Category Archives: Niagara Wine Reviews

Reviews by Rick


Best from Vintages release, plus new Nyarai, Reif and Lakeview wine reviews


The summer wine releases keep on coming at Vintages. The release Saturday features three wonderful whites that all fit nicely beside the pool, on the front porch or dockside at the cottage. Continue reading


Niagara provides the wow factor in new 2010 Bachelder Chardonnays


It’s a blistering hot day in Niagara and a taste of Chardonnay sounds pretty good right about now, even if it is 10:30 in the morning. Continue reading


A Pinot Noir from Mike Weir leads Vintages releases


A diverse selection of Niagara wines are being released by Vintages on Saturday led by a Pinot Noir from golfer Mike Weir’s wine label. Continue reading


Tasty VQA treats from Oka, PEC, Pelee Island and Norfolk County


Over the last couple of weeks I have been able to visit and taste the wines of Prince Edward County, the Finger Lakes and, of course, Niagara. Continue reading


Hot jazz, good food and the new wine releases from Hillebrand and Trius

jazz overall

Laila Biali’s sultry voice is resonating with the jazz-loving crowd at the Trius Winery at Hillebrand in Niagara-on-the-Lake on a steamy late summer’s day that’s just about perfect for the 23rdrunning of Trius Jazz at the Winery. Continue reading