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The anatomy of Vineland Estate’s ‘Not Orange Enough’ wine, plus reviews for Chateau des Charmes, Rosehall Run, Henry of Pelham and Pommies Sangria

Niagara wines

By Rick VanSickle

If you had to categorize the best wines that Vineland Estate winemaker Brian Schmidt makes, it would be this: Clean, fresh, expressive wines that showcase the terroir of the Twenty Mile Bench and more specifically, the estate’s own vineyards — St. Urban and Bo-Teek. Continue reading

Ontario Wine Wire: Let’s paint Niagara pink, plus … It’s a beer! It’s a wine! It’s a Revolution! (and so much more)

Ontario Wine

By Rick VanSickle

On the Wine Wire this week we look at an interesting marriage of Niagara grape and Toronto grain; we muse about a Pink Revolution; new Social Lite flavours; apple tree giveaway; and re-election of GGO board. Continue reading

A festive Ontario cider leads our suggestions for Vintages releases Saturday

Ontario wines

By Rick VanSickle

And so it begins … the big crush of wines, spirits and ciders hitting LCBO shelves for the holiday season. Continue reading

The Wine Wire: Changes to beer eats on Niagara Stone Road, Pommies apple tree giveaway, world beating Chard, wine evangelists

Niagara craft beer

In today’s edition of the Wine Wire, we touch on changes to craft brewery eats on Niagara Stone Road, a B.C. Chardonnay that’s a world beater, Pommies Cider apple tree giveaway and a Brock study on wine evangelists. Dig in … Continue reading

The Ontario In-Cider Report: Reviews for Twin Pines, Sulker’s Cider, West Avenue and an apple tree giveaway from Pommies

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It may seem a tad surreal, but it was inevitable; driving down old Highway 8 (King Street, if you must) with the top down along the Niagara wine route from the Beamsville Bench heading toward the Twenty Mile Bench, my wife and I took a quick pit stop at the Red Stone Winery. Continue reading

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