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Sherry vs. Port — What’s the Difference? | Just Wine
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Sherry vs. Port — What’s the Difference?

The most common types of dessert wines are Sherry and Port, but what’s the difference? Here’s an easy to understand guide to dessert wines from...
Port and Sherry are two popular types of dessert wines. Even if you don’t have a sweet tooth, there’s a dessert wine out there for you. There is such a wide variety of styles and sweetness levels, you’re bound to find something you like eventually — you just have to keep trying them all!   What...
Luxury is the New Name for Port Wine | Just Wine
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Luxury is the New Name for Port Wine

Vintage Port and its tradition in Europe.
[Guest Submission] World’s most famous fortified wine “port wine” is more than just a sweet red wine and officially considered as the vintage wine in many European nations. The tradition and culture in Europe has made the serving of port more interesting thereby providing a special place in many...
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....
Winebow Group’s Craft + Estate Expands Portfolio with 9 Major Burgundy Wine Producers | Just Wine
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Winebow Group’s Craft + Estate Expands Portfolio with 9 Major Burgundy Wine Producers

Find out which 9 prestigious Burgundian wineries Craft + Estate has the exclusive US importer rights for.
Craft + Estate, a member of The Winebow Group, is pleased to announce that it is the exclusive USA importer of nine wine properties from Burgundy, France.   The following Burgundian wine producers have been added to the wine portfolio of USA wine importer, Craft + Estate: Domaine Pierre Gelin Domaine...
eBay Partners With WineDirect To Support Thousands Of Small And Medium Sized Wineries And Grows The Wine Marketplace For Consumers | Just Wine
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eBay Partners With WineDirect To Support Thousands Of Small And Medium Sized Wineries And Grows The Wine Marketplace For Consumers

New partnership with Wine Direct expands eBay’s wine offering by adding over 1,400 wineries to the eBay Wine Marketplace.
eBay Announces Partnership with WineDirect To Bring International Wines and Wineries To The Marketplace On Tuesday, eBay announced a partnership with WineDirect bringing wine from around the world to its eBay Wine marketplace destination. The new partnership with WineDirect, the industry leader in direct-to-consumer...
Gallo Wine Supports Navy SEAL Veteran Scaling Mountain | Just Wine
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Gallo Wine Supports Navy SEAL Veteran Scaling Mountain

Liberty Creek Wines, part of E & J Gallo Wines, is helping spread word about Frogman Charities. Founder Don Mann’s is climbing Mount Everest...
E & J Gallo Winery Supports a USA Navy SEAL and his Mount Everest Climb Showing their continuing support for those who defend the USA, E. & J. Gallo Winery has announced that promotions for its Liberty Creek products will help spread the word about Don Mann, retired U.S. Navy SEAL member of Team SIX,...
Wines of Portugal Unveils the 50 Great Portuguese Wines of 2016 | Just Wine
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Wines of Portugal Unveils the 50 Great Portuguese Wines of 2016

Panel of Three Master Sommeliers Curates This Year’s Best Portuguese Wines List
Wines of Portugal today reveals the 2016 list of 50 Great Portuguese Wines Wines of Portugal showcases the best quality wines currently produced in Portugal. Now in its third year, the “50 Great” list was curated for the first time by a panel of three Master Sommeliers: Peter Granoff, Dennis Kelly and...
Oh How Noble! The Most Important International Grape Varieties | Just Wine
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Oh How Noble! The Most Important International Grape Varieties

Exploring the core international wine grape varieties — also known as the Noble Grapes, or Vitis vinifera.
Did you know that there are about 10,000 grape varietals used to make wine? That’s a lot of choice for the average wine drinker! However, with all these different varieties only six are considered ‘noble‘ or principal grape varieties. These are varietals we see all over the world on wine labels everywhere....
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A Portuguese fortified wine, also known as Oporto. It is richly flavoured and sweet. There are a number of different styles: tawny – aged in...
What Wine You Should Drink According to Your Favourite Christmas Song | Just Wine
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What Wine You Should Drink According to Your Favourite Christmas Song

We all love a good holiday tune! Find out what kind of wine you should drink according to your favourite Christmas song.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Christmas is the best time for a winter warmer or a Christmas ale, but if you can’t decide what to drink this winter – let your favourite holiday song decide! Here’s what beer you should drink according to your favourite Christmas tune:   9 Christmas Song and...
9 Wine Pairings For Your Favourite Romantic Comedies | Just Wine
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9 Wine Pairings For Your Favourite Romantic Comedies

With so many options for movies out there, it can take an hour just to figure out what to watch! Don’t sweat it though, because we’ve compiled...
Sometimes there’s nothing better than curling up on the couch with a glass (or bottle) of wine and watching one of your favourite movies. Generally, this movie turns out to be a romantic comedy. We all know how they go, yet we love them all the same.   9 Wines to Pair with Your Favourite Critically Acclaimed...
8 Wine-Themed Ugly Christmas Sweaters You Need This Holiday | Just Wine
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8 Wine-Themed Ugly Christmas Sweaters You Need This Holiday

Need an ugly Christmas sweater for your Christmas party? Well, look no further, we’ve got the ugliest of holiday sweaters perfect for a wine...
Ugly Christmas Sweaters Day is practically the best part of the holiday season (you know, other than crowded shopping malls, grumpy drivers, icy roads, and that general xmas “cheer”). Thankfully this year you can wear your heart (and love of wine) on your sleeve, with a bomb-ass wine-themed ugly Christmas...
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....
How To Make Red Wine Hot Chocolate (Without Slow Cooker) | Just Wine
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How To Make Red Wine Hot Chocolate (Without Slow Cooker)

Hot chocolate good. Red wine great. So, the only thing better must be Red Wine Hot Chocolate!
Simple Red Wine Hot Chocolate Recipe   Move over Hot Toddy. You too, Mulled Wine. We’ve just found your new favourite winter warmer. Everyone deserves a little decadence to warm our spirits. This drink is the perfect winter drink for wine lovers. Rich chocolate flavour and fruity red wine make for a...
The Best Wines for Christmas – 12 Wines of Christmas Dinner | Just Wine
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The Best Wines for Christmas – 12 Wines of Christmas Dinner

12 delicious wines that pair well with Christmas dinner and difficult relatives.
What is a good Christmas wine? This guide will take some of the guess-work out of what you need for Santa’s arrival, dinner wine pairings and all the wonderful festivities surrounding Christmas.   The Best Champagne for Christmas Whether it’s morning mimosas or afternoon wine and cheese, Christmas...
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...
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...
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,...
Does Keeping Red Wine in the Fridge Really Stop It From Going Bad? | Just Wine
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Does Keeping Red Wine in the Fridge Really Stop It From Going Bad?

What is the best way to store red wine, in the fridge or at room temperature? Find out what a wine expert says about how to store an opened bottle...
Having leftover wine can be uncommon for wine lovers, but in the rare instance you don’t finish that bottle of red with dinner– you don’t want it to go to waste. While there are many different methods to store and preserve wine, a recent wine expert has brought a new “wine hack” to the table that had...
The Best Wine Pairings For a Boozy Breakfast and Brunch | Just Wine
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The Best Wine Pairings For a Boozy Breakfast and Brunch

Nothing says brunch like a bottle of wine (or a mimosa!). Host the perfect brunch by pairing the perfect wines with your breakfast foods.
Breakfast (or Brunch) is the most important meal of the day. Whether you’re having a delicious eggs benedict, some pancakes or avocado toast, we’ve compiled a list of the best wines to pair with your brunch or breakfast dishes that aren’t your typical brunch mimosa. (Although, we do love mimosas!) While...
Wine Industry Trends and Predictions for 2020 | Just Wine
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Wine Industry Trends and Predictions for 2020

What does the following year hold for wine producers and consumers? Find out with these 2020 wine industry trend predictions…
Looking back on 2019, top trends included: canned wines, low alcohol & alcohol-free wines, cannabis-infused drinks (beer and wine included), vegan wines, and sustainable production. As we move into 2020, experts are forecasting that these trends will carry forward into the new year, but we can expect...
Can You Drink Wine on a Diet? The Best Alcohol to Drink on a Diet | Just Wine
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Can You Drink Wine on a Diet? The Best Alcohol to Drink on a Diet

Whether it’s a new year’s resolution, a change in lifestyle or you’re getting ready for swimsuit season, you might be wondering if there is such...
Wining and dining when you’re watching your carb or calorie intake requires discipline and a little creativity. Armed with knowledge and a few guidelines, you should be able to make better decisions about what you’re drinking. We’re often asked if wine can be a moderate part of a healthy lifestyle...
Champagne vs. Sparkling Wine — What’s the Difference? | Just Wine
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Champagne vs. Sparkling Wine — What’s the Difference?

What is a sparkling wine? Continue reading to learn about the differences between still and sparkling wines, champagne and prosecco and other...
While a lot of wine drinkers are the knowledgable about the differences between red wines and white wines, sometimes Champagne-style wines can get confusing. The differences between champagne, sparkling wine, and prosecco are actually quite simple.   What’s the Difference Between Champagne and Sparkling...
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...
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