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REVIEWS & PRESS

Prince Edward County wines take on the vineyards of California during a blind taste 

November 2016

Gold Medal – 2014 Closson Chase Vineyard Chardonnay
WineAlign National Wine Awards of Canada

winealign.com

July 2016

2012 South Clos successful debut in Berlin

Ursula Heinzelmann
Effilee, Herbst 2015

September 2015

2013 Closson Chase Vineyard Chardonnay – TOP 12  “HIGHLY RECOMMENDED WINES” list
Ontario Wine Report

David Lawrason and Sarah D’Amato
winealign.com

May 2015

Keith Tyers opens up about his new role as winemaker at Closson Chase

Interview by Malcolm Jolley
goodfoodrevolution.com

April 2015

2010 K.J. Watson Vineyard Pinot Noir Bronze Medal: 2013 WineAlign National Wine Awards of Canada (Nationals)

September 2013

2011 Closson Chase Vineyard Chardonnay Silver Medal : 2013 WineAlign National Wine Awards of Canada (Nationals)

September 2013

30 Days of Ontario Wine – Day 21
Mike Di Caro Review: 2010 Closson Chase S. Kocsis Vineyard Chardonnay

“The combination of that special spot on the Beamsville Bench and [Paskus’] skill and experience has produced some of Niagara’s most exceptional and long-lived Chardonnay.”

September 2013

2011 Closson Chase Chardonnay scored 92 points. Read full review at Chardonnay gets a revenge (with a little help from Canada)

Beppi Crosariol
globeandmail.com

July 2013

One of two Prince Edward County wineries featured in Maclean’s Wine in Canada-A Tour of Wine County

May 2013

John and David’s Important Wines of 2012 list includes the 2009 Closson Chase Chardonnay                                     

David Lawrason
winealign.com

December 2012

11 wines that score 90 points or better
(2009 Closson Chase Churchside Pinot Noir VQA Prince Edward County)

Beppi Crosariol
Globe and Mail

January 2012

“Our first choice for Best of Show was unanimous: the incredibly rich elegant Closson Chase 2009 South Clos Chardonnay made in Prince Edward County.” 

Stephen Leckie, CEO & Co-Founder, Gold Medal Plates, Montreal 2011

November 2011

K.J. Watson Chardonnay Garners 4.5 Star Accolade

Michael Pinkus
OntarioWineReview.com

July 2011

Our Viticulturalist and winemaker Deborah Paskus receives the inaugural Larry Paterson Award – Innovation in the Vineyard, at the 2011 annual Ontario Wine Awards

June 2011

Ontario Wine Review– Lost Notes : Picks of the Bunch – 2009 CCV Sans Chêne, 2008 KJ Watson Vineyard Chardonnay

Michael Pinkus – Grape Guy

October 2010

Seeking world domination, one chardonnay at a time

Beppi Crosariol
The Globe and Mail

June 2010

A tour of Closson Rd

THE SOPHISTICATED WINO, The Peterborough Examiner

May 2010

Canadian wine – from bottom to top

Jancis Robinson
Financial Times

May 2010

Is Prince Edward County the Burgundy of the South?

Beppi Crosariol
The Globe and Mail

January 2010

After years of hype, Prince Edward County comes of age

Beppi Crosariol
The Globe and Mail

September 2009

Wines of the Week

JancisRobinson.com

August 2009

Sir John A. Would Have Approved 

Beppi Crosariol
The Globe and Mail

June 2009

Two Stunning Wines and One is From Ontario                                       

Gord Stimmel
www.thestar.com

August 2008