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A preview of Ravine’s 2010 Cab Francs and other reds

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Cabernet Franc. It definitely has its fair share of fans in Canadian wine circles. Vocal fans. Those who shout from the mountain tops that this single variety is what they desire more than any other in Ontario and B.C. Continue reading

Marynissen’s bold statement from the 2007 red wine vintage

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It was Jeff Hundertmark’s destiny to make the wines at Marynissen Estate Winery. One sip of the legendary 1991 Marynissen Lot 31 Cabernet Sauvignon and that was it for the 49-year-old winemaker. “It was an epiphany for me,” he says. Continue reading

Daniel Lenko’s back in the Niagara wine game

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The last time I caught up with Daniel Lenko, he was, to put it bluntly, pissed. Pissed at the Region of Niagara. Pissed at the Escarpment Commission (over sign issues). And pretty much everyone that has anything to do with the layers of bureaucracy in the Ontario wine industry. Continue reading

Prince Edward County, Part III: A visit to Lighthall, Grange and Harwood, plus new Karlo, Casa-Dea wines reviewed

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PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY — You learn, after a few trips of trying, that it’s just not possible to visit more than three or four Prince Edward County wineries in a day — no matter how far you’ve come or how hard you try. Continue reading

Skate with former NHL greats at Diamond Estates Saturday

NOTE: Diamond Estates is holding a ‘Skate with the Greats’ at the winery with
NHL Alumni helping to officially open the outdoor skating rink at the Niagara-on-the-Lake winery. Here is the news release on the event. Continue reading

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