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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 Cabernet Sauvignon? Wine Varietal Facts – From Flavour to Grape Variety | Just Wine
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What is Cabernet Sauvignon? Wine Varietal Facts – From Flavour to Grape Variety

What is Cabernet Sauvignon? Where is it grown and what should it taste like? This is a guide is everything you need to know about Cab Sauv wine...
What is Cabernet Sauvignon? Cabernet Sauvignon is a full body wine with moderate acidity and tannin. Dark fruit flavours with leather, bell pepper and baking spice notes. Its parents are Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc. In this post, we’ll cover some quick facts on the Cab Sauv wine varietal and...
What is Tempranillo? Wine Varietal Facts – From Flavour to Grape Variety | Just Wine
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What is Tempranillo? Wine Varietal Facts – From Flavour to Grape Variety

What is Tempranillo? Where is it grown and what should it taste like? This is a guide is everything you need to know about Tempranillo wine from...
What is Tempranillo? Tempranillo is a red wine grape varietal of the species Vitis vinifera Tempranillo. These wines are rich with lots of cherry flavour, high tannin, alcohol and body. In this post, we’ll cover some quick facts on the Tempranillo wine varietal and give you an in-depth analysis of...
Old World vs New World Wines – What’s the Difference? | Just Wine
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Old World vs New World Wines – What’s the Difference?

Wine can be confusing, so let’s eliminate some of the mystery surrounding the origins of wine; namely, what’s an “Old World Wine” and how does...
What’s the difference between Old World and New World Wines? The simplest way to explain the difference between the two is that old world wines are made with tradition and come from Europe, whereas new world wines come from the rest of the non-European world and are categorized by the specific type of...
Wine Basics — Grape Varietals 101: Chenin Blanc | Just Wine
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Wine Basics — Grape Varietals 101: Chenin Blanc

An introductory guide to Chenin Blanc wine. Everything you need to know about the grape variety including flavour, food pairings, growing regions...
Try a Chenin Blanc wine if you like Pinot Gris (Grigio)   Overview of the Chenin Blanc wine varietal A light-bodied aromatic white wine with high acidity.   Why we like the Chenin Blanc varietal, grape and wine Chenin Blanc can be just about anything! It makes great sparkling wine, it can be a light...
20 Wines Under $20 That Every Wine Lover Needs To Try | Just Wine
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20 Wines Under $20 That Every Wine Lover Needs To Try

You don’t always have to spend a lot of money to get a good-quality, delicious tasting wine. To prove it, we’ve compiled a list of affordable...
Whether it’s post-holiday penny pinching, you just don’t want to spend the money on expensive wines, or you’re just a cheap wine lover, we’ve made this list for you. You don’t have to compromise quality when you’re on a tight budget! Luckily, there are some pretty great tasting wines that don’t...
Best of the West: What is the Okanagan Valley’s Signature Wine? | Just Wine
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Best of the West: What is the Okanagan Valley’s Signature Wine?

No one seems to agree on what defines the BC wine industry, what the Okanagan Valley’s signature is, or where it might be heading in the future....
Wine industry professionals and wine drinkers seem to be obsessed with each and every country or wine region having a particular wine identity. For example, New Zealand is famous for Sauvignon Blanc and Argentina’s signature grape is Malbec. Naturally, Canadians want their own wine identity, too. Across...
Thanksgiving Leftovers: Turkey Recipes with Wines to Match After the Holidays | Just Wine
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Thanksgiving Leftovers: Turkey Recipes with Wines to Match After the Holidays

What to do with leftover Thanksgiving turkey? From the classic sandwich to Tex-Mex turkey dishes. We have recipes and wine pairings for you.
Leftover Turkey Dishes and Wine Pairings — The Day After Thanksgiving Thanksgiving dinner is just as good the second time around. Now that we’re waking up from our turkey induced comas it’s time to survey the leftovers. We know you’re asking yourself, “What do I do with all this turkey?!”...
Daughters of Wine Legacies: Women in the Wine Industry | Just Wine
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Daughters of Wine Legacies: Women in the Wine Industry

Vintners’ Daughters: Nadia Zenato, Silvia Altare, Gaia Gaja. These are just a few daughters of wine royalty. Because their last names are synonymous...
  Daughters, yes, but these women are also major players in the wine industry. It’s an old cliché, born in truth, that when dad coaches a sports team, he’s even harder on his own kids than any other player. On one hand he has to be, in order to avoid the appearance of favouritism, but often it is...
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...
6 Amazing Wine Vacation Destinations | Just Wine
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6 Amazing Wine Vacation Destinations

Do you love sipping a cold glass of white wine after a busy day? Or are you more of a ‘deep-red’ drinker with a great cut of meat? However you...
AllTheRooms has rounded up the top destinations for wine vacations, from the sleepy Spanish region of La Rioja, through to the incredible Andean region of Mendoza in Argentina.   Here are 6 of the Top Wine Vacation Destinations Around the World   1. La Rioja, Spain Image by Assillo Rioja is one of the...
Top 10 Wine Producing Countries & Regions: Old World and New World | Just Wine
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Top 10 Wine Producing Countries & Regions: Old World and New World

Wine is ubiquitously loved across the whole world. However, have you ever wondered which countries on the globe produce the most wine? Do the...
The wine industry is booming and all across the globe countries are fighting to produce the best of the best. But which country is top when it comes to wine production? We’ve put together a list of the top ten wine producing regions in the world (by splitting that list into Old World and New World),...
Bodega Catena Zapata Raises Over $80,000 for Children’s Charities at Charlotte Wine & Food Weekend | Just Wine
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Bodega Catena Zapata Raises Over $80,000 for Children’s Charities at Charlotte Wine & Food Weekend

Bodega Catena Zapata, the renowned Argentine winery whose wines are imported into the U.S. by MundoVino, a member of The Winebow Group, is pleased...
Offered to patrons at the event’s kickoff dinner, the combined Catena lots sold for an average of more than four times their original estimates. “We were thrilled by the community’s response to the Catena wines at the auction,” said Laura Catena, a fourth-generation vintner and a pediatric emergency...
Keeping it in the Family: Generations of Family Wine Legacies | Just Wine
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Keeping it in the Family: Generations of Family Wine Legacies

Grape-growing and wine-making tend to be very common family industries more so than other industries. Before we begin the Father’s Day celebrations,...
Following in the Wine Family’s Footsteps These days many children decide not to follow in their parents’ footsteps and choose to learn other professions. However, the wine industry has maintained a pretty solid family base, especially when it comes to Old World wine regions like Italy and France. It’s...
The 12 Best Wines to Drink to Celebrate World Malbec Day | Just Wine
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The 12 Best Wines to Drink to Celebrate World Malbec Day

Celebrate World Malbec Day by trying one of these 12 delicious wines from Argentina and beyond.
  Malbec: Argentina’s Signature Grape Variety Malbec is a big deal in Argentina. Its signature grape is as closely tied to Argentina as Sauvignon Blanc is to New Zealand, or Zinfandel to Sonoma. Most wine drinkers love Malbec, with its big, almost jammy fruits, silky textures, and firm tannins, it...
A Year of Grapes and Wine: Cabernet Sauvignon | Just Wine
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A Year of Grapes and Wine: Cabernet Sauvignon

A year’s worth of the ins and outs of Grapes and Wines … Join Mike Roberts as he travels the globe exploring classic and off the beaten path...
Cabernet Sauvignon: the king of grapes! For centuries, this full-bodied, tannic, complex grape variety has graced the finest cellars in the world. Made famous from its role in the haut wines of Bordeaux, the wine grape Cabernet Sauvignon has spread all over the world. Other than France, it is now grown...
Get Out of Your Wine Rut! Delicious, Uncommon Wine Varietals You’ve Maybe Never Heard Of | Just Wine
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Get Out of Your Wine Rut! Delicious, Uncommon Wine Varietals You’ve Maybe Never Heard Of

Get out of your wine rut with some uncommon grape varieties like Barbera from Piedmont or Albariño from Spain. A change in varietal, from Culinaire...
  It’s time to change up your wine. Don’t reach for that grape varietal you always go for. Instead, try a wine you’ve never heard of. Cabernet Sauvignon? Everybody knows that one. Riesling? It’s that German sweet stuff, right? Malbec? From Argentina, great with steak. Pinot Noir? That’s the fancy...
6 Slightly Off-The-Beaten-Path Wines | Just Wine
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6 Slightly Off-The-Beaten-Path Wines

Stuck in a wine rut? Here are a few oddball wines for you to try that are a little off the beaten path.
It is pretty easy to get into a rut when it comes to wine. Most of it isn’t cheap, and if you don’t like it, you don’t have much recourse to change it. So while it can be tempting to just buy the same bottle of the same tried and true Malbec or New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc you keep gravitating towards,...
Sommelier Recommended Holiday Wines: Fall & Winter Seasonal Pairings | Just Wine
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Sommelier Recommended Holiday Wines: Fall & Winter Seasonal Pairings

Just when you thought, “The world doesn’t need another article on what to pair with turkey dinner.” Maybe it does, but with a very different...
(published with permission from Calgary Co-op Wine Spirits Beer)   Food & Wine: You Have A Lot of Wine Pairing Options! For a few reasons, we here at Co-op have trouble with recommending specific wines to go with individual ingredients. First, we don’t know what you like. What if you dislike oaked Chardonnay,...
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Old World vs. New World: What in the World Does that Mean?

How do you tell the difference between Old World and New World wine styles? Here are 8 great wine examples to help you figure it out.
  Old World vs. New World Wines Simplified When you’ve been in the wine business for a while, you tend to use the broad terms of Old World and New World when describing wines and assume that everybody knows what you’re talking about, but that is often not the case. Just Wine Tip Old World refers to...
Wine Basics — Grape Varietals 101: Torrontés | Just Wine
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Wine Basics — Grape Varietals 101: Torrontés

An introductory guide to Torrontés wine. Everything you need to know about the grape variety including flavour, food pairings, growing regions...
Try a Torrontés wine if you like Gewürztraminer.   Overview of the Torrontés wine varietal Torrontés is a fruit forward wine with medium acidity and light body. Very aromatic.   Why we like the Torrontés varietal, grape and wine It’s Argentina’s signature white grape variety, but it’s relatively...
Wine Basics — Grape Varietals 101: Syrah (aka: Shiraz) | Just Wine
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Wine Basics — Grape Varietals 101: Syrah (aka: Shiraz)

An introductory guide to Syrah / Shiraz wine. Everything you need to know about the grape variety including flavour, food pairings, growing regions...
Try Syrah / Shiraz Wine if You Like Malbec, Zinfandel, or Chateauneuf-du-Pape   Overview of the Syrah Wine Varietal Medium to full body, medium to high tannins, high acidity   How To Pronounce the grape Syrah: Sear-AH   Why We Like Syrah Wine The style varies depending on the region Some Syrah tastes...
Wine Basics — Grape Varietals 101: Sémillon | Just Wine
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Wine Basics — Grape Varietals 101: Sémillon

An introductory guide to Sémillon wine. Everything you need to know about the grape variety including flavour, food pairings, growing regions...
Try a Sémillon wine if you like Viognier.   Overview of the Sémillon wine varietal Medium to full bodied white wine with floral, honey, beeswax aromas. Made in styles from dry to sweet dessert wines and often blended with Sauvignon Blanc.   Why we like the Sémillon varietal, grape and wine Some of...
Wine Basics — Grape Varietals 101: Sangiovese | Just Wine
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Wine Basics — Grape Varietals 101: Sangiovese

An introductory guide to Sangiovese wine. Everything you need to know about the grape variety including flavour, food pairings, growing regions...
Try a Sangiovese wine if you like Barbera, Tempranillo, or Valpolicella.   Overview of the Sangiovese wine varietal A medium-to-full body, medium-to-high tannin, and high acidity wine   Why we like the Sangiovese varietal, grape and wine The mouthwatering acidity and strong tannins make it very food...
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