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Hernder Estate Wines

1607 8th Avenue, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 6P7, Canada
(905) 684-3300
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Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
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Niagara Falls, Canada
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140 reviews 140 reviews
34 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Just about 10 min south of St Catharines. Worth the drive. Take 5th Street ( south direction ) away from St.Catharines then turn right on 8th ave. before Pelham Rd. Their Baco Noir 2012 is perhaps the best value in Ontario for $9.95 per bottle. Recently attended a wedding reception/banquet at Hernder. Service & food were top-notch.

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Overland Park, KS
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86 reviews 86 reviews
45 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Part of our Niagara Wine tour, I did find this winery a little out of the way. Driving onto the grounds you pass through a quaint covered bridge. The grounds are lovely and the winery offers several rooms suitable for weddings or any other functions. The tasting room is a bit cozy, but the selection of VQA wines they offer... More

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Fredericton, Canada
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108 reviews 108 reviews
40 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We visited Hernder during a conference in St. Catharines. It is a lovely spot, very beautiful and enjoyable to tour. The wines are lovely. The rhubarb wine is tart and fresh but still sweet, their Gewürztraminer VQA was very nice, and my favourite was the Green Tea Gewürztraminer! It's very flavourful yet subtle at the same time. As someone who... More

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Brantford
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Hernder Estates gives you the impression of being on the East Coast from the moment you arrive in their laneway. They have a gorgeous covered bridge that you first need to cross (stop and take some photos!). Their staff is so friendly! They make fabulous wine, and trust me on this one...whether you're a red/wine/rose wine drinker...try their rhubarb wine!... More

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St. Catharines, Canada
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80 reviews 80 reviews
58 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

The Niagara Region is over-flowing with wineries these days, and Hernder Estates stands out as one of the nicer tours. The estates are beautiful; the pond and the covered bridge over the water are nice features, and the cellar where wine tastings take place is charming. There are two indoor venues for wedding receptions, and I’ve attended an outdoor wedding... More

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Sudbury, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

The Short and Sweet - Great Prices, Great Service, Beautiful Vineyard, MUST VISIT! The Long and Sweet - My wife and I, along with another couple, finished our 2nd annual wine tour of the Niagara Region. Last year was Niagara-on-the-Lake. This year, Jordan and Beamsville were our destinations. The first day we hit several wineries and found the wine more... More

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St Catharines
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

My husband and I are avid wine drinkers and given we live in one of the most prestigious wine areas in Ontario, The Niagara Peninsula is host to hundreds of local wineries. Hernder's is one of favorite ones, the wine is amazing, the prices are right and the hospitality is the best.

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Lagrange, Ohio
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

Of all the wineries in the Ontario region this one is my favorite. from the minute you drive in the scenery is great, the service is great and the wine is even better. Purchased several bottles to stock up at home until I can get back. Will probably have to order online. Always worth the visit.

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Collingwood, Canada
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

Had the pleasure of attending Hernder Estate Wines on a recent bus tour. The tour guide was knowledgeable and very funny. The staff was attentive and we very helpful with our wine choices. The rhubarb wine is amazing! The setting s absolutely gorgeous and it is obvious why this is a popular wedding venue. Very beautiful an serene. Would have... More

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Cambridge, Canada
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194 reviews 194 reviews
44 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

After having such an enjoyable experience at this winery last September, we decided to visit it again on the Family Day holiday. This time we were the only ones there, and at first thought it was closed even though the website said it would be open. Once entering the tasting room, we found the staff disinterested. No effort was put... More

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