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Thanks for 'dropping in' for Maple in the County

Thanks for ‘dropping in’ for Maple in the County

From the top of the county, to the bottom, and many places in between, the first harvest of the season was celebrated by thousands of people visiting Maple in the County events. Ron Hubbs answered questions and kept the fire burning in the shack. “The first harvest of the season is the maple syrup, but […]

Cheeses please more than 5,000 guests at fifth annual festival

Cheeses please more than 5,000 guests at fifth annual festival

Perfect weather paired with the nation’s finest cheeses for the fifth annual Great Canadian Cheese Festival, at the Picton Fairgrounds over the weekend. Georgs Kolesnikovs, founder of the show, welcomed more than 150 Canadian artisan and farmstead cheeses from more than 30  cheesemakers – including winners and finalists at the 2015 Canadian Cheese Grand Prix. […]

Elvis rockin' Waupoos Winery for 4th Annual Music Festival

Elvis rockin’ Waupoos Winery for 4th Annual Music Festival

Elvis continues to rock fans at Waupoos Winery Saturday during the 4th annual Music Festival. A packed house enjoyed Friday’s Fish Fry and live performances by  Brycen Katolinski and Anthony Von. Saturday August 2 Elvis inspired Chicken & Ribs Lunch Buffet @ 12:00pm Dinner Buffet @ 5:00pm Menu Chicken – $18 Ribs – $18 Chicken […]

Huff Estates sparkling wine to honour Sir John A. Macdonald

Huff Estates sparkling wine to honour Sir John A. Macdonald

Huff Estates has released a new sparkling wine to honour Canada’s first prime minister, Sir John A. Macdonald. “Macdonald’s birthday will be celebrated on January 11th, 2015 and the wine will be available starting today and throughout the period leading up to the 150th birthday of Canada itself on July 1, 2017,” said Jason Sharpe. […]

Smith’s ‘Raise a glass to Ontario Act’ cuts winery/cidery red tape

After two years of consulting with brewers and vintners across Ontario, Prince Edward-Hastings MPP Todd Smith’s bill to amend the Liquor Control Board Act has been introduced in the legislature. Smith’s ‘Raise a Glass to Ontario Act’ is designed to cut red tape for brewers and wineries operating in Ontario and is expected to give […]

Pioneer of County's wine industry honoured at Taste

Pioneer of County’s wine industry honoured at Taste

The pioneer of Prince Edward County’s wine industry was quietly honoured at the 12th annual Taste Community Grown festival at the Crystal Palace in Picton Saturday. Almost one year after his passing, Waupoos Estate Winery launched a new wine honouring its founder Ed Neuser, who, with Rita Kaimins, purchased the 100-acre farm and century home […]

The King returned to Waupoos during Music Festival

The King returned to Waupoos during Music Festival

Performances by the 2010 Elvis Collingwood Festival Grand Champion Tim E, the 2012 Early Years Collingwood Champion Brycen Katolinsky and the 2007 Inspirational Champion Anthony Von thrilled visitors and Elvis fans of all ages on Saturday afternoon. The afternoon’s down pour postponed the show briefly, but when the performers started to shake things up, the […]

A toast to County Wassail royalty

A toast to County Wassail royalty

The County Cider Company’s Grant Howes and Jenifer Dean were crowned the King and Queen of Wassail Monday, at Huff Estates Winery. The honorific title is bestowed on a grape grower or winery operator who has played a significant role in the development of the wine region. In days of yore, the king and queen […]

Huff Estates wins six Canadian Wine medals

Huff Estates wins six Canadian Wine medals

Huff Estates winery has won six Canadian Wine awards medals. The Wine Access Canadian Wine Awards are held annually, and have grown in size, success, and national reputation since they began in 2001. Each year, Canada’s leading wine experts evaluate more than 1000 wines from across the country, and present awards in nearly two dozen […]

Another hurdle crossed for local wine and cider sales

Another hurdle crossed for local wine and cider sales

A Bill to allow Canadian consumers to purchase wine and cider directly from Canadian wineries has passed the required three readings and votes in parliament and has moved onto the senate. “Local wine and cider producers and apple growers will directly benefit from this amendment,” said Daryl Kramp, Prince Edward Hastings MP. “And by benefiting […]

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