Wines In Niagara

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Author: Rick VanSickle (page 1 of 186)

A Riesling to suit everyone’s palate at Niagara’s Ravine Vineyard (and a deeper dive into portfolio)

Niagara wine

By Rick VanSickle

It is not politically correct at all to talk about this, but in these matters I lack the politically-correct gene to avoid such things (this recessive gene quirk has not always served me well) … but here goes anyway (and forgive me in advance to anyone who is offended by this). Continue reading

The Wine Wire: Changes to beer eats on Niagara Stone Road, Pommies apple tree giveaway, world beating Chard, wine evangelists

Niagara craft beer

In today’s edition of the Wine Wire, we touch on changes to craft brewery eats on Niagara Stone Road, a B.C. Chardonnay that’s a world beater, Pommies Cider apple tree giveaway and a Brock study on wine evangelists. Dig in … Continue reading

CanadaWINE150: For Donald Triggs ‘the wonder of wine is the wonder of life itself’

Canada wine

Intro: Donald Triggs is a giant of the Canadian wine industry, a deal maker and visionary who in 1989 set in motion the framework to create the nation’s largest wine company, Vincor, that still thrives today with wine properties across the country and world under new ownership and a new name — Constellation Brands (once U.S.-owned, but the Canadian properties are now back into the hands of Canadians). Continue reading

CanadaWINE150: Returning to our roots one vineyard (or hopyard) at a time

Canada wine

By Jeffrey Pinhey

HALIFAX — The lifestyles and type of communities that evolve in wine growing regions connect people to the land, now perhaps more than at any time in our lives. Continue reading

CanadaWINE150: From Baby Duck to international acclaim

Canadian wine

By Shawn McCormick

OTTAWA — You might say I am infatuated with Canadian wine. But don’t worry, I’m currently quite proud of that label! Continue reading

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