Drum roll, please! We’ve asked our readers to choose the best wineries in Niagara with amazing patios and the votes are finally in! If you’re looking to visit some vineyards this summer, you’ll want to add these top five choices to your bucket list.
Queenston Mile Vineyard has come out on top, with many favourites following close behind.
This vote is part of our Reader’s Choice Award series, where we asked you to choose the best winery overall, as well as the best vineyards for pizza, photo-ops, experiences and patios. To view all of the results, click here.
WINNER: Queenston Mile Vineyard
With sprawling views of the vines, this is the perfect patio to relax with a glass of wine. There are a bunch of tables under a covered roof if you’re looking for some shade.
On those chiller days, they also have some Muskoka chairs surrounding a fire pit to enjoy.
2. Back 10 Cellars
If you’re looking for the best wineries in Niagara with amazing patios, you’ll want to add Back 10 Cellars to your bucket list.
Their Smitten Summerhouse is a rustic covered patio that serves up wines and the vineyard’s popular wine floats.
3. Wayne Gretzky Estates Winery
With a beautiful pond and a beer garden, this winery is the best place to kick back and relax this summer.
You can sip on wines, beers, and cocktails.
4. Palatine Hills Estate
Sip on wine under twinkling lights at this Niagara winery. You can sprawl out on one of their many picnic benches or Muskoka chairs this summer.
Palatine Hills Estate also has special events such as yoga in the vineyard and cornhole tournaments.
5. The Hare Wine Co.
Grab a charcuterie platter and some wine and enjoy it on their newly renovated patio for lunch.
Each platter features local Niagara cheese and meat and other assorted goods that pair perfectly with any of the bottles of wine at the estate.