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The end of an era: Niagara’s Mike Weir winery up for sale

It appears it’s over for Mike Weir Wine in Niagara. The Beamsville winery that bears the PGA star’s name was listed on MLS through Colliers International Niagara today for $10.9 million.

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Update 3: Despite Coyote’s Run staff told winery was sold, owner now says it wasn’t

Niagara marijuana

By Rick VanSickle

Well, in a bit of shocking twist, Niagara’s Coyote’s Run Winery, which a week ago appeared to be sold to Tweed, a legal marijuana company (at least according to what staff were told) is no longer for sale and never was, says the owner. Continue reading

Supreme Court to hear challenge from five small B.C. wineries on interprovincial shipping of liquor in Canada

Canada wine

Coulson represents small BC wineries seeking to change the law governing interprovincial shipping (CNW Group/Coulson Litigation)

Five small B.C. wineries have been granted permission to bring their concerns to the Supreme Court of Canada in the interprovincial shipping of liquor case R. v. Comeau. The Supreme Court will hear the case in early December 2017. Continue reading

UPDATED: Devastating and heart-breaking wildfires in California wine country leaving a trail of destruction and, sadly, loss of life in its wake

California wildfires

Wildfires in California’s North Coast wine region, including the counties of Napa, Sonoma and Mendocino, have resulted in loss of life, evacuations and the loss of buildings and homes. Continue reading

Looking for advice on pairing wine with Thanksgiving dinner? Don’t look here

Niagara wine

By Rick VanSickle

Want to do Thanksgiving dinner wine right? Then think not of what you are about to put on your plate and more about the people around your table. Continue reading

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