Wines In Niagara

A local perspective

Category: Cider/Beer (page 1 of 2)

Stories and reviews on Ontario craft beer and cider.

‘We did it, we finally did it:’ West Avenue Cider opens their doors to new retail facility at long last

Ontario craft cider

By Rick VanSickle

It is the culmination of dream, a seemingly impossible dream of owning a cidery and apple orchards in Ontario and throwing open the doors for the first time to paying customers. Continue reading

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

Ontario craft cider

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

christmas-wine

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

img_6878

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

Older posts

© 2017 Wines In Niagara

Theme by Anders NorenUp ↑