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Happy 25th anniversary Trius Red, plus reviews for Peller wines, Chateau des Charmes, Henry of Pelham, Flat Rock and a whole bunch of bubbles

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The family of wines under the Andrew Peller Limited umbrella — Trius, Andrew Peller, Thirty Bench Winery and Wayne Gretzky (in Ontario, with other brands in the Okanagan Valley) — makes a wide range of vino from entry level to ultra premium across a wide spectrum of styles, varieties and blends. Continue reading

It’s a question as old as time: Is bigger better (we’re talking wine, of course, Ontario wine)? We have answers

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Big. It means a lot of different things to a lot of different people. Some swear by it, others loathe it. So, it begs that age-old question: Is bigger really better? Continue reading

The long, hot, dry summer: An early exploration of Vintage 2016 in Niagara

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And then the rain came. Hard. And it came again, bathing Niagara wine country in a much-needed soaking. Continue reading

Is it wrong to covet thy neighbour’s vineyard? Not these ones, they are Niagara’s best

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Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour’s vineyard. Repeat after me. Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour’s vineyard. It’s OK to look. It’s perfectly cool to gaze longingly over the fence at all that limestone-enriched dirt and those perfectly manicured rows of grape vines undulating gently in the summer breeze, but no coveting. That’s just wrong. Continue reading

Winners for the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Ontario Wines announced

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The Office of the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, in partnership with the Ontario Wine Awards, announced the winners of the 2016 Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Ontario Wines on Tuesday. Continue reading

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