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The World of Niagara Wine, edited by Michael Ripmeester, Phillip Gordon Mackintosh

Map of the Niagara Region and Its Wineries

Foreword | Konrad Ejbich (CBC Radio)


Introduction: The World of Niagara Wine | Michael Ripmeester, Phillip Gordon Mackintosh, and Christopher Fullerton

Section 1: Niagara Wines Decanted

1 The Early History of Grapes and Wine in Niagara | Alun Hughes

2 Niagara Wine and the Influence of the Government Regulation, 1850s to 1944 | Dan Malleck

3 The Growing Place of Wine in the Economic Development of the Niagara Region | Christopher Fullerton

Section 2: Business and Bottles

4 The History of the VQA | Linda Bramble

5 Ontario Wines in the Marketplace | Astrid Brummer

6 The Ontario Wine Industry: Moving Forward | Maxim Voronov, Dirk De Clercq, and Narongsak Thongpapanl

7 The Hands behind the Harvest: Migrant Workers in Niagara’s Wine Industry | Janet McLaughlin

Section 3: The Vineyard to the Bottle

8 The Use of Geospatial Technologies for Improved Vineyard Management Decisions in the Niagara Region | Marilyne Jollineau and Victoria Fast

9 The Niagara Peninsula Appellation: A Climatic Analysis of Canada’s Largest Wine Region | Anthony B. Shaw

10 The Wine-Producing Soils of Niagara | Daryl Dagesse

11 Viticultural Practices and Their Effects on Grape and Wine Quality | Andrew G. Reynolds

12 Wine Tasting | Ronald S. Jackson

13 Vintning on Thin Ice: The Making of Canada’s Iconic Dessert Wine | Gary Pickering and Debbie Inglis

Section 4: A Cultural Perspective on Niagara Wines

14 New Wine in Old Wineskins: Marketing Wine as Agricultural Heritage | Michael Ripmeester and Russell Johnston

15 Constructing Authenticity: Architecture and Landscape in Niagara Wineries | Nick Baxter-Moore and Caroline Charest

16 Wine and Culinary Tourism in Niagara | David J. Telfer and Atsuko Hashimoto

17 Conflict in the Niagara Countryside: Securing the Land Base for the Wine Industry | Hugh J. Gayler

18 The Niagara Wine Festival’s Grande Parade: The Public Geography of a “Grape and Wine” Controversy | Phillip Gordon Mackintosh

Afterword | Tony Aspler