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Heart-felt lament, for the love of Riesling in the house of Riesling at Thirty Bench Wine Makers

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By Rick VanSickle

It is as frustrating as it is perplexing; the dismissive shrug and glassy-eyed stare you get when pulling out a bottle of top-notch Niagara Riesling for friends. Continue reading

If you don’t like Niagara Riesling you’re a f***ing idiot. Not convinced? Try these from Thirty Bench Wine Makers

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How does one of Niagara’s best Riesling-focused wineries improve upon an already stellar lineup of single-vineyard wines and estate bottlings? Continue reading

Uncorking Niagara history: A rare tasting of 31 bottles of red wines dating back to 1980

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They lived in dark, damp, cool cellars spread throughout Niagara and beyond most of their lives, passed over year after year, patiently waiting for their one moment in time to shine, to show us what they had become. Continue reading

The best wines in Ontario named at gala event in Niagara-on-the-Lake

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The Ontario Wine Awards were handed out last in Niagara-on-the-Lake at a gala event hosted by Tony Aspler and attended by winemakers, industry and wine writers. Continue reading

Things are getting a little ‘wild’ at Thirty Bench on the Beamsville Bench

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Thirty Bench winemaker Emma Garner is a perfectionist, and if things aren’t perfect, or at least heading in that direction, she changes gears and re-invents what has has already been traditionally established. Continue reading

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