Long Cliff LIVE from SEAsonings!

Last night Dad & I were pouring at SEAsonings, the annual March food and wine tasting fundraiser for the AQUARIUM OF NIAGARA!

Dad only gave me a 15 minute break to leave our booth, so I had to see as much as I could as fast as I could! Next year I’m gonna have to make him & Grandpa work and I’m buying a ticket for myself!

Here’s a sneak peek of what you missed out on if you weren’t able to attend! (and believe me, you’re going to want to buy your tickets early for next year, it was truly an extravaganza!) So much food, so little time… But everything I tried was delicious!

Thank you to the Aquarium for asking us to be a part of this great fundraising event! We were so glad we could attend! (and I’m already looking forward to next year!)

-d ❤ xo.

Finding Nemo!

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‘Twas “Be Mine with Wine,” and all through the shop,
Not a tasting was poured, not even a drop!
The streamers were hung in the winery with care, in hopes that young lovebirds soon would be there!

A foot of snow was predicted and had started to fall,
The phone kept on ringing, “Are you open?” they’d call.
Presale had ended, event tickets were bought.
“But will they brave the storm? Are they coming?” Danielle thought.

Our annual event always causes great chatter!
We’re pairing chocolate with wine, and Long Cliff’s featuring Platters!
17 wineries, each with their own chocolatier:
It’s a fan-favorite event year after year!

But the roads looked a mess from the new fallen snow…
Despite buying tickets, would the people still go?
When what to my wondering mind should appear-
“A SPECIAL!” I thought, “That might draw them near!”

With a dry erase marker, so lively & quick,
I scrawled out a sale, “This might do the trick!”
More rapid than eagles the tasters will come!
Some with event tickets, others here to buy one!

$35 for a three day event?!
Tickets for sale at the door, that’s money well spent!!
And for journeying through the snow, we’ll give you a deal:
20% off our REDS! (That’s really a steal!)

I sprang to my desk to let Facebook know:
“Nemo’s been found, but the event’s still a go!!”
Chocolate and wine pairings all along the trail,
Despite this poor weather, Be Mine with Wine will not fail!

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Fine Wine and Artisan Cheese

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It’s finally the weekend of our Big Event! Stop out this Saturday and Sunday to join us in a “Pairing for Penguins!”

We will be pairing five of our favorite wines with artisan cheese provided by New York’s own Yancey’s Fancey!

Pairing fees as well as a percentage of all BOTTLE SALES made during the event will be donated to our local Aquarium of Niagara!

Further, all guests will receive a 50% admission voucher to the aquarium, and a chance to answer penguin trivia and earn discounts on your wine purchases!

The event runs Saturday (1/19) from 10a-6p and Sunday (1/20) from 12p-6p. See you then!

Harvest Winemaker’s Dinner

Next FRIDAY, November 9th, Long Cliff will be featured in a Winemaker’s Harvest Dinner at Pipers’ Village Inn!!

For only $65 per person, this *5 Course Dinner* will feature a different Long Cliff wine paired with each dish. Limited seating is available, so get your tickets now!

Contact us at longcliffwinery@gmail.com to see the full menu, OR CALL 716-946-5547 for tickets. We look forward to seeing you there and sharing great food and great wine!

The Vintners Quadrille: A Where Buffalo Wines Event!

We are excited to announce that we will be participating in Where Buffalo Wines‘ next event!

“The Vintners Quadrille” will dance its way around the Niagara Wine Trail on Wednesday evening, November 14th, 2012.

Guests will be treated to a gourmet dish at four different wineries during the course of the evening. Each participating vintner will have a talented local chef as his partner as the event progresses from site to site.

After meeting at the starting winery for a sampling of wines and some light Hors d’oeuvres the guests will sit down for their first course and wine pairing. Next they will be elegantly transported by limousine to the next stop for the next course and wine pairing, and so on until they have completed the quadrille and returned to the starting winery .

The Dance Card includes stops at:

Participating restaurants & caterers will be finalized within the next few days and will include some of the finest chefs in Western New York.

For more information, or to buy Tickets, please visit Where Buffalo Wines official website!