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Rennie Estate’s Beamsville Bench portfolio is small, but the four wines leave a big impression


He’s whipping up an impromptu lunch; linguini in garlic sauce, mushrooms, grilled prawns, chicken and a dollop of warm goat cheese served with bread hot out of the oven. It’s fresh and delicious and just happens to pair with both the wintry day outside and the wines spread out on the table inside. Continue reading

Ontario’s Revel Cider goes nuts for one-year anniversary (plus craft cider competition results)

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It doesn’t get any more grassroots or visceral than the craft cider industry in Ontario. The start-ups thrive on the fringes, working their asses off, taking no salary for a year or more, and pressing out one crazy concoction after another. Some work, some don’t, but they keep driving on. Continue reading

Some fine juice from B.C.’s JoieFarm, Haywire and Township 7 wineries


The past week was a busy one with a bevy of British Columbia wines finding their way to Wines in Niagara for tasting. It’s such a shame that we can’t get 99% of the wines made in the Okanagan (unless you order direct) and other regions of B.C. because there are a lot of really interesting things going on there. Continue reading

Flood gates open for Ontario craft cider; Niagara’s Tawse winery joins the party


With recent good news arriving for Ontario’s craft cider producers, get ready to fill your boots with a plethora of hard apple ciders in myriad styles from all corners of the province. Continue reading

Ramp up to Cuvée 2016 in Niagara wine country begins


By Michael Lowe

The Grand Tasting at Cuvée 2015 was a big hit with some of the best wines and plates on show from the best winemakers and chefs. From the look of this year’s lineup on Friday March 4 at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls we should see more of the same. Continue reading

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