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Canadian sparkling winemakers Italy bound, plus some fabulous Niagara (and B.C.) wines released at Vintages Saturday

Canadian wine

By Rick VanSickle

Fizz Club, a networking group for Canadian sparkling winemakers, is trading in its usual classroom meeting spot at Brock University for the scenic views of the Italian countryside next week. Continue reading

Organized Crime Winery on the Beamsville Bench has more than a cool little story to tell (hint: it’s about the wine!)

Niagara wine

By Rick VanSickle

Who doesn’t love a good Niagara crime story? Well, here’s a whopper. Continue reading

The eminently crushable wines from Niagara’s Malivoire Wine Company

Niagara wine

By Rick VanSickle

The confident and beaming smiles of the two men sitting at the tasting bar at Malivoire Wine Company tell an interesting story. Continue reading

Your best bets for Niagara wines released at Vintages Saturday, plus Ontario’s first certified organic cider at the LCBO

Niagara wine

By Rick VanSickle

After a rather chilly spring in Niagara, vineyards really got popping only in the last two weeks — now it’s an explosion of grape buds and high hopes for Vintage 2018. Continue reading

Heart-felt lament, for the love of Riesling in the house of Riesling at Thirty Bench Wine Makers

Niagara Riesling

By Rick VanSickle

It is as frustrating as it is perplexing; the dismissive shrug and glassy-eyed stare you get when pulling out a bottle of top-notch Niagara Riesling for friends. Continue reading

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