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David Hearn's Wine Label Now Available In LCBOs

We are extremely excited to announce that The David Hearn Foundation wine label will now be available at over 70 LCBO locations across Ontario! The white wine, a 2015 Chardonnay/Riesling VQA - silver medalist at the 2017 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition, will launch in stores on Saturday, May 13th. The red wine, a 2013 Cabernet/Merlot VQA - bronze medalist at both the Finger Lakes International Wine Competition and the All Canadian Wine Championships, will launch in stores on Saturday, June 24th. A portion of proceeds from sales of the wines will be donated to the Alzheimer Society of Canada through The David Hearn Foundation. Hearn is a national spokesperson for the Alzheimer Society of Canada, advocating for change, his...

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Rosé, Gewurztraminer and Sauvignon Blanc: Meet Rockway Vineyards' New Class of 2016

Rockway Vineyards has released three new vintages this summer, all of which are available for purchase in our wine store or by phone or email order. What these wines have in common is that they are great for summer sipping, whether in the sun or at the dinner table with all your favourite fresh dishes. Rockway Vineyards and our winemaker David Stasiuk are always striving to inject new interpretations of classic vintages and provide more premium wines at affordable prices. These three new wines have accomplished those goals. Find out more about each below.       2016 Small Lot Gewurztraminer Gewurztraminer grapes are made to be grown in cooler climates, such as that of the Niagara Peninsula. We have...

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An Introduction To The Rockway Brands At Your Local LCBO

When discussing the transformation of Rockway Vineyards, veteran wine critic Gordon Stimmell of the Toronto Star noted: Now, under the guiding light of young winemaker David Stasiuk, the winery has been reborn and is churning out amazing small-lot wines, some of which rise into the realm of world-class. He is excited to be bringing the long bottled-up potential of the vineyards to thrilling levels. Now, this transformation is hardly news anymore. The thousands of people that have enjoyed a glass of Rockway Vineyards wine in the last five years know that they can trust the Rockway Vineyards brand to produce small-lot wines that are crafted for excellent quality at exceptional value. What may be missed, however, is that Rockway produces...

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Wine of the Month: 2016 Small Lot Sauvignon Blanc

August is a wonderful month to be in wine country. The days remain long and night offers welcome cool breezes. August also tends to be drier than the other summer months. The weather makes it the perfect time for a bicycle tour of Niagara wineries, long sessions outdoor on a patio with your favourite wine or sneaking in an additional 9 holes on golf courses in Niagara. That's why Sauvignon Blanc is the perfect choice for wine this month. This wine is refreshing after a day cycling or golfing in the sun and has layers of tasting notes to keep you interested after the first glass is done. Read more about our 2016 Small Lot Sauvignon Blanc, released just this...

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Rockway Vineyards Wins Eight Silver Medals At Finger Lakes International Wine Competition

Rockway Vineyards and winemaker David Stasiuk participated in the 17th annual Finger Lakes International Wine Competition this spring. The competition features over 3,000 wines from 621 wineries and is blind judged by 52 Masters of Wine, Master Sommeliers, wine educators, wine journalists, winemakers and certified wine judges. This year, 16 countries were represented, including wines from as far away as Costa Rica, Macedonia and Russia. FLIWC is one of the largest wine competitions in the world that benefits a charitable organization. The competition, and surrounding events, support Camp Good Days. Camp Good Days is a place where children with cancer are not faced with boundaries, but rather open hearts, compassion and, above all else, fun. Since its inception 37 years...

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