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Flat Rock’s recent wine releases, Vintages Saturday release, plus new Earth & Sky wines from Chateau des Charmes


Flat Rock Cellars has a limited release of its new Nadja’s Vineyard Riesling 2012 appearing at select Vintages stores in the Saturday release. Continue reading

UPDATED: In search of minerality in wine: Scientists set out to discover ‘terroir’ in Niagara’s vineyards


Editor’s note: At the end of July, Earth Scientists Mike Rick and Alex Brunton led a group of geologists to Niagara to explore an age-old question: Is there such a thing as “terroir” in wine and can you taste the distinct geology or minerality in a wine? Continue reading

Niagara’s Fielding Estate: Cool wines, hot cars and learning from Alsace (plus Vintages preview)


It took a fact-finding mission to Alsace, France, for Fielding winemaker Richie Roberts to realize the Beamsville Bench winery is doing a lot of things right with its aromatic white-wine dominant portfolio. Continue reading

Nothing says ‘Happy Anniversary’ like a 15-litre bottle of Pillitteri’s top red blend from the amazing 2002 vintage


Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Pillitteri Estates Winery celebrated its 20thanniversary in Niagara a couple of weeks ago and what a treat it was to help them mark the occasion. Continue reading

Foreign Affair sets the record straight on appassimento wines in Niagara (plus reviews of new wines)

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Len Crispino and his wife Marisa are quite animated as we discuss recent negative stories regarding one of the fastest growing styles of wines in Ontario. Continue reading

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