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CanadaWINE150: A tip of the hat to the pioneers, the risk takers and visionaries in the Canadian wine industry

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Being Canadian is something that I am so proud of.  My parents each immigrated here with nothing but the shirt on their backs and a big dream. Continue reading

Mysterious suitor for Canadian wine giant? Van wine fest features Canada, Cuvee 2017, winemaker changes, local wine books …

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As the calendar changes to October and the mad rush begins to get the rest of the grape harvest in tanks and barrels from B.C. to Ontario, there is no shortage in Canadian wine news and several ch-ch-changes in the industry. Continue reading

The greatest bottle of wine EVER in their own words: Lydia Tomek, Mike Weir, Sandra Oldfield, Donald Ziraldo, Allison Slute, Angela Aiello, Thomas Bachelder, Paul Speck, Brad Royale, Terry David Mulligan

kangaroo island 2I would wager a bet that the most memorable bottle of wine you ever enjoyed wasn’t so much about the wine as it was about where you drank it. Continue reading

Hernder winemaker Lydia Tomek: A touch of glamour, a dash of brawn and a whole lot of passion

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There is beauty and then there is brawn. One look at Lydia Tomek’s Facebook or Twitter feed and it’s quite clear that the Hernder Estate winemaker has a lot of both. And it doesn’t stop there. Continue reading

Straight From the Heart: Niagara winemaker releases Valentine’s Day wine in honour of friend who died of cancer

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It is a heart-wrenching video, full of love, yes, but also the profound sadness that comes from losing a dear friend far too soon to breast cancer. Continue reading

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