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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

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

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

First wine reviews of 2019: Two Sisters, Niagara wine highlights at Vintages, and bargains from Cali, France

In Niagara

By Rick VanSickle

One of the last tastings of the year for me was at the Two Sisters winery in Niagara-on-the-Lake. There was quite a bit of buzz over winemaker Adam Pearce’s Stone Eagle series and I wanted to make sure I tasted them before the end of the year. Continue reading

Meet Niagara’s King of Fizz, plus 40 fabulous sparkling wines from Ontario and B.C. for New Year’s

Niagara sparkling wine

By Rick VanSickle

He is the undisputed King of Fizz in Niagara, expanding a bubbly portfolio at Angels Gate Winery that started with a sparkling rosé in 2007 and has grown to 12 different sparklers at two wineries. Continue reading

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