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“Nice but....” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Konzelmann Estate Winery

Konzelmann Estate Winery
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Konzelmann Estate Winery Tour and Tasting in Niagara-on-the-Lake
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Owner description: Niagara's Exclusive Lakefront Winery. Founded in 1893 outside of Stuttgart Germany, Founded in 1984 in Niagara-on-the-Lake.100% Niagara grown and produced VQA wines crafted, owned and operated by the Konzelmann family. Tasting Boutique, Tours, Private Experiences, Cheese Platters, Full Production Facility, Barrel Cellar, Corporate Events, Special Event Dinners/Luncheons, Weddings, Lakefront Vineyard with view of Toronto, CN Tower, Rogers Centre. Proud Canadian first to place on "Wine Spectators Top 100 List"
Alberta, Canada
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Nice but....”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2012

Only winery, & we were at 40-50 the last 2 summers, where I was charged a tasting fee. It wasn't even mentioned anywhere else. It was fairly minimal(not the $6 each as mentioned below)but still. I bought 6 bottles of wine so obviously they have some nice wines & great selection.
I'll still give this place a good review because it is a pretty impressive operation & well run but be aware that they don't waive the fee regardless if you buy wine. The only thing I can think of as to why they would do this is maybe the workers in the bar get all this money to supplement a low or no paying job.

Visited June 2011
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Welland, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
“Some of the best wines around!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2012

Konzelmann Estate Winery makes their wines in the traditional European manner - - they have excellent baco noirs (several varietie but ask for the one with the peppery after-taste), terrific pinot noirs ( (0, 1), and great whites (reisling, chardonnay). The wine tasting room was re-done within the past several years and offers not only fine wines to taste but wine-related glasses, decanters, herbs, spices etc. The staff is very, very knowledgeable about the wines (explaing tasting flavours, history of the grape, etc) and serve with flair! There is a tasting fee.

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Oakville, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“One of my favorites”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2012

I love this family winery! Beautiful tasting boutique and the staff are always entertaining. I have been a few times and the last time we came in July to select wines for our wedding! We served their bubbly on our day - Fresco secco! I can't wait to go back for summer p patio bbqs!

Visited July 2011
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New Jersey
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“Fun winery, great wine”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2012

While so many wineries focus on extremely high wine, we found that Konzelmann focused on make great drinkable wine at reasonable prices. We loved our visit and took home a few bottles to enjoy.

Visited January 2012
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“Best ice wine ever”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2012

If you're up for some ice wine this is the place to go. No wonder it wins all the prices internationally.

Visited December 2011
Thank Cleger
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