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Under new owners, Foreign Affair continues doing what it does best — making Niagara appassimento wines from top to bottom

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By Rick VanSickle

It was the first time walking into The Foreign Affair winery in Vineland that I was not met by an exuberant Len Crispino or his wife Marisa. Continue reading

A beautiful fall jaunt through Niagara wine country with stops at Foreign Affair, Hidden Bench, Domaine Queylus

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Can anything be finer? The riot of fall colours twinkling on the gentle slope of the Niagara Escarpment, the smell of fresh-picked grapes penetrating the brisk autumn air and a crew of wine tasters (who you just happen to adore) hop-scotching in wine country in search of new vinous treasures. Continue reading

Big wines from Niagara’s Foreign Affair and Wayne Gretzky lead the on-slaught of Christmas releases from Vintages. Get ’em while they’re hot!

8402076919_2b90d730c8And so it begins. The annual get-em-while-they’re-hot Christmas bonanza wines sweep into Vintages beginning this Saturday. If you snooze you will certainly loose out on the best of the best Christmas-release wines. If past history is correct, come Christmas time, the only wines you’ll find on store shelves are the wines no one wants. Continue reading

The new wine releases from the appassimento-styled Foreign Affair winery, plus 2012 Stratus Chard, CSV Riesling 2010 from Cave Spring and Vineland’s Sauvignon Blancs

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Much has been said and continues to be said about the growing fleet of appassimento-style wines being made in Ontario. Continue reading

Food Truck Eats coming to Niagara, Foreign Affair honoured, Free My Grapes gets more support

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A fleet of food trucks and all the gourmet goodness they can cook up are coming to wine country. Continue reading

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