Category Archives: Top Stories

Leaning Post opens doors to cosy retail space (and some very fine wine), plus Vintages releases, cider and Gamay, oh, my

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What a pleasant surprise to drop in on Ilya and Nadia Senchuk and (finally!) see their bricks and mortar winery and tasting room all finished and open for business. Continue reading

Back to Prince Edward County, Part 1: Where we explore the wines from Hinterland, Hubbs Creek and Keint-he

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WELLINGTON, Prince Edward County — We meet at the usual spot (a non-descript parking lot in Ajax) as we transfer our bags and boxes into Rick Bates’ super big pickup truck. Continue reading

Oh, Joie! The lovely white wines from the Okanagan’s JoieFarm have arrived just in time for summer

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The 2013 wines from the Okanagan Valley’s JoieFarm marks the 10th vintage from this top-notch winery located on the Naramata Bench. Continue reading

Lillooet, B.C.’s first winery, Fort Berens, continues to turn out some delicious wines as its ramps up production

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Fort Berens Estate Winery, established in 2009, is the first winery established in Lillooet, B.C., located on a sage-brush covered bench at the base of the Fraser Canyon’s snow-capped mountains. Continue reading

Coyote’s Run winemaker David Sheppard celebrates 30 vintages in Niagara with what else? Two special bottles

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Coyote’s Run winemaker David Sheppard is, incredibly, about to embark on his 31st vintage in Niagara. It’s a milestone he marked with two suburb wines specially bottled in his honour. Continue reading