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News stories by Rick

Trying to be just like Bordeaux: Got a problem with that?

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Sweet dreams are made of this
Who am I to disagree
I travel the world and the seven seas
Everybody’s looking for something

Don’t you just love Annie Lennox and her sultry/soulful voice on this classic Eurythmics tune? We can all relate, right? Aren’t we all looking for something? And some of us have even travelled the world searching for it. As Lennox says, it’s what dreams are made of.
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A Leap of Faith: How one B.C. winery sparked a storm of controversy with its very first wine

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You could just blame the incredibly large ego of Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte, who in his quest to showcase all that was great and cultured in his tidy little empire of France, ordered his minions to create an arbitrary classification of the red wines on the Gironde which were unveiled at the Paris Exposition Universelle in 1855. Continue reading

UPDATED: Prince Edward County vineyards hit hard by brutal frost, Niagara assessing damage, Lake Erie North Shore spared wide-spread damage

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A brutal frost episode on Friday night and into Saturday morning has left grape growers in Prince Edward County (photo above from Ken Burford) assessing wide-spread damage to primary buds and growers in Niagara waiting to do a detailed account in the vineyard after pulling all-nighters running wind machines, building fires and using helicopters — anything to raise the temperature a couple of degrees from disaster. Continue reading

A weekend in July in Niagara that’s all about Chardonnay: Come join the i4C party

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On July 17, winemakers from all corners of the globe will congregate in Niagara for the annual International Cool Climate Chardonnay Celebration (the i4C). Continue reading

Ed Clark, you have failed us miserably on modernizing the booze business in Ontario

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I’ll be generous and give Ed Clark’s plan to modernize the retailing of beverage alcohol in Ontario a D-minus instead of an F. Continue reading

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