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Inspired by tradition, built from innovation: The full-bodied wines from Niagara’s Rennie Estate

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By Rick VanSickle

It’s a warm autumn day on the Beamsville Bench and we’re standing at the highest point of the Heron Pond Benchland Vineyard looking across Lake Ontario toward the big city skyline of Toronto. Continue reading

East meets west in the friendly Great Chardo Swap competition, plus Vintages’ Niagara wine picks for Saturday

Niagara wine

By Rick VanSickle

Chardonnay has always been a superstar in Niagara; it just loves the cool climate and mineral-rich soils from one end of the Peninsula to the other. Continue reading

The end of an era: Niagara’s Mike Weir winery up for sale

It appears it’s over for Mike Weir Wine in Niagara. The Beamsville winery that bears the PGA star’s name was listed on MLS through Colliers International Niagara today for $10.9 million.

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Update 3: Despite Coyote’s Run staff told winery was sold, owner now says it wasn’t

Niagara marijuana

By Rick VanSickle

Well, in a bit of shocking twist, Niagara’s Coyote’s Run Winery, which a week ago appeared to be sold to Tweed, a legal marijuana company (at least according to what staff were told) is no longer for sale and never was, says the owner. Continue reading

Supreme Court to hear challenge from five small B.C. wineries on interprovincial shipping of liquor in Canada

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Coulson represents small BC wineries seeking to change the law governing interprovincial shipping (CNW Group/Coulson Litigation)

Five small B.C. wineries have been granted permission to bring their concerns to the Supreme Court of Canada in the interprovincial shipping of liquor case R. v. Comeau. The Supreme Court will hear the case in early December 2017. Continue reading

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