Tag Archives: Cabernet Sauvignon

The sophomore vintage from Rockway Vineyards, plus Charles Baker’s single-vineyard Rieslings and Niagara releases at Vintages on Saturday


The sophomore vintage from young winemaker David Stasiuk at the remarkably revamped Rockway Vineyards continues to build on a portfolio virtually remade from the ground up. Continue reading

A stellar Cabernet Franc from Pillitteri and Foreign Affair’s Conspiracy lead the charge at the Vintages release; plus Ravine, 13th Street Detour, Kacaba and Haywire


The “nearly” Valentine’s Day wine release at Vintages on Feb. 15 features some gems from Niagara including a Cabernet Franc that’s not to missed. Continue reading

The ever-evolving wines from Rosewood Estate Winery on Niagara’s Beamsville Bench; plus new wine releases from Vintages on Saturday


I have watched Rosewood Estate Winery, the family winery and meadery on the Beamsville Bench, grow from its very beginnings and have always been impressed with how it has evolved and improved its portfolio with each passing vintage. Continue reading

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