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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.
Niagara College Teaching Winery Viognier 2022 (St. David’s Bench) Clear, bright, lemon yellow in colour; spicy, peach pit nose with a thread of minerality; medium-bodied, dry richly extracted peach and lemon flavour with a floral note. Drink now and through … Continue reading