• how much sugar is in wine?


    Whether we like it or not, sugar is a big part of our lives. We eat it, drink it, make homemade facial scrubs from it – sugar is everywhere! Including our wine. It’s an integral part of the winemaking process…

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    Old World Wine Grape Varieties

    Part of the allure of wine is knowing that it comes from a faraway land. A land where English isn’t dominant and where 5th, 6th or even 7th generation winemakers are making wine just as their forefathers did. But that mystique is…

  • Sauvignon Blanc Day May 1st

    Sauvignon Blanc: Fact or Myth

    Fact: Sauvignon Blanc tastes better when you drink it outside. It’s impossible to dispute so it must be true, right? Last weekend, the last of the snow finally melted in Calgary so we washed our deck and have been enjoying…

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    Malbec World Day Top Picks

    Malbec World Day is this Friday, April 17th. Grammatically, this day drives me crazy (can we call it World Malbec Day instead?) But from a wine perspective, I love that the focus of this annual celebration is squarely on Argentinian…

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    Choose Your Own Wine Adventure: Self-Isolation

    We’re living in unprecedented times. We’re avoiding large gatherings and maintaining social distancing. Essentially, we’re confining ourselves in our homes for as many hours of the day as possible. Most of us are doing so willingly for the greater good…

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    BC Wine: 2020 Spring Release Guide

    Wouldn’t it be nice to have a one-stop guide for all of your British Columbia wine needs? Sure, there’s social media (did I see that riesling release on an Insta story or was it a post?) or e-newsletters (why did…