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Just another Friday in Niagara (well, not really)

By Rick VanSickle

On a straight country highway,
cool wind in my hair
Sweet smell of warm peaches,
rising up through the air
Up ahead in the distance,
I see vines swaying in the breeze
My senses are heightened
and my sight zeroed in
I had to stop for a taste. Continue reading

The Big Post: Old Third Pinot, Cave Spring trio, a quirky pet-nat, rare Aligoté and Canadian wine picks at Vintages

Canadian wine

By Rick VanSickle

It has been a very tough year for The Old Third’s Bruno Francois and Jens Korberg. Continue reading

Vanessa Vineyard crafting superb B.C. red wines from the rocky soils of the Similkameen Valley

B.C. wines

By Rick VanSickle

It has only been 10 years since the owners of Vanessa Vineyard decided to plant grapes in the extremely rocky terrain of a hillside overlooking the vast and pristine Similkameen Valley in B.C. Continue reading

The Canada Wine 150 onslaught continues Saturday at Vintages, plus reviews for Tinhorn Creek, Culmina, Rosehall Run and LG award winners

Canada wine

By Rick VanSickle

Another hefty dose of Canadiana at Vintages this Saturday as the Canada Wine 150 collection continues to flood the shelves this summer. Continue reading

Becoming Canadian again: The long and winding road for Arterra Wines Canada (and the ‘exciting’ path going forward)

wines canada

By Rick VanSickle

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — On June 1, 2006, the astronomical rise of Canada’s largest wine company came crashing down to Earth. Continue reading

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