The Foreign Affair Winery ships Canada-wide using Canada Post. Enjoy FREE SHIPPING on orders over $200.00 within Ontario. For deliveries outside of Ontario during periods of cold temperatures we may delay shipping the wine to ensure your wine arrives in perfect condition. We will contact you if your order will be affected. Unfortunately, we are unable to ship wine outside of Canada.

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Opening Late December 13th

Happy Holidays Everyone! On Thursday, December 13th our staff will be enjoying a holiday brunch together, and our Tasting Bar will be open a little later than usual. Come visit us from 12pm noon to 5pm.

Holiday Hours & Last Minute Gift Idea

Happy Holidays Everyone! The Foreign Affair Tasting Room will be closed on the following days…

December 24th – December 27th 

December 31 – January 1st 

Last Minute Gift Solution! Available until December 23rd at noon:

For the wine lover on your gift list who enjoys small production, winery exclusive wines, give a 1 year gift membership to the Foreign Affair Wine Club. Starting in January, and every other month for a year, they will receive 3 bottles of wine delivered to their door as well as exclusive member benefits when they visit the winery!

As a special holiday offer, we will send you a $25 Foreign Affair Winery Gift Card so you too can treat yourself to our wines.

Click here to learn more and sign up online, or call the winery at 905-562-9898. You have until December 23rd at noon to take advantage of this special offer.

InterVin Winners!

The Enchanted 2017 won SILVER at the recent international wine competition InterVin 2018

This refreshing white is a blend of Riesling and Sauvignon Blanc, re passed and fermented on the skins and lees of our appassimento white grapes. Bright, tropical fruit notes such as melon, lemongrass and peach dominate the nose and palate. Find this wine at the winery, our online store, or through select LCBO stores Vintages #389767  



The Viognier 2017 also won SILVER at the recent international wine competition InverVin 2018

This is a Foreign Affair Winery inaugural vintage, and a Wine Club Member exclusive. If you are interested in Membership, click here. Members receive access to this fantastic white wine, and many other perks. The Viognier has aromas and flavours of tangerine, orange blossom, white peach and nectarine.

Tasting Experiences at the Winery

Tasting Experiences:

Our tasting room is open daily  from 11 am to 5 pm.

Drop by anytime and taste our premium wines, many sold exclusively at the winery. Discover the taste of our limited production big bold red wines and elegant white wines.

The tasting experience includes our partial appassimento and 100% appassimento wines, whereby the grapes are dried prior to pressing:

Partial Appassimento Tasting – $10 for 3 wines (you pick your favourites, or let us guide you). At the tasting bar the tasting fee is waived with a wine purchase.

100% Appassimento & Limited Edition Tasting – $5 per tasting (explore and discover these wines). At the tasting bar the tasting fee is waived with a purchase of 100% appassimento wine.

In our tasting room browse through our complete wine portfolio, find that perfect gift of wine or gift card, and as the exclusive retailer in the Niagara Peninsula, check out the iconic line of Alessi housewares and kitchen utensils.

Foreign Affair Wine Club Members:

When Foreign Affair Wine Club members visit the winery be sure to let us know so you can take advantage of your member benefits:

– Complimentary tastings for you and up to 5 of your guests (6 people in total)

– Access to buy single bottles of wine when only sold in 6 and 12 bottle Collections at the winery

– Occasional special tastings of a new vintage or wines from our library collection

– 15% off wine accessories and gift items

Groups of 6 People or More:

If you are a group of 6 people or more, please call us at (905) 562-9898 or send an email to and make an appointment so we can best accommodate you and your group.  We also offer Group Private Tasting Experiences for 6 or more people, click here for all the details.


*we are not open Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, and Easter Sunday


Foreign Affair Winery at Winter Wine Fest

Food and drink lovers descend on the annual Winter WineFest. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, this FREE ADMISSION event, is held over the weekend of January 11-13, 2019 is sure to delight.

Foreign Affair Winery will be featuring the 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon, and recioto style Riesling the 2015 Marisa. Visit our booth and taste these delightful wines alongside local culinary talent.

Headliners for the 10th anniversary include Winter WineFest alumnus Ashley MacIsaac, kicking off the event on Friday night and Whitehorse, closing the festival on Sunday afternoon. Coleman Hell is welcomed to the Winter WineFest stage for his first time on Saturday night.

The Winter WineFest is a FREE event! However, there are some Featured ticketed events such as the Sparkling Dinner and Icewine Brunch, The Dillon’s After Party, Bench Brewing After Party and the Chef Challenge! To purchase your tickets to any of these unique experiences, click here!

Foreign Affair Winery at the Great Canadian Kitchen Party

Check out The Travelling Foodie’s write up about this recent event!

Sommelier Ed Haddon and Marketing Director Kelly Josephson poured the award winning 2016 Conspiracy at the Great Canadian Kitchen Party this week in Toronto. Guests were delighted with all of the creative food on display, and all of the wonderful VQA wine being poured #wineaffair


5th Annual Vertical Cabernet Franc Dinner

Most Iconic Wine Event of the Year

Our guests for this evening will be part of a vertical presentation of our iconic full appassimento Cabernet Franc wines, alongside a Tuscan inspired 5 course dinner prepared by Chef Chris Brown of the famed Victor Dries in Toronto.

Ten years ago, Foreign Affair Winery opened its doors and released the inaugural 2004 vintage of the Cabernet Franc. Today that wine is synonymous with our reputation for big, bold reds. It is the wine that inspires visitors at the tasting bar to become long-lasting friends of our Foreign Affair famiglia.

After a welcome reception with wine and hors d’oeurves to awaken the palate, guests will be seated for dinner. We will journey through the vintages of 2008, 2010, 2012, 2015 and 2016 Cabernet Franc and open our library cellar, giving guests access to the vintages of 2005, 2006, and 2007 Cabernet Franc to build their own collection.

We look forward to hosting you!

Saturday October 13th 6:00 pm

Click here to see the menu.

Click here to reserve your tickets. Limited seating!

Celebrating 10 Years of Canadian Excellence – June 30 & July 1 Open House

Saturday, June 30 & Sunday, July 1 11 am to 5 pm

You are invited to join us this Canada Day weekend as we celebrate the winery’s 10th Anniversary with an Open House and Pop Up Patio!

Make plans to bring friends and family to this event and tour the winery, taste new releases, and enjoy a glass of wine on our Pop Up Patio. We have partnered with Tide & Vine Oyster House who will be offering classic summer fare to pair with our featured wines from noon to 4 pm.

We’ll conduct winery tours at 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm and you’ll see photos and hear the story of how Foreign Affair Winery, through sheer tenacity and innovation, became a pioneer of appassimento wines in Canada.

RSVP or pre-purchase your food and wine to delight your taste buds! Click here for all the details.

If you have any questions, please call the winery at (905) 562-9898. We are open daily from 11 am to 5 pm.

Stock up on our summer sipper! New 2017 Amarosé

Celebrate summer with our new 2017 Amarosé!  This wine is a classic example of Foreign Affair’s innovative style, pushing the boundaries by pursuing a previously untested winemaking method for a dry rosé, with great results.

Foreign Affair Winery ships Canada-wide using Canada Post. Enjoy FREE SHIPPING on orders over $200.00 within Ontario.

Click here for all the details and to order a case for delivery right to your door.

Get Fresh in the Valley Passport Program – Visit us April 21 / 22 & 28 / 29

April 21 / 22 &  28 / 29 11 am to 5 pm

Join us at the winery for the Twenty Valley Passport Program. We’ll be serving a tasting of our Dream 2015 or Unoaked Chardonnay 2016, paired with Duck Liver Pâté on Crostini.

Get Fresh in the Valley is a self-guided wine tour of up to 21 wineries in Niagara’s Twenty Valley wine country. It’s a great way to explore and discover new wineries and re-visit your favourites.

Prices: Passport Program – $44.25 + fees and applicable taxes per person Designated Driver – $30.00 + fees and applicable taxes per person

Passports are available to purchase at the winery or on the Twenty Valley website. Click here for more information and to buy your passport now.