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Fallout from Comeau decision: “Canada has suffered a great loss” plus, what’s next for freeing the grapes in Canada

Canadian wine

By Rick VanSickle

“The people of Canada have suffered a great loss,” is how Niagara’s Hidden Bench vigneron and proprietor Harald Thiel described the Supreme Court decision yesterday to maintain the freeze on the free flow of beer and wine across provincial borders. Continue reading

The case for Niagara wine country’s very first ‘Grand Cru’ winery: Hidden Bench

Niagara wine

By Rick VanSickle

Niagara Grand Cru. I’m just going to leave that there while you digest it. Heck, while I digest it. Continue reading

CanadaWINE150: A birthday wish from Harald Thiel … open all provincial borders for Canadian wine sales, free the grapes

Canadian wine

By Harald Thiel

When I was approached by Rick to share a few thoughts regarding the Canadian wine industry and Canada’s 150th birthday many topics came to mind. Continue reading

Jay Johnston taking over winemaking duties at Hidden Bench, plus spring release reviews

Niagara wine

By Rick VanSickle

When Jay Johnston takes over the winemaking duties at Hidden Bench Estate Winery on Aug. 1 he will inherit one of the most complete and important domaine portfolios in the country. Continue reading

A beautiful fall jaunt through Niagara wine country with stops at Foreign Affair, Hidden Bench, Domaine Queylus

hidden

Can anything be finer? The riot of fall colours twinkling on the gentle slope of the Niagara Escarpment, the smell of fresh-picked grapes penetrating the brisk autumn air and a crew of wine tasters (who you just happen to adore) hop-scotching in wine country in search of new vinous treasures. Continue reading

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