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Hidden Bench proprietor Harald Thiel enjoys pushing the envelope with his wines on the minerally-rich Beamsville Bench

Beamsville Bench

By Rick VanSickle
Harald Thiel always has a trick or two up his sleeve at Hidden Bench, his terroir-inspired Beamsville Bench winery. Continue reading

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

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