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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...
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Chenin Blanc

This is white wine grape is grown in the Loire Valley and also well-known in South Africa.
What is Sauvignon Blanc? Wine Varietal Facts – From Flavour to Grape Variety | Just Wine
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What is Sauvignon Blanc? Wine Varietal Facts – From Flavour to Grape Variety

What is Sauvignon Blanc? Where is it grown and what should it taste like? This is a guide is everything you need to know about Sauv Blanc wine...
What is Sauvignon Blanc? Sauvignon Blanc is a green-skinned grape that produces a crisp white wine known for its high acidity and aromatic nature. This wine is refreshing and very food-friendly and originates in the Bordeaux region of France. In this post, we’ll cover some quick facts on the Sauvignon...
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Savennieres

A small region in the Loire area of France that produces top quality Chenin Blanc.
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Loire

A river in central France as well as a wine region famous for Chenin Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Franc.
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Charming

A negative description for a wine that doesn’t quite fulfill the first expectation. It implies a lightness in the wine and is an expression of...
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...
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...
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...
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 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...
Wine Basics — Grape Varietals 101: Grüner Veltliner | Just Wine
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Wine Basics — Grape Varietals 101: Grüner Veltliner

An introductory guide to Grüner Veltliner wine. Everything you need to know about the grape variety including flavour, food pairings, growing...
Try a Grüner Veltliner wine if you like Sauvignon Blanc or Chenin Blanc Overview of the Grüner Veltliner Varietal A food-friendly, dry white wine with a fresh burst of acidity and notes of grapefruit, peach and white pepper. Why we like the Grüner Veltliner varietal, grape and wine It’s a white...
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...
Which Wines Have the Least Calories? The Best Low-Calorie Wines for the New Year | Just Wine
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Which Wines Have the Least Calories? The Best Low-Calorie Wines for the New Year

Getting healthy for the new year is the most popular new year’s resolution, but it’s not worth giving up wine. Check out these low-calorie wines...
New year, new you! If one of your new year’s resolutions is to be healthy, lose weight, count calories, etc. then here’s a list of wines to help you fulfill your new years’ resolution! or you! Here are 11 beers (6 under 100 calories) to drink to fulfil your healthy new year’s resolutions.   What is the...
An Easy Guide To Pairing Wine and Cheese | Just Wine
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An Easy Guide To Pairing Wine and Cheese

Wine and cheese parties are a popular way to spend a casual evening mingling with colleagues or friends. Here are some tips on how to host a...
Why Do We Pair Wine With Cheese? It’s all about the pursuit of pleasure! Whether you’re going for familiarity and comfort or you’re a little more adventurous and want to try something new, it’s all about what tastes good. Because there are so many different flavours of cheese, and so many styles...
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...
Select Wines Annual Wine Portfolio Tasting | Just Wine
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Select Wines Annual Wine Portfolio Tasting

Founded in 1982, Select Wines has grown to become one of Canada’s top independent wine import agencies. In the Spring of 2018 the Alberta office...
  Selection Matters: Select Wines Portfolio Founded in 1982, Select Wines has grown to become one of Canada’s top independent wine import agencies. In the Spring of 2018 the Alberta office held their annual portfolio tasting in Banff, Calgary and Edmonton for members of the wine industry and trade....
The Best Wines for Summer | Just Wine
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The Best Wines for Summer

Wine Style for Summer
Refreshing Wine Styles That Help Beat the Summer Heat When it comes to beating the heat of the summer we can rely on some tried, tested and trusted wine styles to keep our palates refreshed, renew our sense of adventure in wine exploration and revitalize our food and wine savoir faire. So get out of...
The Best Food and Wine Pairings For Valentine’s Day Dinner | Just Wine
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The Best Food and Wine Pairings For Valentine’s Day Dinner

Here are some of the Valentine’s Day pairings that we loved to make this special night with that special someone well….special!
On Valentine’s Day, we celebrate love. Whether it’s love for your significant other, love for yourself or love for wine– we celebrate love. And there’s no better way to celebrate love than with a fabulous Valentine’s Day dinner paired with the perfect wine. Planning the perfect Valentine’s Day dinner...
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House of Mandela Wines

A little background on Nelson Mandela July 18 is Nelson Mandela Day. We use this day to remember the actions of a great man and a great leader...
A little background on Nelson Mandela July 18 is Nelson Mandela Day. We use this day to remember the actions of a great man and a great leader who throughout his life tried to make this world a better place. Besides being a great leader, Nelson Mandela was also a son, a husband, a father, a grandfather,...
6 Top BC Wine Summer Sippers | Just Wine
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6 Top BC Wine Summer Sippers

We’ve asked Tom Firth to give us his top picks for BC wines that are perfect summer sippers. Here are wines you can enjoy on warm weather days.
You can find British Columbia wines on many liquor store shelves and wine lists in Western Canada, with a growing number now selling globally. With over 275 wineries that make grape wine in British Columbia, Canada, how do you choose which ones to drink? Below are a few local summer sippers from BC that...
Wine Research Reveals Favourite Wine Flavours for Women vs Men | Just Wine
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Wine Research Reveals Favourite Wine Flavours for Women vs Men

Blind tasting + hundreds of thousands people + NY Times Square = Best of France’s 2015 tasting event. This annual event is an opportunity to...
Wine researcher shows ways in which men and women’s perceptions of wine differ Isabelle Foret, lifelong wine researcher, today announces her findings following Best of France’s 2015 tasting event, which offered New Yorkers a new way to experience French wine through a blind tasting. The event, which...
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