30 Days of Ontario Wine 2014 Day 8: Building a Local Wine Culture a Tweet at a Time


One of the things that is said to separate us from Europe and even other new world regions like is that we don't have a developed wine culture. Yes, we do have people who are as passionate as they are knowledgeable about local wine and would happily tell you what makes Niagara Riesling so special… 

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30 Days of Ontario Wine 2014 Day 4: From Winter Woes Come New Opportunities


In Canada we pride ourselves on our winters…well at least when others are listening. The world cites us as the textbook definition of the year's coldest season and we happily to embrace  that mantle for national pride. Even in Southern Ontario's sunny wine country where warmth, sunshine and a long summer are always at the top… 

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30 Days of Ontario Wine 2014 Day 3: A New Generation Buying Guide


This year's 30 Days theme is all about the new generation of wineries and winemakers as well as new beginnings. The reason for this focus was simple: this young and talented new generation is producing the best wine Ontario has ever made. They're also inspiring change and leading existing wineries and Ontario wine overall into… 

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30 Days of Ontario Wine 2014: Day 1: There’s No Better Time than Now


For something so constant and impactful on our lives change is a strange force. It's something we often don't realise until it has already begun and once we do it's something we often fight because we fear what it can bring. But change is a positive force if we recognise the opportunity it offers and… 

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30 Days of Ontario Wine 2014: New Generations & New Beginnings


One of the things I love most about the Ontario wine industry is that it has the feel of an extended family. Neighbours lend their hands when there's work to be done; everyone bands together for support during tough times; and the community celebrates each other's accomplishments as one.