Canadian Wine blog

Writing on Canadian Wine by the MWC team Kurtis Kolt (BC), Ben MacPhee-Sigurdson (MB) Jake Skakun (ON), Michelle Bouffard (QB) and various national guest contributors.


  • The Friday Files: News & Notes from Canada’s Wine Scene

    I spent most of June travelling, and when I got back to regular office mode in July, a bunch of wine samples had piled up. I know, I know - I don’t expect anyone to shed tears. ANYWAY Continue reading

  • Pair it up! Wine and Lobster

    It’s been a big week-and-a-bit for Canadian wine lovers in Nova Scotia. Late last week, the province decided to officially open its borders to interprovincial wine shipping.

    In honour of that decision — which moves Nova Scotia into the same territory as Manitoba and British Columbia (and hopefully Saskatchewan and Ontario are close behind), I thought Continue reading

  • Pair It Up! Salmon in the Summer

    While enjoyable any time of year, there’s just something a little extra special about salmon in the summertime. Whether grilled on the barbecue, seared in chunks for a salad, or done zillions of other ways, it seems to add even more brightness to this sunny time of year. When it comes to wine pairing, there are so many directions you can go, but I find myself most often hitting one of the three Pinots: Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, and Pinot Noir. Continue reading

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