Tag Archives: Hidden Bench

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Ontario’s 2013 grape harvest is in tank and the early reviews are in; it was a wild one!

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The 2013 grape harvest in Ontario, aside from icewine and those really, really late pickers (Stratus comes to mind), is safely in tanks and waiting to be sorted and barreled and whatever else needs to be done to fermented grapes to make great wine. Continue reading

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Inniskillin puts a little sparkle in its icewine, plus Tom Cochrane rocks for War Child

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Icewine has long been Canada’s most exported and recognizable wine style. It is known the world over. Continue reading

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Passing the torch on i4c and the new wine releases from Harald Thiel’s Hidden Bench winery on the Beamsville Bench

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Hidden Bench winery owner Harald Thiel, in the photo above, is a big fan of Chardonnay, especially those grown and made in cooler climates. Continue reading

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Wild blends, quirky varietals all part of the Vintages release on Saturday for Niagara wines

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The Vintages release on Saturday features some wild blends, quirky varietals and a couple of go-to Rieslings from Niagara. Continue reading

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A feast fit for a night of wine and winners at the Ontario Wine Awards Gala 2013

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By Mike Lowe

Where there’s fine wine, there’s usually great food and Friday night’s 19th Annual Ontario Wine Awards Gala, held at Queen’s Landing in Niagara-on-the-Lake, showcased both in grand style. Continue reading