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An afternoon of tasting fine Argentine Malbecs, plus Sperling Vineyards wines, Vintages highlights, Fielding Cider and a tasty Niagara bubbly

Niagara winemaking

By Rick VanSickle

When the husband and wife team of Peter Gamble and Ann Sperling come calling with wine, you drop whatever it is you have going and get right down to the “business” at hand. Continue reading

The anatomy of Vineland Estate’s ‘Not Orange Enough’ wine, plus reviews for Chateau des Charmes, Rosehall Run, Henry of Pelham and Pommies Sangria

Niagara wines

By Rick VanSickle

If you had to categorize the best wines that Vineland Estate winemaker Brian Schmidt makes, it would be this: Clean, fresh, expressive wines that showcase the terroir of the Twenty Mile Bench and more specifically, the estate’s own vineyards — St. Urban and Bo-Teek. Continue reading

23 great Canadian rosés to help you celebrate International Rosé Day on Saturday. You’re welcome

Niagara wine

By Rick VanSickle

In honour of International Rosé Day on Saturday, and the rosé soirées happening all over Niagara wine country this weekend, we offer a roundup of some of the best rosés in Ontario and B.C. Continue reading

Norm Hardie named winemaker of the year at Ontario Wine Awards plus full results from the competition

Ontario wine

The 24 Annual Ontario Wine Awards Competition proved just how vital and confident the province’s wine industry is in a mouth-watering display of products entered in all categories — from sparklers, rosés, dry, off-dry, aromatic and sweet whites to light to full-bodied reds and appassimento-style red wines. Continue reading

50 shades of pink: The rallying cry for drier style rosés in Niagara (plus new Flat Rock wines, and Vintages releases Saturday)

Niagara wine

By Rick VanSickle

There is no stopping the pink revolution sweeping Niagara wine country this spring. Continue reading

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