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To all the P.J.’s out there: Love Canadian wines or hate them, I just don’t give a shit anymore

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I long ago stopped trying to convince those who don’t/won’t drink Ontario or Canadian wine that they are missing the boat on some great wines made in their own backyard. Continue reading

Things are getting a little ‘wild’ at Thirty Bench on the Beamsville Bench

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Thirty Bench winemaker Emma Garner is a perfectionist, and if things aren’t perfect, or at least heading in that direction, she changes gears and re-invents what has has already been traditionally established. Continue reading

The Rogue Rangers: Would be Canadian winemakers crafting wines off the grid

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Every so often, when time and distance permit, they come together for a board meeting and a few beers in a tiny, crowded Grimsby garage, to discuss the business at hand: Fermentation, pH, oak, battonage and the finer points of crafting a home-made wine that they can collectively call their own. Continue reading

Okanagan’s Golden Mile Bench Geographical Indication (GI) is a first In British Columbia

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After submitting a proposal in May 2014 to the B.C. Wine Authority, a group of wine producers has finally received approval from the Ministry of Agriculture on B.C.’s first sub-GI: Golden Mile Bench, according to a news release submitted to Wines In Niagara. Continue reading

Pearl Morissette’s Black Ball Riesling 2013 passes muster with VQA, hits Vintages shelves on Saturday

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The mere name “Black Ball” is borne out of failure, failure time and time again, that even with success the name has stuck. Continue reading

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