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Chateau des Charmes

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Address: 1025 York Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
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+1 905-262-4219
10:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00

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Zack had some great suggestions and was very informative and knowledgable, we got the rose that you suggested. He also told us about the Gamay noir that is only available at this... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Wesley B
Guelph, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Chateau des Charmes is a stunning property. We visited in January and it was still beautiful! The wines were good, but not the best in the area. The whites were the highlight here. A very nice stop!

Thank Jessica P
Guelph, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Zack had some great suggestions and was very informative and knowledgable, we got the rose that you suggested. He also told us about the Gamay noir that is only available at this winery and it was delicious. We then got a great tour of the winery from Paul, it was our first winery tour ever and it was great!

Thank Wesley B
Pittsford NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited here on a quiet January day at the recommendation of our hotel concierge. We took the wine tour and then tasted a variety of wines and ice wines. Galina was our host and she was outstanding. She is very knowledgeable about wines in general and about the wines and wine making at Chateau des Charmes. We were very... More 

Thank racrawshaw
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent guide, very experienced with the wine making tradition and a real story teller! We will come back again.

Thank fundiscovery
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Have been coming to this winery for years. Great wine, great facility, the people are very friendly and knowledgeable (especially Paul in the tasting room) and is a beautiful vineyard as well. Highly recommended.

Thank Mike f
Chardon, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Really enjoyed our tasting experience here. Not overly crowded and the server had lots of time to spend with us and explain the wines and processes. We really liked the Cabernet Sauvignon and bought a bottle to take home. At $30 it was a bit pricy but it was so good we had to indulge. Beautiful large winery and friendly... More 

Thank davechardon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Went here for dinner but ended up having more ice wine than food - and it was worth it - take the tour but just make sure you're sober or u want know what they're talkin about (like me :) nice place , friendly staff - lobster ravioli was great but the ice wine - good lord , worth the... More 

Thank Muhammad M
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

I visited this winery a few weeks ago with my boyfriend -- we were both impressed with the grounds (they're gorgeous) and the quality of the wines (delicious). Most impressive, though, was the young man who served us the wine. He was extremely knowledgeable and friendly; he went out of his way to explain the merits of the wine we... More 

Thank Nicole F
Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We took the advice of a waitress who suggested we take a wine trip in Niagara, and specifically mentioned Chateau des Charmes. And what great advice that proved to be. This was a most fascinating trip - we were expertly guided by Paul T, who's the most knowledgable and friendly guy possible. In fact, all of the staff are great.... More 

Thank Mark B
Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Cons: Our group didn't like any of the three wines we tried. Nowhere to sit, just standing. Reception was inhospitable/unfriendly on two counts. Seemed more interested in getting the $10 entry. Pros: Making up for it were the impressive grounds, facilities and knowledgeable tour guide of well-versed on wines and fascinating history.

Thank NeilJ_88
MicheleBosc, Owner at Chateau des Charmes, responded to this review

Hello Neil, I'm sorry your visit was not up to your expectations. We pride ourselves on friendly, engaging experiences and hope to demystify wine for all our guests. I'm glad your tour was interesting and hope you will give us another chance to exceed your expectations. Best regards, More 

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