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Legendary Sandhill winemaker Howard Soon is calling it a day

A legend in B.C. winemaking is calling it a day. Howard Soon, the master winemaker for Sandhill Wines, is retiring, according to the Craig McDonald, VP of winemaking for the Peller Estates family of wines, which owns Sandhill. Here is his statement. Continue reading

An EPIC project to celebrate 150 years of Canadian wine

Story and photos by Gary Killops

Long before it ever became known as the designated wine region “Lake Erie North Shore,” there was an interesting history of winemaking in Windsor — Essex. Continue reading

Canadian wines take centre stage at Vintages Saturday, plus the birth of Arterra, and West Avenue cider reviews

Canadian wine

By Rick VanSickle

Are you getting excited? Are you ready to rock the Canada 150 celebrations on July 1? Do you have your cellar stocked with Canadian wines? We can help with that. Continue reading

Pillitteri’s bold $10.95 solution: A Niagara red wine ready to take grocery stores by storm

Niagara red wine

By Rick VanSickle

Niagara’s Pillitteri Estates Winery has taken a bold step toward expanding its retail capabilities with a dramatic strategy for a grocery- and market-only wine. Continue reading

‘We did it, we finally did it:’ West Avenue Cider opens their doors to new retail facility at long last

Ontario craft cider

By Rick VanSickle

It is the culmination of dream, a seemingly impossible dream of owning a cidery and apple orchards in Ontario and throwing open the doors for the first time to paying customers. Continue reading

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