Bad Wine 101

bad wine 101

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

Peller Estates Winery Restaurant | Niagara on the Lake

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 […]


3 Easy Ways to Ruin A Glass of Wine

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We’ve all made mistakes when serving wine. Here are the three easiest ways I’ve found to ruin a wine. I’m speaking from experience here! 1. Over oxidize it Whether its in the glass or the decanter once its been opened the oxidation has begun. Sometimes we need the oxygen to come in and calm down some harsh […]


5 Places Worth Exploring at Niagara-on-the-Lake

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There is no shortage of memorable things to do and see in Niagara-on-the-Lake. The hard part will be doing it all! Sip your way along Niagara’s popular winery trail. Test your luck at Casino Niagara. See a play at the famous Shaw Festival Theatre. Take in moving colours at the beautiful Butterfly Conservatory. Step back […]


Travel Information for Niagara-on-the-Lake

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When in Niagara on the Lake, visitors are spoilt for choices when it comes to dining. From fine dining to casual lunches, there is a location for every palate. Set in charming, historic and unique locations, the restaurants are often just a short walk or drive from your accommodations. Several of the wineries now also […]


10 Must visit wineries at Niagara-on-the-Lake

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1. Inniskilin Established in 1975 by Karl J. Kaiser and Donald Ziraldo, Inniskillin was founded upon and dedicated to the principle of producing and bottling outstanding VQA wines. Our historic Brae Burn barn houses the Visitor and Tour Centre, Wine Tasting Bar and the Boutique.  We offer many premium wine varieties, including our World Famous Icewine […]