Tag Archives: Hidden Bench


Of dirt, passion and uncompromised quality: Tasting the wines of Hidden Bench with vigneron Harald Thiel


To his Twitter followers he’s know as @BenchVigneron, an “active winery owner from the Beamsville Bench who loves good food and wine, cares about the environment and people who care.” Continue reading


Curtis Fielding the new grape king, CAPS’ top sommelier, Sip & Savour Ontario

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Note: Fielding Estate Winery’s Curtis Fielding is Ontatrio’s 2012 Grape King; Véronique Rivest is CAPS Canada’s top sommelier, and the eighth annual Sip & Savour Ontario Food & Wine Festival takes place on Oct. 3. Continue reading

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Heading for a concentrated and ripe (but small) grape Harvest for 2012


We are well past the mid-way point for the 2012 Niagara growing season as wineries now turn their attention to the looming, yes, looming, harvest. Continue reading


Charles Baker’s 09 Riesling leads the charge at the Vintages release


Vintages has gone all out with the Ontario wine release this Saturday. Continue reading