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Upcoming Events in Niagara Escarpment

Events - Niagara Escarpment

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    29 Jul 07/29/2017

    Date and Time: 29 Jul 07/29/2017 - 30 Jul 07/30/2017
    12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Where: Lewiston, NY

    Region: Niagara Escarpment

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    23 Sep 09/23/2017

    Date and Time: 23 Sep 09/23/2017 - 24 Sep 09/24/2017
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Where: Niagara Wine Trail

    Region: Niagara Escarpment

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    21 Oct 10/21/2017

    Date and Time: 21 Oct 10/21/2017 - 22 Oct 10/22/2017
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Where: Niagara Wine Trail

    Region: Niagara Escarpment

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Nature meets wine. The geography of the Niagara Escarpment and surrounding area have a unique climate that is one of the warmest in New York State due to proximity to the Great Lakes and the Escarpment itself, which traps warm air currents from Lake Ontario. The dolomitic limestone soil of the Escarpment and the gravel silts near the lakeshore, along with a moderate climate, are ideal for growing grapes and a wide variety of fruit. The Niagara Escarpment was officially recognized as an American Viticultural Area (AVA) in 2005 and the larger "Greater Niagara" region is one of the fasting growing wine regions in the state.