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20 food trucks announced for Mike Weir Food Truck Bash July 12-13 in Niagara


An awesome convoy of Ontario food trucks is converging on the new Mike Weir winery in Niagara July 12-13 for two days of spectacular food and wine. Continue reading

Niagara is going to miss Inniskillin’s retiring Debi Pratt (and so will I), and, appropriately, a vineyard has been named her honour


She is a rock in the Niagara wine industry. A partner in the birth of the modern wine industry in Canada and the calming influence in those chaotic first years that laid the groundwork for Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Inniskillin winery. Continue reading

Mike Weir officially opens winery and gallery in Niagara, wine route diverted through St. Catharines, Ontario’s top sommelier, Inniskillin scoops top trophy at Decanter awards


It was pretty cool to watch the Mike Weir Winery finally emerge in all its glory on the Beamsville Bench and even cooler to see Mike Weir, the greatest Canadian golfer, officially open his gallery at the site. Continue reading

A vineyard is reborn at Thirty Bench in honour of Dr. Muckle; plus top single-vineyard Rieslings from the 2012 vintage released at winery this weekend


It was a touching moment as Thirty Bench winemaker Emma Garner, above, revealed the new name for a major vineyard replanting at the historic Beamsville Bench property. Continue reading