The Times of India mentions Niagara College in its list of famous wine destinations around the world. View the article posted on Oct. 9 here.
Canada’s culinary landscape is changing and so are its culinary teaching institutions. “I’ve seen a lot over 30 years and I think we are now providing the best culinary education we’ve ever had in this country,” says Bruce McAdams, assistant professor with the School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management at the University of Guelph. Read more »
Mike Johnson keeps the juice flowing out the barrel as Julia Korchvska and Christine Lehotay stomp the grapes. – Mike Zettel/Metroland Photo NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE — It’s a dirty job, but someone has to do it. Actually, scratch that. They have machines to press juice from grapes, so no one has to take their shoes and socks Read more »
Roger Vail hands hops plants to Len Vanhoffen on the harvesting machine at the Niagara College campus in Niagara-on-the-Lake, during the first full-scale harvest of the hop yard on Tuesday. – Paul Forsyth/Metroland NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE — Niagara has become known far and wide for its top-notch wineries and its seemingly endless vineyards of high-end European grape Read more »
Mark Picone is pictured at Benchmark restaurant. Preferred Collection features an article on NC chef professor Mark Picone. The Canadian luxury magazine posted an article on September 11 that zooms in on the NC chef professor’s path to success, from Italy to Niagara, as well as his private culinary studio located in Vineland. View the Read more »
Also in Unfiltered, the discovery of the oldest-ever wine in Italy, a cancer fund-raiser for a Napa winemaker, and the “blue wine” saga continues to unfold. Justin Trudeau, not to be confused with Canada’s most famous winemaker, Wayne Gretzky. Presumably in an effort to get Millennials more engaged in its brand, Canada has joined the Read more »
The Hamilton Spectator shines the spotlight on Brothers Brewing Ale House, a new venture that recently opened in Guelph. Brothers Brewing is owned by brothers Colton and Asa Proveau, and their business partner, Michael Bevan, Asa is a graduate of NC’s Brewmaster and Brewery Operations Management program. View it here.
Student-made craft beers were in the spotlight on August 11 as NC Brewmaster students presented Project Brew Expo 150. Held at the St. Catharines Market Square, Project Brew was hosted by students in the final semester class of the Brewmaster and Brewery Operations Management program, who displayed a selection of 17 beer styles that were […]
A Niagara College grad is behind a new winery in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Vincenzo De Simone was a 2011 graduate of NC’s Winery and Viticulture Technician program. He is taking on the role of winemaker at De Simone Vineyards. The winery celebrated its grand opening on the weekend of August 5-7. It is located at 865 Niagara […]
Matt Giffen, president of Bench Brewing Company (third from left) presents a $30,000 donation to Niagara College president Dan Patterson (second from left) to establish the Bench Brewing Graduating Student Award. Pictured (from left) are Steve Gill (Niagara College Learning Enterprises Corp. general manager), Dan Patterson (NC president), Matt Giffen (president, Bench Brewing Company), Gary Read more »