De Simone Vineyards, A Small Winery With a Big Heart

Niagara has a plethora of vineyards, hence why this area is known as Canada’s Wine Region. On previous visits, I have toured and tasted at many of the larger vineyards, and I am now in search of the smaller, boutique style, family run wineries….and I found just that at De Simone Vineyard. De Simone Vineyard may be small, but it is a winery with a big heart located right in the middle of Ontario’s premier wine region.


Pillar and Post, A Vintage Inn

The Pillar and Post Inn & Spa is part of the Vintage Inns and is one of Ontario’s only 5 star Country Inns. Immerse yourself in luxury and comfort and enjoy the Inn’s fine dining in The Cannery Restaurant. When visiting the Pillar and Post, you will enjoy some of the best that Ontario has to offer.



Everybody needs a mini staycation every once in awhile, so when the opportunity arose for me to visit St. Jacobs during St. Jacobs Sparkle and to spend the night at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites, naturally I jumped at the opportunity.  Besides, St. Jacobs has always been one of my favorite Ontario small town destinations.  It is this opportunity that introduced me to the Holiday Inn Express & Suites and I am now hooked!

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