Tag Archives: Flat Rock

680 NEWS wine reviews, September 28–30, 2018

Flat Rock Pink Twisted Rosé 2017 Pink wines are all the rage, it seems, and where once vintners would make their rosés from a single variety, now they’re creating blends. Niagara’s Flat Rock Pink Twisted Rosé is a blend of … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 700

Tuesday, June 26th: Deborah and I drove into Toronto, she for a hair appointment and I to attend a retrospective tasting of Mission Hill’s flagship wine, Oculus – ten vintages from 2006 to 2015. The tasting was conducted by Darryl … Continue reading

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Wines of the Week for April 26, 2018

Three wines to be released at Vintages on Saturday April 28th: Flat Rock Cellars Chardonnay 2016 (Twenty Mile Bench, Niagara Escarpment) $19.95 (Vintages #286278) Bright, pale straw colour; apple and citrus nose with a suggestion of oak and a light … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 693: Wine Not for the Birds

The Week of Monday, April 2nd: Here are the wines I tasted – in addition to the Wines of the Week – and a photo of the best wine I reviewed at Friday’s Vintages release tasting in Toronto (plus a … Continue reading

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