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Sass Jordan

Sass Jordan Launches Her Own Wine Line

Sass Jordan is definitely going to make us all believers. Believers in the Kick Ass Sass wine line! Yes, that's right: Canada’s Queen of Rock is adding winemaker to her list of accomplishments. She...
Peter Rotar, Magnotta

Interview with a Wine Maker: Peter Rotar, Magnotta Winery

Magnotta Winery is a winery of firsts: first sparkling ice wine; first iced grappa; first Amarone-inspired wine; first company of its kind in Ontario licensed to produce and sell wine, beer and distilled products;...
Michele Bosc, Château des Charmes

Raise a Glass to Michele Bosc

For years, driving along York Road in Niagara-On-The-Lake, it stood alone. I've always admired it—that grand palatial structure that appeared, plucked out of the French countryside—Château des Charmes. Indeed, the traditions of this family-run...
photo credit: Inniskillin

Get Ready: The Niagara Icewine Festival is Coming

Starting this Friday, the Niagara Icewine festival is underway. This festival will take place over three weekends in January, from January 11th-27th. Even though it feels more like spring weather here in the Toronto...
Andrjez Lipinski, Big Head Wines

Interview with a Wine Maker: Andrjez Lipinski, Big Head Wines

Andrzej Lipinski’s arrival on the Niagara wine scene was unique, and then, it seems, he went from 0 to 60 in the blink of an eye, consulting for Colaneri; Organized Crime; Foreign Affair; Megalomaniac;...

Winter Winefest: January 11th–13th

Kicking Off 2019 with Icewine Harvest Celebrations Niagara’s Twenty Valley Winter WineFest is returning to the streets of Jordan Village in Lincoln, Ontario January 11th until the 13th. What better way to ring in the new...
Wine Cellar

Building a Wine Cellar

We asked Ramsin Khachi of Khachi Design Group to decant his expert advice... There is something very seductive about the notion of having a private wine cellar in your own home. Once a luxury, it...
Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut Squash Soup & a Glass of Chardonnay

How can we combat the cold and ice? How do we make grey December days bright? With a bowl of hot Butternut Squash Soup and a glass of Kendall-Jackson Vintner's Reserve Chardonnay! Ingredients 1 medium-sized butternut...
Foreign Affair Winery

It’s a Foreign Affair…Winery

Which wines pair best with the holidays? I am a firm believer that for quality and value for money, Niagara wines are second to none--and in particular, its wave of appassimento wines makes for...

On The Rock: Newfoundland

Canada Begins Here... The hour is nigh: it’s time to be screeched-in. The skipper at Trapper John’s Museum & Pub clangs a bell, he rants his pride of Newfoundland and implores our respect, he pours...

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