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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 802: The Foreign Affair, Stratus and a Bunch of Other Wines

On Canada Day I had a zoom tasting with Rene Van Ede, the new winemaker for The Foreign Affair, a Niagara winery that specializes in appassimento and ripasso wines. Rene, who has made wines at Flat Rock Cellars, Tawse and … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 792: Flat Rock Wines and Other Delights

Flat Rock The Rusty Shed Chardonnay 2019 (Twenty Mile Bench, Niagara, $32.95, LCBO #1552, winery exclusive) Golden straw in colour; toasty, spicy, frilled peach nose, slightly reductive; medium to full-bodied, dry, richly extracted peach and lemon flavours tinged with oak … Continue reading

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