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CanadaWINE150: 150 photos that celebrate Canadian wine (Happy Canada Day, people!)

Canadian wine

It’s not every day you turn 150, so to celebrate at Wines In Niagara we asked a cross-section of people in the wine industry to give us their thoughts on what the next 150 years looks like for Canadian wine. Continue reading

B.C. wine report: Some nice summer sips from Haywire, Culmina, Fort Berens and Township 7

B.C. wine

By Rick VanSickle

We are fortunate at Wines In Niagara to taste and review a wide range of Canadian wines, not just the wines in our own back yard. Continue reading

Freak hailstorm in Niagara causes some damage to grape vines but not ‘catastrophic’

Niagara wine

By Rick VanSickle

It bore through Niagara suddenly and ferociously on Tuesday afternoon and in a matter of minutes left many of Niagara’s grapevines pockmarked and damaged. Continue reading

Time to get all funky: Orange wines are now an official VQA category in Ontario

Ontario wine

By Rick VanSickle

The doors have swung wide open for the production of “orange” wines in Ontario with the government finally signing off on a new Vintners Quality Alliance category for skin-fermented white wines. Continue reading

Looming LCBO strike? Canada Day? It’s enough to drive you to drink. We have a wine for that …

By Rick VanSickle

A couple of major events are on the horizon — the celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday and the looming LCBO strike. Both drive me to drink. Continue reading

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