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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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