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What Are The Most Common Grape Varieties In Niagara?

by Brandon Moscrip January 26, 2023

The Niagara Region is known for its world-renowned wineries and the diverse range of grape varieties that are grown here. From classic European varieties to newer hybrids, the Niagara Peninsula offers a wide variety of wines to suit every taste. In this blog, we will take a look at some of the most common grape varieties that are grown in Niagara and what makes them special.

  1. Chardonnay: This classic white grape variety is one of the most widely planted in Niagara. Chardonnay grapes are known for producing wines that are crisp and refreshing with flavors of apple, citrus and mineral. The cool climate of the Niagara Region is particularly well-suited to growing Chardonnay, producing wines that are well-balanced with good acidity and a long finish. Fun fact: Chardonnay grapes are also known as the "queen of white grapes", due to its versatility and popularity among wineries all over the world.

  2. Riesling: Another white grape variety that is commonly grown in Niagara is Riesling. Riesling grapes are known for producing wines that are floral and fruity with a characteristic minerality. The Niagara Region's cool climate allows Riesling grapes to ripen slowly, resulting in wines with a good balance of sweetness and acidity. Fun fact: Riesling grapes are known for being very expressive of the terroir where they are grown, meaning that the wine will have a distinct taste depending on the soil and climatic conditions of the region....

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Best Brewery Cities In Canada

by Brandon Moscrip January 24, 2023

Discover the top Canadian cities for craft beer enthusiasts. From coast to coast, these cities boast a thriving craft brewery scene with unique local brews and taprooms worth visiting. Get ready to raise a glass and explore the best brewery cities in Canada.

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The Role of Beer in Ancient Egyptian Culture

by Brandon Moscrip January 23, 2023

Beer has played a large role in culture for thousands of years.  Let us get into depth about what role our favourite beverage played in Ancient Egypt.

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The First Beer in Human Civilization: A look Back in Time

by Brandon Moscrip January 23, 2023

Beer is as old as our oldest civilizations.  The oldest beer dates back to the ancient Sumerians and old cultures such as the Vikings, Egyptians and the Chinese had a type of beer.

Lets get into "Who had the first Beers"?

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