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Former Lailey winemaker Derek Barnett has a lot to smile about with the launch of his new label Meldville Wines

By Rick VanSickle

In July 2015 Niagara veteran winemaker Derek Barnett, fresh out of work after refusing to sign back on with the new owners of his beloved Lailey Vineyards after it was sold, predicted a brand under his own wine label would rise from the ashes. Continue reading

Merlot may be king at Beamsville’s Legends, but don’t overlook the rest of the diverse portfolio at this Niagara winery

Best Ontario wine

By Rick VanSickle

Legends Estate Winery hugs prime real estate right along the Lake Ontario shoreline that provides a moderate climate for grape vines and stunning views for visitors. Continue reading

Canadian wines shine at three fine wine auctions in February; plus Niagara wines released at Vintages Saturday

Ontario wine auction

By Rick VanSickle

As wine actions go, February is the mother of all wine auctions in Ontario. No less than four high-end sessions of bidding for rare and fine wine in various formats go under the hammer in this the month of love. Continue reading

When chocolate meets wine good things happen in Niagara

By Monica Kosior

There are not many things better in life than wine perfectly paired with chocolate. But not just any wine, and not just any chocolate. Continue reading

A labour of love: The new Poetica wines from Niagara’s Southbrook Vineyards

Ontario organic wine

By Rick VanSickle

Anyway you spell it, you are going to  l o v e  the new vintage of Poetica Chardonnay from Southbrook Vineyards. Continue reading

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