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B.C. wineries respond to Alberta’s ban on B.C. wines with … love and kindness

B.C. wineries

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley announced an immediate boycott on all imports of wines from British Columbia Tuesday, in what is becoming a growing inter-provincial spat over the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline. Continue reading

The wine wire: Olympic wines, Brock’s sensory lab, wine & chocolate, cider school rules, Ed Clark’s about-face

Niagara wine

By Rick VanSickle

Getting ready for the Winter Olympics that begin Friday? Should be an exciting 16 days of competition among the world’s best winter Olympians. Continue reading

A shot fired at point-plonk range … and why it matters so much to Niagara wineries

Niagara wines

By Rick VanSickle

The headline was full of promise: ‘From Ontario, Cool-Climate Wines of Beauty and Vision.’ And it didn’t disappoint. Continue reading

A new winemaker, a new approach, and a new beginning for Niagara’s Rosewood Estate

Niagara wine

By Rick VanSickle

You blink and you miss an entire evolution of a winery, a complete about-face in philosophy and style that has shaken the very core of what this hard-working family has done since startup — which isn’t that long ago. Continue reading

Looking back at the year that was in the Canadian wine industry; plus reviews for Fielding, Adamo, Gabbiano, Kendall-Jackson

Canadian wine

By Rick VanSickle

With 2017 now clearly in the rear-view mirror (or left now to a 2017 Instagram collage) it’s time to take stock of what we lost, what we gained and how it will impact the Canadian wine industry in 2018. Continue reading

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