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  • Clearing the air about aerators

    What is an aerator and why might we want to use one when drinking wine? The simple act of opening a bottle and pouring a glass allows air to ...

  • River climate ripe for Riesling

    They appealed to the North American sweet tooth, a tendency still noticeable in today’s wine industry.The boom in these inexpensive wines ...

  • Grape expectations

    The domestication of this species from the wild sometime in the early centuries of human civilization is responsible for the wine trade we enjoy ...

  • Wine writing by the numbers

    There are several regular wine publications which have an international reach including The Wine Advocate, Wine Spectator, Wine Enthusiast, and ...

  • N.L. is its own wine country

    Rodrigues is the original winery in the province. It started more than 20 years ago by turning traditional homemade versions of blueberry wine ...

  • The lighter side of red

    Red wine does not have to mean heavy, rich flavours and puckery tannins — wines from Beaujolais are the perfect counter-example. These red wines ...

  • Bring on the bubbles

    There are various quality levels and styles of sparkling wines, so you have more choices than just Champagne, which tends to be the most ...

  • A taste of Mondavi’s legacy

    Mondavi was born the son of two Italian immigrants who had developed a successful business in shipping grapes and other fruit from California ...

  • Exploring the golden miles

    The Okanagan Valley’s Golden Mile is a stretch of fertile ground on the east-facing side of the valley south of Oliver that is prime growing ...

  • Getting into the spirit of things

    Many a wine lover complements their passion with the occasional enjoyment of a fine brandy, whiskey, rum or other such spirits.The factors that ...