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The Foreign Affair Winery Sauvignon Blanc 2021 (Niagara Peninsula) Very pale in colour, almost water white; grassy, green plum bouquet with a green pepper note; light to medium-bodied, crisply dry, lemon, lanolin and green plum flavours. Drink now. (89) The … Continue reading
London friends Allison and Richard visited us, and we toured some vineyards with them, beginning with a new winery, Kirby Estate, 548 Line 1, Niagara-on-the-Lake, owned by Scott and Marie Kirby. The K of their name is artfully woven into … Continue reading
Winemaker Allison Findlay at Niagara College Teaching Winery sent me the following wines to be designated Dean’s List: Niagara College Sauvignon Blanc Fumé 2020 Bright, straw color; grassy, green plum nose with a touch of oak spice; medium-bodied, dry, richly … Continue reading
“Deep roots in French tradition nourish our shared passion for soils, vines and wine. Dedicated to natural, artisanal farming and winemaking, we strive to reveal the intimate relation of wine and terroir. Each of our wines is the expression of … Continue reading
Deborah and I spent three days on Lake Muskoka in a friend’s cottage during which time we managed to demolish the following wines.