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Category: Niagara Wine Reviews (page 1 of 107)

Reviews are by Rick VanSickle and Michael Lowe

The Big Post: Old Third Pinot, Cave Spring trio, a quirky pet-nat, rare Aligoté and Canadian wine picks at Vintages

Canadian wine

By Rick VanSickle

It has been a very tough year for The Old Third’s Bruno Francois and Jens Korberg. Continue reading

Vanessa Vineyard crafting superb B.C. red wines from the rocky soils of the Similkameen Valley

B.C. wines

By Rick VanSickle

It has only been 10 years since the owners of Vanessa Vineyard decided to plant grapes in the extremely rocky terrain of a hillside overlooking the vast and pristine Similkameen Valley in B.C. Continue reading

The houses that Moray built: Tasting the Niagara wines from Tawse and Redstone

Niagara wine

By Rick VanSickle

The two Niagara wineries that Moray Tawse built just continue to rack up the awards and accolades with each passing vintage. Continue reading

A mini rant about lack of cross-border Canadian wine shopping: Reviews for B.C.’s McWatters, JoieFarm, Blue Grouse, Evolve

B.C. wine

By Rick VanSickle

The simple act of buying Canadian wine out of province remains — to this day — an elusive endeavor. Continue reading

Two high-scoring Rieslings top our picks for Niagara wines being released at Vintages Saturday

niagara wine

A pair of high-scoring Rieslings lead off our recommendations from the Niagara wines being released Saturday at Vintages. Continue reading

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