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News Releases

11 Wines for all Wallets

November 25, 2016

By BEPPI CROSARIOL, The Globe & Mail While merchants know the holiday season means shoppers are more inclined to spend, these picks are proof that a lower price does …

Recycling Vineyard Waste to Improve Our Soil

May 31, 2016

With 62,000 vines on its 55-acre vineyard in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Stratus Vineyards has a lot of vine cuttings, specifically trunks, to dispose of every year, and this ye …

Shifting to Sustainable at Ontario Wineries

October 5, 2015

Last year, 23.4 million litres of VQA wine were produced in the province. And that journey from soil to shelf is becoming even more rooted in the earth with an ever-growi …


June 4, 2015

Stratus Celebrates 10 Years! When Stratus Vineyards opened in 2005, the winery was noted for its building – the world’s first fully LEED-certified winemaking facilit …

The Stratus Press Alley Becomes a Concert Hall

April 15, 2015

On April 24-25, Stratus hosts Bravo Niagara! for the second annual “Spring into Music @ Stratus” featuring three exciting performances with internationally acclaimed …

Harvest of Ontario grapes flows into good cause

December 11, 2014

Harvest of Ontario grapes flows into good cause Evergreen and Stratus Vineyards partner to give back to nature through new Evergreen wine label December 11, 2014, Toronto …

O Canada, We Raise our Wine Glass to Thee

November 15, 2014

Why don't American drinkers know that our neighbors to the north are making world-class wine?  Because Canadian vintners have been hiding their light under a barrel. Le …