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The miracle grape harvest of 2017, plus updated Ontario wine vintage charts back to 1998

Ontario wine

By Rick VanSickle

More than one winemaker has called the 2017 Ontario grape harvest nothing short of a “miracle.” Continue reading

Wine Wire: Rockway gets new owners, Niagara wines in spotlight at Vintages, a pét-nat is born, Canadian wineries flock to ProWein

Canadian wine

With the recent sale of Rockway Vineyards on Niagara’s Twenty Mile Bench to a mostly local ownership group there was some fear that the wine program would revert to what it was before winemaker David Stasiuk took the reins. Continue reading

The wine wire: Olympic wines, Brock’s sensory lab, wine & chocolate, cider school rules, Ed Clark’s about-face

Niagara wine

By Rick VanSickle

Getting ready for the Winter Olympics that begin Friday? Should be an exciting 16 days of competition among the world’s best winter Olympians. Continue reading

Sue-Ann Staff takes LCBO by storm with her Fancy Farm Girl wines, plus reviews for Cornerstone and Henry of Pelham

Niagara wines

By Rick VanSickle

What started out as an experimental lifestyle brand of fun and affordable Niagara wines with flamboyant labels geared toward female drinkers has now turned into quite the popular hot seller at LCBO stores province-wide. Continue reading

Looking back at the year that was in the Canadian wine industry; plus reviews for Fielding, Adamo, Gabbiano, Kendall-Jackson

Canadian wine

By Rick VanSickle

With 2017 now clearly in the rear-view mirror (or left now to a 2017 Instagram collage) it’s time to take stock of what we lost, what we gained and how it will impact the Canadian wine industry in 2018. Continue reading

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