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The mysterious new Rogue from Niagara’s Flat Rock Cellars


White. Red. Sparkling. Oak. Unoaked. Air dried. Kiln Dried. Botrytis affected. Late harvest. Icewine. Sparkling Icewine. Residual sugar. Barrel fermented. Wild yeast. Dry. Natural. Fortified. Any combination of the above. The possibilities are endless for wine. Continue reading


Some Niagara white wines to consider at the Vintages release Saturday


The Vintages release of Niagara wines this Saturday is (almost) exclusively a white wine offering. Continue reading

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VQA wine industry added 1,300 jobs since 2007

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NOTE: A large study by KPMG done on behalf of the Ontario Wine Council on the economic impact of VQA wine has just been released. Below is the press release version of the study with a link to the full report. Continue reading

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Prince Edward County, Part III: A visit to Lighthall, Grange and Harwood, plus new Karlo, Casa-Dea wines reviewed

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PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY — You learn, after a few trips of trying, that it’s just not possible to visit more than three or four Prince Edward County wineries in a day — no matter how far you’ve come or how hard you try. Continue reading

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Record number of wines poured for Cuvee judging

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By Michael Lowe

Preparations for the 24th annual Cuvée Awards, which honour the very best of Ontario wine, are in full swing. But weeks before the award presentations, to be held March 2nd at Fallsview Casino Resort, a panel of judges faces the daunting task of tasting and scoring the wines submitted for review. Continue reading