Grape King named

Just ahead of the start of the Niagara Grape and Wine Festival, comes word the region has a new Grape King.

The Grape Growers of Ontario and Farm Credit Canada are pleased to announce that Chris Van de Laar of Niagara-on-the-Lake has been chosen by his peers as the 2018 Grape King.

Van de Laar will serve as the ambassador for the industry for the next year.

The Van de Laar family have over 60 years of grape growing experience.