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Deep Freeze in Wine Country: Putting grape bud survival rates into perspective


Ontario is in the midst of yet another deep freeze this week, with the worst of it coming Wednesday, at least in Niagara, with lows predicted to approach -30 C. Continue reading

The Garrison House in Niagara-on-the-Lake: Defending against boring food


By Micheal Lowe

I’ve always been a sucker for bold, yet not overstated flavours, and lunch at The Garrison House last week left me vowing to return. Continue reading

Another cruel Ontario winter causing potentially wide-spread grape bud damage


The recent cold snap in Ontario has had a potentially devastating effect on grape vines — the second winter in a row for wide-spread bud damage. Continue reading

Increased wine imports not good news for Canada’s wine producers


With VINEXPO releasing its 12th study of the world wine and spirits market, with an outlook to 2018, there are many reasons to smile – if you are a wine exporter. Continue reading

Tawse winemaker Paul Pender goes “natural” with Quarry Road Chardonnay

paul pender

I take you back to October, 2011, when I sought out Tawse winemaker Paul Pender, photo above, to get his thoughts on the new wave of so-called “natural” wines that were beginning to hit store shelves everywhere in the world (except Ontario, of course, where anything new is swatted away like a pesky insect by the government monopoly). Continue reading

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