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The challenges ahead for VQA wines in Ontario, plus the Vintage Chart for Ontario wines back to 2003

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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. Continue reading

The mystery and intrigue behind Cave Spring’s The Adam Steps Riesling; plus a bevy of other Niagara wine releases


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. Continue reading

Niagara’s Andrzej Lipinski reveals his own label and portfolio of mostly kiln-dried wines


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. Continue reading

A sweet time at Commisso’s and pre-release tasting at Niagara’s Hinterbrook


By Mike Lowe

A sweet time was had by all in attendance at Commisso’s Fresh Foods Thursday night as we gathered for a special Valentine’s Day dinner. Continue reading

Niagara’s Ridgepoint winery draws inspiration from Italian roots


The real estate Ridgepoint Wines enjoys is ideally positioned adjacent to John Howard’s Megalomaniac vineyards and across the road from the over-achieving Tawse Winery on the lower slopes of the Niagara Escarpment in Vineland’s Twenty Mile Bench. Continue reading

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