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Mysterious suitor for Canadian wine giant? Van wine fest features Canada, Cuvee 2017, winemaker changes, local wine books …


As the calendar changes to October and the mad rush begins to get the rest of the grape harvest in tanks and barrels from B.C. to Ontario, there is no shortage in Canadian wine news and several ch-ch-changes in the industry. Continue reading

B.C. Wine Awards: The results, the judging, the touring and the yurts (yes, the yurts!)


PENTICTON, B.C. — The thing about the Okanagan Valley, aside from its stunning beauty, is its inability to stand pat. The vistas morph right before your eyes as more and more patches of green vineyards are carved out of the of the valley’s most unlikely landscape. Continue reading

The laziest Thanksgiving and wine post EVER. But it still needs to be said


Yes, I admit it, this is a really lazy post. Everything in it is recycled … the reviews, the video, the gist of what I’m about to write. But it’s nearly Thanksgiving and it needs to hammered home once again. Matching turkey to wine is NOT rocket science. Continue reading

Happy 25th anniversary Trius Red, plus reviews for Peller wines, Chateau des Charmes, Henry of Pelham, Flat Rock and a whole bunch of bubbles


The family of wines under the Andrew Peller Limited umbrella — Trius, Andrew Peller, Thirty Bench Winery and Wayne Gretzky (in Ontario, with other brands in the Okanagan Valley) — makes a wide range of vino from entry level to ultra premium across a wide spectrum of styles, varieties and blends. Continue reading

It’s a question as old as time: Is bigger better (we’re talking wine, of course, Ontario wine)? We have answers


Big. It means a lot of different things to a lot of different people. Some swear by it, others loathe it. So, it begs that age-old question: Is bigger really better? Continue reading

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