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CanadaWINE150: Wine writer Gary Killops’ EPIC adventure from Spumante Bambino to a love affair with Ontario wines

Canadian wine

By Gary Killops

For me, it started with Spumante Bambino. It was sweet, bubbly and most importantly it was affordable. Continue reading

All that glitters is … Rosé; plus reviews for Culmina and Monte Creek in B.C., Garage D’Or cider and Vintages highlights

Niagara Rose wine

By Rick VanSickle

Are you ready for a great big sea of pink? I’m getting the feeling that Rosé wines are about to hit their zenith on the Canadian wine scene, that point in which saturation Maximus is reached. Continue reading

A Riesling to suit everyone’s palate at Niagara’s Ravine Vineyard (and a deeper dive into portfolio)

Niagara wine

By Rick VanSickle

It is not politically correct at all to talk about this, but in these matters I lack the politically-correct gene to avoid such things (this recessive gene quirk has not always served me well) … but here goes anyway (and forgive me in advance to anyone who is offended by this). Continue reading

The Wine Wire: Changes to beer eats on Niagara Stone Road, Pommies apple tree giveaway, world beating Chard, wine evangelists

Niagara craft beer

In today’s edition of the Wine Wire, we touch on changes to craft brewery eats on Niagara Stone Road, a B.C. Chardonnay that’s a world beater, Pommies Cider apple tree giveaway and a Brock study on wine evangelists. Dig in … Continue reading

CanadaWINE150: For Donald Triggs ‘the wonder of wine is the wonder of life itself’

Canada wine

Intro: Donald Triggs is a giant of the Canadian wine industry, a deal maker and visionary who in 1989 set in motion the framework to create the nation’s largest wine company, Vincor, that still thrives today with wine properties across the country and world under new ownership and a new name — Constellation Brands (once U.S.-owned, but the Canadian properties are now back into the hands of Canadians). Continue reading

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