Niagara is renowned for its delicious, and uniquely made pizza! The area is home to a variety of excellent pizzerias and restaurants that serve up some truly mouth-watering pies. Whether you’re looking to celebrate National Pizza Day or for some pie to enjoy during the Super Bowl this weekend, we guarantee you can find the perfect pizza and local wine pairing here in Niagara.
New to pairing wine with your pizza? The marriage of the two flavours is a perfect balance of sweet and savoury, with the acidity of the wine cutting through the richness of the pizza. Not only is the flavour combination of wine and pizza delicious, but they can also both be enjoyed with a variety of different toppings, flavours, and occasions
Hosting A Pizza Party With Great Wine And Great Company!
Hosting a pizza party is always a great way to get together with friends and family and enjoy some delicious food. Whether it be a special occasion, or just an excuse to get together, ordering from these local-favourite pizzerias will make the party extra special, and don’t forget to pair your meal with a nice bottle of local wine.
If you’re going for a classic crowd-pleasing pepperoni pizza, RT Pizza in Niagara Falls has been know for their “Niagara-Style” party tray pizzas. Locals can’t seem to get enough of their delicious pies, big chicken wings, and reasonable prices. To pair with this meaty pepperoni pizza, enjoy it with a delicious bottle of medium-bodied red wine, like the Burnt Ship Bay Cabernet Merlot, which is the perfect house wine that will have all your guests going in for a second (and maybe third) glass!
You Had Me At Pizza in Grimsby, is another amazing pizza place that serves up some of the best New York Style pies in the Niagara Region. They offer a variety of topping combinations, from “tragically Canadian” to more unique items like the dill pickle and magic mushroom options. All pizzas are also available in calzones and Detroit Style for those guests who want something different! If you’re looking for a unique and delicious pizza experience, You Had Me At Pizza is the place to go.
The Perfect Dine-In Pizza Experience (Super Bowl Ready!)
Although Niagara is filled with delicious take-out style pizzerias, there’s always an occasion where you’re looking to enjoy some pizza at a local dine-in restaurant. Skip the mess and visit one of those top-rated local spots.
If you’re venturing out from the classics when it comes to toppings, we recommend giving Zappi’s Pizzeria a visit. A staple in the Niagara Pizza Scene, Zappi’s is known for their delicious topping selections, pizza combinations, and great dine-in atmosphere. With a wide-selection of local beverages and wines to choose from, Zappi’s will not disappoint despite the occasion!
Handle Bar Hanksin Welland is the perfect sports bar to sit back, enjoy some delicious pizza and wings, and watch the upcoming game, including the Super Bowl this weekend. Their classic 8 inch and 12 inch pizzas are cooked to perfection, with a variety of toppings and pre-set combinations, we promise there is a pizza for everyone there. With a variety of original beverages, great food, and fun atmosphere, you’ll find yourself becoming a “Hanks Regular” in no time.
The D.I.Y Pizza Connoisseurs
Making pizza at home with family or friends can be a great way to have fun, spend time together, and enjoy a delicious home-made meal. Whether you’re making a classic cheese pizza or getting creative with your toppings, it’s always a great experience.
From picking out the ingredients to rolling out the dough, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in the process of making your favourite pie at home. If you haven’t tried it yet, a locally made sauce called Aldo’s Pizza Pie Sauce have been all the rage! Now available in over 16 locations across Niagara, their delicious blend of ingredients makes for the perfectly balanced sauce, guaranteed for any home-cook to love.
Another great benefit to a D.I.Y pizza night is the option to pair your custom za’ with locally crafted beverages. Change things up with a delicious white sauce pizza and caramelized onions, to pair, we recommend a medium bodied white wine, such as the Bella Terra Chardonnay. So next time you’re looking for a fun activity, especially one that pairs well with our local beverages, why not try making pizza at home!
It’s safe to say, that when it comes to delicious pizza (in all types of forms), Niagara is the place to be to really enjoy a classic pie. From New York Style to Niagara Style, there will always be a delicious pizza and a local wine to pair with your name on it.