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, but that...
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 have...
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 Cork? As red...