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A word about Niagara red wines from 2015, plus Pillitteri reviews and Vintages highlights from this Saturday’s release

Niagara red wines

By Rick VanSickle

After tasting a fair amount of Niagara red wines from 2015, there are some truths to be told about them. Continue reading

Celebrating Malivoire’s 20 years in Niagara, plus: A dam fine Chardonnay, JoieFarm’s new Chic Fille Pinot Blanc, top Niagara reds at Vintages Saturday

Niagara winery

By Rick VanSickle

A special night was celebrated by a special Niagara winery on Friday — 20 years of shock and awe from the Malivoire Wine Company. Continue reading

Ontario Wine Wire: The all NEW Alvento winery, plus: Flat Rock wine reviews, Vintages Niagara highlights, a craftier wine council and get your Cuvée tickets

Ontario wine

By Rick VanSickle

Back in its day, Alvento was a wondrous Niagara winery pumping out meticulously crafted Left and Right Bank styled Bordeaux reds, a spectacular Viognier and a most curious local take on Nebbiolo. Continue reading

Harvest vignettes from Niagara wine country with stops at Ravine, Vineland Estate, Stratus, Rosewood and Fielding

Niagara wine

Rick VanSickle

It’s getting down to the brass tacks in Niagara wine country as winemakers and growers turn their attention to the late-ripening red grapes during Harvest 2018. Continue reading

How a prolific wine collector from Quebec ended up buying into Niagara’s Domaine Queylus

In NIagara

By Rick VanSickle

The man sitting next to me at the St. Catharines Club dining room on a sunny fall harvest day in Niagara amassed a wine cellar with a staggering 35,000 bottles in his heyday of collecting. Continue reading

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