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Canada Wine Delivery & Pickup During COVID-19 | Just Wine
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Canada Wine Delivery & Pickup During COVID-19

Looking for wine delivery near me? Check out the list of wineries and retailers offering wine delivery services in Canada.
Due to the strong enforcement of physical distancing across the province, wineries across Canada are offering home delivery and shipping so you don’t have to miss a sip during the COVID-19 crisis.   Where to Order Wine for Delivery and Takeout in Canada Wine Delivery Services in Canada SkiptheDishes,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Wine Delivery & Curbside Pickup – How Wineries are Overcoming COVID-19 | Just Wine
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Wine Delivery & Curbside Pickup – How Wineries are Overcoming COVID-19

Due to COVID-19, wineries across Canada have closed their tasting rooms to the public. However, many of these wineries are offering home delivery...
Physical distancing (formerly known as social distancing) measures have been in full force in countries around the world in efforts to prevent and slow the spread of COVID-19. During this time, it has been recommended by the government and health officials that non-essential travel and gatherings of...
14 Funny Wine Quarantine Memes That’ll Make You Laugh During Self-Isolation | Just Wine
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14 Funny Wine Quarantine Memes That’ll Make You Laugh During Self-Isolation

We could all use a good laugh with some hilarious memes during these trying times. Check out the 14 days of Self-Isolation: Wine Edition.
The recent coronavirus outbreak has us all practicing the “art” of social distancing. This means staying home, keeping a distance of 6 feet apart from others and avoiding gatherings of 8 or more people. While its a little disappointing that this came right as the weather started to look up, we can make...
The Best Food & Wine Pairings for Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner | Just Wine
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The Best Food & Wine Pairings for Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving is a time for loved ones, good food and great wine. Here are our recommended pairings for your holiday dinner including turkey,...
Thanksgiving Day is a time to reflect on what it is we’re thankful for this year. It is a time to appreciate family and friends and invite special guests over for a holiday dinner. At Just Wine, we are especially grateful for delicious wines, paired with some of Thanksgiving’s most popular dishes....
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...
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 I Be Worried About Arsenic in Wine? | Just Wine
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What is Arsenic? Should I Be Worried About Arsenic in Wine?

What is arsenic and what are its effects? How much is considered safe to consume? Which wines have arsenic in them? Find out the facts about...
If you’re a wine drinker, you’ve probably heard about an element called “arsenic” that is said to be a dangerous additive in certain wines. While wine is considered safe to consume, there has been at least one major lawsuit against select wineries for allegedly adding inorganic arsenic to their wines....
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...
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