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What’s so cool about cool-climate Chardonnay? As writer Lindsay discovers at i4C, there’s a style for just about everyone

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By Lindsay Schwenker

July in Niagara can be unpredictable, however, we can always count on having a killer weekend celebrating cool climate Chardonnay. Continue reading

An afternoon of tasting fine Argentine Malbecs, plus Sperling Vineyards wines, Vintages highlights, Fielding Cider and a tasty Niagara bubbly

Niagara winemaking

By Rick VanSickle

When the husband and wife team of Peter Gamble and Ann Sperling come calling with wine, you drop whatever it is you have going and get right down to the “business” at hand. Continue reading

A $14 red wine superstar from Niagara’s Reif Winery (and the rest of the portfolio is pretty damn good, too)

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By Rick VanSickle

Maybe it’s the big smile that crosses Roberto DiDomenico’s face every single time I taste with him in his elegantly appointed barrel cellar at Reif Estate Winery in Niagara-on-the-Lake that offers the biggest clue. Continue reading

B.C. Wine Report: Township 7 increases vineyard holdings, reviews for Tinhorn, Hester Creek, Township 7 plus winemaker Dwight Sick makes a move

B.C. wine

By Rick VanSickle

Township 7 has acquired the Blue Terrace Vineyard in Oliver, a gorgeous piece of property located on the north end of the renowned Black Sage Bench. Continue reading

Filling in the gaps with Ontario cider, plus wine reviews for Tawse, Redstone and Niagara wine picks from the Vintages release Saturday

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By Rick VanSickle

People may wonder why a winery with the pedigree of Niagara’s Tawse would even bother joining the Ontario craft cider boom.
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