New at Vintages in November

Heather Wall | Posted 01.10.2015 | Canada Living
Heather Wall

The VINTAGES section of your local LCBO may be a bit of a mystery to you. The name itself suggests "Wine Snobs Only Please." Yes, VINTAGES is classed as the fine wine and premium spirits business of the LCBO, but excellent value limited quantity wines can be found if you venture inside.

The Booziest (And Oldest) Festival In Canada

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 09.08.2014 | Canada Living

When the glitterati stream out of town and the Toronto International Film Festival draws the curtain on its 2014 edition, another kind of festival wil...

The Best Wines From Niagara's Chardonnay Celebration

Heather Wall | Posted 09.28.2014 | Canada Living
Heather Wall

It's been a week since the International Cool Climate Chardonnay Celebration in Niagara wrapped up the Fourth Annual event (i4c14). I was one of the "CRU "behind the Cool -- a volunteer. I tasted 20 of the 117 wines over the weekend and selected my favourites.

Raise A Glass To Fine Ontario Wines

Hon. David C. Onley | Posted 08.10.2014 | Canada
Hon. David C. Onley

Today, viticulture is thriving in Ontario, with more than 180 wineries responsible for just over 70 per cent of total Canadian wine production, contributing an estimated $3.3 billion to the province's economy in 2011, many thousands of direct and indirect jobs, as well as $644 million in tourism and tourism employment, according to the Ontario Winery and Grower Alliance of Ontario.

Beating the Winter Blues in Wine Country Niagara

Laila Eman | Posted 04.29.2014 | Canada Living
Laila Eman

For all my Sagittarian, Capricorn, fellow Aquarians and Pisces who dread the cold winter line ups, and are sick and tired of feeling old when bumping into friends' younger siblings at the local pub, I have an alternative option for you to consider from your friendly neighbors in Niagara: WINERIES!

Six Tips for Niagara-on-the-Lake Visits

Travelzoo Canada | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Travel
Travelzoo Canada

Being a Toronto native I have been to Niagara Falls many times, but never actually spent quality time in Niagara-on-the-Lake. What a completely different experience! There are many ways to experience the region, but here is a list of tips and tricks that we discovered on our getaway:

Ontario's Craft Beer Culture is a Collaboration Nation

Rebecca LeHeup | Posted 07.31.2013 | Canada
Rebecca LeHeup

As we prepared to brew my creation, I was asked what type of flavour profiles I liked in my beer. Did I prefer something "hoppy" or subtler? So many subtle steps went into creating the beer, which we ultimately called "Son of a Peach."

Top 5 Tourist Attractions In Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.19.2012 | Canada Travel

Canadians have a wealth of world-class tourist attractions in their own backyard to brag about, but which is the nation's best? Some might say the ...

More Body Parts Found

AP | Posted 09.10.2012 | Canada

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. — Body parts of a missing mother were found Sunday at an upstate New York park in Niagara Falls, police said. The remains of ...

Roid Rage In Niagara

CBC | Posted 11.10.2012 | Canada

The Niagara Regional Police Service, which is facing allegations one of its officers was smuggling steroids across the Canada-U.S. border, has for yea...

Police Conclude Niagara River Search After Torso Found

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.01.2012 | Canada

NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. - Police in Ontario ended a search Saturday for more body parts after the grisly discovery of a woman's torso in the Niagara River...

She Did It! A 14-Year-Old Swims Across Lake Ontario

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.19.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - An Ontario teenager appeared to be in both good health and spirits after completing what may be a record breaking swim across Lake Ontario.A...

Niagara's (Very, Very) Haunted Past

Bernie Farber | Posted 08.05.2012 | Canada Travel
Bernie Farber

The story of "Sobbing Sophia," a ghost in Niagara-on-the-lake, cannot help but touch your heart. I heard it for the first time when my wife and I decided to take a couple of days and travel there. The town is rich with haunted history, and if you take a look around you might just see something not of this world...

Phallus Flower Blooms In Niagara

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.05.2012 | Canada

NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. - A massive, suggestively shaped flower more than two metres high is blooming in Niagara Falls, Ont. _ the first time it has flowe...

Hudak Wants To End 'War On The Car," Construct Niagara Highway

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.01.2011 | Canada Politics

DUNDAS, Ont. - Ontario's Progressive Conservative leader said Saturday he wants to end Premier Dalton McGuinty's "war on the car," invoking a phrase f...