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UPDATED: Dearest Astrid Brummer, it’s all about pride, pride in authentic 100% Ontario wine

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Dearest Astrid Brummer, can we talk for a minute about an issue that is near and dear to a lot of  hearts in this province — authentic Ontario wines, you know, the kind made with 100% VQA approved Ontario grapes? Continue reading

Wine Wire: Big #fail at newest LCBO store in Niagara, the Great Zackzky from Gretzky’s, flying rosés, and new wines at Vintages

Ontario winesBy Rick VanSickle

When you have that insatiable desire to celebrate all that it is to be Canadian what is one to do? Continue reading

A victory for Canadian wineries using 100% Canadian grapes, but blended wines not going anywhere (unfortunately)

Rick VanSickle

While the fight for truth in labelling on bottles of Canadian wines is now over, the white elephant in the room will continue to roam unfettered just as it always has. Continue reading

The miracle grape harvest of 2017, plus updated Ontario wine vintage charts back to 1998

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By Rick VanSickle

More than one winemaker has called the 2017 Ontario grape harvest nothing short of a “miracle.” Continue reading

Wine Wire: Rockway gets new owners, Niagara wines in spotlight at Vintages, a pét-nat is born, Canadian wineries flock to ProWein

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With the recent sale of Rockway Vineyards on Niagara’s Twenty Mile Bench to a mostly local ownership group there was some fear that the wine program would revert to what it was before winemaker David Stasiuk took the reins. Continue reading

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