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The stars come out at Vintages’ Nov. 14 release: Versado, Bachelder, Stratus … and a Super Tuscan worth splurging on

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Peter Gamble and wife Ann Sperling have a long and storied history in the Canadian wine industry. And seven years ago, with the purchase of a perfect little vineyard in Mendoza wine country, they spread that reach — and passion for making world-class wines — to Argentina. Continue reading

A rogue parcel of Cab Franc from Pearl Morissette, plus other Niagara wines, highlights at Vintages release Saturday

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It was a rogue parcel of Cabernet Franc that puzzled vigneron Francois Morissette. It was outside the norm for what the Jordan winemaker/partner of Pearl Morissette was used to and he just wasn’t sure how to proceed. Continue reading

Trying to be just like Bordeaux: Got a problem with that?

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Sweet dreams are made of this
Who am I to disagree
I travel the world and the seven seas
Everybody’s looking for something

Don’t you just love Annie Lennox and her sultry/soulful voice on this classic Eurythmics tune? We can all relate, right? Aren’t we all looking for something? And some of us have even travelled the world searching for it. As Lennox says, it’s what dreams are made of.
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Vintages highlights Saturday: Bachelder Burgundy, Redstone, Hidden Bench, Rosehall Run; plus new Stoney Ridge wines reviewed

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Saturday’s Vintages release of Ontario wines features a couple of Bench Rieslings, a nice Pinot from Prince Edward County and stellar Burgundian red from Niagara-based, multi-regional winemaker Thomas Bachelder. Continue reading

16 exciting wines from Niagara’s 2012 vintage you MUST buy for your cellar

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There is no question the 2012 vintage will go down in history as producing some of the most stunning wines ever in Niagara. Continue reading

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