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Fallout from Comeau decision: “Canada has suffered a great loss” plus, what’s next for freeing the grapes in Canada

Canadian wine

By Rick VanSickle

“The people of Canada have suffered a great loss,” is how Niagara’s Hidden Bench vigneron and proprietor Harald Thiel described the Supreme Court decision yesterday to maintain the freeze on the free flow of beer and wine across provincial borders. Continue reading

Ontario Wine Wire: Let’s paint Niagara pink, plus … It’s a beer! It’s a wine! It’s a Revolution! (and so much more)

Ontario Wine

By Rick VanSickle

On the Wine Wire this week we look at an interesting marriage of Niagara grape and Toronto grain; we muse about a Pink Revolution; new Social Lite flavours; apple tree giveaway; and re-election of GGO board. Continue reading

Under new owners, Foreign Affair continues doing what it does best — making Niagara appassimento wines from top to bottom

Niagara wines

By Rick VanSickle

It was the first time walking into The Foreign Affair winery in Vineland that I was not met by an exuberant Len Crispino or his wife Marisa. Continue reading

50 shades of pink: The rallying cry for drier style rosés in Niagara (plus new Flat Rock wines, and Vintages releases Saturday)

Niagara wine

By Rick VanSickle

There is no stopping the pink revolution sweeping Niagara wine country this spring. Continue reading

The impressive transformation of the Lakeview Wine Company in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Niagara wine

By Rick VanSickle

Way back when, the Diamond Estates tasting room was the poor cousin in the Niagara wine family; it was housed in a shack, really, that was not at all that enticing to visiting wine lovers who had far more attractive wineries to explore along the high-rent Niagara Stone Road. Continue reading

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