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Artevino 2010 Wine Awards: some of the best wines in Prince Edward County

Last month, I had the chance of joining a distinguished group of Canadian wine experts at Huff Estates, as we judged over 75 wines from Prince Edward County, for the 2010 edition of the Artevino awards. I had been invited by David Lawrason, who headed the jury, to join Michael Pinkus, Billy Munnelly, Tony Aspler, Konrad [...]
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Harvesting in Prince Edward County, just in time for new rules on Ontario wines

I’d call that an auspicious sign. Just as I was heading to the vineyards of Prince Edward County to harvest chardonnay at Closson Chase, on Tuesday evening, the Ontario government came out with new rules governing VQA and Cellared in Canada wines. These new rules give a push forward to VQA wines by introducing financial support – [...]
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EnRoute in the vineyards of Canada

Since last spring, I had been impatiently waiting for the publication of an article on Canadian wines in EnRoute, Air Canada’s on-board magazine. I had reason enough to be impatient, since I started working on that project all the way back in January. The article showcases six Canadian winemakers (plus five tasting notes of wines from [...]
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Tasting note : three wines from Ontario (Niagara and Prince Edward County)

Every time I go on vacation in Ontario, I quickly head to the LCBO to get my hands on some local wines. Since I started writing about wine, about 12 years ago – a column on Canadian wines and spirits for a magazine -, I’ve always been interested in finding out more about the wines [...]
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