Canada /ˈkænədə/ is a country in North America consisting of 10 provinces and 3 territories. Located in the northern part of the continent, it extends from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean. At 9.98 million square kilometres in total, Canada is the world's second-largest country by total area, and its common border with the United States is the world's longest land border shared by the same two countries.The land that is now Canada has been inhabited for millennia by various Aboriginal peoples. Beginning in the late 15th century, British and French colonies were established on the region's Atlantic coast.
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    • Myth Busted: The Top 5 Myths about Sulfites in Wine

      skip to main | skip to sidebar “A myth is a way of making sense in a senseless world. Myths are narrative patterns that give significance to our existence.” ― Rollo May Invariably any number of folks who work in the wine-biz or wine-trades, whether it's your favorite tasting room in Napa or the wine-bar down the street, will be asked about the health effects of s ...

      Bill Eyer/ Cuvée Corner Wine Blog - 6 readers -
    • Gold Medal Plates Toronto 2014

      Gold Medal winning plate, Gold Medal Plates, Toronto 2014: Canoe’s Chef John Horne’s Grandview Short Ribs Glazed with Tree Syrups (c) Ronald Ng Photography When head judge David Lawrason asked me to join him and fellow WineAlign colleague Sara d’Amato to preside over the wines at Gold Medal Plates Toronto, I paused for a brief moment.

      Michael Godel/ Godelloin Cabernet Franc Pinot Noir Syrah Riesling Chardonnay- 4 readers -
  • Top 5 Turkey Wine Pairings: Bottles for the Big Bird

    …% Sweetness: Medium Drink: 2013‐2018 LCBO: 80234 Loire Valley, France So pretty! Bone-dry, delicate rose with aromas of tiny wild field strawberries. Yes this wine is very dry and mouth-watering: perfect for moistening that turkey in your mouth. Score: 87/100 Price: $12.95 Alcohol: 10% Sweetness: Dry Drink: 2013‐2015 LCBO: 12641 Sterling Vineyards…

    Natalie Maclean/ Natalie MacLean- 4 readers -
  • Industry Veteran Raul Marques Joins ACI CORK USA

    … around the globe. Headquartered in Fairfield, California, ACI CORK USA provides cork and non-cork closures to producers of wine, distilled spirits, vinegars and oils in the US, Canada, and Mexico. “Raul’s comprehensive knowledge of the industry is a great asset to our company,” comments Armando Andrade, General Manager of ACI CORK USA. “In addition…

    Barbara Keck/ WineBizNews- 5 readers -
  • Eleven 11th hour holiday bubbles

    … strawberry energy you might find yourself lost in the fields forever. But there is more than that, “something in the way she woos me,” maybe the rhubarb replay, or the tarragon, or the faint tang of cheese. You gotta like the Jean Pierre Colas style and to like her, you need to like her style.” Last tasted December 2014 @13thStreetWines Sumac Ridge…

    Michael Godel/ Godelloin Pinot Noir Chardonnay- 4 readers -
  • Holiday Gifts for Wine Lovers

    … and want to make a splash? Here are a couple great ideas for bubbles with a little something extra! Chandon’s Limited Edition Holiday Bottles Celebrate with Chandon – the first American sparkling wine venture established by a French champagne house in Napa Valley. Available through January 31, 2015, Chandon has created special white and gold…

    Amy Corron Power/ Another Wine Blog- 3 readers -
  • Southbrook Transitions (Niagara) - Wine Reviews

    Tonight's wines are from Southbrook Vineyards' and appropriately part of their "Transitions" line as they are all currently undergoing transition to organic certification. All of the grapes for these wines were handpicked. These wines are available to licensees only, via Trialto Wine Group - look for them in restaurants, as they are not available at the LCBO.

    Jason Solanki/ Vintages Wine Picks & Reviews- 5 readers -
  • Sparkling Wine for New Year’s Eve versus Champagne

    …, the Yarra Valley and Pipers River, produce fresh, simple sparklers such as Seaview Brut, Hardy’s Nottage Hill Chardonnay Brut, Banrock Station Sparkling Chardonnay and the uniquely Australian E&E Sparkling Shiraz. In Canada, the cool climate produces an excellent, though underrated sparkling wine. Try Hillebrand Trius Brut and Château des Charmes…

    Natalie Maclean/ Natalie MacLean- 3 readers -
  • SOL REPUBLIC RELAYS in-ear Headphones Giveaway!

    … to enter the giveaway If you’re not comfy using the widget, just leave a comment below answering the question: “What you most look for in a pair of headphones?” That’s it! Contest is open to U.S. and Canada residents only. Anybody who contributes barbecue content to this site is ineligible to apply (a-hem, I’m talking to you, hubby). Contest ends…

    Vindulge- 15 readers -
  • Perfect Pairings: ChocolaTas, Whisky and Wine

    …, it was ChocolaTas who made the chocolate bar which won “Best Chocolate Bar in the World” for Vancouver’s Mink Chocolate Café. I love Mink. It’s a great stop for good coffee after tastings at next door Terminal City Club. Plus, they always give you a complimentary chocolate with your coffee. But I never knew the connection until now. ChocolaTas’ new…

    Tim Pawsey/ hiredBelly.comin Syrah- 4 readers -
  • 2012 Fielding Red Conception

    …-bodied & Fruity Garnet with brick edges; cassis and cherry aromas with coffee and smoky notes; light cherry and plum fruit with lively acidity and smooth tannins Score – 4 Stars (out of 5). (Rod Phillips,, June 22, 2010) $18.95 Release Date:May 28, 2011 Alcohol/Vol 13.0% Made in: Ontario, Canada By: Fielding Estate Winery…

    John Galea/ Canadian Wine Guyin Syrah- 12 readers -
  • It's on the Internet, so it must be true!

    … One of the stories making the rounds in the digital winesphere is about a recent segment on the Canadian radio show This is That. The segment featured two Canadian wine producers from the Okanagan Valley and the Niagara region. The host began by asking his guests what makes Canadian wine so good. From that point on, the two guests attacked…

    Kyle Schlachter/ Colorado Wine Press- 8 readers -
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