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10 Canadian Wines to Drink to Celebrate Canada Day | Just Wine
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10 Canadian Wines to Drink to Celebrate Canada Day

Let’s face it, Canada Day is a drinking holiday. Rather than weigh yourself down with beer though, try these Canadian themed and created wines...
This Canada Day, don’t be afraid to let your hair down and have a few glasses (or bottles) of wine in celebration! We’ve hand selected some of Canada’s most inspired wines for you to enjoy while thinking about how great Canada is!   10 Wines for Canadians, by Canadians, to Try This Canada Day!   Jost...
“Cellared in Canada” Label Now Illegal | Just Wine
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“Cellared in Canada” Label Now Illegal

A long debated labelling issue for Canadian wine producers, you’ll no longer see “Cellared In Canada” on the back of wine labels. The CFIA has...
CANADIAN FOOD INSPECTION AGENCY (CFIA) REGULATION: “Country of Origin” for Wine A clear indication of the country of origin is required on all standardized wine products described in B.02.100 and B.02.102 to B.02.107 of the FDR. This declaration must be shown in English and French [B.01.012.(2), FDR]...
Hidden Wine Treasures of Canada: Prince Edward County Wine Region | Just Wine
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Hidden Wine Treasures of Canada: Prince Edward County Wine Region

Nestled in Eastern Ontario, along the north shore of Lake Ontario, is the picturesque wine region of Prince Edward County. Just a short 2-hour...
Along scenic country roads and miles of striking Lake Ontario and the Bay of Quinte shoreline, you’ll find artists studios and antique shops, charming rural towns, and Sandbanks Provincial Park with it’s rolling, white sand dunes. Prince Edward County is quickly becoming one of Canada’s most desired...
WINERY TOUR: Gray Monk Estate in the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia (BC), Canada | Just Wine
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WINERY TOUR: Gray Monk Estate in the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia (BC), Canada

From humble beginnings to award-winning winery, Gray Monk is a winery that makes you feel like family from the moment you enter. They remember...
Gray Monk Estate is an Award-Winning Canadian Winery When you walk into Gray Monk, the first thing you see is the HUGE award wall. This picture doesn’t even do it justice, it wraps all the way around the circular entryway. The three staff members were all jolly and greeted each person as they entered...
Canada Has the Climate for World Class Icewine | Just Wine
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Canada Has the Climate for World Class Icewine

Canadians have figured out a way to profit from Canada’s cold climate: Icewine. This is Canada’s gift to the world and has helped Canada take...
Canadians didn’t invent Icewine, but they sure have perfected it! Eiswein was first created in Germany in the 1700s. Although icewine was not made in Canada first, it has definitely brought icewine to a whole new level. Canada is one of the few countries in the world that has the right climate for...
Wine Treasures of Canada: Nova Scotia | Just Wine
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Wine Treasures of Canada: Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia, Canada has a long heritage of growing grapes and making wine. Its a Canadian treasure with its own signature white wine, Tidal Bay...
Maritime province, Nova Scotia, Canada conjures up images of picturesque lighthouses, Peggy’s Cove, Bluenose schooners, and quaint ocean towns, but did you know that Nova Scotia has a long heritage of growing grapes? One of the first areas in North America to grow grapes, Nova Scotia’s history with growing...
F#*king Good for the Soul and the Environment: Church & State Wines, Canada | Just Wine
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F#*king Good for the Soul and the Environment: Church & State Wines, Canada

This series explores wine and the environment. Learn all the lingo like organic wine or biodynamic wine and learn what different wineries are...
The Separation of Church & State: A Winery That’s Good for the Soul and Good for the Environment We’ve been around the world and back exploring the wonderful world of organic, biodynamic, and vegan wines. Today, we land back in my home, Canada. We are going all the way to the beautiful west coast to...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Saskatchewan (SK) Winery List: A Guide and Directory to Canadian Wine | Just Wine
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Saskatchewan (SK) Winery List: A Guide and Directory to Canadian Wine

This is your resource for Saskatchewan wineries! If you’re looking for a winery tour in Saskatchewan, Canada, these are the wineries you should...
Saskatchewan Wineries: Living Sky Winery Wolf Willow Winery Riverlot Orchards Winery Prairie Bee Meadery Forest Fringe Orchards Winery Cypress Hills Winery   Have we missed your favourite SK winery? (Sorry, eh!) Send us a message, let us know, and we’ll add it to the directory and help you share the...
Why You Need to Visit the Unique Oliver & Osoyoos Wine Region in British Columbia | Just Wine
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Why You Need to Visit the Unique Oliver & Osoyoos Wine Region in British Columbia

The Oliver and Osoyoos wine region in beautiful British Columbia is home to more than 40 wineries and produces a unique variety of wines due...
  British Columbia’s southernmost location, Oliver and Osoyoos, is the hottest and driest region in the Thompson Okanagan Valley. With the desert-like climate and sandy soil that their grapes are grown in, the Oliver and Osoyoos wine region produce distinct flavour profiles in their wine production....
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...
8 Canadian Wine Festivals to Attend Before Summer Is Over | Just Wine
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8 Canadian Wine Festivals to Attend Before Summer Is Over

Wine festivals are a great opportunity to meet other wine lovers, go for tastings and enjoy the summer! We’ve compiled a list of wine fests in...
With July already ticking away, Canadian wine lovers need to maximize their summers! This is a list of the best wine festivals that you need to attend in Canada to make the most of your summer!   8 Wine Festivals in Canada to Cure the End of Summer Blues   Alberta (AB) Wine Festivals in Summer 2019   Summer...
10 Places In Vancouver You Need to Visit If You’re a Wine Lover | Just Wine
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10 Places In Vancouver You Need to Visit If You’re a Wine Lover

Finding the perfect places to go for wine can sometimes be hard with how many options there are! At JustWine, we’ve collected the top 10 places...
Vancouver is a bustling city on the Canadian west coast with thousands of options to check out if you love beer or if you’re a foodie. However, we wanted to narrow down a list of places to check out if your libation of choice is wine! Here are some best spots to check out in Vancouver if you’re a wine...
Canadian Wineries List: A Guide and Directory | Just Wine
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Canadian Wineries List: A Guide and Directory

From East to West, North to South, we’ve compiled this list of wineries in Canada just for you! Now you can go on a winery tour anywhere in Canada....
Canada Wineries List of Canadian Wineries By Province   Alberta’s Winery List   British Columbia’s Wineries   Ontario’s Wineries   Quebec’s Wineries *Coming Soon*   Saskatchewan’s Wineries   Maritime Province Wineries Nova Scotia   Did we miss your favourite Canadian winery? Then let us know! Tell us...
Ontario (ON) Winery List: A Guide and Directory to Canadian Wine | Just Wine
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Ontario (ON) Winery List: A Guide and Directory to Canadian Wine

This is your resource for Ontario wineries listed by region! If you’re looking for a winery tour in Ontario, Canada, these are the wineries you...
Ontario Wineries Niagara’s Winery List Lake Erie North Shore Wineries Have we missed your favourite ON winery? (Sorry, eh) Send us a message, let us know, and we’ll add it to the directory and help you share the word. For more wineries of Canada Check out: Canada’s Winery List by Province
British Columbia (BC) Wineries List: A Guide and Directory to Canadian Wine | Just Wine
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British Columbia (BC) Wineries List: A Guide and Directory to Canadian Wine

This is your resource for BC wineries listed by region! If you’re looking for a winery tour in British Columbia, Canada, these are the wineries...
British Columbia Wineries List of BC Wineries By Region   Okanagan Valley Winery List   Vancouver Island Winery List   Fraser Valley Winery List   Gulf Islands Winery List   Similkameen Winery List   Have we missed your favourite BC winery? (Sorry, eh) Send us a message, let us know, and we’ll add...
10 Tasty Vegetarian Recipes Made With Wine — Plus Wine Pairings for Each Dish! | Just Wine
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10 Tasty Vegetarian Recipes Made With Wine — Plus Wine Pairings for Each Dish!

No Meat?! That’s right! There are some very delicious meals that can be made meatless and adding wine makes them all the tastier. Top pics for...
There are plenty of wine food pairings for meat-eaters, but what about vegetarian wine drinkers? Wine is a great pairing for all sorts of vegetarian dishes, especially when you’re using wine in the recipe! Here are Just Wine’s picks for tasty vegetarian dishes you can make at home plus wine pairings...
Locally Owned and California Grown — A Conversation with Corkbeard Wine Co. | Just Wine
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Locally Owned and California Grown — A Conversation with Corkbeard Wine Co.

What does it mean to be locally owned and California grown? What is it like to own a label without owning a winery? We sat down with Corkbeard...
  Wine without the Vineyard – What is a private label wine company? How do you own a wine label without owning a vineyard? Many wines all over the world are produced by negotiants or private label wine companies. Private label wine companies grow their grapes and craft their wines through established...
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