Posts made in January, 2012

Progressive Dinner in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Posted by on Jan 26, 2012

This is definitely a unique experience! This Progressive Dinner ticket gives you something to do every day of the weekend, with the main event being Saturday night. Friday begins with a Wine & Cheese get together where you can meet with other diners and hosts. On Saturday you will experience a delicious five-course gourmet dining and wine adventure in a progressive manner around 5 of the top gourmet restaurants in Niagara-on-the-Lake. The Saturday night dinner starts at the Pillar & Post Inn and then Niagara Classic Cabs will transport you (included in the ticket price) to every other...

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Winterland Cocktail Hour at Jackson-Triggs

Posted by on Jan 21, 2012

The wineries in Niagara Falls can often be forgotten about during the cold winter months, however there is still lots to see… and drink during the winter. Jackson-Triggs, an 11.5 acre winery in the Niagara Peninsula, has decided to make the most of the winter by putting on a “Winterland Cocktail Hour” every weekend in January at 2:00pm. For only $5 you get to sample 4 new winter inspired cocktails and hear tips for entertaining! I think that this is a wonderful way to celebrate the winter season and continue to appreciate the beautiful wineries that we have in Niagara, throughout...

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Robert Burns Supper

Posted by on Jan 15, 2012

For all of you who are looking at this and saying “Who is Robbie Burns?” Here is a little background information! Robert Burns was born two miles from Ayrshire, Scotland on January 25, 1759 and died on July 21, 1796. Robert or “Robbie” is known as the national poet of Scotland and has become a cultural icon for the Scots. The first Robert Burns Supper was held in Ayrshire at the end of the 18th century by his friends in memoriam of his death. For the first time, The Best Western Plus Cairn Croft has decided to throw our very own Robbie Burns Supper on January 21st. There is a special...

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The Icewine Festival

Posted by on Jan 9, 2012

The Best Western Plus Cairn Croft Hotel is excited for the Icewine Festival this year! Start off the Icewine Festival in Niagara with ‘Icewine Unveiled: a Masquerade Gala’ which will be showcasing wine from over 30 wineries across Ontario, as well as the largest tasting of internationally acclaimed ice wines. Complete with a silent auction and a delicious meal created by Niagara chefs, this Gala is for those serious about their wine for $175/ticket. There are so many different events to experience during this festival. Each winery has their own spin on how to celebrate the ice wine...

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Icewine, Music & Great Outdoors- The Arkells

Posted by on Jan 6, 2012

A concert by the popular Arkells and celebrating the Icewine Festival all in one day? Yep! You heard it right. Juno Award-winning The Arkells will be playing at Jackson-Triggs’ open air amphitheatre on Saturday January 14th from 2-4. For only $25, you get to see this awesome band rock out, an icewine toque and you are donating to the Red Roof Retreat. Make sure you dress warm, as it is outside but the crowd of people all jamming out to The Arkells will definitely help to keep you toasty! There will also be warm, tasty food to purchase along with different wines and icewine inspired...

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