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Saturday September 30, 2017

The Event

Tour d’Epicure is an exciting new one-day cycling and epicurean adventure for the connoisseur of food, wine and cycling! Discover the scenic pleasures, classic cycling routes and unmatched food and wine delights of the Niagara Peninsula. Tour d’Epicure will help raise funds for Camp Trillium, supporting children living with and beyond cancer.

Enjoy the best the Niagara Region has to offer

Cycle past vineyards, along orchard-lined country roads; meet wine lovers, sommeliers and winemakers. Visit charming boutique wineries, famous for their international award-winning wines, tour the winery and sample estate-grown premium wines. Swirl, sniff, sip and cycle your way through Niagara Region. Pedal through the quaint towns of Niagara-on-the-Lake, Jordan, Beamsville, along the Welland Canal, St Davids, and Niagara Falls, while tasting world-class vintages at various wineries along the way including Jackson-Triggs & Creekside.

Cycling route options; something for everyone

Whether you want a relaxed pace and casual distances between winery estate stops, or you want to see as many of the cycling highlights of the Niagara Region as possible in day, we have the route options for you. Check here for the preliminary 2017 routes.

route-map

125k route starts at 9AM

The cause: supporting children with cancer

Camp Trillium was created in 1984 with a simple vision: to reach children with cancer by providing them and their families with fun and enriching recreational opportunities. All programs are free to the children and families and are tailored for all abilities and conditions. Proceeds from Tour d’Epicure will help fund improvements to recreational facilities at Camp Trillium.

Join us for an epic autumn wine tour… Tour d’Epicure! Sign up today.

Join us on, Saturday September 30th, 2017 for our Tour d’Epicure ride benefitting Camp Trillium in Waterford Ontario.

Your memorable day will consist of:

    • Safe, scenic Niagara region cycling
    • A variety of distances accommodating all cycling abilities

  • Morning coffee, snacks
  • Wine tastings and food pairings at top Niagara wineries
  • Lunch Stop at Creekside Estate Winery with Chef Nathan Young
  • Dinner and evening entertainment at Jackson-Triggs Winery with Chef Tim Mackiddie
  • Custom high quality Tour d’Epicure cycling jersey and bibs/shorts
  • On-route rider support: mechanic, route signs, follow vehicles

Registration $250 per person
Fundraising $600 minimum

Options:

  • Saturday night dinner only for your non-riding partner
  • Limited vintner-choice wine purchases
  • Friday night winery dinner

Overnight Options:

Best Western Colonel Butler Inn – 1.2k away
278 Mary St.,
Niagara-on-the-Lake

Pillar and Post Inn – 1.5k away
48 John St W.,
Niagara-on-the-Lake

The Charles Hotel – 2k away
209 Queen St.,
Niagara-on-the-Lake

124 on Queen Hotel & Spa – 2.5k away
124 Queen St.,
Niagara-on-the-Lake

Hilton Garden Inn – 12.5k away
500 York Road
Niagara-on-the-Lake

White Oaks Inn and Spa – 14k away
253 Taylor Road
Niagara-on-the-Lake