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Wine Wire: McWatters harvests 50th vintage, Cuvée back for 2018, Grape growers celebrate future growth, record turnout for CCOVI lecture series

Canada wine

Hailed as the Okanagan Valley’s great wine pioneer, Harry McWatters marked his 50th vintage on Aug, 28 with the very first crush at the new TIME Winery facility in downtown Penticton. Continue reading

A riot of colour in Niagara wine country, plus highlights from the Vintages release Saturday and Peller Family wines in review

Niagara wine

By Rick VanSickle

With fall banging on our door in Niagara, wineries should be well into harvest around Ontario wine country … at least for sparkling grapes and early ripening varieties. Continue reading

Owners of Niagara’s Foreign Affair winery ‘ecstatic’ with sale: ‘Corby is buying our heritage and legacy’

Niagare winery

By Rick VanSickle

For Foreign Affair winery owners Len and Marisa Crispino, it has been one a heck of wild ride in a short period of time. But it certainly hasn’t always been an smooth journey. Continue reading

Corby pays $6.2 million to purchase Niagara’s Foreign Affair winery

Niagara winer

Well, here’s a shocker from Ontario wine country: Corby Spirit and Wine Limited, a leading Canadian manufacturer, marketer and distributor of spirits and imported wine, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Foreign Affair winery. Continue reading

Just another Friday in Niagara (well, not really)

By Rick VanSickle

On a straight country highway,
cool wind in my hair
Sweet smell of warm peaches,
rising up through the air
Up ahead in the distance,
I see vines swaying in the breeze
My senses are heightened
and my sight zeroed in
I had to stop for a taste. Continue reading

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