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The Canada Wine 150 onslaught continues Saturday at Vintages, plus reviews for Tinhorn Creek, Culmina, Rosehall Run and LG award winners

Canada wine

By Rick VanSickle

Another hefty dose of Canadiana at Vintages this Saturday as the Canada Wine 150 collection continues to flood the shelves this summer. Continue reading

Becoming Canadian again: The long and winding road for Arterra Wines Canada (and the ‘exciting’ path going forward)

wines canada

By Rick VanSickle

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — On June 1, 2006, the astronomical rise of Canada’s largest wine company came crashing down to Earth. Continue reading

CanadaWINE150: 150 photos that celebrate Canadian wine (Happy Canada Day, people!)

Canadian wine

It’s not every day you turn 150, so to celebrate at Wines In Niagara we asked a cross-section of people in the wine industry to give us their thoughts on what the next 150 years looks like for Canadian wine. Continue reading

CanadaWINE150: How a new Canadian discovered B.C. wine

B.C. wine

By Tim Pawsey

When I first arrived in Montreal, I was amazed to see how liquor was sold. Going to the SAQ in those days was more like going to an English bank: you walked up to a wicket and gave the clerk a number. Continue reading

Freak hailstorm in Niagara causes some damage to grape vines but not ‘catastrophic’

Niagara wine

By Rick VanSickle

It bore through Niagara suddenly and ferociously on Tuesday afternoon and in a matter of minutes left many of Niagara’s grapevines pockmarked and damaged. Continue reading

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