Wine Making For Beginners

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If you are interested in wine making then you need to do a little homework before you get started. Wine making is not something that you can just plunge into and learn along the way, you need to do some research so that you know that you are not missing any vital wine making steps […]

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10 Wineries You Should Visit on your Trip to Niagara-on-the-Lake

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1. Peller Estates Winery Peller Estates Winery is arguably one of the most beautiful wineries in the area, offering stunning views of the Niagara Escarpment and surrounding countryside. Reminiscent of an Old World French chateau, this impressive winery is set majestically amongst 25-acres of lush vineyards. The winery is beautifully constructed, and features a grand foyer […]

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How to Begin Wine Collecting

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Some people collect wine for money…and some people collect wine because they have a passion for wine. Irregardless of whether you’re collecting wine for profit or for pleasure, collecting wine requires some investment. Enjoying wine is a completely different thing from collecting wine, bear this in mind. When it comes to collecting wine, one of […]

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A History on Canadian Wine Making

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Canadians have been making wine for over two centuries, but Canada’s modern day success in the production of high quality vinifera-based wines goes back only a quarter century. What are the antecedents to Canada’s recent success in producing award-winning wines? The Early Years 1800s European settlers to Canada in the early 1800s tried to cultivate […]

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Niagara-on-the-Lake: Rich in Heritage, History & Varietal Character

Niagara-on-the-Lake: Rich in Heritage, History & Varietal Character

Rich with heritage, complex history, and varietal character For a region known for its wine, you may have heard through the grapevine about a town fully aged to perfection. Rich with heritage, complex history, and varietal character, Niagara-On-The-Lake is like a fine Merlot. Its flavour lingers long after you leave it behind. Just twenty minutes […]

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Why Ontario is Perfect for Growing Wine

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Ontario produces the largest percentage of Canada’s homegrown wine from approximately 15,000 acres of wine grape vineyards. (Another 5000 acres plus are devoted to grapes for juice.) These products range from dry table wines (red and white), to sparkling wines, dessert wines and fortified wines. Location The vineyards of Ontario lie in the centre of […]

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