The wineries nestled in the Niagara Region are jewels on the crown of this glorious landscape.
This particular winery is one of my favorites due to its incredible wines and stunning views. It’s interesting to stand in the vineyard and just be still. To feel the life force that abounds.
The hills are definitely alive!
In the distance is the Niagara Escarpment which is a ridge that was formed by glaciers. This area of Ontario is blessed with a distinct microclimate due to the escarpment that supports the production of incredible wines.
Have you had wine from the Niagara Region yet? Hunt some down if you can, it will be worth your time.
May I suggest my favorite – Old Vines Foch from Malivoire – if you like a luscious bold red as much as I do.
One of the many reasons this winery in particular is a favorite is in part due to their mission statement on sustainability. They definitely seem to uphold this statement.
“Operation with minimal environmental impact is a foundation block of Malivoire Wine’s corporate mission. A series of operational practices has been adopted to conform to this mandate.” – Malivoire website.
For more info on the sustainable practices of Malivoire, check out their website.
I am always awestruck by the beauty of grapes on the vines. Luscious little fruits of the gods they are.
There is something so timeless about vineyards. No matter where on this beautiful planet you are, if there are vineyards there is deep-seated history within the plants. A knowledge that is passed from generation to generation of humans but is simply imprinted within the plant’s growth cycles. It is a double whammy for me, Nature doing it’s thing and our ability to capture this essence.
“It is written on the arched sky; it looks out from every star. It is the poetry of Nature; it is that which uplifts the spirit within us.” – John Ruskin