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News stories by Rick

In the Cradle of the Daiquiri (and one wild ride to Havana in a ’57 Fairlane)

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HAVANA, Cuba — Hurtling down the rutted roads of Cuba in a lime green 1957 Ford Fairlane in search of the perfect daiquiri seems a little bizarre, if not completely nuts. Continue reading

Roundup of Niagara wine news: Niagara College lifts ‘spirits’, new grape grower chair, a Hip new wine, VQA wines get a cash boost

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A roundup of news from Niagara wine country includes plans for an artisan distillery program being launched at Niagara College, Tragically Hip’s latest wine creation from Stoney Ridge, a new chair elected for the Grape Growers of Ontario and a $2.25 million cash infusion to help boost sales of Ontario’s Vintners Quality Alliance (VQA) wines. Continue reading

Top Canadian wines hit the auction block; plus Niagara wines featured at Vintages release Saturday

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There’s a decent selection of Niagara and B.C. wine gems hidden among the 353 lots of some of the finest and rarest wines on Earth that go under the gavel May 16-24 at the Fine Wine Online Auction. Continue reading

Tear down the borders, let the wine flow! Plus, new releases from B.C.’s JoieFarm, Township 7 and Monte Creek Ranch

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With provincial borders in this country so close to dissolving, with the simple act of bringing alcohol from province to province about to be de-criminalized, it’s time for everyone to bone up on their Canadian wines — ALL Canadian wines. Continue reading

$1.4-million Brock research program tackles climate change and the impact on Canada’s wine industry

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Canada’s $6.8 billion grape and wine industry faces several multifaceted challenges in order to sustain its economic impact and meet its growth potential, senior scientists at Brock’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI) say. Continue reading

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