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The Wine Wire: Women in wine, Southbrook award, CAPS crowns winners, big Ontario cider news, Canadian wine website launched

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Emma Garner, a graduate of Brock University’s Oenology and Viticulture (OEVI) program, is among the numerous female scientists making a mark in the booming grape and wine industry.

Getting caught up on Canadian wine news, we have stories on women increasing their numbers in the fields of winemaking and grape growing, winners of CAPS competition announced, Southbrook wins a Spirit of Niagara award, a new course for Ontario cider makers, a financial boost for cider makers, and a website launches that brings all Canadian wine regions together. Continue reading

‘A true legend’ of the Ontario craft cider industry: Grant Howes dies at home in Prince Edward County

This is a hard story to write, the death of a close friend, a buddy, a pal — the passing of a gentle bear of a man who was forever smiling and laughing, the joy oozing from every fibre of his being. Continue reading

Ontario craft cider: Grocery stores opening up a retail stream, growing the market, plus West Avenue, County Cider, Revel, Peller reviews

Ontario craft cider

BY RICK VANSICKLE

 You talk to anyone in the Ontario craft cider industry and you always get an earful on everything from limited access to their products for consumers, brutal taxation to the hoops they have to jump through to get their ciders on the shelves of the province’s largest retailer, the LCBO. Continue reading

West Avenue Gold Dust Cider tops cider awards; Hare and Angel’s Gate wines named as 2017 Legislature wines

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West Avenue Cider’s Gold Dust Cider won best of show at the Ontario Cider Awards while Hare Wine Company’s Jack Rabbit Red and Angel’s Gate’s Sussreserve Riesling were chosen as the official wines at the Ontario Legislature in separate competitions recently. Continue reading

Christmas wine release Part 1: Ontario highlights at Vintages, plus new reviews for Fielding Estate, Henry of Pelham, West Avenue Cider, and Sulker’s Cider

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Wow. Christmas already. We just put away the Halloween decorations but as I look down the street the Christmas decorations are already going up. It’s too soon!!! Continue reading

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