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Category: Niagara Wine Reviews (page 2 of 102)

Reviews are by Rick VanSickle and Michael Lowe

A Riesling to suit everyone’s palate at Niagara’s Ravine Vineyard (and a deeper dive into portfolio)

Niagara wine

By Rick VanSickle

It is not politically correct at all to talk about this, but in these matters I lack the politically-correct gene to avoid such things (this recessive gene quirk has not always served me well) … but here goes anyway (and forgive me in advance to anyone who is offended by this). Continue reading

In review: Southbrook’s new organic cider, Vineland sparkling duo, B.C.’s JoieFarm, Vintages’ local releases, Social Lite

Best Ontario cider

By Rick VanSickle

Southbrook Vineyards just did something that all Ontario craft cider makers should take note of. Continue reading

Rumble in the Vineyard: Quarry Road vs. Robyn’s Block chards from Tawse (plus all spring release reviews)

Best Ontario wine

By Rick VanSickle and Michael Lowe

The single-vineyard Chardonnays from Tawse have always scored high, not just by Wines In Niagara, but by most reviewers who taste these top-notch wines every vintage. Continue reading

Cool Niagara Chardonnay featured in Vintages Saturday release; plus new wines from Flat Rock, Henry of Pelham

Ontario sparkling wine

A pair of Chardonnays lead the pack for Niagara wine releases at Vintages on Saturday, along with a re-release of the very fine Stratus Red 2012. Continue reading

Michael Lowe carves his way around Cuvée 2017: A tasting of grand proportions

Best Niagara restaurants

By Michael Lowe

The annual Grand Tasting at Cuvée is now history. This 2017 edition showcased not only a vast number of wines, but local chefs churned out some amazing dishes to pair with them. Here’s an overview from a food guy’s perspective. Continue reading

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