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Who are you? Who, who, who, who? Niagara Wine 101

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By Rick VanSickle

ā€œIā€™m looking for a big red wine to surprise my husband on our anniversary. What can you recommend from Niagara? We want to support local. Oh, by the way, he only drinks red and loves Napa Valley.ā€ 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 ā€” the second winter in a row for wide-spread bud damage. Continue reading

Days of Wine and Chocolate serves up some much needed warmth in Niagara

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By Michael Lowe

February’s deep-freeze has descended on Niagara vineyards (Stratus pictured above) but the Wineries of Niagara-on-the-Lake have something to distract you from the cold. Days of Wine and Chocolate, held each weekend this month, has some great pairings on offer. Here’s a glimpse of what’s in store for passport holders. Continue reading

Ontario Wine Vintage Charts for 1998-2014

harvest sliderMother Nature is cruel and never has she been more cruel than in 2014. We are still seeing the effects of the brutal winter and so-called polar vortex that swept through the vineyards of Ontario, leaving a path of destruction in its wake. Continue reading

Rosewood says a tearful goodbye to Semillon and much of its Merlot

semmtwoWith nearly a quarter of all their estate vines laid waste by the polar vortex episode of 2014, Rosewood Estates on the Beamsville Bench has had to make some hard decisions. Continue reading

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