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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

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Canadian wineries head back to U.K. for huge tasting in London for critics

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Note: Nearly 90 different Canadian wines, including some of the countries best sparkling wines, are heading to London this month for a media and trade tasting. Continue reading

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UPDATED: Ontario’s best wines (well, most of them) come under scrutiny at the top provincial wine competition

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The past two weekends a panel of 12 judges and several volunteers gathered at Crush Wine Bar to assess over 500 wines from 73 different Ontario wineries. Continue reading

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Interview with Jamie Paquin, owner of Japan’s only all-Canadian VQA wine shop

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Heavenly Vines Inc. is a wine import, wholesale and retail company based in Tokyo, Japan, and is devoted exclusively to selling premium Canadian VQA wines. Continue reading

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Brock Experts Tasting: Where ‘experts’ learn all about humility in wine tasting

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Damn you, Malbec. And damn you, J-L Groux and your Malbec (I’m only half kidding, of course, but damn it). Continue reading