Category: Canadian Wine

Mar 24

Wine Regions: Canada

Most of Canada’s winemaking is associated with British Columbia, and justly so. In the last 20 years the wines of British Columbia have become world-class competitors. But wine is almost made in all of Canada’s provinces, often under much more difficult conditions. And many of these small family businesses are beginning to produce award winning …

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Nov 24

Wine Regions: British Columbia, Canada

Long considered a producer of inferior wines, British Columbia is now being recognized as a winemaking powerhouse. British Columbia wine dates back only 140 years when Father Pandosy set up the first vineyards at the Obelate Mission near Kelowna. Nineteen twenty-six saw the first commercial vineyards and a winery that sold to the general public. …

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Oct 12

A taste of inspiration for the season

Are you planning holiday feasts paired with just the right wines? It is true that the brisk chill in the air, the cozy sweaters, and the warmth of a fire are all telling us one thing: The holidays are on their way. Most of us have great memories of breaking bread with family and friends, …

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Oct 05

‘Wine down’ in Ontario’s wine country

Even though the lush green vineyards of summer are gone, all the fun and excitement of wine country remains. Surrounded by snow-draped vineyards, inside waiting for you are the cozy tasting boutiques plus a hot lineup of winter culinary treats and events. Now that the busy summer season is at an end and the crowds …

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Aug 21

Raise your glass to the fruits of Niagara

At a falling speed of 56.3 kilometers per hour, the Niagara River thunders over the ancient escarpment in three distinct places to resume its flow into Lake Ontario—and eventually into the Atlantic Ocean. The vertical drop is only 50 metres, not a world record, but the combined cascades are so wide, our own Niagara Falls …

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Aug 21

Find the winery that’s right for you

If you love wine but you’re not sold on the idea of visiting Ontario’s wine country, it might be that you just haven’t found the right winery for you, yet. An organization known as the Wineries of Niagara-on-the-Lake says it has something for everyone and they add that ‘gone are the days when being a …

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