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Award Winning Ontario Wines

Award Winning Ontario Wines

Each year, Wine Access magazine holds a professionally judged tasting of Canadian wines. Here’s run down of best in class for Ontario wines 2012: Red Single Varieties: Gamay Bronze Huff Estates 2008 Reserve Gamay, Ontario     $25 Red Blends Gold Wayne Gretzky 2007 Estate Series Cabernet Merlot, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario     $22 Silver Niagara College … Continue reading

Urban winery brings wine on tap to B.C.

My Comments: At first I was skeptical about the wines on tap concept. Reading into the article a little, I was impressed by the list of BC wineries that FreshTAP is working with. Blasted Church, Nichol Vineyards, Joie Vineyards, Laughing Stock, and Hester Creek – these all have my respect! Would you drink wine on … Continue reading

Breakthrough for Wine Allergy Sufferers

Breakthrough for Wine Allergy Sufferers

Offer my friend a glass of red wine from South America and she’ll reluctantly give it a pass. Not that she doesn’t want to try a juicy malbec or value-for-money cabernet sauvignon. It’s just that those wines tend to give her terrible headaches. Same with some inexpensive French reds. We’ve discussed possible reasons for this … Continue reading

Keeping tabs on Bill C-311 in Canada

Keeping tabs on Bill C-311 in Canada

*see update to this post below* The Bill is nearly a law! For decades in Canada, it has been illegal for individuals to ship wine between provinces. Bill C-311 seeks to change this law, and if passed, individuals will be able to buy wine directly from any of Canada’s wineries. Why it’s illegal: Until now, … Continue reading