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Delicious Vermont: Raising the bar, and spirits, for all things tasty in the Green Mountain State

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BARNARD, Vt. — It is the strangest of sights. Arriving at the newly erected Fable Farm Fermentory here in Barnard, a strapping young man approaches our small group and we exchange the usual pleasantries. He’s dressed in lumberjack chic with a classic newsboy cap and long trousers rolled up a notch or two. We are standing on the driveway that’s covered with fresh, sharp-edged stones hot from the sun. The man with the cool hat has no shoes on. HE IS BAREFOOT, and his feet look like he they have not had the benefit of shoes for a very long time. And I’m not even kidding. Continue reading

The Wine Wire: A not-so-bright LCBO idea, Pearls of wisdom, Winterfell wine, kudos to Sandra Oldfield, JoieFarm and more …

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Oh, the things that arrive in my inbox and news feed. Crazy things, cool things, weird things. It’s only fair to share with you. Continue reading

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

West Avenue Gold Dust Cider tops cider awards; Hare and Angel’s Gate wines named as 2017 Legislature wines

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West Avenue Cider’s Gold Dust Cider won best of show at the Ontario Cider Awards while Hare Wine Company’s Jack Rabbit Red and Angel’s Gate’s Sussreserve Riesling were chosen as the official wines at the Ontario Legislature in separate competitions recently. Continue reading

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