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Days of Wine and Chocolate serves up some much needed warmth in Niagara

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By Michael Lowe

February’s deep-freeze has descended on Niagara vineyards (Stratus pictured above) but the Wineries of Niagara-on-the-Lake have something to distract you from the cold. Days of Wine and Chocolate, held each weekend this month, has some great pairings on offer. Here’s a glimpse of what’s in store for passport holders. Continue reading

Ontario Wine Vintage Charts for 1998-2014

harvest sliderMother Nature is cruel and never has she been more cruel than in 2014. We are still seeing the effects of the brutal winter and so-called polar vortex that swept through the vineyards of Ontario, leaving a path of destruction in its wake. Continue reading

Cave Spring Cellars French Oak Vineyard BA Riesling 1990, a golden beauty

closeupWhen you have an old bottle of wine with a smudged and scuffed label with the once-clear and bright colour now a deep, soupy amber, you just never know what you are going to get. Continue reading

Rosewood says a tearful goodbye to Semillon and much of its Merlot

semmtwoWith nearly a quarter of all their estate vines laid waste by the polar vortex episode of 2014, Rosewood Estates on the Beamsville Bench has had to make some hard decisions. Continue reading

Stunning bold reds from Niagara’s epic 2012 vintage

Stratus Exterior S.E. SideviewStunning, that’s how to best describe the top red wines from two of Niagara-on-the-Lake’s grandest estates. Both Stratus Vineyards and Chateau des Charmes have crafted their best wines yet from the magnificent 2012 vintage in Niagara. Continue reading

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