Celebrate 25 years of Trius jazz and blues (and wine!) at the Niagara winery


Jazz. Blues. Niagara. Wine. It’s a recipe designed for success and for 25 years at Trius Winery the formula has been played out annually to happy music and wine fans. Tickets go quickly, so here’s what you need to know to grab some fast. Continue reading

The ‘Ultimate’ Food Truck Event Rolls into Scenic Wine Country May Long Weekend


NOTE: From a news release sent to Wines In Niagara
Kick off your summer as the ultimate backyard bash rolls into Peller Estates Winery this May long weekend. This year the exciting three-day event will begin with an exclusive adult-only night market Friday night. Continue reading

Niagara wine reviews for Wildass, Flat Rock, Nyarai; plus news on Speck brothers, ProWein and Dillon’s


It’s a tiny Niagara wine release at Vintages this weekend but I do have some reviews to share of upcoming and current releases from various local wineries. Continue reading

Kevin Panagapka adds a zero dosage sparkling wine to his Niagara vineyard-driven portfolio of 2027 Cellars wines


I have tasted every wine that Kevin Panagapka, above, has made in Niagara under his virtual banner of 2027 Cellars. His attention to detail in sourcing grapes and making wines in a style that he himself likes to drink has always impressed me. Continue reading

Township 7, Bartier Scholefield, Tinhorn Creek; A taste of B.C.’s Okanagan Valley in review


There is a lot of talk these days about Canadian wines and what they are, but our biggest barrier to discovering wines from our own country are the provincial borders that prevent the free-flow of wine between jurisdictions. Continue reading