Day: March 3, 2014

Experience Wine Country: The Growth and Development of Ravine Vineyard Estate Winery

Written by: Lauren Charley Photographed by: AJ Harlond Driving down the long driveway off Four Mile Creek Road, hearing the snow crunch between the tires of the SUV, the view as I approach the Ravine Vineyard Estate Winery is breathtaking. The buildings appear historic, yet kept in beautiful condition, and the view of the rows …

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Historic Home: Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Secord-Williamson House

Written by: Megan Pasche Photographed by: AJ Harlond The Secord-Williamson house located on Dorchester Street is one of Niagara-on-the-Lake’s best examples of an older home that has been refinished to make it functional for the modern age. Or perhaps more aptly, the house is a great example of homeowners who took the time to lovingly …

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Chef Profile: Marc Lyons Executive Chef at Queen’s Landing

By: Megan Pasche Photos by: AJ Harlond The bright, beautiful dining room in Tiara Restaurant has windows that line the room, giving guests a wonderful view of the Niagara-on-the-Lake harbor. Some say it’s one of the best views in town. This spectacular setting is where Executive Chef Marc Lyons works his culinary magic to create …

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Deborah Pratt: The Charming Face of Niagara’s Wine Industry

Written and Photographed by Sandra Ozkur Year after year, millions of visitors come to Niagara wine country to take part in the many events and programs that are hosted by the Wineries of Niagara-on-the-Lake. The Niagara wine industry has so much to offer that guests return regularly to be part of the action. Every visit …

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Niagara-on-the-Lake Heritage: Colonel John Butler and Butler’s Barracks

John Butler was born in Connecticut, and was the son of an officer in the British Army. His father and brothers were involved in the British Indian Department, so John followed suit. He soon became friends with William Johnson, a man who forged alliances between the British and the Six Nations Iroquois Confederacy. He was …

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