Wines In Niagara

A local perspective

Author: Rick VanSickle (page 1 of 166)

Tear down the borders, let the wine flow! Plus, new releases from B.C.’s JoieFarm, Township 7 and Monte Creek Ranch

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With provincial borders in this country so close to dissolving, with the simple act of bringing alcohol from province to province about to be de-criminalized, it’s time for everyone to bone up on their Canadian wines — ALL Canadian wines. Continue reading

Go Big or Go Home: Big Head wines winning fans at new winery in Niagara-on-the-Lake

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Every so often, seemingly out of the blue, a winery emerges that is so unlike all the others, that it commands your full attention whether you like it or not. Continue reading

$1.4-million Brock research program tackles climate change and the impact on Canada’s wine industry

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Canada’s $6.8 billion grape and wine industry faces several multifaceted challenges in order to sustain its economic impact and meet its growth potential, senior scientists at Brock’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI) say. Continue reading

The Big Post: Niagara wine picks from Vintages release; a new, naturally flavoured vodka refresher; champers and an Italian beauty

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This big post today features Niagara wine highlights from the Vintages wine release Saturday plus an Italian beauty, a new all-naturally flavoured, unsweetened vodka drink, and some champers to look forward to. Continue reading

The Ontario In-Cider Report: Reviews for Twin Pines, Sulker’s Cider, West Avenue and an apple tree giveaway from Pommies

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It may seem a tad surreal, but it was inevitable; driving down old Highway 8 (King Street, if you must) with the top down along the Niagara wine route from the Beamsville Bench heading toward the Twenty Mile Bench, my wife and I took a quick pit stop at the Red Stone Winery. Continue reading

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