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A shot fired at point-plonk range … and why it matters so much to Niagara wineries

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By Rick VanSickle

The headline was full of promise: ‘From Ontario, Cool-Climate Wines of Beauty and Vision.’ And it didn’t disappoint. Continue reading

What a time to be alive! Some gorgeous Niagara wine gems hit shelves at Vintages Saturday and beyond

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By Rick VanSickle

Some very interesting Niagara wines are becoming available to consumers from a couple of sources Saturday, this month and next. Continue reading

When beer meets wine meets food: The ultimate showcase of Niagara hospitality

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By Monica Kosior

Niagara College’s Canadian Food and Wine Institute  (CFWI) hosts a beer, wine and culinary student directed event every semester appropriately named Caps, Corks and Forks. Continue reading

The Wine Wire: A not-so-bright LCBO idea, Pearls of wisdom, Winterfell wine, kudos to Sandra Oldfield, JoieFarm and more …

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Oh, the things that arrive in my inbox and news feed. Crazy things, cool things, weird things. It’s only fair to share with you. Continue reading

Take a walk on the wild side: Movement to a more natural style of winemaking gaining steam

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Oh, baby, baby, it’s a wild world
It’s hard to get by just upon a smile

                                               — Cat Stevens

 Oh, it’s wild, all right. And for a growing number of Canadian winemakers, wild is the new cash cow as they venture farther and farther beyond the tried and true methods of making wine to create something that is, well, beautifully and wondrously weird. Continue reading

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