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A new glitzy home for Ontario VQA wines at the LCBO’s Our Wine Country boutiques


When you head to Niagara’s marquee Vintages store this weekend on Glendale Ave. in St. Catharines you will notice something big and shiny and new. Continue reading

The men who built (and sold) Vincor, Canada’s largest wine company: Where are they now?


It was the summer of 2002. The wind was howling on the Niagara Escarpment as busloads of wine journalists and dignitaries arrived to a tidy clearing in the middle of a young vineyard where a giant white tent had been erected. Continue reading

Big LCBO event puts Ontario wines front and centre (and why privatization makes such good sense)


SHINE [on], Ontario, SHINE [on]. That is the slogan for the upcoming month-long Ontario LCBO wine promotion that includes this year’s largest contingent of Ontario wines released on Saturday at Vintages. Continue reading

Harvest can only mean one thing: It’s time for the Niagara Grape and Wine Festival!


Note: The smell of fermenting grapes is in the air in Niagara. Harvesters and pickers are in the vineyards scooping up plump and juicy grapes in a race against time to pick this year’s crop before the cold settles in. Continue reading

UPDATED: Niagara winemaker ch-ch-ch-changes, the Grape King’s busy year, Brock monitors harvest


Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes … yes, it’s that time of year when the grapes begin to fall in Niagara and winemakers begin what seems like an annual shuffle of changing wineries. Continue reading

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