Canadian Wine

These Wines Are Your Answer for the Dog Days of Summer

Heather Wall | Posted 08.20.2016 | Canada Living
Heather Wall

There's nothing like a cold, thirst quenching Riesling with racy acidity by the pool. A Sparkling wine is never wrong in a perfectly chilled flute for Sunday brunch or afternoon tea and a slightly chilled rich Chardonnay is the perfect heat busting nightcap.

This Chardonnay Festival Has Become a Premier Wine Event in Niagara

Heather Wall | Posted 07.23.2016 | Canada Living
Heather Wall

The 5th Annual Cool Climate Chardonnay Festival ( or #i4c15 ) in Niagara is now in the archives. The weekend wrapped up with the Moveable Feast Brunc...

Wine Suggestions For a Hoppy Easter

Heather Wall | Posted 06.01.2015 | Canada Living
Heather Wall

Easter long weekend with a new VINTAGES release hopping in to your local LCBO on April 4th. Our family and friends will gather around Easter feasts and no matter what is on offer -- turkey, ham, lamb, Prime Rib or fish -- VINTAGES has plenty of wine for a hippity-hoppity Happy Easter.

Vancouver Wine Fest Pours Plenty of the Good Stuff

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 05.02.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Adrian Brijbassi

The festival is increasingly a tourism draw for oenophiles.

New at Vintages in November

Heather Wall | Posted 01.10.2015 | Canada Living
Heather Wall

The VINTAGES section of your local LCBO may be a bit of a mystery to you. The name itself suggests "Wine Snobs Only Please." Yes, VINTAGES is classed as the fine wine and premium spirits business of the LCBO, but excellent value limited quantity wines can be found if you venture inside.

The Booziest (And Oldest) Festival In Canada

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 09.08.2014 | Canada Living

When the glitterati stream out of town and the Toronto International Film Festival draws the curtain on its 2014 edition, another kind of festival wil...

A Foodie You Should Know: John Szabo

Erin Maynes | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Erin Maynes

John Szabo was the first Canadian to add the "Master Sommelier" credential to his name and is one of 188 master sommeliers currently sipping wine worldwide. Here John Szabo tells us about his hidden talents, favourite food and essential kitchen tools.

The Wines Of Winter

Natalie MacLean | Posted 04.04.2013 | Canada Living
Natalie MacLean

There's just something about the frosty weather -- and yes, the seemingly never-ending days of winter -- that makes uncorking a bottle feel that much more decadent, and gives you a chance to learn a bit more about what's contained inside.

Cheers! Canadians Are Drinking More Wine

CP | Lois Abraham, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.24.2013 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Wine producers will be proposing a toast to Canadian consumers: a new study shows wine consumption in this country is growing three times fa...

Wines Of The Month

Natalie MacLean | Posted 03.14.2013 | Canada Living
Natalie MacLean

As winter sets in and holiday cocktails feel like distant memories, it can be the perfect time to investigate some of the better wine options available to Canadians. While most people tend to lean toward red wines in the winter, there's also a little something for port lovers too.

Canadians Are Drinking More Wine: Study

CP | LuAnn LaSalle, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2013 | Canada Living

MONTREAL - Canadians are increasingly reaching for a glass of Beaujolais instead of beer and they're also drinking more domestic wines, says a new stu...

Why the LCBO Doesn't Want You Buying From Wineries

Erin and Courtney Henderson | Posted 08.29.2012 | Canada Politics
Erin and Courtney Henderson

Canadian provinces are now free to set their own policies for wine trade without the federal government imposing any rules of its own. Provinces are still only giving an inch, allowing for tourists from other provinces to bring back some wine and alcohol with them. And would you like to know why? Taxes.

Grape Depression: Ontario's Wineries Under Threat From Climate Change

The Globe and Mail | Posted 11.01.2011 | Canada Business

Ontario’s wine makers are fighting to protect their grapes against Mother Nature’s wrath. The destructive forces of climate change are already bei...