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Message in a barrel: The Bachelder Niagara wines start talking long before they are sold to you

Niagara wine

By Rick VanSickle

I’ve seen this routine before; it never gets old with Thomas Bachelder’s Niagara wine project. Continue reading

Some real gems available at the big Ontario wine release Saturday at Vintages stores

 

Ontario wines

By Rick VanSickle

What a nice release of Ontario wines at Vintages stores tomorrow, with local wines taking centre-stage across a wide selection of varietals. Continue reading

Ontario wine wire: An electric tasting at Vineland Estate, Five Rows wines reviewed, and new Grape King named

Ontario wine

By Rick VanSickle

The first couple of weeks leading up to the grape harvest in Niagara are full of angst, hope, trepidation, pride and (every so often) heart break. Continue reading

After the fall: Life in The County could not be any better: Great wine, great people, great vibe

Prince Edward County wine

By Rick VanSickle

HILLIER, Prince Edward County — I’m loathe to even mention his name; how so quickly it became toxic, deservedly so, to utter it under any circumstances — but there we were in “King of the County” territory, the first time back since the king was king no more. Continue reading

Calamus winery in Niagara sold to local buyers

In Niagara

In an open letter to its wine club members, Calamus Estate Winery owners Derek Saunders and Pat Latin (pictured below) announced the sale of their unique winery near Balls Falls in Niagara as of Sept. 5. Continue reading

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