Grab your forks and knives, chocoholics, because you're going to want to dig into every dish on this dreamy tour. A boozy chocolate-filled trail is happening in Ontario, and we can't think of a better reason to leave the house. Live out your inner Willy Wonka and try all sorts of unique, cocoa-inspired food. Your winter is about to get a whole lot sweeter with Ontario's Wine & Chocolate Trail.
You can satisfy your sweet tooth in the best way possible on this decadent trail this month.
Niagara's Days Of Wine & Chocolate trail is taking place each weekend in February, and you'll want to visit every spot on the map.
Take a trip to participating wineries to taste over 20 VQA wines which have been paired with unique chocolate-infused dishes.
From savoury to sweet plates, you've never experienced chocolate quite like this.
To participate, you must purchase a touring pass. Passes are $55 per person and are valid for any weekend of the event.
If you're going as a designated driver, you can get a pass for $30.
You can actually eat chocolate for dinner with some of these indulgent dishes.
The Hare Wine Co. is offering seared steak topped with Jack Rabbit Red jelly, dark chocolate dust, and sea salt.
Bite into chocolate-infused BBQ ribs at Pondview Estate Winery, and indulge in dark chocolate and chilli beef stew with sour cream with a cocoa nib at Wayne Gretzky Estates.
If chocolate and pasta are your two reasons for living, you have to try this sweet and savoury dish.
Reif Estate Winery has a mini ravioli stuffed with white chocolate and parsnip and bathed in a brown butter truffle sauce.
Some sweet options include a white chocolate and strawberry trifle, chocolate bread pudding drizzled with chocolate/framboise sauce, and a dark chocolate tart topped with Atelier Red and sour cherry jelly with sea salt.
If you're looking for more excuses to eat chocolate, you can head over to Montreal for a totally decadent festival.
Niagara Days Of Wine & Chocolate
Price: $55 per person
When: Every weekend in February
Address: Participating wineries
Why You Need To Go: Indulge in delicious chocolate and wine pairings on this sweet tour.