One of the busiest wine weekends of the year in Niagara has come and gone and, it’s pretty safe to say, that to who all came to the revamped Cuvée gala, the best Niagara (with a smattering of other Ontario) wines were enjoyed.
By Michael Lowe The 25th anniversary of Cuvée, held March 1 at Fallsview Casino, was, in many ways, a celebration of the event’s roots. No wine awards, no long-winded speeches – just great wine and food served in grand style. In other words, and in many ways, a big...
You’d think the mood in Ontario wine country would be just a touch more buoyant. After all, 2012 provided another superb grape harvest, sales of VQA wines at the Liquor Control Board of Ontario are up by double digits and total production of VQA wines continues its steady climb.
The Cave Spring Vineyard, located high up on a terrace of the Niagara Escarpment overlooking Lake Ontario on the Beamsville Bench, is easily one of Canada’s top three Riesling vineyards.
Andrzej (Andre) Lipinski has plied his craft at a long list of Ontario wineries: Vineland Estate, Legends, DeSousa, Fielding, Megalomaniac, Foreign Affair and Organized Crime.