Wines In Niagara

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Author: Rick VanSickle (page 1 of 223)

UPDATED: Smells like school spirits at Niagara College, plus Brock VineAlert program saved by GGO (just in time!)

Niagara spirit

School spirit is so strong at Niagara College, you can now find it in a bottle. Continue reading

Trail Estate’s Wismer-Foxcroft Vineyard Chardonnay a beautiful thing, plus Niagara highlights from Vintages release, new Flat Rock wines

By Rick VanSickle
For a master class on how terroir influences the glass of wine in your hand, look no further than the Wismer-Foxcroft Vineyard on Niagara’s Twenty Mile Bench. Continue reading

UPDATED: Tributes pour in after the tragic loss of Chateau des Charmes’ Michele Bosc

By Rick VanSickle

This is the photo of Michele Bosc that her husband, Paul, says captures her spirit perfectly. Continue reading

B.C. Wine Report: Diving into new wines from Martin’s Lane, Mission Hill and Township 7

B.C. wine

By Rick VanSickle

There is a photo (see below) on the Martin’s Lane Instagram feed that reads “2019 prediction: unparalleled.” It accompanies a hint of architecture from the relatively new Kelowna winery. Continue reading

First wine reviews of 2019: Two Sisters, Niagara wine highlights at Vintages, and bargains from Cali, France

In Niagara

By Rick VanSickle

One of the last tastings of the year for me was at the Two Sisters winery in Niagara-on-the-Lake. There was quite a bit of buzz over winemaker Adam Pearce’s Stone Eagle series and I wanted to make sure I tasted them before the end of the year. Continue reading

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