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An Exquisite Summer Wine: Très Chardonnay de Rosé | Just Wine
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An Exquisite Summer Wine: Très Chardonnay de Rosé

Spending the summer months sipping Rosé wines in one of the most beautiful and famous villages of France, St. Tropez, brings back some truly...
Posted with permission from Sill Family Vineyards Each year, a group of us friends make the annual trek to Dick Eddy’s Annual Rosé Wine Tasting gathering at his lovely Mediterranean villa centered in St. Tropez. Every year, Dick hosts this elaborate celebrity-packed party focused on discovering the...
Mango Chardonnay and Goat Cheese Tart Recipe | Just Wine
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Mango Chardonnay and Goat Cheese Tart Recipe

Life is made of simple pleasures… Enjoy with love from Estella Moshkowitz and Oshra Tishbi of Tishbi Winery
Mango Chardonnay and Goat Cheese Tart Recipe Ingredients For Parmesan Crust Dough: 5 ounces cold butter in cubes 3.5 ounces grated Parmesan cheese 3.5 ounces almond powder 1.7 ounces all purpose flour ½ teaspoon salt Pinch of black pepper 2 egg-yolks   Directions to Prepare Flakes: Mix slowly in...
ABC “Anything But Chardonnay” Movement | Just Wine
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ABC “Anything But Chardonnay” Movement

Public effort to move away from the well-known varietal, Chardonnay to lesser-known, but possibly more enjoyable, varietals which offer different...
Wine Basics — Grape Varietals 101: Chardonnay | Just Wine
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Wine Basics — Grape Varietals 101: Chardonnay

An introductory guide to Chardonnay wine. Everything you need to know about the grape variety including flavour, food pairings, growing regions...
Try Chardonnay Wine if You Like Viognier or Pinot Gris.   Overview of the Chardonnay Wine Varietal Wide range of textures and profiles, from light bodied to full, low to medium/high acidity (depending on growing region), 13% – 15% alcohol by volume, aromas and flavours highly dependant on oak influence...
Wine Basics — Grape Varietals 301: Chardonnay | Just Wine
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Wine Basics — Grape Varietals 301: Chardonnay

Now that you’ve read the introductory guide to the Pinot Noir wine varietal, it’s time to dig deeper into the versatile Vitus vinifera grape...
Click Here for the Introductory Guide to Chardonnay   Chardonnay (Vitis vinifera var ‘Chardonnay’) A neutral white grape variety, the Vitus vinifera Chardonnay originated in Burgundy, France and is now planted all over the world.   Experience / Tasting Profile Of Chardonnay Grape Variety Appearance...
Chardonnay | Just Wine
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Chardonnay

The world’s most popular white grape variety. Very easy to enjoy thanks to its full, round body and buttery, appley flavors laced with toastiness.
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....
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?!”...
How to Make Mulled Wine – Including 4 Recipe Variations | Just Wine
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How to Make Mulled Wine – Including 4 Recipe Variations

Nothing makes the home feel more like the holidays than a warm cup of spiced, mulled wine. We have recipes from Martha Stewart, Epicurious and...
How To Make Mulled Wine Tips For Mulled Wine Newbies: If it’s your first time mulling wine, all you need to know is you’re basically just mixing wine with spice and zest (orange/lemon/lime/citrus), and then applying heat to brew it all together. It takes about 20 minutes, and it’s super easy to...
Champagne vs. Prosecco — What’s the Difference? | Just Wine
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Champagne vs. Prosecco — What’s the Difference?

Champagne and Prosecco — two delicious types of bubbles for celebrating any special occasion, but what’s the difference between these two sparkling...
Let’s Pick Up Some Cheap Champagne (Cringe!) Have you ever heard someone say they “just want some cheap Champagne”? Mon Dieu! The fact is, there is no such thing as “cheap” Champagne. Plenty of people call any wine with bubbles “Champagne,” but only sparkling wine that comes from the Champagne...
10 Non-Alcoholic Wines That Actually Taste like Wine Without the Hangover | Just Wine
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10 Non-Alcoholic Wines That Actually Taste like Wine Without the 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...
The Best Types of Wine to Buy For Everyone on Your Christmas List | Just Wine
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The Best Types of Wine to Buy For Everyone on Your Christmas List

Give the gift of wine this holiday season. Not sure what to buy? We can help with the perfect wine for every personality on your gift list.
Love the holidays, but hate holiday shopping? We get it. Choosing the perfect gift for everyone on your Christmas list can be stressful, but this year we’ve made it easy for you: Get everyone wine! Maybe we’re a little biased, but what better gift to give than the gift of wine? It makes a great stocking...
9 Junk Food & Wine Pairings Perfect for a Night In | Just Wine
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9 Junk Food & Wine Pairings Perfect for a Night In

Wine can be paired with just about anything – even junk food! Whether you’re into savoury snacks or sweet treats, we got your snack food cravings...
Whether you’re settling in for a movie night or having one of those “treat yourself” days (or weeks, months…), it’s always a good idea to combine your favourite snacks with wine. There’s no better way to class up your junk food obsession than with the perfect wine pairings! Here are some perfect wine...
Wine Hashtags for Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook | Just Wine
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Wine Hashtags for Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook

A list of wine hashtags made for the social savvy wine lover. From Instagram to Twitter, let’s make those wine posts #trend…
Looking for some relevant wine hashtags to help boost your engagement? Coming up with a hashtag strategy can be a challenge for influencers and bloggers– and building an audience can be even harder with the everchanging social media algorithms. However, we’ve compiled a list of popular wine-related...
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 Wine? | Just Wine
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What is Wine?

Wine — It’s your favourite drink, but how much do you actually know about it? What is wine? Who invented wine? How is wine made? Continue reading...
Wine Wine. It’s your favourite alcoholic drink and you’re always willing to try new and unique wines, but how much do you actually know about wine? If someone who had no idea what wine is asked you about it, would you be able to answer all their questions? Continue reading to start working out your...
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...
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 are Tannins and how do They Affect Wine? | Just Wine
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What are Tannins and how do They Affect Wine?

In wine tastings, you will hear a lot of talk about tannins, but what are they? Where do they come from? How do they affect the flavour? And,...
If you’ve ever had a big, bold red wine that made your mouth dry out, you’ve experienced tannins!   What are Tannins? Tannins or polyphenols are responsible for the “bitter” component in wine.   Where Do Tannins Come From? The skins, seeds and stems of the grapes; and The oak barrels in which...
How to Host a Dinner Party That Your Guests Will Love | Just Wine
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How to Host a Dinner Party That Your Guests Will Love

There’s a lot that goes into planning and throwing a dinner party, but luckily JustWine has you covered with a How-To Guide for Hosting Your...
You’re getting a little bit older now, and understandably, you want to throw a classier party than the keggers you used to throw. As an adult, it feels like your number one option is to throw a dinner party! But, how do you host a dinner party for the modern age? Well, we have broken down the steps for...
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...
September is California Wine Month! | Just Wine
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September is California Wine Month!

There couldn’t be a better way to celebrate your love of wine, than doing it Californian style!
September Marks California Wine Month! So it only makes sense to celebrate the annual harvest season cali’ style. You can host a cali-themed wine tasting at your home, or if you live near (or are traveling through), you can check out all that the California wine industry has to offer. Wineries, regional...
Origins of Wine: 8,000 Years of History & the Democratic Republic of Georgia | Just Wine
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Origins of Wine: 8,000 Years of History & the Democratic Republic of Georgia

Discovering the wonderful wines and wine regions of Georgia. Learn about their past, present and be part of their future.
Origin of Wine: Where and When did Winemaking start? Image by Georgian Wine Society UK Many archaeologists believe Georgia to be the origin of wine. I’m not talking about Georgia, the American state. I’m talking about the Democratic Republic of Georgia, the country which borders Russia, Azerbaijan, Armenia,...
12 Wines Under $20 You Need to Try This Summer | Just Wine
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12 Wines Under $20 You Need to Try This Summer

Ahh, the lazy days of summer. There’s not much that can beat relaxing on a patio or deck with good friends and good wine. Unless its scoring...
When temperatures get warmer, crisp light-bodied wines are great choices. Think light-bodied whites, rosés or sparkling wines. Wines that are served slightly chilled and perfect for keeping you cool while the heat is really on. Which wine is the best for summer? The best summer wine depends on your...
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