Wines In Niagara

A local perspective

Tag: Hidden Bench (page 1 of 22)

Niagara’s Hidden Bench basks in the glow of new orange wine; plus new wine releases (Malbec?, yep)

wines in Ontario

By Rick VanSickle

The emergence of skin-fermented white wines in Ontario has been more cautious experimentation than an avalanche of these so-called “orange” wines. Continue reading

Ontario Wine Wire: The all NEW Alvento winery, plus: Flat Rock wine reviews, Vintages Niagara highlights, a craftier wine council and get your Cuvée tickets

Ontario wine

By Rick VanSickle

Back in its day, Alvento was a wondrous Niagara winery pumping out meticulously crafted Left and Right Bank styled Bordeaux reds, a spectacular Viognier and a most curious local take on Nebbiolo. Continue reading

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

Canadian sparkling winemakers Italy bound, plus some fabulous Niagara (and B.C.) wines released at Vintages Saturday

Canadian wine

By Rick VanSickle

Fizz Club, a networking group for Canadian sparkling winemakers, is trading in its usual classroom meeting spot at Brock University for the scenic views of the Italian countryside next week. Continue reading

Did someone say Chardonnay? Plus reviews for Rosehall Run, Flat Rock Cellars, Ravine and Niagara wine releases at Vintages

Niagara wine

By Rick VanSickle

With the International Cool Climate Chardonnay Celebration (i4C) just around the corner, we’re starting see many of the wines to be presented over the three days of the wine-soaked festival. Continue reading

Older posts

© 2018 Wines In Niagara

Theme by Anders NorenUp ↑