|When||Saturday, November 3, 2018, 3:00 - 6:30pm|
|Where||Residence Inn Kingston Water's Edge, 7 Earl Street, Kingston, Ontario|
|Tickets||$85 each available online hereAlso available at the Kingston Visitor Information Centre|
The third annual Judgement of Kingston will present some of the best chardonnays from The County alongside greats from another Canadian wine growing region of excellence, British Columbia's Okanagan Valley.
The Judgement of Kingston has produced its first video on winemaking in Prince Edward County at the Long Dog Winery with James Lahti:
An article on county winemaking has appeared in Bloomberg:
This Tiny Canadian Peninsula Wants to Be the Next Burgundy
If you love pinot noir, it's time to get to know Prince Edward County.
By Thomas Buckley
When Astrid Young set forth from California’s sun-soaked Napa Valley 15 years ago to further a career in wine, she knew she wanted to specialize in pinot noir and chardonnay.
She could have pursued that ambition in the legendary chalk-strewn soils of Burgundy and Champagne, or even in New Zealand’s Marlborough region. Instead, she landed in Canada’s Prince Edward County, then a little-known peninsula in Lake Ontario about 125 miles east of Toronto. “It was this big block of limestone, and I knew it had huge potential,” says Young, now the wine director at Merrill House, a hotel in the region.
At the time, the county had a mere four vineyards overlooking the lake. Since then, ...
Please see the full article at bloomberg.com.