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Oct '11

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario’s Martha’s Vineyard

While some New Englanders insist on 3-hour drives to the Cape, or overbooked ferries to the Vineyard, others opt to head north, just over the Canadian border to Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. This town over the years has enjoyed prosperity as a naval centre, armed forces training base and a 19th-century summer resort. Formerly a haven for […]

Jun '11

Wining my Way Through Niagara-on-the-Lake

Most people don’t think of Ontario as a wine-growing region; however, it lies at the same latitude as Bordeaux. That and the cooling effect of Lake Ontario makes for a perfect micro-climate. Believe it or not, over 103 wineries in Ontario brought in $80 million to Ontario in 2008. Thanks to a few pioneers like […]