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UPDATED: You say Chardonnay, we say dig in! Vintages release, i4c coming … plus new releases from Rodney Strong and Konzelmann

By Rick VanSickle

Everything is coming up Chardonnay for the next couple of weeks in Ontario and Niagara wine country. Continue reading

Time to get all funky: Orange wines are now an official VQA category in Ontario

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By Rick VanSickle

The doors have swung wide open for the production of “orange” wines in Ontario with the government finally signing off on a new Vintners Quality Alliance category for skin-fermented white wines. Continue reading

Looming LCBO strike? Canada Day? It’s enough to drive you to drink. We have a wine for that …

By Rick VanSickle

A couple of major events are on the horizon — the celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday and the looming LCBO strike. Both drive me to drink. Continue reading

UPDATED: Malivoire’s Mottiar named winemaker of year at Ontario Wine Awards: Full results

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(From a news release) The 23rd year of the Ontario Wine Awards showed just how dynamic the contemporary Ontario wine industry is across the province — from the large companies to the boutique and garagiste producers. This year the awards ceremony was held at Niagara College and their Benchmark Restaurant, hosted by Rush’s legendary guitarist, Alex Lifeson. Continue reading

In review: Southbrook’s new organic cider, Vineland sparkling duo, B.C.’s JoieFarm, Vintages’ local releases, Social Lite

Best Ontario cider

By Rick VanSickle

Southbrook Vineyards just did something that all Ontario craft cider makers should take note of. Continue reading

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