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The Ice House Winery

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
+1 905-262-6852
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Niagara Ice House Winery Ice Wine Experience
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Private Winery Tour of Niagara-on-the-Lake
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Come visit this small century old peach packing barn that has been refurbished into a cozy winery, that produces only Icewine and every visitor is welcomed like an old friend. Open daily from 11am to dusk from September to June and 10:30 to 7pm in July and August. Enjoy our famous N'Icewine Slushies and learn about the secrets of Icewine. Try 1 Slushie, 3 Northern Ice Premium Icewines and 1 Icewine Cocktail for $15 paired with a snack and find out the secrets of how Icewine is made plus the Art of Blending Icewine into Cocktails. Located just past Queenston on the Niagara Parkway; a short distance from Niagara Falls on your way to Niagara on the Lake. This is a unconventional, must see destination when you visit Niagara Falls and the Niagara Wine Region!
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Ellen did an excellent job of educating us about ice wines and making the experience memorable. We loved the atmosphere and especially the wines. Highly recommended!

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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

We stopped in for the ice wine. It was awesome!! Since it was off season it was not busy and we were able to ask the young lady working there lots of questions. She was very friendly and knowledgeable. We enjoyed our tastings and and...More

Thank Jenna37
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Karenicehouse, Owner at The Ice House Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to tell us how much you enjoyed your experience at our winery! We do hope you visit us again in the summer and enjoy our thirst quenching Icewine Slushies when it is hot!

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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Visited here with passes from our hotel and were not disappointed. As it was the off season it was not busy and we had time to talk to the young lady working there. She was very knowledgeable and answered all our questions. Enjoyed the sample...More

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Reviewed 9 February 2018

This small place packs a big punch. We thought that the layout of this place was fantastic. First stop (and the reason for the visit) is the Ice Wine Slushies. Totally unique and totally delicious. Then on to the regular ice wines. Yum yum! If...More

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Karenicehouse, Owner at The Ice House Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2018

Oh, thank you so much for your enthusiastic review. We are so glad you will be back with your friends!

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Reviewed 7 February 2018

I'm a huge fan of wine ...so of course when I discovered this place, based on the excellent reviews I decided to give it a try. I would highly recommend it !! Ice wine is delicious and amazing . I understand we don't have the...More

Thank Lavida L
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

The only Winery in Niagara on the Lake region specializing in ice wines has very knowledgeable staff and a beautifully laid out tasting room, wines, antiques, and an Asian chess set! Interesting that they got a boost from being on Dragons Den 6 years ago....More

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Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

I found The ice House Vineyard on internet, it had very good reviews so I said why not. It was the best time to go no crowds to deal with in January. My server was Evelyn. She was great! I had a lot of fun...More

Thank Kim C
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Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Their website states 2 slushies, 3 Icewine tastings and 2 Icewine cocktails for a couple for $24. They however did not mention that on the board of options when we got there which ended up being fine. We went with the $15 option 1 slushie,...More

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Karen K, Owner at The Ice House Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to recommend The Ice House Winery - we appreciate it!

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Reviewed 14 November 2017

We enjoyed our tasting experience at The Ice House! Their ice wines are delicious. We didn't purchase any bottles since they are extremely expensive. Around $50-$60 for a 200ml bottle. Glad we visited, but there are other ice wines in the area that taste better...More

Thank Kelly M
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

The folks at our B & B recommended this winery for their wine slushies. After lunch we headed over here and tried out a couple of their slushies and enjoyed them. It is a unique wine house with some interesting flavours and packaging. It is...More

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Karen K, Owner at The Ice House Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

We are so glad you had a chance to enjoy our Slushies at The Ice House Winery! As the weather gets colder, we still serve Slushies and guests like to try our Icewine Cocktails too, made with a simple white wine topped with their favourite...More

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Katy B
15 October 2016|
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Response from Karenicehouse | Property representative |
There is no ice bar, but we do have a couple of spots inside the winery to sit inside. Our patio is The Slushie Shack which is open outside when the weather permits. We often have visitors buy Slushies and sit and relax... More
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DJW042767
19 June 2016|
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Response from Karen K | Property representative |
Yes, there is Wego Shuttle service, but they stop at Laura Secord which is a 20 minute walk to our winery...nice on a good day!
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emmasina
12 February 2015|
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Response from Karenicehouse | Property representative |
No train service reaches Niagara on the Lake and the town has a limited bus service. So if you're interested in visiting Niagara on the Lake but don't have access to a car, you can take a bus or train into Niagara Falls, and... More
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