Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Party in the vineyard- Food Truck Eats 2016

This past weekend-- called the May 24 weekend- is the unofficial start of summer here in Canada. 'Cottages are open and cases of beer are consumed by hard working Canadians' according to this website.... or in our case, wine! A few choice glasses were consumed at the Peller Estates Food Truck Eats this last Monday. Think a vineyard party complete with gourmet food trucks, different varietals of wine and live music! 

From the car-- in between two carseats as eight of us drove in together.   

Quite a few of us purchased tickets (early as at $15 an adult and $5 per kid this event sells out fast)for the family day at Peller Estates, a beautiful winery in the Niagara on the Lake region. There were about 20 different luxury food trucks and pop up vendors serving up a variety of meals for even the pickiest palate.... think mushroom poutine, ahi tuna tacos, gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches and fresh oysters just to name a few tasty treats! 

 There were also 10 different varietals to choose from. And at 1 complimentary (5 oz) tasting and  $6 a glass  I didn't think it was  badly priced at all-- and  a water station with both still and sparkling #fancynancy

Of course I saved all my acrylic glasses for the pool this summer. Waste not, want not :-)

The day was beautiful....lots of blazing sun... thank goodness I listened to my friend Jenn (who told us about the event in the first place) and didn't wear jeans or leggings! 


 D and I split a strawberry balsamic ice cream-- soooo good!

I love C's expression in this shot.  Imagine if someone tried to take a bite!

Such a fun day to start the summer!!!

Bring on the heat! (and a glass or two of our favourite bevvies)

Linking up with Annie and Amanda.


  1. I wish there was something like that around here!!! You cant beat good food and family/friends times!

  2. What a fun festival - all that food looks amazing! xo, Biana -BlovedBoston

  3. This looks like so much fun! Strawberry balsamic ice-cream - yes please!

  4. So jealous! This sounds like so much fun and those tacos look amazing! I totally would have saved those glasses too, perfect for outdoors! <3, Pamela Sequins & Sea Breezes

  5. This event looks awesome!! We are definitely going to go next year! That lobster roll, my goodness.

  6. Looks like so much fun! Also, strwberry balsamic ice cream!! Yum!

  7. I had no idea this was a thing!! I absolutely love Peller Estates and wanted to book my wedding reception there but they were all booked up. It's a stunning place!!
    Evelina @ Fortunate House

  8. That looks like so much fun! Beautiful pictures!

  9. Uh yeah, you totally win. That looks amazing!


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