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Some Canadian wines

K. C. Bourke

Some Canadian wines

K. C. Bourke visits Chateau-Gai.

by K. C. Bourke

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Published by Wine & Spirit Publications in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chateau-Gai Wines Company,
  • Wine and wine-making -- Ontario

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of a series of articles which first appeared in Wine magazine.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination18 p. :
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19674427M

    To some extent, people drink the label as much as the wine. When an outsider sees "made in Canada" on a bottle, bias can enter the equation, and bias can play a strong role where wine is concerned.   The vintage of this wine also took Best White Wine at the awards with an aggregate score of You don’t often see a score this high at a wine competition, so this is an exceptional wine.

      Canada, is a unique country regarding the subject of wine. While producing some exceptional offerings - especially Ice Wine - wine is not as appreciated in Canada as it is in most other wine-producing nations. Arguably the finest districts for wine in Canada are the Niagara Peninsula in Ontario and the Okanagan Peninsula in British Columbia. Snooth Newsletters. Snooth: Get Snooth's free wine newsletter for a daily dose of what to drink right now, pairing ideas, wine country travel tips, and more. Wine Tips: A daily postcard with a few simple words of wine wisdom. Wine Events: A weekly roundup of wine events in your area. Deals: We're on the look-out for great wine deals and when we see them, we'll send you an email.

      By Judi Zienchuk Wine production in Canada is not an easy task; only certain grape varietals can survive a cooler Canadian growing period, and even the hardiest fruits are at risk of facing a late frost (or even full blow snow storm). Being the kind and hardy bunch we are, facing the threats of a Canadian winter. British Columbia in the far west is one of the coldest areas, but still has almost a hundred producers playing host to more than sixty different varieties and some of the very best wines. The smallest area is Quebec, where a large proportion of the outlet is for the tourist trade situated along the Canadian/American border.


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Some Canadian wines by K. C. Bourke Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Canada’s wines are known mainly to Canadians, who consume the bulk of their country’s production. Ask many wine lovers in the U.S. about Canadian wines, and you’ll probably get a blank stare in response. The s brought incredible growth to the Canadian wine industry: The number of wineries grew from 30 to over today.

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The Wines of Canada, however, tells you what each winery specializes in, and which regions do best with which grapes. This isn't an /5(4). Wine has been made commercially in Canada since the mids but Canadian wine has begun to register with professionals and consumers in the wider wine world only in the last five to ten years, as quality has dramatically improved.

Canadian wine is now being exported in meaningful volumes to the U.S., Asia and Europe. Although summers can be really quite hot in Canada’s wine regions, winters are long and harsh (hence Canada’s status as the world’s most prolific producer of Icewine) and as if that weren’t penance enough, some Canadian vintages have been plagued by, of all things, ladybirds which can taint the resulting wines with a curious sort of raw.

The Vintners Quality Alliance (VQA), the regulatory body for Canadian wines, officially recognizes eight distinct wine appellations within Canada – three in Ontario and five in British Columbia – but there are also established wine regions in Quebec and Nova Scotia, and wineries are found in every province in Canada.

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The Canadian Vine Growers Association was formed to sell the wines. By De Couteny was in charge producing wines from the Clair House. At the height of production in the mids, Clair House produced as much as 50, gallons of wine and a considerable amount of brandy.

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The island’s sparkling-wine potential is evident and these were the most impressive wines I tasted here, together with some silky yet fresh white blends, sappy Pinot Gris and subtle, fine-toned.Therefore some good % Canadian wines are not marked VQA.

How does a wine get VQA approval? In Ontario. VQA Ontario does not certify wineries, rather it evaluates each different wine to see if it meets the VQA standard and is eligible for appellation labeling. When the winery has finished making the wine and is ready to bottle, the wine is.Buy wine from Canada at Total Wine & More.

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