Special Features

Niagara Wineries Feature, Part 2

By Vic Harradine — winecurrent.com

Winecurrent visited a number of premium Niagara wineries, tasting through barrel samples, '07 whites and '06 reds in bottle. Be on the cutting edge with winery profiles and timely reviews in this second installment.

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Niagara Wineries Feature

by Vic Harradinewww.winecurrent.com.

Winecurrent visited a number of premium Niagara wineries, tasting though barrel samples, '07 whites and '06 reds in the bottle. Be on the cutting edge with winery profiles and timely reviews in this first installment.

Read more: Niagara Wineries Feature

Are you a wine-lover living in Ontario? You don't know the half of it!

by Vic Harradinewinecurrent.com.

Only half the wine selection of the LCBO reaches retail shelves. The balance is readily available to the general public, but most seasoned wine-lovers (forget the masses) have little idea how easy it is to access them. Only a select few set sail in the uncharted waters of consignment wine. Here's the GPS to help navigate this 'other' distribution channel. It's a whole new stream of interesting wines from the familiar LCBO.

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James Ewart, Australian-born Delicato winemaker sheds light on California grapes

by Vic Harradine — winecurrent.com

James Ewart is an Aussie who, after graduating from Adelaide Uni with a Grad Diploma in Viticulture eventually made his way to Monterey, California following his passion for vines and wines. Passionate and personable, he’s at his public best when joining you in tasting his wines and warms up quickly answering questions. He gets real focused when asked about the management of the vines. The winery is Delicato Family Vineyards, but they’re also known by their brands, especially Gnarly Head, Loredona and Irony which have all had releases through Vintages and General List, or are upcoming Vintages releases. Many of those wines are reviewed in this May 24, 2008 newsletter; it’s a very impressive portfolio.

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