Tag Archives: Vintages


LCBO spring seasonal beer release: Part II


By Brian Yeo

During the last couple weeks, as Rick our kind host here on Wines in Niagara, was traversing the Crus of Burgundy I have found myself diligently scouring the LCBO website for the latest additions and availabilities to the Spring Seasonal Beer Release. Continue reading

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The new wine releases from Colaneri Estate; a bold statement in Niagara

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Colaneri winemaker Andrzej Lipinski.

I’m quietly tasting through barrel and tank samples of upcoming vintages of Colaneri Estate wines with Andrzej Lipinski in his winery office.

Nondescript mason jars of unfinished wine are strewn about the table as we go from one kiln-dried offering to the next. Continue reading

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A gorgeous sparkler from Niagara’s Cave Spring and new 2027 wine releases


The Vintages release Saturday features one of the top Niagara white wines as chosen by Wines In Niagara in 2011. Cave Spring Cellars’ Blanc de Blancs, or 100% sparkling Chardonnay, spent an incredible 63 months on the lees. It is one of those rare wines that will be locked in your memory banks for a long time to come after just one sip. It’s that good. Continue reading

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Niagara hosts the ‘rebirth of cool’ (as in cool chardonnay)


Note: Mark it on your calendar, Niagara is once again hosting the world’s cool climate Chardonnay producers this July. And you’re invited to the celebration. Here is the news release issued on Monday: Continue reading


Niagara’s Tawse winery acquires Domaine Maume in Gevrey-Chambertin


Note: Moray Tawse announced today that he has acquired a domaine in Gevrey-Chambertin. Here is the announcement. Continue reading