Wines In Niagara

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First wine reviews of 2019: Two Sisters, Niagara wine highlights at Vintages, and bargains from Cali, France

In Niagara

By Rick VanSickle

One of the last tastings of the year for me was at the Two Sisters winery in Niagara-on-the-Lake. There was quite a bit of buzz over winemaker Adam Pearce’s Stone Eagle series and I wanted to make sure I tasted them before the end of the year. Continue reading

An afternoon of tasting fine Argentine Malbecs, plus Sperling Vineyards wines, Vintages highlights, Fielding Cider and a tasty Niagara bubbly

Niagara winemaking

By Rick VanSickle

When the husband and wife team of Peter Gamble and Ann Sperling come calling with wine, you drop whatever it is you have going and get right down to the “business” at hand. Continue reading

When Spain meets Niagara good things happen: Torres wines paired at Bolete

Niagara food

By Michael Lowe

When you match up an Old World, fifth generation Spanish wine producer with a creative Niagara chef something good is bound to happen. So it was at a recent wine dinner held at Bolete featuring Torres wines paired with Chef Andrew McLeod’s creations. Continue reading

Pink bliss at Vintages’ Niagara wine release Saturday, plus new Kacaba wines, and four world wines under $15 for summer

Niagara wines

By Rick VanSickle

A pair of pinks and a duo of Rieslings (including the oft-shunned Pearl Morissette Black Ball offering) highlight the Niagara wines being released Saturday at Vintages. Continue reading

Niagara Brewing Company — A place to chill, drink, and eat!

Niagara brewing

By Michael Lowe

As a (sort of) follow up to this year’s Niagara Food & Wine Expo, I recently paid a visit to Niagara Brewing Company and was surprised by this enterprise located smack-dab in the heart of the bustling Clifton Hill tourist district of Niagara Falls. Continue reading

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