Top 100 red wines of Four Mile Creek

Discover the top 100 best red wines of Four Mile Creek of Niagara-on-the-Lake as well as the best winemakers in the region. Explore the varietals of the red wines that are popular of Four Mile Creek and the best vintages to taste in this region.

Discovering the wine region of Four Mile Creek

The wine region of Four Mile Creek is located in the region of Niagara-on-the-Lake of Ontario of Canada. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Pondview or the Domaine Peller Estates produce mainly wines red, white and pink. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Four Mile Creek are Cabernet-Sauvignon, Cabernet franc and Chardonnay, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Four Mile Creek often reveals types of flavors of non oak, microbio or oak and sometimes also flavors of earth, spices or red fruit.

In the mouth of Four Mile Creek is a powerful with a nice freshness. We currently count 25 estates and châteaux in the of Four Mile Creek, producing 74 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Four Mile Creek go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, pork or game (deer, venison).

Discover the grape variety: Noah

American, resulting from a natural cross between taylor (Vitis Labrusca x Vitis Riparia) and Vitis Riparia, the seeds of the taylor then sown in 1869 by Otto Wasserzicher in Nauvoo, Illinois. Noah has been used extensively as a progenitor by hybridizers such as Baco, Bertille-Seyve, Castel, Gaillard and Seibel, the best known being baco blanc or baco 22A (folle blanche x Noah). In France, it is one of the six hybrids prohibited since 1935 (included in European regulations): clinton, herbemont, isabelle, jacquez, Noah and othello. Today, it has practically disappeared and can sometimes be found in private homes established in vineyards.

News from the vineyard of Four Mile Creek

American whiskey becomes most valuable auction sale of its kind

The Sotheby’s New York sale of Bourbon and Rye Whiskey, held at the weekend, combined two significant collections of American whiskey, with almost 100% of lots sold and 75% of them selling for above their pre-sale high estimates. The top spot for the most expensive lot in the auction went to a bottle of LeNell’s Red Hook Rye 24 Year Old Barrell #4, which sold for $43,750, double its pre-sale high estimate and making it the joint most valuable bottle of rye whiskey ever sold at auction. The sum w ...

Drinks industry ramps up efforts to raise money in aid of Ukraine crisis

In addition to the fine wine auctions reported on previously by Decanter, further initiatives have been set up to raise money for those in crisis. UK-based wine importer Les Caves de Pyrene has been helping to relocate families fleeing from war-torn Ukraine and settle them in safe havens across Europe, in accommodation provided by the importer’s European winemakers. To help cover the logistical costs of relocating families, the importer has announced it will hold a fundraising auction and charit ...

Hugh Johnson: ‘Veteran wine books are by modern standards short on facts’

When you have an idea that, in your first flush of inspiration, you think deserves to get beyond the breakfast table, you run straight into the modern dilemma. Is it a Tweet? Is it one for Facebook or Instagram? Should you just try it out on your nearest and dearest, or is there a book in it? A slim volume, or does it need several tomes to expound its profundity? My trade being what it is, and royalties being as modest as they are these days, I’ve rather given up on books. Writing new ones, that ...