It’s baaack: The Muddy Paws Wine Trail

Saturday, June 22 & Sunday June, 23 – 12 to 5pm

Muddy Paws is back! We are so excited to be leading the pack on this celebration of all things K-9 and have collaborated once again with Featherstone Estate Winery, Sue-Ann Staff Estate Winery and Westcott Vineyards. Stay on the lead for more details.

At each winery, the ticket holder is entitled to:

  • Bring their dog(s) to the participating wineries’ property to enjoy a wine and food pairing for a human
  • Branded keepsake glass
  • Designated doggie areas and doggie treats
  • Trails and puppy games
  • Live music (12:00 -4:00)
  • Sponsored by Boreal with a portion of ticket sales going to the Bello Project charity 

Dogs of all sizes and ages are welcome.  Dogs must be healthy and friendly with all other people and dogs. Unfortunately, any dogs showing any signs of illness, aggression, guarding, or excessively barking will be asked to leave.

Outside food and beverages are not permitted. There is no shuttle service between the wineries.


12:00 noon – 5:00pm

Saturday June 22 & Sunday June 23, 2024


Tickets are $40.00 (+ HST and Handling Fee) per person.

Each ticket includes access to the Muddy Paws area at all three wineries; a glass of wine and a food pairing at each winery,  one commemorative GoVino glass, live music and lots of dog-friendly activities.


  • Tickets are valid for either Saturday June 22 OR Sunday June 23, 2024.
  • Please specify which date you will be attending when you purchase your ticket. You must start at that winery on the day of the event.

Fabulous food and wine:

There will be delicious options at each location –  menu details will be announced soon on our Facebook page or below.

Goings on at Featherstone Estate Winery

Find out about The Bello Project

The Muddy Paws Wine  Festival is proud to support The Bello Project and a portion of sales from the weekend will go towards supporting their mission. Pawcasso’s Studio is back, this year ! For a small donation you can discover your pooch’s inner Pawcasso with the good folks from The Bello Project/Home Hospice Association (the charity recipient of funds raised through the festival).

Best in Show: Picture Yourself a Star!

Be the star of the show with a multitude of photo opps from a kissing booth to wine-themed photo cut outs, to vineyard shots. You can even book yourself into a Barrel Room Session with Indigo Pet Photography (extra charges apply). Our doggy guests get tasty treats from Boreal and their Hoomans have a delicious food and wine pairing and a bonus of a $5 coupon for our wood fired oven pizza, made fresh for you!

Food & Wine Pairing: Muttropolitan Salad, a delicious tabbouleh Salad of bulgur wheat with parsley, lemon, and mint with Tahini hummus and chickpea shawarma, with 2022 Rosé, 2022 Four Feathers, or 2021 Gemstone

Regular wine bar and noshing menu available as well!

Doggy Treats & Fun

We’re serving up some fine Bone Appetit Yappetizers for our four-legged visitors! Activities include: Kissing Booth, Barktastic photo cut-out board, Bello Project activity booth, Doggy cooling station and Bruce trail access

Live Music : MGM Jazz Duo

Groove to the easy tones of our favourite Jazz Duo both Saturday and Sunday from 1:00pm to 4:00 pm

Indigo Pet Photography: Winery Barrel Room Sessions

Indigo Pet Photography is back! This year, pawsome pet photographer Karen Black will be located at Featherstone to accommodate more Winery Barrel Room Photo Sessions. Full details are here ›

What’s in store at Sue-Ann Staff Estate Winery

Relax, play and listen with your friends (four-legged and otherwise) on the lawns at Sue-Ann Staff Estate Winery! 

Hawt Diggity Dog!

Embrace the hot dog with Sue-Ann, her Berner Brix Bravo, and the whole wiener-y team! 

We’re putting on the dog this year with a celebration of hawt dogs. Guests will enjoy live music, fun and fabulous food and wine and tons of activities for our pooch friends! Plus, you’ll get an invitation to this summer’s Hot Diggity Dog Art Show in Hamilton!

Wine & food pairing: Gourmet Hawt Diggity Dog Sliders, paired with your choice of our 2019 Riesling Loved By Lu, 2021 Fancy Farm Girl Fashionable Vidal or 2021 Bank Barn Barko Noir.  If you’re still feeling snackish, additional Mini Dogs and our shareable Cheese Platters, Lobster Mousse Platters and Crab Mousse Platters, PLUS a robust menu of wines by the glass will be available for purchase.  

Doggy Treats & Fun 

We’ll have pup-friendly wiener treats for our four-legged friends, as well as lots of activities, including an obstacle course, cooling station, Hawtest Dressed Dog contest & guessing games for all the doggie parents. 

Live music

Saturday: Claralux Music Duo from 1:00pm to 4:00 pm

Sunday: Michelle Hedley from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm


The low down on Westcott’s happenings

Calling all furry pals! This is YOUR weekend to hang out with the team at Westcott!

Puppy friends will enjoy cooling pools and doggie cupcakes, while their humans sit back and relax with:

  • live music
  •  sample of Lillias, Delphine or Temperance
  • a delicious treat  

Full wine list and patio menu also available that weekend.