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Get To Know These 7 Iconic Wineries in Australia | Just Wine
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Get To Know These 7 Iconic Wineries in Australia

Celebrating Australia Day with our favourite wines and wineries
Australia is an Icon in the Global Wine Industry Although Australia is considered a New World Wine Region, grape growing and wine making has been taking place for over 190 years, and export of Australian wine began in the early 1820s. Today Australia is a major player in the wine industry, coming in...
What is Gewürztraminer? Wine Varietal Facts – From Flavour to Grape Variety | Just Wine
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What is Gewürztraminer? Wine Varietal Facts – From Flavour to Grape Variety

What is Gewürztraminer? Where is it grown and what should it taste like? This is a guide is everything you need to know about Gewürz wine from...
What is Gewürztraminer? Gewürztraminer is a dry or medium sweet, aromatic white wine. It contains very low acidity and high alcohol content. Its dominant flavours are rose and lychee. In this post, we’ll cover some quick facts on the Gewürztraminer wine varietal and give you an in-depth analysis...
Organic vs Biodynamic vs Natural Wine – What’s the Difference? | Just Wine
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Organic vs Biodynamic vs Natural Wine – What’s the Difference?

We’re sure you’ve all heard about Organic, Natural or Biodynamic wines. But what are they and what is the difference?
The modern age of wine is upon us, and it has introduced to new methods of wine production. These three methods, focused on doing as little as possible to manipulate the growth and development of their wine grapes, include organic wine, biodynamic wine and natural wine. Now you might be saying to yourself,...
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...
The Best Cheap Wines That Taste Like They’re Expensive | Just Wine
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The Best Cheap Wines That Taste Like They’re Expensive

Wine is obviously our drink of choice, but buying bottles of wine can sure add up! Here are some of the best inexpensive wines to drink if you’re...
We all love our wine, but can bottles of wine ever be expensive! Just because you’re on a budget though, doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy wine that tastes like it’s expensive! Here are 8 inexpensive wines to drink if you’re broke but love good wine!   The Best Cheap Red Wine   Apothic Crush The Crush is...
Celebrate National Cabernet Day With Everything You Need to Know About Cabernet | Just Wine
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Celebrate National Cabernet Day With Everything You Need to Know About Cabernet

Celebrating National Cabernet Day? Take some time to learn about the 3 grape varieties in the Cabernet family: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon...
When is Cabernet Day? National Cabernet Day falls on the Thursday before Labour Day. The holiday was thought up in 2010 by Rick Bakas and ever since has been celebrated with the hashtag #CabernetDay! In 2019, Cabernet Day will be celebrated on Thursday, August 29th. Learn about the 3 types of Cabernet...
How Alcohol % (ABV) Affects Wine | Just Wine
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How Alcohol % (ABV) Affects Wine

The alcohol content — the Alcohol By Volume (ABV) — of a wine can help you determine what kind of style it is. This is an important factor in...
Wine Label Indicate Alcohol Content as ABV% Let’s face it … we all judge a wine based on its label. Often we’re captivated by the clever name, the cool image, or the fancy typeface on the label. The problem is these things tell us little about what we can expect out of the wine. Sure, you can check where...
What is Pinot Noir? Wine Varietal Facts – From Flavour to Grape Variety | Just Wine
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What is Pinot Noir? Wine Varietal Facts – From Flavour to Grape Variety

What is Pinot Noir wine? Where is it grown and what should it taste like? This is a guide is everything you need to know about Pinot Noir wine...
What is Pinot Noir? Pinot noir is a red wine grape varietal of the species Vitis vinifera. Pinot Noir is widely expressive, light in body, medium in acidity, and light in colour. Flavours vary depending on seasonal conditions, vintage and growing region. In this post, we’ll cover some quick facts on...
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...
10 Non-Alcoholic Wines That Actually Taste like Wine but Won’t Give You a Hangover | Just Wine
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10 Non-Alcoholic Wines That Actually Taste like Wine but Won’t Give You a Hangover

Taking a much-needed break from alcohol? Taking part in “Dry January”? Do you miss wine after cutting out all alcohol? Whatever your reasons...
We can’t imagine a life without being able to drink wine and you certainly shouldn’t have to live one! However, it’s not always easy to find good alternatives to drinking wine. Toasting with a soda or a glass of juice isn’t quite the same as clinking wine glasses, so we’ve put together a list of...
10 Father’s Day Gifts Perfect for a Dad That Loves Wine | Just Wine
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10 Father’s Day Gifts Perfect for a Dad That Loves Wine

Get your wine lovin’ dad a Father’s Day gift that he’ll enjoy (and actually use) this year. You’re in luck – we’ve taken the work out of gift...
Father’s Day is just around the corner, and everyone is trying to spoil their good ol’ dad. He’s been around the block a few times, so we should help him enjoy something he truly appreciates – wine. To make your job simple, we’ve collected the top 10 wine-related gifts your dad is hoping to get this...
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...
10 Romantic Wines That Will Make Your Valentine’s Day Special | Just Wine
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10 Romantic Wines That Will Make Your Valentine’s Day Special

Love is in the air — you need a wine with that! Show your Valentine how you feel with the perfect bottle of wine for this special occasion.
  I Freakin’ Love You “Lost Inhibitions” White Wine – Church & State Wines What better day to say “I love you” than Valentine’s Day? And what’s the best way to tell someone you love them? With a wine bottle, of course! This wine label says it all. We freakin’ love this white wine blend of Viognier,...
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...
Unwind With 6 of the Best Bubble Bath Wines | Just Wine
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Unwind With 6 of the Best Bubble Bath Wines

It’s time to de-stress and unwind. “Wine down” in a tub full of bubbles and a glass full of these best bubble bath wines.
  Time to Unwind Whether it’s the bustle of holidays, a heavy workload, family drama or a never ending to-do list, life moves quickly and you need to take the time for a mini break. We’ve heard it said that happiness is a long, hot bubble bath. We agree, but we usually like to add a glass of wine...
Save Time With These 6 Pre-Made Mulled Wines and Ciders You Can Buy Right Now | Just Wine
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Save Time With These 6 Pre-Made Mulled Wines and Ciders You Can Buy Right Now

Too short on time to make your own mulled wine? Maybe you’re not a do it yourself kind of person. That’s okay — we have 6 fantastic pre-spiced...
Your Ultimate Time-Saver — Pre-Made Mulled Wine! Not everyone knows their way around a kitchen or has the time to make mulled wine from scratch. That’s why we sourced out six great mulled wine and cider options for anyone who doesn’t want the hassle of doing it themselves. If you want to get just...
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...
Must See BC: Tinhorn Creek Vineyards — A Winery Rooted in the South Okanagan Valley | Just Wine
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Must See BC: Tinhorn Creek Vineyards — A Winery Rooted in the South Okanagan Valley

Tinhorn Creek Vineyards should be at the top of your list of must-see wineries in British Columbia (BC). This South Okanagan Valley winery has...
  When you’re at Tinhorn Creek Vineyards, you’re Family. It doesn’t matter who you are, once you step foot on the property, you are part of a family of people who are passionate about wine and about the Okanagan Valley. Every restaurant guest, winery visitor, tasting room staff, groundskeeper, server,...
The Harvest Intern: 7 Things I Learned While Working Crush at a Winery | Just Wine
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The Harvest Intern: 7 Things I Learned While Working Crush at a Winery

It’s harvest season and I survived crush! Okay sure, I was only there for a few days, but working in the cellar at a winery was one of the most...
Working crush at a winery during harvest So, you wanna work at a winery during harvest, do you? Have you thought about trying your hand at making wine? Maybe you want to give harvest a go to see what it’s like. Crush is a great way to get your hands dirty — stained purple, actually (wear gloves)...
9 Seafood Recipes Made With Wine – Plus Seafood and Wine Pairings | Just Wine
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9 Seafood Recipes Made With Wine – Plus Seafood and Wine Pairings

Using wine while cooking seafood doesn’t just mean having a glass of wine in the kitchen — you can add wine to the recipe, too! Here’s your resource...
Seafood and wine is a delicious dinner pairing. Find the perfect wine to pair with your seafood is a crucial part of having a well-rounded meal. Adding wine to seafood recipes gives the dish wonderful flavour and makes the wine pairing process a little easier. If you’re looking for delicious We’ve...
Celebrate Moscato Day: Wine & Dessert Pairings | Just Wine
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Celebrate Moscato Day: Wine & Dessert Pairings

National Moscato Day falls on May 9 each year. A great Spring Sipper that pairs remarkably with dessert. Here are a few great wine pairing ideas...
We have some great wine pairing suggestions to celebrate National Moscato Day! Here are some delicious Moscato wines from around the world and tasty dessert pairings to match. Don’t have a sweet tooth? That’s okay – pair Moscato with cheeses like Camembert or Pecorino Romano for a balance of sweet...
Wine Basics — Grape Varietals 101: Aglianico | Just Wine
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Wine Basics — Grape Varietals 101: Aglianico

An introductory guide to Aglianico wine. Everything you need to know about the grape variety including flavour, food pairings, growing regions...
Try a Aglianico wine if you like Nebbiolo (Barolo)   Overview of the Aglianico wine varietal A complex, tannic red wine with intense colour and flavours.   Why we like the Aglianico varietal, grape, and wine A wine like Aglianico with high tannins and high acidity make great food wines. Powerful flavours...
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