Chardonnay on CityTV: CityLine with Tracy Moore

Thanks to one of our Vineyard Chefs, Jason Parsons of Peller Estates, CityLine sent their cameras to The Moveable Feast: Brunch on the Bench at Ravine Vineyard on July 20, 2014. Here’s their coverage, with some still photos and with i4C Chair Del Rollo and Chef Parsons on-camera. Our segment starts about 14:25. View here. To […]

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‘In one sense we are all Burgundians now’: Wines in Niagara

BY RICK VANSICKLE It’s been around since the Middle Ages, a long-standing member of the wine aristocracy, and it has held its noble head up high through the centuries despite periods of downright mediocrity. The name Chardonnay, derived from Cardonnacum, which means “a place of thistles,” has been linked to a village in the Mâcon region […]

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50 cool Chardonnay in 5,000 words or more: godello.ca

BY MICHAEL GODEL “Here are 50 more tasting notes in 5,000 Godello words, add or subtract a few hundred. If you follow doctor’s orders and take one Chardonnay every hour for 50 hours, this is the result.” Read more here for reviews of Angels Gate, Bachelder, Blue Mountain, Cave Spring, Clois du Bois, Creation, Decelle […]

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The meaning of Chardonnay – You’ve gotta be cool to be kind: godello.ca

BY MICHAEL GODEL “Tell me, why Chardonnay? Who can explain the exultantly singular science behind the world’s most wontedly planted, easily recognizable and widely endorsed white grape variety? How can something that seems so commonplace consistently blow people’s minds and convince them to have a go, over the course of a weekend in venues scattered about the Niagara […]

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Results of the 2014 WineAlign National Wine Awards of Canada (The Nationals)

Here are the great results for our Founding Member Wineries in the Chardonnay category at The Nationals. (Not all FMWs enter this or other competitions.)  Chardonnay Gold Hidden Bench 2011 Chardonnay Tete de Cuvee Norman Hardie 2012 Niagara Unfiltered Chardonnay Silver Angels Gate 2010 Mountainview Chardonnay Angels Gate 2010 Old Vines Chardonnay Hidden Bench 2011 […]

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