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Looming LCBO strike? Canada Day? It’s enough to drive you to drink. We have a wine for that …

By Rick VanSickle

A couple of major events are on the horizon — the celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday and the looming LCBO strike. Both drive me to drink. Continue reading

CanadaWINE150: A birthday wish from Harald Thiel … open all provincial borders for Canadian wine sales, free the grapes

Canadian wine

By Harald Thiel

When I was approached by Rick to share a few thoughts regarding the Canadian wine industry and Canada’s 150th birthday many topics came to mind. Continue reading

Farm wines, honest Niagara wines from Featherstone Estate Winery in Vineland

niagara wines

By Rick VanSickle

It’s a pretty simple farming life for David Johnson and Louise Engel at their tiny, but spectacularly pretty winery on the Twenty Mile Bench. Continue reading

On hallowed ground: Tasting Inniskillin’s Niagara wines with winemaker Bruce Nicholson

Niagara wines

By Rick VanSickle

Just stepping onto the hallowed grounds of the historic Inniskillin Estate Winery in Niagara brings thoughts of what the original owners had to go through to get Ontario’s first winery licence in 1975. Continue reading

Brubacher Homestead B and B — A home away from home in Mennonite country

Ontario getaway

By Michael Lowe

Whenever I plan a weekend away in Ontario, three things are at the top of the checklist — food, great accommodations close to our destinations, and something good to drink. Continue reading

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