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  • More to Sherry than you think

    “Oh, sherry … that stuff,” you may well say. We don’t get many authentic sherry wines in these parts. We are mostly used to the sweeter ...

  • Taking the hot and the cold

    As nice as the weather is in Niagara-on-the-Lake, no one is going to mistake the place for Provence with its 200+ days of sun each year. In terms ...

  • More fine wines from Finger Lakes

    Note: due to an editorial error, the first part of this two-part series did not run last week. It will appear on Sept. 12. The nature of ...

  • Sipping local offerings

    There are a few pioneers with vines planted here on the Avalon and in the central part of the island. I can imagine there might be a few more ...

  • Fresh from France

    It nonetheless remains a strong supplier to local wine-lovers, especially in the fine wine end of the market.With all these French wines ...

  • Chateau Nova Scotia

    There is at least one more part of Canada that increasingly needs to be considered in conversations about national wine production. Our ...

  • From Europe, with love

    Hungary is most famous for its sweet Tokaji wines which, at various times, graced the royal courts of Europe. For those of the right age, it is ...

  • NLC’s one and only Austrian selection

    Like much of Europe, vines have been grown in Austria for thousands of years. The modern industry in the country is based around relatively small ...

  • Riesling: the other white royalty

    Starting with the fabulous white wines of the Côte d’Or of Burgundy and then through Chablis and Champagne before moving overseas, this vine has ...

  • What happens to wine as it ages

    By “living” we don’t mean there are actual critters of some sort involved — that’s usually a bad sign. Wine is made up of a swirl of organic ...