Tasting Alert! Pinot Noir, Anyone?

In line with our blog’s stated purpose, we’re looking to learn about, promote, and enjoy Ontario wines! Ontario is being recognized more and more for its high quality Pinot Noir, so we thought let’s have a tasting and see how we stack up against the rest of the world! Pinot Noir Overview Pinot Noir is…

Meet Marquette: the newest Ontario VQA approved varietal

This week, the Ontario Government announced the addition of a new grape to the list of “authorized grape varieties” eligible for VQA certification: Marquette. Marquette is a hybrid that was developed at the University of Minnesota’s Horticultural Research Center by crossing two existing hybrid varieties: MN 1094 and Ravat 262. One of Marquette’s “parents”, Ravat…