Apr 1 2016

Great wines aren’t made — they’re grown. A wine is only as good as the grapes it comes from, and growers know that soil quality is crucial to producing a high-quality vintage. Though this is obvious to farmers and grape enthusiasts, average Canadians may find themselves wondering, “What’s the big deal?” For everyone who’s ever thought that the ground under […]

Dec 21 2015

In the words of the 15th-century theologian Martin Luther, “Beer is made by men, wine by God.” The sentiment is lovely, but one that Ontario grape growers probably take issue with. They might be more apt to agree with Victor Hugo’s proclamation: “God made only water, but man made wine.” Without the legions of dedicated […]

Nov 2 2015

When’s the last time you sipped a beautiful pink wine? If you’ve looked at them longingly but passed them because they seem like lightweights, you’re missing out. Sure, some self-proclaimed wine aficionados look down their noses at rosés and don’t consider them refined enough for their “educated palates,” but there’s really no reason for snobbery. […]