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Advantages of Going on a Guided Wine Tour

Advantages of Going on a Guided Wine Tour

So, you’re planning on going on a wine tour soon, maybe with your partner, or friends, or colleagues. If you think you can handle the logistics yourself to save some money, you’ll likely end up in over our head and paying more in the end. Trying to decide...

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How To Get Red Wine Out Of Anything

How To Get Red Wine Out Of Anything

It happens to the best of us, one minute you’re enjoying a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon and the next there’s a bright red wine stain in the middle of your white shirt, carpet, or couch. No matter where you’ve made the spill, we have a brilliant DIY solution...

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5 Things You Need to Know Before Your First Wine Tasting

5 Things You Need to Know Before Your First Wine Tasting

Wine tastings are an excellent opportunity to sample different types of wines to become more in tune with your preferences. If you’ve never been to a tasting before, you probably don’t know what to expect or what you should do to prepare. That’s why we are...

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Most Common White Wine Varieties in Niagara

Most Common White Wine Varieties in Niagara

If you’re a white wine lover, Niagara wineries have some incredible options for you. There are some common misconceptions about what grapes are predominantly grown in Niagara, which include Rieslings and Chardonnays. Niagara has many more varieties to offer...

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Most Common Red Wine Varieties in Niagara

Most Common Red Wine Varieties in Niagara

The wineries in the Niagara Region grow a very large selection of grape varieties and make delicious wines. There is a common misconception that the four most commonly grown grape varieties in Niagara are Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Riesling and Cabernet Franc,...

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How Different Oak Barrels Influence Your Wine’s Flavour

How Different Oak Barrels Influence Your Wine’s Flavour

When it comes to making wine there are so many aspects to consider, one of which is how you will store and age your wine. When we think about wineries in Old World France and Italy, we can’t help but picture rows upon rows of barrels. These barrels are an...

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Top Tips for Storing Your Wine at Home

Top Tips for Storing Your Wine at Home

We all love having a few bottles of wine on hand, whether it’s your favourite VQA wine to enjoy with a meal, to mark a special day, or to bring with you to a get-together. The question is, how do you store these bottles until you’re ready to enjoy them? We...

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What Difference Does a Wine Cork Make?

What Difference Does a Wine Cork Make?

When winemakers in Niagara set out to create delicious VQA wines, there are two approaches. Some wines are made to drink right away but others are best after they age — this is where the bottling process becomes exceptionally important. Why Do We Need a...

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How Does Covid-19 Affect Your Niagara Vintage Wine Tour

How Does Covid-19 Affect Your Niagara Vintage Wine Tour

We are following all updates from the provincial government on the re-opening of the economy and more specifically our sector. In the meantime we are doing what we can to prepare for the day that we are given the green light to resume operations. We will be...

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