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Get your tickets fast for Cask Fest 2017 in Niagara — an exclusive event for beer lovers

Niagara craft beerBy Jill Currie

Festival-goers in Niagara have no shortage of events from which to choose. From garlic to grapes, berries to beer there is seemingly something for everyone. Continue reading

CanadaWINE150: Leaving a healthy legacy for the “next generation” top priority for this Okanagan trailblazer

Canada wine

By Christine Coletta

SUMMERLAND, B.C. — Over the 30 years that I have been in or around the wine industry I have absorbed quite a lot of information, but the more I know, the more I know I need to learn. Continue reading

Top honours showered on Ontario grape and wine industry champions at Cuvee 2017

The Cuvée Vineyard of Excellence Award was presented to Gerald Klose by Oleta Larush, of BASF Inc., on Friday at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls.

Hundreds of people packed the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls on Friday to cheer on a set of award-winners who were recognized for supporting Ontario’s increasingly vital grape and wine industry. Continue reading

Crushing it at Cuveé 2017: The wines, the food, the awards, the crowds, oh my!

Best Ontario wine

By Rick VanSickle
The Cuveé folks crushed it this year — I mean literally CRUSHED IT. Once those doors opened to the paying guests at 7:30 p.m. at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls all bets were off. Continue reading

When you open a 51-year-old bottle of wine and this happens …

By Rick VanSickle

In 1966 I remember clearly (without giving away my age) my mom and dad dancing wildly and singing way too loud to the melodious song These Boots Are Made for Walkin’ by Nancy Sinatra. Continue reading

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