Interesting Historical Facts About Niagara Falls

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It is said that the name Niagara originates from an Iroquois word meaning thunder of waters. The original inhabitants of the region were the Ongiara (an Iroquois tribe named the Neutrals by French settlers, who found them helpful in mediating disputes with other tribes). Who gave the first recorded eyewitness description of Niagara Falls ? […]


Niagara-on-the-Lake Living

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The investment in the Niagara-on-the-Lake landscape has resulted in a quality of life that is the envy of many larger and more affluential centers. The enhancement and beautification of our town has spanned many decades of growth and has been carefully guided and nurtured to produce what exists today. Not only have we enhanced our […]


Bad Wine 101

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There are very few bad wines in the world compared to 20 years. And if there are any real bad bottles of wines, it is actually the wine bottle itself, that is a bottle that was handled incorrectly so that the wine inside got ruined. One example would be a bit of the cork getting […]


Everyone loves Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario!

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Location Where is Niagara-on-the-Lake? We’re just a 20-minute drive along the beautiful Niagara River Parkway from Niagara Falls; a 90-minute drive along the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) from Toronto; a 75-minute drive from Toronto’s L.B. International Airport; a 50-minute drive from Buffalo’s International Airport in northern New York State; and a comfortable day’s drive from […]


Traveling with Wine

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Exploring local wineries on vacation is a favorite past time for many wine drinkers. Its an opportunity to sample and purchase wine that may not otherwise be available to you in your home area. However, when you’re away from home getting your wine purchases back safely can be problematic. Shipping wines, for whatever reason, is […]


WordPress for Wineries

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WordPress has a lot to offer wineries. Its not just for blogging anymore. Here’s how WordPress makes it easy for you, as a wine maker and not a programmer, to manage your winery’s website. 1. WordPress is theme based. Themes determine the overall look and feel of your winery’s website. In the old days, if […]