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When you open a 51-year-old bottle of wine and this happens …

By Rick VanSickle

In 1966 I remember clearly (without giving away my age) my mom and dad dancing wildly and singing way too loud to the melodious song These Boots Are Made for Walkin’ by Nancy Sinatra. Continue reading

Ma Chinese Cuisine in St. Catharines — A Dim Sum of its parts?

Ma Cuisine review

Review/photos by Mike Lowe

After hearing much hype about an exciting new, apparently authentic, Chinese restaurant, we finally succumbed to the pressure to visit. We got more than we expected — in more ways than one Continue reading

A note from the publisher of Wines in Niagara: A new chapter begins for website

Niagara wine

When Wines in Niagara published its first post on March 24, 2010, it was with little fanfare; a simple post that originally ran in print in the St. Catharines Standard. Continue reading

Niagara Icewine Festival 2017 begins – and Mike Lowe eats it up from the glitzy gala to the sparkling streets of Jordan

Niagara icewine festival

By Michael Lowe

The first of three weekends celebrating the sweet nectar of Niagara’s vines got underway last weekend. With great wine there must be great food, and there was no shortage of delectable dishes designed to keep the palate inspired and wanting for more. Continue reading

Chew on this: Mike Lowe’s Top 10 Niagara Dining Experiences in 2016

Best Niagara restaurants

By Michael Lowe

My list of the top ten dining experiences in Niagara is a collection of places where I ate 2016 — those that made an impression and/or turned me into a repeat customer. Continue reading

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