. It gives you a taste (literally) of the path a grape follows from vineyard to finished wine. Explore our White and Red Barrel Cellars and enjoy a tasting of our favourite Trius wines. $10 per person and complimentary for Wine Club Members. Redeem your Tour Receipt and receive $5 towards any purchase of wine.

$10 per guest & complimentary for Wine Club Members.

Are you a Wine Club Member?
Be sure to Log In or create an account to receive your member discount.

A full refund of your winery tour, tasting or dining experience is accepted up to 24 hours in advance of the date of your visit. Call 1-800-582-8412 ext. 2 to make the necessary refund arrangements. Book Now

The Loft
Open Sunday to Thursday from 12 pm to 5 pm & Fridays & Saturdays from 12 pm to 7 pm

The Loft, our luxurious private tasting room, features personal tastings of small lot wines only available at the winery, alongside a selection of vintage wines. Our Wine Consultants are there to answer questions about your wine buying selections. The Loft is also the ideal place to shop for the latest stemware, decanters and funnels.

$10 per person and complimentary for Wine Club Members.

Are you a Wine Club Member?
Be sure to Log In or create an account to receive your member discount.

A full refund of your winery tour, tasting or dining experience is accepted up to 24 hours in advance of the date of your visit. Call 1-800-582-8412 ext. 2 to make the necessary refund arrangements. Book Now

Wine Country Touring Pass
Offered daily from 10 am to winery closing time.

This exclusive Wine Country Touring Pass gives VIP access to Niagara's best wine experiences. Guests can spend a full day touring and tasting through Wine Country at four of the region's most unique wine destinations; Peller Estates, Trius Winery, Thirty Bench Wine Makers and Wine Country Vintners. Bring your confirmation and pick up your pass at any of the four locations. $20 per person.

Are you a Wine Club Member?
Be sure to Log In or create an account to receive your member discount.

A full refund of your winery tour, tasting or dining experience is accepted up to 24 hours in advance of the date of your visit. Call 1-800-582-8412 ext. 2 to make the necessary refund arrangements. Book Now

Farmer's Market Brunch
Sundays from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm

Great wine, great food, great place. Start your Sunday on a high note with a Farmer's Market Brunch at the Trius Winery at Hillebrand Restaurant. Celebrate local wine and food with a special menu for only $47.95* per person, including a glass of our award-winning sparkling wine. Prepared by Chef Frank Dodd and served with a complementary glass of our award-winning Trius Brut, it is always seasonally inspired and showcases the bounty of Niagara.
*Exclusive of wine, taxes and gratuities. Book Now.  

*Our Guest Service Representative will contact you 48 hours prior to the experience to finalize your booking. At this time, we ask that you provide us with your credit card information so that charges will be made the day of the experience. Book Now

Frank Dodd's Cooking School
April 26, June 14 & 28 at 11 am

Love to cook? We're excited to give you the opportunity to learn tips and tricks from our Gold Medal Plates winning chef! Chef Frank Dodd invites you to share (some of) his best kept kitchen secrets with you.

Before your culinary adventure begins, mingle with your classmates while enjoying a glass of our famous bubbly, Trius Brut paired with gourmet snacks during a Sparkling Reception. Then, settle in for an interactive, one hour cooking class with our cuisinier. Following the class, sit back and relax as the team serves up a three course lunch showcasing the dish Frank demonstrated complemented by some of our best wines.

This event is limited to only 30 people per class, so please book soon to avoid disappointment. $110 per person + taxes and gratuities. Call us at 1.800.582.8412 x 2 to reserve your place. Book Now

If It Grows Together It Goes Together - Tour, Lunch & Wine Tasting
Monday to Thursday in May at 11:15 am

Want to have the ultimate wine country experience but you're pressed for time? Start with our famous Trius Winery Tour followed by lunch at our restaurant. Indulge in two courses from Chef Frank Dodd’s seasonally-inspired Forager’s Menu paired with a glass of exquisite Trius wine. Savour the experience at home with a delectable dessert to go. $49 per person plus taxes and gratuities.

Are you a Wine Club Member?
Be sure to Log In or create an account to receive your member discount.

A full refund of your winery tour, tasting or dining experience is accepted up to 24 hours in advance of the date of your visit. Call 1-800-582-8412 ext. 2 to make the necessary refund arrangements. Book Now

Burgundy Inspired (We've Got A Positive Latitude)
Saturdays in April & May at 1:30

From our premium Showcase wine collection, we explore our best Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs - wines similar to those found in the world-renowned region of Burgundy, France. One of our wine consultants will share why here in Niagara we can create wines that would make anyone who loves Burgundy take notice. Taste some of our best vintages in white and red Burgundy glasses and learn how the shape of each glass makes these wines taste even better.

$12 per person with a $5 rebate when you purchase a bottle of wine. Complimentary for Wine Club Members

Are you a Wine Club Member?
Be sure to Log In or create an account to receive your member discount.

A full refund of your winery tour, tasting or dining experience is accepted up to 24 hours in advance of the date of your visit. Call 1-800-582-8412 ext. 2 to make the necessary refund arrangements.   Book Now

Sip & Snack
Every Saturday & Sunday at 4 pm in April, May & June

Indulge in 3 of our favourite gourmet snacks with 3 complementing wines, including our famous sparkler, Trius Brut Rosé. Understand why each decadent pairing is a perfect match and enhance your wine and food pairing abilities. Plus - impress guests at your next dinner party by learning how to sabre a bottle of sparkling wine!

$16 per person with a $5 rebate when you purchase of a bottle of wine. Complimentary for Wine Club Members.

Are you a Wine Club Member?
Be sure to Log In or create an account to receive your member discount.

A full refund of your winery tour, tasting or dining experience is accepted up to 24 hours in advance of the date of your visit. Call 1-800-582-8412 ext. 2 to make the necessary refund arrangements. Book Now

Your Nose Knows
Sundays in April & May at 1:30 pm

Join one of our wine consultants on a sensory journey through 3 of our exquisite wines. While you tour our vineyards and cellars, learn the concept of "scent memories" and why wines exhibit aromas of pencil shavings, leather or fresh grass. Gain a new appreciation of wine from this experience.

$10 per person. Receive a $5 rebate upon purchase of a bottle of wine. Complimentary for Wine Club Members.

Are you a Wine Club Member?
Be sure to Log In or create an account to receive your member discount.

A full refund of your winery tour, tasting or dining experience is accepted up to 24 hours in advance of the date of your visit. Call 1-800-582-8412 ext. 2 to make the necessary refund arrangements. Book Now

Into the Vault
Saturdays & Sundays in April & May at 1 pm

We're taking you deep into our cellar vault to taste some Trius history. Our senior wine consultant will begin your experience by sharing the story of Trius and guiding you through our picturesque property as you make your way to the Trius Red Cellar. Marvel at our wine collection, as your guide carefully selects three limited wines from the vintage cellar. While tasting each wine, take a step back in time and examine how each wine has evolved throughout the years. You may even taste a wine from a particular year that means something special to you.

$15 per person and complimentary for Wine Club Members.

Are you a Wine Club Member?
Be sure to Log In or create an account to receive your member discount.

A full refund of your winery tour, tasting or dining experience is accepted up to 24 hours in advance of the date of your visit.  Call 1-800-582-8412 ext. 2 to make the necessary refund arrangements. Book Now

Trius Movie Night in the Vineyard
June 6, 13 & 27 & July 13 Movie: 9 pm

Meet us at Hollywood and ‘Vine’ for a wine country version of a night at the drive in.

With a glass of Trius wine in hand, and some of Chef Frank Dodd’s snacks to share, relax on our Vineyard Lawn seats and enjoy a classic film favourite. Under a blanket of stars and surrounded by our idyllic vineyard – this will be one movie night to remember.

Movie line-up:
June 6: Ferris Bueller's Day Off

June 13: Silver linings Playbook

June 27: Thor: The Dark World

July 4: Bottle Shock

Only $15 per person plus taxes. Your ticket will include movie admission, one glass of wine, a souvenir glass, and one bag of popcorn.  Additional wine and snacks will be available for sale.                                     

Special Details: Gates open at 8:30 pm and the movie starts at 9 pm. This event is 19 years and over. Please do not bring your own chairs, blankets, alcohol, food or pets. Incase of inclement weather an alternate date will be scheduled.    Book Now

Trius Movie Night in the Vineyard - Dinner & A Movie
June 6, 13 & 27 & July 13 Dinner: 6:30 Movie: 9 pm

Meet us at Hollywood and ‘Vine’ for a wine country version of a night at the drive in.

Start the night off indulging in a seasonally-inspired 3-course dinner by Gold Medal Plates-winning Chef, Frank Dodd. Each course will be complemented perfectly by our wines.

After dinner, it’s time to settle in for the movie! Relax in the best Vineyard Lawn seats in the house – reserved just for our Dinner & A Movie guests. With a glass of Trius wine in hand, and some of Chef Frank Dodd’s snacks to share enjoy a classic film favourite. Under a blanket of stars and surrounded by our idyllic vineyard – this will be one dinner and a movie night to remember.  

Enjoy a classic film favourite under the stars surrounded by our picturesque vineyard.

The movie line-up will be: 
June  6:Ferris Buellers Day Off

June 13: Silver linings Playbook

June 27: Thor: The Dark World

July 4: Bottle Shock

$85 per person plus taxes and gratuities. Your ticket will include a 3-course dinner with wine pairings, reserved seating for the movie, movie admission, one glass of wine ticket, a souvenir glass, and one bag of popcorn.   

Special Details: Gates open at 8:30 pm and the movie starts at 9 pm. This event is 19 years and over. Please do not bring your own chairs, alcohol, food or pets. Incase of inclement weather an alternate date will be scheduled.   

There are limited spots available for Dinner & A Movie – reserve yours today! Book Now

Butchering Basics and More with Chef Frank Dodd * Wine Club Member Exclusive
Saturday, May 10 at 4 pm

Chef Frank Dodd’s favourite thing to do is perfect the art of prepping, cooking and presenting his culinary creations. Sip on a glass of sparkling wine and indulge in some of Frank’s famous ‘kitchen snacks’ while he shares his butchering tips, showcasing salmon and leg of lamb, to help you prepare for your next dinner party.

$20 plus tax per person.

Reservations are required as this is a pre-charged event and space is very limited. Book Now

Trius Black Glass Dinner
Saturday's at 6 pm Guided Tasting; 7 pm Dinner

Amplify your senses at this interactive dining experience!

Start off the evening with your dining companions (and soon-to-be adversaries) in our winery boutique with a guided tasting led by one of our resident wine experts. Let us take you through the paces of our wine portfolio that will prepare you for the competition with some tasting tips and tricks. Next, settle in for a 4-course seasonally-inspired menu from Chef Frank Dodd, complete with secret wine pairings disguised in opaque black stemware. With the assistance of the Trius team, use your newly acquired skills to guess the wine paired with each course. Red or white? Chardonnay or Riesling? Merlot or Cabernet Franc? Put your nose and palate to the test!

To the victor go the spoils. Guess the most wines correctly and we will reward your excellent senses with a bottle of award-winning Trius Brut to take home.

A full refund of your winery tour, tasting or dining experience is accepted up to 24 hours in advance of the date of your visit. Call 1-800-582-8412 ext. 2 to make the necessary refund arrangements. Book Now

Blind Wine, See Food!
Saturday May 10 at 1 pm

Prove your palate with our new wine tasting challenge! Sip on four wines, poured blind (yes, we are pouring wine from a brown paper bag), while using your senses and cues from the food pairings to correctly answer the questions and identify the varietal and vintage in your glass.

$25 plus tax per person.

Reservations are required as this is a pre-charged event and space is very limited. Book Now

Trius Wine Club Member Dinner
Saturday, May 10 at 6:30 pm

Iconic. Inspired. Innovative.

Not just words on our walls, but a credo that Winemaker Craig McDonald and Chef Frank Dodd live by every day. Kick off your evening with a Black Glass reception in our cellar. Next, let Craig and Frank lead you through a 4-course dining experience with expertly paired wines that celebrates and showcases all things Trius.

Simply put, “Experience the Best” Book Now

Futures Tasting *Wine Club Member Exclusive
Saturday, May 10 at 11 am, 1 pm & 3 pm

“Being in tune with the vineyard and adapting to the specific growing season is fundamental to our winemaking. Only when we have attained this synchronicity can we then add our personal touch.”

Winemaker Craig McDonald Take advantage of this exclusive opportunity to taste Craig’s favourite wines. He will conduct a structured tasting of premium wines from the 2013 vintage, which are taken directly from the barrel or tank. Wines can be purchased in 6 or 12 bottle lots at a 20% savings.

Complimentary.
Reservations are required as space is very limited. Book Now

Exclusive Taste & Buy *Wine Club Member Exclusive
Saturday, May 10 from 12pm to 4pm

Join our Wine Consultants anytime between 12-4 pm for the opportunity to taste and buy pre-release wines from the 2013 vintage, as well as library wines that have been aging in our cellars. Pre-release wines are available for purchase in 6 or 12 bottle lots with a 15% savings.

Complimentary.
Reservations are required. Book Now

Futures Tasting *Wine Club Member Exclusive
Sunday, May 11; Offered every hour on the hour from 12 pm to 5 pm

For those who missed Saturday’s seminars, please join our Wine Consultants in The Loft on Sunday, May 11th from 12 noon to 5 pm for complimentary tastings of our Futures and pre-release wines. Wines can be purchased in 6 or 12 bottle lots at a 15% savings.

Complimentary.
Reservations are recommended. Book Now

 

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Showcase Clean Slate Wild Ferment Sauvignon Blanc 2011
$32.20/750ml
Dreaming of spring? Enjoy this refreshing Sauvignon Blanc with flavours of toasty oak, lemon custard and pineapple.

 
 

           

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