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Trail Estate’s Wismer-Foxcroft Vineyard Chardonnay a beautiful thing, plus Niagara highlights from Vintages release, new Flat Rock wines

By Rick VanSickle
For a master class on how terroir influences the glass of wine in your hand, look no further than the Wismer-Foxcroft Vineyard on Niagara’s Twenty Mile Bench. Continue reading

How a prolific wine collector from Quebec ended up buying into Niagara’s Domaine Queylus

In NIagara

By Rick VanSickle

The man sitting next to me at the St. Catharines Club dining room on a sunny fall harvest day in Niagara amassed a wine cellar with a staggering 35,000 bottles in his heyday of collecting. Continue reading

On Cloudsley Nine: Niagara Pinot Noir project crafting sublime wines on Twenty Mile Bench (plus Vintages picks)

Niagara Pinot Noir

By Rick VanSickle

Pinot Noir can be a powerful paramour; once it has you under its amorous spell it can turn mere mortals into slobbering wrecks with just one taste from the right bottle. Continue reading

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

Niagara wines

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

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

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