If the Ontario wine industry is going to move forward its success rests largely on the shoulders of Richard Linley, the newly hired president of the Ontario Wine Council.
Note: The following grape vintage report for California is reprinted here from a release provided by the California Wine institute.
SAN FRANCISCO — California vintners and growers across the state are grateful for another excellent vintage, despite an ongoing drought and earthquake that rocked south Napa in late August just as crush was getting underway, according to the California Wine Institute. Continue reading
SUMMERLAND, B.C. — It is simply breathtaking, a stunning swath of wind-swept land as we look down the throat of the Garnet Valley from the highest point of the property on a perfect spring day. Wild flowers — from purple lupines to a riot of colours from daisies, fireweed and wild mustard— swing in the breeze, a breeze that never stands still. Horses with riders trundle on by, and everywhere, evidence of deer, coyotes, rabbits, rattlesnakes and marmots add to the natural cycle of life. Continue reading
The grape harvest in Niagara is well in hand with most white varieties safely in he house along with early-ripening reds such as Pinot Noir and Gamay. Continue reading