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The heat of 2016 brings out the best in Niagara’s Foreign Affair winery

Niagara wine

By Rick VanSickle

Believe the hype about the 2016 vintage in Ontario — climatic conditions were simply perfect for those luscious reds and fuller-bodied white wines that only hit their full potential in the warmest of conditions. Continue reading

The Canadian wine industry ‘has lost a great friend’ with the passing of Lloyd Schmidt

Canadian wine

By Rick VanSickle

If you are enjoying a nice glass of Canadian Riesling right now, you just might owe a debt of a gratitude to Lloyd Schmidt. Continue reading

Enter the Dragan, more beer/wine for Niagara; plus the bizarre hypocrisy of LCBO’s social responsibility policy

Niagara wine

By Rick VanSickle

As Niagara continues to diversify with more and more layers of deliciousness from wine to cider to beer and spirits to a growing legion of chef-inspired restaurants, the trend as of late has been to combine forces. Continue reading

UPDATED: Smells like school spirits at Niagara College, plus Brock VineAlert program saved by GGO (just in time!)

Niagara spirit

School spirit is so strong at Niagara College, you can now find it in a bottle. Continue reading

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

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