More and more people are starting to really enjoy learning to love the world of wine and have fun in the process. Wine tasting is not about being uptight or just for wine snobs. Here is a tip about the order of wine tasting that... Read More
Does this sound familiar…”Very Yummy” or “Lots of fruitiness”.
You can always rely on the trusty aroma wine wheel and decide for yourself. Has anyone had a whiff of “Wet Dog” or Smelly Socks? When you read the tasting notes describing wines you sure wonder how... Read More
It’s a blank canvas, more forgiving than most meats you may enjoy a bold fruity wine with mouthwatering acidity usually work best. Those same qualities are what make sweet-tart cranberry sauce a suitable accompaniment. Pinot noir, or a Gamay along with a fuller-bodied red such... Read More
Did you know that the Niagara region boasts over 60% of all wineries in Ontario and is the largest appellation in Canada . The unique climate makes this region particularly known for its ice wines, which make up fully 50% of its wine exports.
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In Ontario we produce 700,000 litres of icewine per year. One metric ton of frozen grapes yields 100 to 200 litres of juice. For table wine it is 700 litres. The freezing process drops water content and transforms the grapes flavours into a concentrated rich wine.
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The next time you’re driving through Niagara On The Lake you might notice some sheep working away between the rows of grapes. So why are they there? What are they doing?
It is becoming popular to use sheep in the vineyard as a way to keep... Read More
The Food and Wine Expo was a great success here in Niagara. I went on the opening Friday of the show, loads of people were there enjoying what the show had to offer. The show works on a ticket basis, 20 tickets for $20. Among... Read More
We have just passed the time when wineries and vineyards prune their vines for the year. Now you may wonder why every winery wants to cut their vines that have grown all summer, down to the bare stalk. It seems like a lot of work... Read More
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