Tag Archives: Cabernet Sauvignon

Leaning Post opens doors to cosy retail space (and some very fine wine), plus Vintages releases, cider and Gamay, oh, my

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What a pleasant surprise to drop in on Ilya and Nadia Senchuk and (finally!) see their bricks and mortar winery and tasting room all finished and open for business. Continue reading

Coyote’s Run winemaker David Sheppard celebrates 30 vintages in Niagara with what else? Two special bottles

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Coyote’s Run winemaker David Sheppard is, incredibly, about to embark on his 31st vintage in Niagara. It’s a milestone he marked with two suburb wines specially bottled in his honour. Continue reading

A first look at the wines from Moray Tawse’s new Redstone Winery, and a couple of new creations from the Foreign Affair winery

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It has been emerging from the bright red soil along Old Highway 8 since early spring, the eye-catching design starting to take shape at what will become Niagara’s newest winery. Continue reading

Big Ontario wineries bring in the bulk of the medals at the Ontario Wine Awards: Full results posted

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The 20th anniversary of the Ontario Wine Awards, held Friday night at the Queen’s Landing hotel in Niagara-on-the-Lake, was a celebration of the evolution of Ontario VQA wines through two decades of rapid growth. Continue reading

Chef Ryan Crawford gets it done with a little help from his friends … well, actually his friends helped a lot with his wine project. Also, Vintages releases, new Kacaba wines

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You could probably write a book on the exploits, past, present and future, of Niagara chef Ryan Crawford. He has already lived a life packed in extraordinary culinary richness and has mapped out a future that seems impossible to achieve. Yet there is little doubt he will accomplish every goal he has set for himself. Continue reading