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The heat of 2016 brings out the best in Niagara’s Foreign Affair winery

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By Rick VanSickle

Believe the hype about the 2016 vintage in Ontario — climatic conditions were simply perfect for those luscious reds and fuller-bodied white wines that only hit their full potential in the warmest of conditions. Continue reading

Canadian Wine Wire: A new cider with a message, Niagara Vintages releases, Thirty Bench’s big award and CVA’s honour roll

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By Rick VanSickle

Wines in Niagara recently had a taste of the new D’Ont Poke the Bear Cider, the newest creation from Andrew von Teichman and Allan Jackson, who also produce VQA Ontario wines under the same label that comes with an important anti-bullying message. Continue reading

Under new owners, Foreign Affair continues doing what it does best — making Niagara appassimento wines from top to bottom

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By Rick VanSickle

It was the first time walking into The Foreign Affair winery in Vineland that I was not met by an exuberant Len Crispino or his wife Marisa. Continue reading

Owners of Niagara’s Foreign Affair winery ‘ecstatic’ with sale: ‘Corby is buying our heritage and legacy’

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By Rick VanSickle

For Foreign Affair winery owners Len and Marisa Crispino, it has been one a heck of wild ride in a short period of time. But it certainly hasn’t always been an smooth journey. Continue reading

Corby pays $6.2 million to purchase Niagara’s Foreign Affair winery

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Well, here’s a shocker from Ontario wine country: Corby Spirit and Wine Limited, a leading Canadian manufacturer, marketer and distributor of spirits and imported wine, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Foreign Affair winery. Continue reading

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