Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Pillitteri Estates Winery celebrated its 20thanniversary in Niagara a couple of weeks ago and what a treat it was to help them mark the occasion.
“We wants it, we needs it. Must have the precious.”
It’s largely ceremonial, of course, but Wes Lowrey makes the point brilliantly as he pulls out a pen and deftly scratches out the word “Shiraz” and scribbles beside it “Syrah.”
It’s nearly summer and the wineries of Niagara are pumping out the new releases at a feverish pace.
Len Crispino and his wife Marisa are quite animated as we discuss recent negative stories regarding one of the fastest growing styles of wines in Ontario.