Different methods of wine storage produce divergent results—wood barrels impart a richer texture and steel ones make it impossible to drink while getting an MRI. Choose the proper pour with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $19 for a vineyard tour for two (a $44 value)
- $39 for a vineyard tour for four (an $88 value)
A winery principal walks guests through a tasting seminar that includes pours of four wine-master collection wines. Groups also sample Konzelmann’s acclaimed ice wine and munch on artisan cheeses, bread, and chocolate truffles during the approximately half-hour tour of the vineyards.
Konzelmann Estate Winery
Herbert Konzelmann was in a pickle. He took the reins of his great-grandfather’s winery in Germany just around the time that the country’s growing population needed more land. Unable to acquire the acreage he needed to expand, Herbert uprooted his business from his homeland and moved to Niagara-on-the-Lake in 1983. He chose the shorefront spot due to its balance of sun, soil, airflow, and moisture that mimics the climate of the many successful wineries started inside of deserted terrariums. He and his staff—many of whom are part of the Konzelmann family—strive to produce low-yield, high-quality wines. To achieve this, they handpick grapes from the oldest vines to create award-winning vintages in their signature style: a clean, delicate, and fruity pour. The lush lakefront vineyard also serves as a backdrop for weddings, corporate events, tours, and tasting.