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16 Mile Cellar in Niagara focuses on low intervention Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays

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By Rick VanSickle

It’s becoming more and more common in Niagara wine country — tiny boutique wineries beginning their quest with a laser focus on two or three key grape varieties and that’s it. Often that means Pinot Noir for the reds and Chardonnay for the whites. 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

Canadian PGA Tour star David Hearn teams up with Rockway Vineyards in Niagara

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Move over Mike Weir, there’s a new kid in town! Fellow Canadian PGA golf star David Hearn has announced he is teaming up Niagara’s Rockway Vineyards to create the David Hearn Foundation specialty wine collection to support the Alzheimer Society of Canada — with a portion of the proceeds going back to the foundation. Continue reading

Driving for success at Rockway Vineyards in Niagara: Some vineyards being sold, portfolio trimmed to concentrate on what does best on Twenty Mile Bench

dogI had no idea that Niagara’s Rockway Vineyards has such a colourful history. Continue reading

Featherstone Estate Winery: Farm wines made with authenticity on the Twenty Mile Bench

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There is the glitz and glamour of some of the larger wineries in Niagara, with big showy tasting rooms and grand facades that welcome a steady stream of visitors. Continue reading

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