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A note from the publisher of Wines in Niagara: A new chapter begins for website

Niagara wine

When Wines in Niagara published its first post on March 24, 2010, it was with little fanfare; a simple post that originally ran in print in the St. Catharines Standard. Continue reading

Painter Melissa Proudlock turns Niagara wine into art — and it’s stunning

By Rick VanSickle

Ask Niagara artist Melissa Proudlock what her favourite colour to paint with is and she will tell you straight up: “Baco Noir, for sure. And Cabernet Sauvignon is second … it’s perfect in my fridge right now.” Continue reading

‘A true legend’ of the Ontario craft cider industry: Grant Howes dies at home in Prince Edward County

This is a hard story to write, the death of a close friend, a buddy, a pal — the passing of a gentle bear of a man who was forever smiling and laughing, the joy oozing from every fibre of his being. Continue reading

The Wine Wire: Giving the boot to ICB wines, new head of WGAO, nominate a VQA promoter and Niagara releases at Vintages

Canada wine

By Rick VanSickle

The long — and often painful — road to respectability for Canadian wines (from grapes grown by our farmers and bottled by Canadian wineries with no imported juice) has taken many twists and turns over its relatively young history. Continue reading

Niagara Icewine Festival 2017 begins – and Mike Lowe eats it up from the glitzy gala to the sparkling streets of Jordan

Niagara icewine festival

By Michael Lowe

The first of three weekends celebrating the sweet nectar of Niagara’s vines got underway last weekend. With great wine there must be great food, and there was no shortage of delectable dishes designed to keep the palate inspired and wanting for more. Continue reading

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