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Colaneri Estate Winery

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Address: 348 Concession 6 Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
Phone Number: 905-682-2100
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Description: Colaneri is a new family-owned and operated winery that hand-harvests the...
Colaneri is a new family-owned and operated winery that hand-harvests the finest grapes to produce premium VQA award-winning wines from its surrounding vineyards. Most of the wines are made with the traditional Italian appassimento style of drying grapes, including a large portfolio of red, white and dessert wines. A new series has been introduced, made in the “recioto” style of making dessert wines. The winery is built in the Romanesque style featuring a captivating panoramic view of the vineyard and escarpment atop the St. David’s Bench appellation. The wine tasting bar overlooks the production area, allowing visitors to see the process. We, La famiglia Colaneri, are always on hand to share the experience and the passion that went into the making of our wines and our winery.
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Must stop winery

Wow. They have not been around very long but they know how to make a good wine! What I loved about this place besides the wine was the stories. We were told about each family... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
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michigan
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michigan
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Wow. They have not been around very long but they know how to make a good wine! What I loved about this place besides the wine was the stories. We were told about each family member and the story about the wine each member crafted. Loved it! A must stop place!!!!

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30 reviews 30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

If your looking for the perfect vintage. You should stop by Colaneri. I always buy their wines for the perfect occasion, especially for guests visiting at Christmas time! The winery is beautiful and staff have always been very friendly and knowledgeable. Gold star!

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Brighton, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

January of this year we had a couple of friends visit us from Brighton, Ontario and decided to tour a few wineries in the Niagara Region. It was a Monday so on the quiet side. However, I just want to praise the staff at Colaneri Winery. It was an amazing and interesting wine tasting experience. The gentleman shared stories of... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We've been back to this winery many times. The wine is terrific - some of the best in NOTL and it quickly became our favorite. The family that owns the winery is part of the attraction; they are wonderful, friendly and and very knowledgeable. The labels on their bottles of wine all tell a story. Be sure to ask what... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We feel that Colaneri's wines are a step above most things we've tasted in Niagara on the Lake or the Finger Lakes. We are now begining to take day trips just to buy their wines. They are not the cheapest wines, but there are definitely not the most expensive in the area. These wines were all rich and wonderful. If... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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72 reviews 72 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is a stunning building that is still under construction. We were there with a group of eight during the ice-wine festival. We thought we were visiting one of the great castles of Europe. Nice people. It is family owned and the family was front and centre. The production centre is beautiful and clean and visible. When distant guests come... More 

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Detroit
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

My wife and I have been to over 40 wineries in Ontario and every time we go back to this winery and buy the most wine. The wine is the best we have had and find ourselves buying every different wine we can find here. The atmosphere is great and goes perfect with the wine. For the best possible customer... More 

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Caloundra, Australia
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This was our last winery stop today and ended up stretching out, as we got chatting with staff and fellow-tasters. The staff were very welcoming despite being quite busy when we arrived. The family and winery history were briefly outlined before our tastings which was really interesting. The wines here were different to others we'd tasted in the region and... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

My wife and I purchased a "wine passport" that allowed us to taste wines at many of the area wineries. Most wineries knew about the passport and treated us nicely. However, Colaneri told us they did not participate in the program. When we showed them their voucher and they acted mad. They gave us a very small tasting and ignored... More 

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ChrisColaneri, Manager at Colaneri Estate Winery, responded to this review

Good Evening Randy, First I would like to thank you for your visit to our winery and our backyard. It is truly unfortunate that you feel this way about your visit. The passport you purchased was for Taste the Season which is organized by The Wineries of Niagara on the Lake association, which we are not a part of. So... More 

Hamilton, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We stopped in to taste some of the excellent wines we had tried at our daughter's home. The winery is amazing, can't wait until they have finished their final touches to walk around the lower level. The wines we tasted are worth the drive, since they aren't listed in the LCBO. The merlot and shiraz are oustanding.

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