Wines In Niagara

A local perspective

‘A true legend’ of the Ontario craft cider industry: Grant Howes dies at home in Prince Edward County

This is a hard story to write, the death of a close friend, a buddy, a pal — the passing of a gentle bear of a man who was forever smiling and laughing, the joy oozing from every fibre of his being. Continue reading

The Wine Wire: Giving the boot to ICB wines, new head of WGAO, nominate a VQA promoter and Niagara releases at Vintages

Canada wine

By Rick VanSickle

The long — and often painful — road to respectability for Canadian wines (from grapes grown by our farmers and bottled by Canadian wineries with no imported juice) has taken many twists and turns over its relatively young history. Continue reading

Niagara Icewine Festival 2017 begins – and Mike Lowe eats it up from the glitzy gala to the sparkling streets of Jordan

Niagara icewine festival

By Michael Lowe

The first of three weekends celebrating the sweet nectar of Niagara’s vines got underway last weekend. With great wine there must be great food, and there was no shortage of delectable dishes designed to keep the palate inspired and wanting for more. Continue reading

A barrel of fun: The glitz, glamour, wine and food of Niagara’s favourite winter celebration

Niagara Icewine

By Monica Kosior

This past weekend officially kicked off the Icewine festivities in Niagara. Whether you were dressing up or bundling up — Niagara offered plenty to do! Continue reading

Let the Icewine flow! Three weeks of celebrating the sweet stuff in Niagara

Ontario Icewine

By Rick VanSickle

While the 2016 Icewine harvest got off to an early start, with the first of the frozen grapes being picked before Christmas, that won’t dampen the enthusiasm for revelers converging on Niagara to celebrate that iconic and uniquely sweet Canadian elixir. Continue reading

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