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The Top White, Red, Sweet and Sparkling Niagara Wines of 2011

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What a perfect little year for buying and drinking Niagara wine.

It had a little bit of everything. The tail end of the big 2007 reds were released, we saw at least three vintages of Riesling arrive (08, 09 and 2010) on retail shelves, the well-aged Chardonnays from 2008 were offered up for sale as well as the 2009s and even some 2010 unoaked Chards along with what just might be the best vintage for Pinot Noir in Niagara’s history — the 2009s. Continue reading

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Niagara Pinots lead the charge at Vintages release

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There’s a bit of a Pinot Noir theme going on with the Vintages release this Saturday. Which is a good thing considering most of the Pinots to appear on shelves are from the fabulous 2009 vintage. Continue reading

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Top Niagara wines being released at Vintages Saturday: Jackson Triggs, Le Clos, Tawse, 13th Street, Flat Rock, Stratus

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A large selection of Niagara releases is being released at Vintages this Saturday with some notable superstars in the lineup including Tawse Chardonnay, Stratus Red, Flat Rock Gravity Pinot Noir, and an exceptional Merlot from Jackson Triggs and a holiday sparkler from 13th Street. Continue reading

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New Niagara releases at Vintages Saturday: Megalomaniac, Cave Spring, Flat Rock, Tawse, 13th Street

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A varied selection of Niagara wines is being released at Vintages this Saturday, Oct. 29, including a coupl

e of lovely Rieslings, John Howard’s latest “Big Mouth” Merlot and a bistro red blend from 13th Street called Red Palette. Continue reading

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There’s a whole lotta goodness going on at Niagara’s Good Earth Wine and Food Company

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The Good Earth Food and Wine Company is not so much a winery, cooking school and bistro as it is a village of goodness, a meandering tapestry of vineyards, orchards, gardens, and curious out buildings with even more curious (in a good way) things inside.

It is a wonderland of goodness with only one guiding principal. It’s all about Niagara; the food, the wine, the people, the experience. Continue reading