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Atlantis Rising: A new Niagara winery featuring icewines and ciders set to open doors on July 1

Niagara winery

By Rick VanSickle

It has emerged slowly but surely from the flat lands of Niagara’s portion of the Lake Ontario shoreline between Vineland and Beamsville. Continue reading

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

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