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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...
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...
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...
Here’s Where to Get the Best Wine Advent Calendars for Christmas 2019 | Just Wine
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Here’s Where to Get the Best Wine Advent Calendars for Christmas 2019

’Tis the season for advent calendars. Get yourself or that wine enthusiast in your life a wine advent calendar before it’s too late!
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! The countdown to the holidays are on! And what better way to countdown to Christmas in the best way with an adult advent calendar! The kind that’s filled wine… Surprise yourself with a new wine every day until Christmas with these festive wine advent calendars....
DIY Wine Advent Calendars – How to Make Your Own Wine Holiday Calendar at Home | Just Wine
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DIY Wine Advent Calendars – How to Make Your Own Wine Holiday Calendar at Home

Too late to order your wine advent calendar this year? No worries, you can make your own! Here’s how to make the best wine advent calendar at...
The holiday season is upon us! Which means it’s time to countdown to Christmas in the best way possible… with wine! Every wine lover needs a wine advent calendar. So, whether you were too late to order one, not a big fan of surprises (a.k.a. you’re super particular about your wine choices) or you’re...
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...
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 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...
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....
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...
BC Winery Partners with BC SPCA to Create a Wine to Help Save BC Wildlife | Just Wine
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BC Winery Partners with BC SPCA to Create a Wine to Help Save BC Wildlife

British Columbian Winery, Northern Lights Estate has teamed up with the BC SPCA to produce a wine in efforts to save the BC Wildlife
If you’re a wine lover and an animal lover, you can now embrace both your loves while drinking wine to save the animals! British Columbian winery, Northern Lights Estate Winery has teamed up with the British Columbia Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BC SPCA) to release “The Bear“, a Pinot...
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...
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...
How Long Does Wine Last Open? – How to Tell if Wine Has Gone Bad | Just Wine
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How Long Does Wine Last Open? – How to Tell if Wine Has Gone Bad

We all wonder about it sometimes, but how long is that open bottle of wine going to last? Here’s your guide to making sure you get the most out...
Do you have a bottle of wine that you opened and never got around to finishing? We know most wines have a pretty long shelf life. And of course, wine is great when cellared and aged, but does that still apply once the wine has been opened? Let’s find out just how long wine lasts opened, how to store...
Organic vs Biodynamic vs Natural Wine – What’s the Difference? | Just Wine
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Organic vs Biodynamic vs Natural Wine – What’s the Difference?

We’re sure you’ve all heard about Organic, Natural or Biodynamic wines. But what are they and what is the difference?
The modern age of wine is upon us, and it has introduced to new methods of wine production. These three methods, focused on doing as little as possible to manipulate the growth and development of their wine grapes, include organic wine, biodynamic wine and natural wine. Now you might be saying to yourself,...
Why Does Wine Give Me a Headache? How to Prevent Wine Headaches | Just Wine
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Why Does Wine Give Me a Headache? How to Prevent Wine Headaches

The morning after drinking wine can be brutal, to say the least – that piercing wine headache can ruin your whole day. Here’s why wine gives...
We’ve all been there – one bottle of wine suddenly turned into two, maybe even three bottles of wine and now you’re nursing the worst wine headache of your life. It feels like a killer migraine, and you only get these when you drink wine! But why is that? Well, we did the research so you don’t have...
6 Best Places for Wine Happy Hours in Edmonton, Alberta | Just Wine
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6 Best Places for Wine Happy Hours in Edmonton, Alberta

Hitting up a happy hour for wine is a staple in Edmonton, so here are the best places to go for after work drinks in YEG!
When you’re leaving the office after a long day of work, it’s nice to head somewhere for a happy hour to relax with a drink (or two, or three or…). If you’re anything like us, you NEED a glass of wine after work some times as you try to blow off steam! Here’s a list of the best places to go for after-work...
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...
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...
Your Complete Guide to Disney’s Epcot International Food and Wine Festival | Just Wine
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Your Complete Guide to Disney’s Epcot International Food and Wine Festival

Disney World host the annual Epcot Food & Wine Festival every year from August to November! Check it out this year in tandem with the opening...
Did you know that Disney holds an annual Food And Wine Festival? It’s one of their largest and longest-running showcases of the year, and is put on to explore diverse cultures, showcase new attractions and bring in guests from across the globe!   Ultimate Guide to the 2019 Epcot Food & Wine Festival   What...
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