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Canada’s First Wine Village Set to Open in BC’s Okanagan Valley | Just Wine
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Canada’s First Wine Village Set to Open in BC’s Okanagan Valley

Okanagan Valley will be the home to Canada’s first ever Wine Village. Take a first look at what the village will look like and what it’s all...
You’ve heard of a wine country, but have you ever heard of a “wine village”? British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley is set to be the home of Canada’s first-ever “wine village”, a wine community featuring artisan wine producers, distillers, craft brewers, wine, beer and spirit events and a variety of culinary...
BC Winery Partners with BC SPCA to Create a Wine to Help Save BC Wildlife | Just Wine
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BC Winery Partners with BC SPCA to Create a Wine to Help Save BC Wildlife

British Columbian Winery, Northern Lights Estate has teamed up with the BC SPCA to produce a wine in efforts to save the BC Wildlife
If you’re a wine lover and an animal lover, you can now embrace both your loves while drinking wine to save the animals! British Columbian winery, Northern Lights Estate Winery has teamed up with the British Columbia Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BC SPCA) to release “The Bear“, a Pinot...
Calgary & Edmonton Wine Events in September 2019 | Just Wine
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Calgary & Edmonton Wine Events in September 2019

Check out these amazing wine events happening in September 2019 in Calgary, Edmonton and other places in Alberta!
  Calgary (& Surrounding Areas) Wine Events in September:   Takayama x Kobayashi Collaboration Dinner When: Saturday, September 7, 2019 @ 6 pm to 9 pm Where: Sukiyaki House (Calgary) Price: $250 CAD 9-course dinner with sake, wine, and tea pairing Regarded as one of the best chefs in the world, having...
What is Arsenic? Should Consumers Be Concerned About Arsenic in Wine? | Just Wine
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What is Arsenic? Should Consumers Be Concerned About Arsenic in Wine?

In 2015, a lawsuit was filed against wineries producing wine containing high levels of arsenic. But what is arsenic and what are its effects?...
What is Arsenic? How does arsenic get in wine? Arsenic is a natural element that is typically found in rocks, heavy metals and soil. It can seep into a vineyard’s water and soil when arsenic-containing rocks erode due to rain, river water or wind. Arsenic is typically grouped into two categories: organic...
Okanagan Valley and Area Wine Events in August 2019 | Just Wine
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Okanagan Valley and Area Wine Events in August 2019

Check out these amazing wine events happening in August 2019 in the Okanagan Valley!
    Okanagan Valley (near Kelowna) Wine Events in August:   Ladies Night at Harper’s Trail When: Wednesday, August 7, 2019, @ 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm Where: Harper’s Trail Estate Winery, 2761 Shuswap Road, East Osoyoos Price: FREE Join Harper’s Trail for Ladies Night 2.0! We are back, bigger and better than...
Toronto and Niagara Wine Events in August 2019 | Just Wine
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Toronto and Niagara Wine Events in August 2019

Check out these amazing wine events happening in August 2019 in Toronto, Niagara and other places in Ontario!
  Toronto (& Surrounding Areas) Wine Events in August:   Think Pink, Drink Pink at Duke of Westminster When: Thursday, August 01, 2019 @ 5 pm to 7 pm Where: Duke of Westminster, 77 Adelaide Street West, Toronto Price: $8 $1 from every ticket sold goes to the Breast Cancer Society of Canada. All the...
You Can Now Spend the Night in a Floating Wine Barrel Cabin | Just Wine
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You Can Now Spend the Night in a Floating Wine Barrel Cabin

Visit this wine drinker’s dream airbnb for your next vacation!
As a wine lover, sometimes it can be hard to know where to visit on your next holiday. Well, located in the cozy area of Essex, Ontario, is the perfect Airbnb for any wine drinker to consider on their next wine vacation – a floating wine barrel cabin! It is called the “Floating Panoramic Wine Barrel...
Barefoot Wines Releases New Canned Wine Spritzer Flavours Perfect for the Summer | Just Wine
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Barefoot Wines Releases New Canned Wine Spritzer Flavours Perfect for the Summer

Calling all canned wine lovers! Barefoot Wines just added two new flavours to their wine spritzer collection. Trust us, these flavours are perfect...
Calling all canned wine lovers! This is not a drill! Barefoot Wines just released 2 new canned wine spritzer flavours that you’ll be sipping all summer long. Maybe on a patio, or a yacht… or in your backyard, or whatever. New Barefoot Canned Wine Spritzer Flavours 2019 Obviously, canned wine is the new...
Luxury is the New Name for Port Wine | Just Wine
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Luxury is the New Name for Port Wine

Vintage Port and its tradition in Europe.
[Guest Submission] World’s most famous fortified wine “port wine” is more than just a sweet red wine and officially considered as the vintage wine in many European nations. The tradition and culture in Europe has made the serving of port more interesting thereby providing a special place in many...
BC Icewine Harvest Has Arrived! – Wineries Brave Freezing Temperatures to Pick Grapes | Just Wine
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BC Icewine Harvest Has Arrived! – Wineries Brave Freezing Temperatures to Pick Grapes

BC’s annual Icewine harvest has arrived, with the cold temperatures prompting wineries in the Okanagan Valley and Similkameen Valley to start...
Icewine Harvest Has Arrived in BC! KELOWNA, BC. — From the British Columbia Wine Institute (BCWI) BC’s annual Icewine harvest has arrived, with the cold temperatures prompting wineries in the Okanagan Valley and Similkameen Valley to start picking grapes on December 5 and continuing into the early...
Sassicaia Takes #1 on the Wine Spectator Top 100 List | Just Wine
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Sassicaia Takes #1 on the Wine Spectator Top 100 List

The Top 100 Wine Spectator List is out. It has now been revealed that Tenuta San Guido 2015 Sassicaia is #1, putting Super Tuscans on top of...
  The Wine Spectator #1 Wine of 2018 is….. Tenuta San Guido Bolgheri-Sassicaia 2015 Sassicaia Super Tuscans are back on top! Tenuta San Guido’s Sassicaia been a cult favourite for decades, but it wasn’t always so widely loved. In the first few years of production, Sassicaia was unpopular with the...
The International Amateur Wine Competition by WineMaker Magazine | Just Wine
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The International Amateur Wine Competition by WineMaker Magazine

Are you a budding winemaker? See if you have what it takes. Enter your best homemade wine in the biggest competition in the world for amateur...
  What is the WineMaker International Amateur Wine Competition? Sponsored by WineMaker Magazine, based in Vermont, USA The Winemaker International Amateur Wine Competition is the world’s largest amateur wine competition from WineMaker Magazine. If you’re a hobby winemaker, you can enter your best homemade...
Canadian Wine Industry News: BC Wineries Excited About Size & Quality of Harvest 2018 | Just Wine
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Canadian Wine Industry News: BC Wineries Excited About Size & Quality of Harvest 2018

British Columbia’s annual grape harvest has arrived! A long, moderate season, indicates quality grapes and increased crop levels for an exciting...
BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA   BC’s annual grape harvest has arrived amid cooler temperatures in mid-August and early September. With the long, moderate season, wineries are indicating nice flavour development, beautiful acidity and increased crop levels for an exciting 2018 vintage.   Harvest started...
Wines of British Columbia: The Best of BC Wine Country Award Winners | Just Wine
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Wines of British Columbia: The Best of BC Wine Country Award Winners

Wondering where to go for your next Canadian wine tour? Thinking of picking up some BC wine but not sure what to buy? Want to know everyone’s...
The Wines of British Columbia is proud to announce the winners of the second annual Best of BC Wine Country Awards 2018. From July 23 through August 17, winery-goers took their time, sampled and savoured what wineries have to offer within BC’s nine acclaimed wine regions, and have made their choices. The...
Technology & Wine: Detecting Pierce’s Disease in the Vineyard with Drones | Just Wine
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Technology & Wine: Detecting Pierce’s Disease in the Vineyard with Drones

Pierce’s disease causes over $100 million worth of vineyard crop devastation in California per year. More farmers are using drone technology...
Groundbreaking technology in the form of drones could have a dramatic impact on the wine industry. A device has been created to identify Pirece’s disease even before physiological symptoms are visible. Early detection is vital in hindering the spread of this disease which affects a vine’s ability...
Sexual Misconduct in the Ontario Wine Industry: The Norman Hardie Allegations | Just Wine
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Sexual Misconduct in the Ontario Wine Industry: The Norman Hardie Allegations

The #MeToo movement has reached the Canadian wine industry. Ontario winemaker and restauranteur, Norman Hardie, has been accused of sexual misconduct....
This is not an easy piece to write. As a sommelier, wine is important to me. It has taught me about geography, history, gardening, science, marketing and the environment. Wine has also taught me about community, passion and discipline. As a wine consumer, wine is fun, social and interesting to chat about....
Boxed Wine is Popular: Bota Box Sells Nearly Six Million Cases A Year | Just Wine
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Boxed Wine is Popular: Bota Box Sells Nearly Six Million Cases A Year

Bottles are not the only vessel for wine anymore. California boxed wine company, Bota Box, sells nearly 6 million cases per year, proving that...
  Don’t Be a Wine Snob — This is Not Your Mother’s Boxed Wine Remember the days when screw caps were frowned upon? No self-respecting wine enthusiast (snob) would be caught drinking wine that came from a bottle with a screw cap. Now you don’t need a corkscrew to open some of the most respected...
SOLD: Heitz Cellar Winery is Sold to Arkansas Billionaire for Undisclosed Amount | Just Wine
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SOLD: Heitz Cellar Winery is Sold to Arkansas Billionaire for Undisclosed Amount

The iconic Napa Valley winery, Heitz Cellar, has been sold to a billionaire for an undisclosed amount. Winemaker, David Heitz will be stepping...
Family-owned Heitz Cellar in Napa Valley, California has been a benchmark in the Napa Valley for premium wine, particularly Cabernet Sauvignon. Its famous Martha’s Vineyard bottlings are among the most sought after wines, consistently ranking high with critics and enthusiasts alike. In fact, Wine Spectator...
Grow your Wine Audience and Your Online Presence with JustWine Site Badges | Just Wine
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Grow your Wine Audience and Your Online Presence with JustWine Site Badges

Want more wine-loving traffic to your site? Link your website or blog to Just Wine. Here are the easy steps to grow your audience with Badges,...
  Just Wine is proud to be part of the Global Wine Community Like you, we’re wine enthusiasts. We do what we do because we genuinely love this magical grape juice and we want to bring all sorts of people together to love it and learn about it. That’s why we use this platform, Just Wine, to promote...
Learn About Rice Wine: Sake Education with Mariko Tajiri | Just Wine
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Learn About Rice Wine: Sake Education with Mariko Tajiri

With over a decade in the sake industry, Mariko Tajiri has more than enough experience and education to guide you through your journey of Sake...
Mariko Tajiri, Sake Education Professional Credentials: Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET), Advanced Sake Professional, Sake Service Institute, That’s Life Sake & Wine National Brand Manager Her resumé is long and detailed. Mariko Tajiri is the National Brand Manager for That’s Life Sake and...
Angry Orchard Rosé Cider | Just Wine
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Angry Orchard Rosé Cider

Say #YesWayRosé with rosé cider — the latest release from Angry Orchard Hard Cider.
In the beverage world, there are few things that bring us more joy than dry Rosé wine or a crisp cider with a clean finish. Perhaps they’re a reminder that Spring and Summer are just around the corner. Maybe they evoke memories of patios past. Whatever the reason, resistance is futile.   “If I had...
Father and Son Wine — Jon Bon Jovi Launches His New French Rosé | Just Wine
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Father and Son Wine — Jon Bon Jovi Launches His New French Rosé

Father and Son duo Jon Bon Jovi and Jesse Bongiovi have partnered withe famous French winery Gérard Bertrand to launch a new rosé wine. So we’ve...
  Jon Bon Jovi reinvents himself by collaborating with French winemaker Gérard Bertrand for a new rosé wine!   Is there anything Bon Jovi can’t do? Actor and iconic rock star, Jon Bon Jovi, is now part of the wine industry. He and his son have teamed up with acclaimed French winemaker Gérard Bertrand...
A Call for Wine Bloggers & Wine Writers. How to Get Started Writing for JustWine | Just Wine
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A Call for Wine Bloggers & Wine Writers. How to Get Started Writing for JustWine

Do you want to write about wine? Do you have a wine and food blog? Are you already a wine writer? Do you write tasting notes on every wine you...
JustWine is an international community for wine enthusiasts that collects and organizes wine-exclusive articles and content in an effective way for community members to immerse themselves in wine content and culture from around the world.   What Kind of Wine Writer Is JustWine Looking For? You! We’re...

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