Wines In Niagara

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Harvest all around, big local wine release at Vintages next Saturday, and a whack of reviews


Harvest is in full swing in Ontario as growers, winemakers and vineyard workers are busy bringing in the bounty from the 2015 vintage. Continue reading

B.C. wines in review: JoieFarm, Tinhorn Creek, Monte Creek Ranch and Township 7


JoieFarm officially opened up its Naramata farm to the public for the first time in 10 years this past spring. Continue reading

Natural wines — despite your definition — taking off across Canada

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Nothing added, nothing taken away. That may be the mantra that drives purists in the ” Vin Nature” movement, but for those dabbling in this brave (or as some would say, silly) new world of natural winemaking there is a whole lot of gray area in that statement. Continue reading

Let the harvest in Niagara begin! First grapes picked at Henry of Pelham


The grape harvest has begun in Niagara. Early Wednesday, the first wine-grapes of the 2015 harvest were picked at Henry of Pelham Family Estate Winery’s Short Hill Bench sub-appellation.
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A rogue parcel of Cab Franc from Pearl Morissette, plus other Niagara wines, highlights at Vintages release Saturday

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It was a rogue parcel of Cabernet Franc that puzzled vigneron Francois Morissette. It was outside the norm for what the Jordan winemaker/partner of Pearl Morissette was used to and he just wasn’t sure how to proceed. Continue reading

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