Night at the Vineyard

Night at the Vineyard | Beauty and Blooms

In an attempt to cherish the outdoors before the weather turns bitter, Ian and I drove to a vineyard five minutes down the road. It is nestled at the base of the Niagara Escarpment, which produced a picturesque backdrop for the live music event. Ian and I spent the evening sipping on wine, warming up by the crackling fire and watching the sunset. The night was a perfect transition from the blistering music festivals of summer to the quitter evening of autumn.

Night at the Vineyard | Beauty and Blooms

Night at the Vineyard | Beauty and Blooms

Night at the Vineyard | Beauty and Blooms

Night at the Vineyard | Beauty and Blooms

Night at the Vineyard | Beauty and Blooms

Music in the Vineyard

Music in the Vineyard | Beauty and Blooms

Our local winery hosts a summer concert series on Saturdays so Ian and I decided to make the drive out to the vineyard last weekend. We spent the evening listening to music, sipping on wine and soaking in the sun. Since they had the vineyard open, we took a stroll through the vines before packing up and embarking on our sunset drive home.

Music in the Vineyard | Beauty and Blooms

Music in the Vineyard | Beauty and Blooms

Music in the Vineyard | Beauty and Blooms

Music in the Vineyard | Beauty and Blooms

Winter Wine Festival

Winter Wine Festival | Not Your Average Dairy Queen

In the winter months it’s challenging to find new activities to fill your weekend. Luckily, while enjoying a Friday night dinner we learned about a winter wine festival taking place over the weekend. Desperate to try something new, Ian and I loaded up in the car and drove half an hour to the winery. The event was held outdoors, so we made sure to bundle up! Despite our cold fingers and pink noses, we had a lovely time wine tasting, dancing to the live band, and taking a horse drawn carriage ride around the vineyard.

Winter Wine Festival | Not Your Average Dairy Queen

Winter Wine Festival | Not Your Average Dairy Queen

Winter Wine Festival | Not Your Average Dairy Queen

Winter Wine Festival | Not Your Average Dairy Queen

Winter Wine Festival | Not Your Average Dairy Queen