Wines In Niagara

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West Avenue’s Chris Haworth goes a little “wild” with new batch of Ontario craft ciders

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It has become somewhat of a routine: detour off the QEW at the Fruitland Road exit, wind around the twisty roads of East Hamilton and duck into the industrial park where Chris Haworth (and often others) are crushing apples, pumping juice, topping up oak barrels or otherwise concocting the next batch of something very special from the orchards of Ontario. Continue reading

Another excellent grape harvest in California, despite an earthquake, drought, hail and searing heat, according to wine institute

caliNote: The following grape vintage report for California is reprinted here from a release provided by the California Wine institute.

SAN FRANCISCOCalifornia vintners and growers across the state are grateful for another excellent vintage, despite an ongoing drought and earthquake that rocked south Napa in late August just as crush was getting underway, according to the California Wine Institute. Continue reading

Top wines from Tawse and Le Clos Jordanne lead the Niagara releases at Vintages, plus a whack of international wines are reviewed in this report

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It’s a big, juicy wine release at Vintages this Saturday and it features some top Niagara bottlings spread across a variety of styles and price points. Continue reading

The exciting 2011 Vintage Ports; Taylor Fladgate and Croft 2011 in review and how to get your hands on them in Ontario

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Can’t remember this much excitement for a Port release since I lined up outside the Dalhousie Vintages stores in Ottawa in 1997 in the middle of February to get my measly allotment of two half bottles of Taylor Fladgate Port 2004. Continue reading

From around the world, a round-up of some great wines for your enjoyment

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Aside from focusing on the wines from Ontario on this website, I do taste a lot of wines from outside the borders of Canada. Continue reading

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