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First wine reviews of 2019: Two Sisters, Niagara wine highlights at Vintages, and bargains from Cali, France

In Niagara

By Rick VanSickle

One of the last tastings of the year for me was at the Two Sisters winery in Niagara-on-the-Lake. There was quite a bit of buzz over winemaker Adam Pearce’s Stone Eagle series and I wanted to make sure I tasted them before the end of the year. Continue reading

An impressive, diverse portfolio of new wines from Two Sisters winery in Niagara-on-the-Lake

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By Rick VanSickle

The Two Sisters Vineyards estate in Niagara-on-the-Lake is one of those rare wineries that blasted out of the gate with spectacular wines and an equally impressive tasting, retail and dining facility and has just gotten better with each passing vintage. Continue reading

Daniel Lenko comes out swinging with his 2012 portfolio, plus #OldNiagara series looks at the Stoney Ridge Lenko Vineyards Merlot from 1989

dan the manDaniel Lenko and his family have been growing grapes at the Beamsville Bench property since 1959 when Lenko’s grandfather John and father William planted some of the first Chardonnay vines in Canada. Continue reading

With grape buds bursting at last, it’s time to take stock of the devastating winter kill in Niagara: In their own words

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As you drive around Niagara and get an up-close view of grape buds bursting in the now warm spring sunshine it’s hard to imagine the cruel winter misery that caused such wide-spread damage a mere few months ago. Continue reading

Big LCBO event puts Ontario wines front and centre (and why privatization makes such good sense)

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SHINE [on], Ontario, SHINE [on]. That is the slogan for the upcoming month-long Ontario LCBO wine promotion that includes this year’s largest contingent of Ontario wines released on Saturday at Vintages. Continue reading

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