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Radio jock Bob McCown has a message for you, Niagara wineries: You suck at your job

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Welcome to Niagara, Bobcat. That was quite an entrance.
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Ed Clark, you have failed us miserably on modernizing the booze business in Ontario

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I’ll be generous and give Ed Clark’s plan to modernize the retailing of beverage alcohol in Ontario a D-minus instead of an F. Continue reading

To all the P.J.’s out there: Love Canadian wines or hate them, I just don’t give a shit anymore

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I long ago stopped trying to convince those who don’t/won’t drink Ontario or Canadian wine that they are missing the boat on some great wines made in their own backyard. Continue reading

Brave New World: How the new model for beer and wine retailing in Ontario could look

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When the Liberal government stands up to deliver its budget at Queen’s Park in the next couple of weeks a brave new world will be unveiled for Ontario residents who have lived under the stubborn smouldering ashes of post-Prohibition for nine decades. Continue reading

Ontario Wine Vintage Charts for 1998-2014

harvest sliderMother Nature is cruel and never has she been more cruel than in 2014. We are still seeing the effects of the brutal winter and so-called polar vortex that swept through the vineyards of Ontario, leaving a path of destruction in its wake. Continue reading

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