Recently I had the pleasure of attending the Montreal Passion du Vin tasting event. The event is conducted by the SAQ; Quebec’s provincial wine and spirits monopoly. I was delighted with many of the wonderful tastings, but one stood out as a real surp...Read more »
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Main Regions: New York State, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Washington, Ohio.
Description: Niagara is usually grown to produce table grapes, white grape juice and jelly but wines are also made from this grape.
Characteristics: Body: (Light-Med); Flavors & Smells Of: (Grapey, “foxy”).
Wine Styles: Dry, Sweet.
Origin: A cross between Concord and Cassady.
- Niagara grapes take their name from the county in New York where they were created in 1868.
– Description from Craig Donofrio
Page 1 of 4Niagara Grape on Snooth
Hello, new friends. I am looking very forward to getting on board (literally and figuratively). I am in the SW Michigan region, which is actually boasting some decent wine these days. Read More
Good news! I've been invited to my first wine makers dinner! Needless to say, I'm excited about the opportunity. The dinner is going to be with Gilles Nicault from Long Shadows next week.Naturally I'll be doing my homework in advance to learn what I can and think about good questions I'd like to ask. I know that Long Shadows has been discussed h... Read More
My favorite wine. Very sweet, tastes just like Niagara grapes. Read More
I am a new wine lover. A year or two ago I was having troubles staying away from 'the sauce'. It wasn't alcoholism, per se, but it was getting to the point where I was spending much of my money and getting very little done. So, being that I am working in a fine dining restaurant, Carnevor Steakhouse in Milwaukee, WI, I decided to begin studying... Read More
This is the best white wine I have tasted. Read More
I used to spend a LOT of time on snooth, but a job assignment took me away for awhile. I am seeing some new faces, and some old. As one who is catching up, I would like to hear from some new people here. I think/hope we all share not only a love for wine, but a desire to share our experience. Welcome, new Snoothers! Read More
I would like to gather others opinions as to whether they think that a serious wine could be made from these grapes. Do you think that an expert wine maker could make a serious wine using these grapes. Or are they just to be considered table grapes. My question is : Can a serious wine be made with table grapes? Read More
All, We're doing a three part series on the impact of wine labels on branding, image, identity and the consumer's reaction to all of that. You can see part 1 here:http://www.nwwineanthem.com/2012/02/look-of-label-3-part-series.html Part 2 & 3 will feature winemakers and wineries discussing their labeling strategy and part 3 will explore the imp... Read More
Intoxicating aroma of honey baked apples and gasoline that is a beautiful expression of the NIagara grape. Unfortunately the aroma is the best aspect of this wine, which drinks more like an Italian pinot grigio with a slight bitterness on the finish. Still for a $7.99 wine, the aroma makes it all worth it. Read More
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