Tag Archives: Cabernet Sauvignon

Thursday at Coppola’s — make it a date!


By Michael Lowe

Even if you’re not currently engaged in the dating scene, there are a few good reasons to dine out with that special someone. Local restaurants are offering weekday specials for two and Coppola’s “Date Night” delivers a memorable experience. Continue reading

State of the Ontario wine industry 2013, plus epic fail from Kathleen Wynne and Ontario Vintage Charts back to 1998


Well, another wine vintage is slowly making its way into barrels and bottles around Ontario and it’s that time of the year where we look backwards to predict the future. Continue reading

New Niagara wine releases from Tawse and the new North Shore Project Syrah; plus Vintages releases and more


Tawse Winery, situated the lower slopes of the Niagara Escarpment, is no stranger to success. Continue reading

Damage to Ontario’s grape crop from deep freeze: ‘It’s bad, but not devastating’


The numbers from early January’s deep freeze in Ontario are trickling in and for those in the grape and wine industry it’s not good news. Continue reading

Tweaking the names and wines at Rennie Estate Winery on Niagara’s Beamsville Bench; 2011s released

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Niagara vigneron Graham Rennie was tasting his 2010 Scarpa, a Ripasso-style blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc, with a good Italian fellow a little while back. Continue reading