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Just another Friday in Niagara (well, not really)

By Rick VanSickle

On a straight country highway,
cool wind in my hair
Sweet smell of warm peaches,
rising up through the air
Up ahead in the distance,
I see vines swaying in the breeze
My senses are heightened
and my sight zeroed in
I had to stop for a taste. Continue reading

Toronto Cider Festival pays a mouth-watering tribute to cider with Canada 150 celebration

Ontario cider

The Toronto Cider Festival being held in Toronto on Aug. 26 will embody the spirit of true Canadian pride in honour of Canada’s 150th birthday with a waterfront cider celebration at Sherbourne Common near Sugar Beach. Continue reading

The Big Post: Old Third Pinot, Cave Spring trio, a quirky pet-nat, rare Aligoté and Canadian wine picks at Vintages

Canadian wine

By Rick VanSickle

It has been a very tough year for The Old Third’s Bruno Francois and Jens Korberg. Continue reading

Vanessa Vineyard crafting superb B.C. red wines from the rocky soils of the Similkameen Valley

B.C. wines

By Rick VanSickle

It has only been 10 years since the owners of Vanessa Vineyard decided to plant grapes in the extremely rocky terrain of a hillside overlooking the vast and pristine Similkameen Valley in B.C. Continue reading

The houses that Moray built: Tasting the Niagara wines from Tawse and Redstone

Niagara wine

By Rick VanSickle

The two Niagara wineries that Moray Tawse built just continue to rack up the awards and accolades with each passing vintage. Continue reading

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