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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

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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)

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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

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Final day in Burgundy. Grand Crus, Pascal Marchand and more

 

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Note: Wines In Niagara is compiling a daily photo blog from Burgundy during the Grands Jours de Bourgogne, an annual celebration of the wines from the entire region. Continue reading

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Burgundy Day IV: Montrachet vineyard and Cote Chalonnaise, oh my!

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The grand of the grand, the Montrachet vineyard, where (arguably) the world's greatest expression of Chardonnay is made.

 

Note: Wines In Niagara is compiling a daily photo blog from Burgundy during the Grands Jours de Bourgogne, an annual celebration of the wines from the entire region. Continue reading