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News stories by Rick


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

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Heading for a concentrated and ripe (but small) grape Harvest for 2012


We are well past the mid-way point for the 2012 Niagara growing season as wineries now turn their attention to the looming, yes, looming, harvest. Continue reading


The new look of the Jackson-Triggs family of wines


Jackson-Triggs, the venerable Canadian winery producing wines in both Niagara and the Okanagan Valley, has undergone a major facelift to its bottle packaging through all the tiers. Continue reading