Wines In Niagara

A local perspective

Author: Rick VanSickle (page 1 of 156)

B.C. wine country finds its mojo: A complete package of wine, food, beer and endless beauty


KELOWNA, B.C. — It’s hard to pinpoint, but somewhere along the line, a funny thing happened that changed the entire collective soul of wine country in British Columbia. It was as if an open casting call went out for all the supporting roles needed to connect the dots between the 145 146 147 licenced wineries that now vie for attention in the Okanagan and Similkameen valleys. Continue reading

Patrick Chan’s Niagara icewine, classic releases from Foreign Affair and 13th Street, plus Henry of Pelham, Township 7, treats from Burgundy and more


Three-time Canadian world figure skating champion Patrick Chan joins a growing list of athletes and celebrities to launch a wine in Niagara under their name. Continue reading

Hot Niagara wine picks from Saturday Vintages release, plus a stellar Armagnac and two new Niagara ciders


The   BIG   HUGE   BLOCKBUSTER   Christmas releases at Vintages continue this Saturday with some mighty fine Niagara wines plus a spectacular Armagnac I can highly recommend hitting the shelves. Continue reading

Canadian PGA Tour star David Hearn teams up with Rockway Vineyards in Niagara


Move over Mike Weir, there’s a new kid in town! Fellow Canadian PGA golf star David Hearn has announced he is teaming up Niagara’s Rockway Vineyards to create the David Hearn Foundation specialty wine collection to support the Alzheimer Society of Canada — with a portion of the proceeds going back to the foundation. Continue reading

A trio of B.C. wineries and their wines in review: Singletree, Serendipity and Blue Grouse


The pace of growth in British Columbia’s wine regions is simply staggering with new wineries in new regions popping up at an alarming rate. Continue reading

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