Perfect Niagara-on-the-Lake Wine Pairings for your Wedding Menu

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You and your bride or groom are definitely the most important pair at the wedding, but your food and wine pairings deserve a little love too. All aspects of your wedding seem incredibly important to you and your new partner, but what your guests will likely remember most is what they eat and drink. Be sure you pick the right wines to pair with your food menu, so you can showcase your great taste (in each other and your palettes)!

Celebrate Food and Wine with a Vintage Hotel Wedding

When you plan your wedding with Vintage Hotels, you can rest assured your guests will be served the highest quality of Niagara’s bounty – from our farm-fresh approach to food to our dedication to highlighting local wineries – we are committed to award-winning menus. Whether you’re hosting your special day at Pillar and Post, Queen’s Landing or the Prince of Wales, our wedding catering staff will support you to choose the very best menu items for your special day.

Wine Pairings at your Niagara Wedding

Each couple is unique, and so is their menu. You can choose from an array of dining options to help shape your romantic celebration. You can choose to have an evening of appetizers or to serve guests a formal, multi-course meal. Our sommeliers will help you pair your approach to food with wines that accentuate the flavours of the dishes.

How to Perfectly Pair Wines

Hors D’oeuvres

If you choose to serve an array of hors d’oeuvres, we advise you stick to lighter wines to ensure your beverages don’t overpower the smaller samplings. From your cocktail hour to your midnight buffet, you can choose from our lengthy wine lists that will easily enable you to avoid oaky whites or tannic reds that may be a little too bold for a finger-food style event.

Formal Meal

Should you want to serve guests a formal dinner, you will want to look at what the main courses consist of to determine which reds or whites will work best. If you are sticking to only one of each, we recommend choosing “universal wines.” These are nimble varietals that boast subtler flavours that don’t mask or alter the palette, allowing your food to remain the centre of attention.

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Superior Selection for Your Wedding Wine Pairing Needs

Our hotels’ executive chefs work seamlessly with our sommeliers to choose from thousands of bottles of wines from across our region, Canada and around the world. Whether you’re opting for scrumptious seafood or gourmet pub fare, your guests can pair their bites with New and Old World vintages, VQA wines and a wide selection of bubbly for those special moments that demand a sparkling cheers.

Experience the elegance, expertise and exceptional service that define a Vintage Hotels wedding. We can’t wait to celebrate your perfect pairing and help to exceed your discerning expectations.