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Freak hailstorm in Niagara causes some damage to grape vines but not ‘catastrophic’

Niagara wine

By Rick VanSickle

It bore through Niagara suddenly and ferociously on Tuesday afternoon and in a matter of minutes left many of Niagara’s grapevines pockmarked and damaged. Continue reading

Time to get all funky: Orange wines are now an official VQA category in Ontario

Ontario wine

By Rick VanSickle

The doors have swung wide open for the production of “orange” wines in Ontario with the government finally signing off on a new Vintners Quality Alliance category for skin-fermented white wines. Continue reading

CanadaWINE150: My four decades of Canadian wine and what I’ve learned

Canadian wine

Nova Scotia born wine/beer writer and consultant Craig Pinhey takes us through four decades of learning and writing about Canadian wine from coast to coast. You can see all columns on our #CanadaWINE150 series here. Continue reading

Niagara’s Schmidt family honoured with award of distinction for contribution to Canadian wine industry

Canadian wine

From left to right, CVA chair Tony Stewart, Brian Schmidt, Lloyd Schmidt, Dan Paszkowski (CVA president), Noreen Schmidt and Allan Schmidt.

The Canadian Vintners Association (CVA) announced the 2017 Canadian Wine Industry Awards winners on June 21. Continue reading

Niagara wine country is celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday in style: Full list of events

Niagara wine

By Monica Kosior

Canada’s sesquicentennial is fast approaching, how do you plan on celebrating in Niagara wine country? Continue reading

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