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The stars come out at Vintages’ Nov. 14 release: Versado, Bachelder, Stratus … and a Super Tuscan worth splurging on


Peter Gamble and wife Ann Sperling have a long and storied history in the Canadian wine industry. And seven years ago, with the purchase of a perfect little vineyard in Mendoza wine country, they spread that reach — and passion for making world-class wines — to Argentina. Continue reading

A reality check: The blurred lines between church and state in today’s wine writing


As the world transitions from old to new media at an alarming pace, where a click is far more important than the message, I believe there still needs to be some separation between church and state. Many would disagree. Continue reading

Beyond Chardonnay: The new white wines emerging from B.C. wine country


OKANAGAN VALLEY, B.C. — If there is one thing everyone can agree on here in this land of phantasmagorical beauty it is this: Not one white wine style defines the Okanagan Valley and its sister wine region the Similkameen Valley. It really is an ever-changing mosaic, born of the free will of those who craft the wines from virtually any grape they choose.

(Note: This story was originally published in Quench magazine) Continue reading

Nothing spooky about Vintages’ Oct. 31 Niagara wine release: Flat Rock, Creekside, Henry of Pelham, Konzelmann reviews


There is nothing at all spooky about the Niagara wines being released Oct. 31 at Vintages. In fact, the release features some very friendly wines, including a must-have Pinot Noir from Flat Rock Cellars. Continue reading

Bubbles and beer at Hinterland, more bubbles at The Old Third, and, welcome to The County, Derek Barnett


In this report from Prince Edward County we have reviews from Hinterland and The Old Third, plus former Lailey winemaker Derek Barnett joins the team at Karlo Estates)

HILLIER, Prince Edward County — Talk about a winery with a lot going on, wow. Hinterland Wine Company starts from a base of the most exciting and innovative sparkling wine program in the country and expands from there. Continue reading

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