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  • Nova Scotia sparkles in your glass

    Wine is also being made in Nova Scotia and has been for a few decades now. If you have had doubts as to whether the wines of that region can be ...

  • Memorable mead

    Evidence of ancient mead production is found throughout Europe, Asia and Africa dating back to more than 8,000 years ago. The beverage developed ...

  • Valpolicella varies greatly in style

    Corvina is the main grape in Valpolicella, with Rondinella, Corvinone and several more playing secondary roles, as compared to Chianti’s ...

  • Even wine has its faults

    Oxidation is just one of many faults that can affect a wine. Sometimes these problems are noticeably objectionable and make the wine undrinkable. ...

  • 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 ...