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RAW, RAW, RAW! Niagara’s Big Head releases funky red RAW wines (we have reviews), plus new releases from Redstone

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By Rick VanSickle

Toronto Master Sommelier Bruce Wallner tweeted out a photo a couple of weeks ago with this caption: “Is this the most delicious wine ever grown in Niagara?” Continue reading

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

Ontario wine industry giants, Brock U research builders Ziraldo and Kaiser cited with elite award

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At the Ontario Chamber of Commerce event, Brock President Gervan Fearon presents a Lifetime Achievement Award to Andrea Kaiser, as Board Chair Gary Comerford, left, and Don Ziraldo look on. Photo provided by Brock CCOVI

Canadian winery icons Donald Ziraldo and Karl Kaiser, who revolutionized an industry and then helped create Brock University’s renowned grape and wine research centre CCOVI, were honoured with the first Lifetime Achievement Award ever presented by the Ontario Chamber of Commerce. Continue reading

Sharing the passion of organic winemaking, Southbrook debuts showcase series of Niagara wines from trusted growers

Niagara organic wine

By Rick VanSickle

Southbrook Vineyard’s passion for organic winemaking is an endless quest to not only practice what they preach in their own backyard, but to seek out others who share their passion and values. Continue reading

Early (but not earliest) harvest of Niagara icewine grapes begins at several wineries

Niagara icewine

By Rick VanSickle

And, so it began, in the early hours of Thursday, Nov. 22, the first harvest of Niagara icewine grapes began at several wineries. Continue reading

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