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Ho, ho, ho … what a release it is at Vintages for Part II of the Christmas crush for Niagara wines!

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Oh, what a release it is … at Part II of Vintages big Christmas onslaught of top wines from around the world on Saturday. Continue reading

The ‘provocative’ new Arterra wines from Niagara’s Jackson-Triggs: The artistry of the winemaker

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We’ve all been there. Get up. Shower. Coffee. Drag yourself to work . Drive back home. Dinner. Sleep. Repeat. It can feel like an endless rut (even for a winemaker from time to time). Sometimes a little spark, a little burst of something outside of the daily routine can change everything. Continue reading

Christmas wine release Part 1: Ontario highlights at Vintages, plus new reviews for Fielding Estate, Henry of Pelham, West Avenue Cider, and Sulker’s Cider

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Wow. Christmas already. We just put away the Halloween decorations but as I look down the street the Christmas decorations are already going up. It’s too soon!!! Continue reading

A beautiful fall jaunt through Niagara wine country with stops at Foreign Affair, Hidden Bench, Domaine Queylus

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Can anything be finer? The riot of fall colours twinkling on the gentle slope of the Niagara Escarpment, the smell of fresh-picked grapes penetrating the brisk autumn air and a crew of wine tasters (who you just happen to adore) hop-scotching in wine country in search of new vinous treasures. Continue reading

No rest for these wine veterans: McWatters, Triggs helping shape the Okanagan Valley

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It fascinates me that two of this country’s most noted wine industry leaders continue to play such an important role long after the company they helped build was acquired by an American company. Continue reading

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