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Gifting Outside the Box

Shopping for the foodie in your life that has it all? Looking to introduce that special someone to the wonders of the Ontario food scene? More and more people are shifting toward experiential gifting, and Ontario is chock-full of amazing culinary experiences. We’ve come up with a list of great gift ideas for folks who want to gift outside the box this holiday season.

Domed Dining in Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls, ON

There will be a brand new experience at the Niagara Icewine Festival this year, taking place January 16th to February 16th. Treat someone to an evening of wine, fine dining, and incredible views. The Snow Globe Soiree features a 3-course meal and world-class VQA wines served in clear, heated domes overlooking the scenic falls.

Tickets start at $150 per person, and go on sale December 4th. We’re so excited about this, it got it’s own post.

Dinner at the Tower

Toronto, ON

360 Restaurant at the CN Tower in Toronto offers a rotating fine dining experience 350 metres over the city streets. Take that special someone out for an unforgettable evening, with an insanely good Feast On Certified menu and breathtaking views of Ontario’s capital.


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Classic Kingston Food Tours

Kingston, ON

Experience the history and food of Kingston with this guided tour through the cities downtown core. You’ll visit some great restaurants along the way, and learn more about Kingston’s rich history as Canada’s original capital city.


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From the Farm Cooking School

Prince Edward County, ON

From the Farm offers a variety of culinary experiences with it’s cooking classes and a true farm to table adventure where guests visit farms, meet the farmers, cook a delicious meal and tour the local wineries. While this is a spring and summer experience, gift certificates are available year-round – giving your loved one an awesome experience to look forward to in the warmer months.


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Brew Donkey Brewery Tours

Ottawa, ON

Hop on a bus and tour Ottawa’s vibrant craft brewery scene. They offer a variety of tours visiting local gems like Dominion City, Tooth & Nail, and Top Shelf Distillers – some even include VR gaming and axe throwing! A perfect gift for the hop-head in your life.

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A Tour With a View: Snowshoe + Wine Experience

Grey County, Ontario

Enjoy a picturesque guided snowshoe tour in the Kolapore Uplands Wilderness Area on the world renowned Bruce Trail. Afterwards, cozy up by the fireplace at Georgian Hills Vineyards and savour four local wines paired with local cheeses – including wines made with apples – a quintessential Canadian experience!

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