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News stories by Rick


Wineries of Niagara-on-the-Lake invite you to Taste the Season in November


Note: The Wineries of Niagara-on-the-Lake are hosting the popular Taste the Season event during the weekends in November. Here is the press release along with the list of pairings. Continue reading


Niagara grape harvest 2012 in full swing, follow the progress with Brock CCOVI monitoring program


All across Niagara grape pickers and machine harvesters are busy hauling in the first grapes for the 2012 harvest. Continue reading


A peek inside the new Weir Wine facility in Niagara, plus new wines from Angels Gate


It’s funny who you just might run into on the Beamsville Bench on any given day. Continue reading


If you had $250,000 would you buy a bottle of Canadian icewine? This man hopes that you will


It’s a brisk, chilly morning, the fresh fallen snow blanketing the empty parking lot and tidy vineyards surrounding the winery. But it’s bright, sunny and, all things considered, a glorious day to be out and about tasting icewine. Continue reading