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Wine wire: B.C.’s Hester Creek celebrates 50-year-old vineyard, new Ontario ciders, Niagara wine highlights at Vintages

B.C. wines

By Rick VanSickle

Hester Creek Estate Winery celebrates its 50th anniversary of their Golden Mile Bench estate vineyard this year. Continue reading

Looking back at the year that was in the Canadian wine industry; plus reviews for Fielding, Adamo, Gabbiano, Kendall-Jackson

Canadian wine

By Rick VanSickle

With 2017 now clearly in the rear-view mirror (or left now to a 2017 Instagram collage) it’s time to take stock of what we lost, what we gained and how it will impact the Canadian wine industry in 2018. Continue reading

The 25 Most Thrilling Niagara Wines of 2017 (plus a Top 10 list for PEC and B.C. wines)

Niagara Wines

— Photo by Elena Galey-Pride

By Rick VanSickle

It is that most agonizing time of the year when Wines In Niagara lays it all on the line and publishes the annual Most Thrilling Niagara Wines of the Year. 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

Heat, glorious heat for Niagara harvest; plus top Vintages picks, Vineland’s new “amber” wine and a boxed wine that’s easy to love

Niagara wine

By Rick VanSickle

Ontario is in the thick of it now, a furious rush to bring in the grape harvest for another year. Continue reading

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