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The Restaurant at Redstone — Treat Your Senses


Preview and Photos by Michael Lowe

Your eyes are guided by high stone walls and sloping ceiling and are immediately drawn to the view of the stone patio and vineyard beyond. It’s as though the inside was a mirror of the restaurant’s surroundings. Continue reading

A pair of Niagara sparklers lead the pack at the Vintages release on Saturday


A couple of lovely sparklers — one complex, rich and nicely aged, the other refreshing and offers good value — are the stars of the Niagara wine releases at Vintages this Saturday. Continue reading

Behold, the wonders of the new Redstone Winery in Beamsville

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Pardon me if my eyes wander while I taste through the entire portfolio of Redstone wines with Paul Pender, pictured above. But the interior view at the new Beamsville winery is so damn beautiful it’s impossible to focus on anything else. Continue reading

The pure ‘Joy’ of Featherstone’s new wine releases

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Louise Engel bubbles with pride. Her Featherstone Cuvée Joy 2011 sparkling wine just took top honours at a national wine competition, which is no small feat for the modest Niagara winery considering the competition it was up against. Continue reading

A Leap of Faith: How one B.C. winery sparked a storm of controversy with its very first wine


You could just blame the incredibly large ego of Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte, who in his quest to showcase all that was great and cultured in his tidy little empire of France, ordered his minions to create an arbitrary classification of the red wines on the Gironde which were unveiled at the Paris Exposition Universelle in 1855. Continue reading

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