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

Ontario wine

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

Ma Chinese Cuisine in St. Catharines — A Dim Sum of its parts?

Ma Cuisine review

Review/photos by Mike Lowe

After hearing much hype about an exciting new, apparently authentic, Chinese restaurant, we finally succumbed to the pressure to visit. We got more than we expected — in more ways than one Continue reading

Preview of upcoming Kacaba wines from Niagara, plus Vintages’ March 4 Niagara wine release highlights

By Rick VanSickle

Not a huge selection of Niagara wines released last Saturday at Vintages, but there are a couple of gems, and if you’re a fan of all Canadian wines, there is a fairly large contingent of wines from the Okanagan. Continue reading

CanadaWINE150: Time to celebrate Canadian wine, from its humble beginnings to the bright future ahead

Canadian wine

By Rick VanSickle
Publisher of Wines In Niagara

#CanadaWINE150. That is the hashtag I truly hope you will see a lot in the coming weeks and months leading up to the celebration of this great nation’s 150th birthday. On July 1, I’m thinking we break the Internet with posts about our awesome country’s wine, cider, beer and distillates. It’s our time to pound our chests and shout from the rooftops about something that is truly ours and ours alone — Canadian wine. Continue reading

Niagara winery snapshot: Raising the bar at Two Sisters winery in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Top Niagara wineries

By Monica Kosior

During the winter months, grape vines are dormant in Niagara, but winemakers and cellar hands certainly are not. This past month I had the opportunity to go behind the scenes with Two Sisters’ (https://www.twosistersvineyards.com/) head winemaker Adam Pearce, pictured above sample Cabernet Franc from barrel. Continue reading

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