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A well-chilled guide to winter events in Niagara wine country

Niagara wine

By Monica Kosior

It’s beginning to look and feel a lot like Christmas. With the countdown almost in the single digits, how do you plan on enjoying the winter season? Continue reading

Sub-zero temperatures in Niagara mark the start of the icewine harvest at Henry of Pelham

Icewine

The Icewine harvest started in Niagara at 5 a.m. Wednesday morning when temperatures dropped below -8 C, the audited temperature for VQA rules, and Henry of Pelham Family Estate Winery began picking Cabernet Franc grapes. Continue reading

The goal at 2027 Cellars is to ‘showcase the terroir;’ plus Niagara wines hitting Vintages shelves Saturday

Niagara wines

By Rick VanSickle

After 15 years of pushing the envelope in Niagara, winemaker Kevin Panagapka has found a comfortable cadence across the range of his portfolio that consists of Rieslings, Chardonnays, Pinot Noirs and traditionally made sparkling wines. Continue reading

Karl Kaiser’s remarkable life in Canadian wine: A tribute

Canadian wine

By Rick VanSickle

Who would have thought a casual dinner at a long shuttered tavern in Fonthill and a really horrible bottle of Château-Gai Sauterne would be the catalysts for the start of the modern wine industry in Canada? Continue reading

‘Digging for gold’ at Vineland Estate, plus our top picks for Niagara wines released at Vintages Saturday

Niagara wines

By Rick VanSickle

You can pretty much put a nice little bow on the 2017 Niagara Grape Harvest; for all intents and purposes, it’s over. Continue reading

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