Five Lessons from the Niagara Icewine Festival

Five Lessons from the Niagara Icewine Festival

After taking a hiatus the last couple of years, winter has returned to Southern Ontario and made for a fitting backdrop to Niagara's month-long celebration of food and wine: the Icewine Festival. This year's gala officially kicked-off the festival with the usual mix of style and great wine. Thanks to the ice sculptures and winemakers… 

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April Wine Events

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Although it doesn't look and feel like spring outside, one sure sign that the weather will soon turn for the better and match the season on the calendar is an increase in the number of wine events. So to get you in the spirit and hopeful nudge mother nature in the right direction we've put… 

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A World of Great Cool Climate Chardonnary Returns to Niagara for i4C 2012

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If there was one must-attend event for local wine lovers in 2011 it was the inaugural International Cool Climate Chardonnay Celebration. Last year's event brought together a mix of 56 local and international producers who showed guests over 100 reasons why a cool climate Chardonnay just might be the world's greatest white wine.

Ravine Vineyard launches Sand and Gravel series of wines

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Ravine Vineyard is kind of like an old soul. Despite only being open a handful of years you get this underlying feeling that there's some deeper history there. When you do a little exploring you quickly find out that indeed the winery has an intrinsic connection to the land that reaches back to the county's… 

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30DaysONWine, Day 3 – Podcast – Niagara’s Next Generation of Winemakers

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If you haven't been to Niagara wine country or in the past five years now is the time. There are more wineries than ever, quality has consistently improved and with Brock's CCOVI and Niagara College's Viticulture and Technology program now in their fifteenth year and eleventh year respectively, the pool of highly-educated local talent has… 

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