Category Archives: Niagara Wine Reviews

Reviews by Rick

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

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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

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The new look of the Jackson-Triggs family of wines

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Jackson-Triggs, the venerable Canadian winery producing wines in both Niagara and the Okanagan Valley, has undergone a major facelift to its bottle packaging through all the tiers. Continue reading

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A lush, exotic Viognier from Fielding leads Vintages release

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Niagara is well known for its Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and cool-climate red varieties and blends. But more and more we’re seeing winemakers take on the more exotic grapes and they’re starting to find a loyal following. Continue reading

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Calamus enjoying one of Niagara’s sweetspots up on Vinemount Ridge

 

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It might not be as famous as its glamorous neighbours, but the wines being made from grapes grown in the Vinemount Ridge sub-appellation in Niagara have clearly defined themselves as something special. Continue reading

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Charles Baker’s 09 Riesling leads the charge at the Vintages release

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Vintages has gone all out with the Ontario wine release this Saturday. Continue reading