Wines In Niagara

A local perspective

Category: Cider/Beer

Stories and reviews on Ontario craft beer and cider.

Hoppy Easter, from Niagara breweries: The brews are flowing all weekend

By Jill Currie

The LCBO and The Beer Store are closed this Good Friday as well as Easter Sunday, but don’t fear! In Niagara we have plenty of options for you to purchase your favourite local craft beers. Continue reading

Ontario craft cider: Grocery stores opening up a retail stream, growing the market, plus West Avenue, County Cider, Revel, Peller reviews

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BY RICK VANSICKLE

 You talk to anyone in the Ontario craft cider industry and you always get an earful on everything from limited access to their products for consumers, brutal taxation to the hoops they have to jump through to get their ciders on the shelves of the province’s largest retailer, the LCBO. Continue reading

Christmas wine release Part 1: Ontario highlights at Vintages, plus new reviews for Fielding Estate, Henry of Pelham, West Avenue Cider, and Sulker’s Cider

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Wow. Christmas already. We just put away the Halloween decorations but as I look down the street the Christmas decorations are already going up. It’s too soon!!! Continue reading

The rapid rise of craft cider in Ontario, and one grocery giant’s bold commitment

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While the rise in popularity of craft cider in Ontario has been something to behold, the speed at which they wrangled their way into grocery stores has been nothing short of miraculous. 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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