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Heart-felt lament, for the love of Riesling in the house of Riesling at Thirty Bench Wine Makers

Niagara Riesling

By Rick VanSickle

It is as frustrating as it is perplexing; the dismissive shrug and glassy-eyed stare you get when pulling out a bottle of top-notch Niagara Riesling for friends. Continue reading

The goal at 2027 Cellars is to ‘showcase the terroir;’ plus Niagara wines hitting Vintages shelves Saturday

Niagara wines

By Rick VanSickle

After 15 years of pushing the envelope in Niagara, winemaker Kevin Panagapka has found a comfortable cadence across the range of his portfolio that consists of Rieslings, Chardonnays, Pinot Noirs and traditionally made sparkling wines. Continue reading

Arterra MUST bring back Le Clos Jordanne from extinction; plus Canadian wines released at Vintages Saturday

Canada wines

By Rick VanSickle

Quick, name a flagship wine for Arterra Wines Canada. Right, didn’t think you could. Continue reading

A riot of colour in Niagara wine country, plus highlights from the Vintages release Saturday and Peller Family wines in review

Niagara wine

By Rick VanSickle

With fall banging on our door in Niagara, wineries should be well into harvest around Ontario wine country … at least for sparkling grapes and early ripening varieties. Continue reading

Cool Niagara Chardonnay featured in Vintages Saturday release; plus new wines from Flat Rock, Henry of Pelham

Ontario sparkling wine

A pair of Chardonnays lead the pack for Niagara wine releases at Vintages on Saturday, along with a re-release of the very fine Stratus Red 2012. Continue reading

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