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Downtown Luxury Hotel Launches Exclusive Experiences at World-Renowned Niagara Wineries

TORONTO, ON – August 8, 2016 – From cool climate Chardonnays to earthy Pinot Noirs, Niagara's wine region boasts some of Canada's best wines. And now, guests of The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto can participate in a variety of one-of-a-kind wine experiences thanks to an exclusive arrangement with some of the area’s most celebrated vineyards.

Pick, sort and stomp your own grapes during harvest season with Flat Rock Cellars’ In the Winemaker’s Boots experience; or learn the difference between French and American oak while sampling from small batch barrels at Peninsula Ridge Estates Winery.  Get a behind-the-scenes look at Cave Spring Cellars’ wine making process while touring the winery with a member of the region’s oldest grape-growing families; or find out how Tawse Winery applies rigorous organic and biodynamic methods to its six-level, gravity flow wine-making system.

Exclusive to guests of The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto, other unique experiences include:

  • From Reds to White - learn why some winemakers insist on this non-traditional wine tasting method
  • 99 Bottles of Wine in the Hall – tour the fermenting tanks and watch the bottling process first-hand
  • Touring the Terroir – discover what makes the Twenty Valley an ideal environment for cool-climate Chardonnays and crisp Rieslings

After a visit to Niagara, guests can retreat to the luxurious surroundings of the downtown Toronto hotel with one of many preferred rates and packages including the Experience Toronto package which includes accommodation in a Deluxe Room, breakfast for two, complimentary valet parking, high speed wireless internet and a $100 hotel credit which can be used at one of the hotel’s many services including signature restaurant, TOCA, or towards services at the award-winning Spa My Blend by Clarins.

For more information, visit www.ritzcarlton.com/toronto or call 416-585-2500.