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  • The origin of Zin

    The main wine-making grape species of the world is the vitis vinifera and Zinfandel is a variety within that species, like all the well-known ...

  • A taste of Nova Scotia

    Nova Scotia has now established itself as worthy of mention when discussing Canada’s wine industry. British Columbia and Ontario continue to ...

  • Getting to know Nebbiolo

    There is a lesser known variety from northern Italy’s Piedmont region, however, which also claims noble recognition.Nebbiolo stakes it claim to ...

  • Wine with an altitude

    Political change and economic shocks in the 1990s made Argentine wineries look outside the country for new markets. Entry into those markets ...

  • Try a California Cab

    To think of California wine country as a single homogenous terroir would be the same as saying “Italian” wine, with all of that country’s ...

  • A wine made for spicy foods

    In a world where there is more red wine than white wine, and the whites are dominated by more prominent varieties, the grape is hardly common. ...

  • Rooted in history

    More than 150 years ago, a wave of infestation swept across the vineyards of Europe and almost wiped out wine-making as we know it. The ...

  • South African wines shine

    By the 20th century, the mass production of wine depressed prices, and led to the creation of a wine co-operative, KWV, which grew to control all ...

  • The pleasures of Pinot Noir

    Success with Pinot Noir, the great red wine grape of the Burgundy region of France, has been more elusive. In fact, it is not that easy to grow ...

  • Welcome to rosé season

    Rosé wines come to prominence when our tastes turn away from something hearty and warming to something light and refreshing. White wines also ...