Event at a Glance
2 days in Niagara
3 guided rides (100KM, 50KM and 25KM)
4 gourmet dining experiences
Bottomless local wine, beer and spirits
VIP wine tasting experience
Exclusive Ride the Vine jersey and swag!
Unforgettable weekend to spend with family, friends and colleagues!
Please note accommodation is not included
Friday, September 27
6:00pm - 9:30pm
Welcome reception at Stratus Vineyards.
Meet and mingle other participants, chefs and cyclists
Enjoy a tasting flight from Stratus Vineyards paired with gourmet appetizers from Treadwell Cuisine.
Pick up your swag bags & jerseys for the ride on Saturday
Saturday, September 28
8:00am - 9:00am
Gourmet breakfast begins for riders and guests at 13th Street Winery, in St. Catherines. Come early and indulge in a healthy and filling breakfast before rolling out for your ride!
Cyclists roll-out! Long Ride (100km) , Fitness Ride (50km), Cappuccino Ride (25km)
Ride from St. Catherines, to Jordan, and then up to the Beamsville Bench. (Final Routes TBA).
Ride the Vine is a no drop ride, meaning no one will ever have to ride alone. If something happens, our support vehicles will be available to help you get back up and running quickly. If necessary, the support vehicles will be available to give you a lift to the finish line.
You will stop at at 3 - 4 gourmet food locations along the way to refuel!
For the 100km Loop: We'll break into at least two groups. Average pace for two groups will be 25-28km/h and 27-33km/h on the flats.
All riders should be comfortable riding in a group and understand that the ride is unsanctioned. Meaning roads won't be closed, no one is required to purchase insurance, and everyone rides at their own risk.
11:00am - 2:00pm
Cyclists return to 13th Street Winery for a beautiful lunch.
Enjoy your lunch as you browse the gorgeous art and wines of 13th Street Winery, or take your lunch to-go as you rejuvenate for Saturday nights’ events!
6:30pm - 10:30pm
After refreshing at your hotel, home or Airbnb, Ride the Vine participants will be welcomed back to 13th Street Winery at 6:30pm for a fun and interactive set of fireside chats!
Meet the chefs, cyclists and winemakers for the weekend
Following the fireside chats, you will be invited to enjoy the best of Niagara’s cuisine, beer and wine for a 4-course gourmet dinner.
The Niagara Region is full of incredible B&B’s, Hotels and Motels for guests of Ride the Vine to stay.
We encourage out-of-town guests to make accommodation arrangements as soon as possible. There is no secured rate at any hotels, and availability is first-come first-serve.
Here are a few options to get you started: