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Wines of B.C. Part II: Reviews for Free Form, Narrative, Haywire, Vanessa, Township 7 and Fort Berens

B.C. wines

By Rick VanSickle

In Part II of our look at fall releases from British Columbia, we taste a range of wines from the Okanagan Crush Pad (Haywire, Free Form, Narrative), Township 7, Fort Berens and Vanessa Vineyard. Continue reading

Niagara’s Hidden Bench basks in the glow of new orange wine; plus new wine releases (Malbec?, yep)

wines in Ontario

By Rick VanSickle

The emergence of skin-fermented white wines in Ontario has been more cautious experimentation than an avalanche of these so-called “orange” wines. Continue reading

Ontario Wine Wire: The all NEW Alvento winery, plus: Flat Rock wine reviews, Vintages Niagara highlights, a craftier wine council and get your Cuvée tickets

Ontario wine

By Rick VanSickle

Back in its day, Alvento was a wondrous Niagara winery pumping out meticulously crafted Left and Right Bank styled Bordeaux reds, a spectacular Viognier and a most curious local take on Nebbiolo. Continue reading

Wines of B.C. Part I: Reviews for Culmina, Time, Coolshanagh, Hester Creek, Evolve Cellars and McWatters Collection

wines of B.C.

By Rick VanSickle

From the Golden Mile Bench in the Okanagan Valley to the cool northern tip of the Naramata Bench, we begin a two-part look at the wines of B.C. with reviews for new wine releases from Culmina, Coolshanagh (top photo), Time, McWatters, Evolve and Hester Creek. Continue reading

Chili Jiao — Sichuan spice and all-day dim sum in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Niagara dining

By Michael Lowe

Following on the Asian theme of my last article about Masaki Sushi, I also paid a visit to the most recent addition to the Niagara-on-the-lake dining scene. Continue reading

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