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Spring in Niagara wine country: A compendium of delicious events, tastings and touring

Niagara wine events

By Monica Kosior

It is hard to believe, but here we are on the cusp of another winter behind us. As the season starts to change we have much to look forward to in Niagara wine country. Continue reading

FIZZ FACTOR: The sparkling wine revolution in Canada is officially a thing

Best Canada sparkling wine.

By Rick VanSickle
It’s another stinkin’ hot day during the endless summer of 2016 in Ontario; it’s well into the 30s with a low, stifling haze of humidity cutting through what little clothing one can get away with on this vineyard jaunt. I am sweating profusely. Continue reading

Gazing into my crystal ball for Ontario wine in 2017 (a nearly Trump-free post)

Ontario wine

By Rick VanSickle

Thank goodness that is over! What a year 2016 was. And I’m not even talking about Donald Groper Trump, the death of David Bowie or scary clown sightings in the U.S., no sir … there were some things right here in our own backyard that should concern us. Continue reading

Deep Freeze in Wine Country: Putting grape bud survival rates into perspective

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Ontario is in the midst of yet another deep freeze this week, with the worst of it coming Wednesday, at least in Niagara, with lows predicted to approach -30 C. Continue reading

Another cruel Ontario winter causing potentially wide-spread grape bud damage

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The recent cold snap in Ontario has had a potentially devastating effect on grape vines — the second winter in a row for wide-spread bud damage. Continue reading

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