Drink.  Learn.  Laugh.  Repeat.

Welcome Back!Sign in here:

Not Registered?Become one of our thirsty clan 285,578 strong:

Register Today!

Henry of Pelham Winery Riesling 2016

Thanks for liking this wine! Let your friends on Twitter and Facebook know about it by clicking on the buttons here.

If you've already connected your Twitter account, then you don't need to click on the Twitter button to share your review as it'll be done for you.

Optional: Before you share your wine find with friends, you can pick a score or make a quick tasting note, or both if you like:

My Score:
My Tasting Notes:
Expand Box

Community Reviews

There are 4 user submitted reviews for this wine.

Jon Steeves rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Spicy ripe peach and white pepper. Zesty and crisp. Racy mouthwatering acidity. Pair with Thai, Asian fusion, spicy sushi, light curries or easily drinking on its own. Great value! A beautiful cool climate Riesling from Ontarios legendary Henry of Pelham. Tasted March 2017. 90 points.
Jacky Blisson rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Pale lemon in colour. Highly aromatic; laden with white peach, red apple and floral notes. Beautifully tangy and vibrant on the palate, with nice depth of juicy orchard and stone fruit and an off-dry finish. Unoaked.
Andrew Bernardo rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Lemon, fresh herb, stone fruit and a hint of spice. 90 points (www.ottawawinejournal.com)
Olivier de Maisonneuve rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Great nose of peach,cream and hint of bergamot!
Creamy and fresh. Very nice mouthfeel.
Soft cheeses or sushis. Or even some thai yellow cury dishes

Natalie's Review

Henry of Pelham Winery Riesling 2016, Short Hills Bench, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: A superb and nervy Niagara Riesling with aromas of white peach and lime. Lovely, light, off-dry and floral. Pair with fresh seafood. Drink: 2016-2022. 557165 11.50% M 750 mL  $17.95 Score: 91/100. April 25, 2017 Best Value White Wine. Plush Pork Wine  Full Review




Join me in a free online video class to learn the secrets to perfect pairings.

Wine of the Week

As featured on  

CTV Wine of the Week!

Ornellaia Red Wine
Tuscany I.G.T. ...

Natalie MacLean

Canada's Most Quoted Wine Writer

Natalie MacLean is editor of Canada's largest wine review web site, publishing hundreds of wine reviews every week for more than 285,578 members.

She was named the World's Best Drinks Writer at the World Food Media Awards in Australia.

Natalie has published two books with Random House, the second was named one of Amazon's Best Books of the Year. Get access to all of her reviews today by becoming a member of her site.



Know the wines you want before you even get to the store with my wine reviews. Join now. It's free.

Red, White & Drunk All Over

  Best Books of the Year

Red, White & Drunk all over by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean writes about wine with a sensuous obsession... and often laugh-out-loud funny... Terrific.

Rex Pickett, Sideways

Ms. MacLean is the disarming Everywoman. She loves wine, loves drinking ... ultimately, it's a winning formula.

Eric Asimov, The New York Times


Access my reviews on mobile with the bar code scanner.


Unquenchable: A Tipsy Search

  Best Books of the Year

Unquenchable by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean is a new force in the wine writing world ‐ a fiesty North American answer to Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson. She can write beautifully about wine.

The Financial Times of London

There are very few people in the wine world who "get it" and Natalie is one of those who brings more fun to a buttoned-up and stodgy game.

Gary Vaynerchuck, Wine Library TV

Starting a Wine Cellar?

Expert advice for all budgets

Insider tips on starting a wine cellar
From wine racks to underground caves, insider tips on size and space, number of bottles, ideal conditions and reputable resources.   learn more  
Winner World's Best Drink Writer
WFour-Time Winner James Beard Foundation
Five-Time Winner Association of Food Journalists
Six-Time Winner Bert Greene Award
Best Wine Literature Book Gourmand World Cookbook Awards
Online Writer of the Year Louis Roederer International Wine Writing Award