Tag Archives: Cabernet Sauvignon

Ontario craft cider makers take over Toronto taps and prove conclusively: This is not your Grandma’s apple cider. Plus new Vintages releases

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One was black as the night with a foamy crown for good measure. Another was beet red. Some had fizz while others were amber-gold and sparkled under the bar lighting. Many glowed in various shades of red while others were perfectly golden. Continue reading

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