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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.

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  • Wine 101 - Biodynamic Basics

    Ten years ago, it was difficult to mention biodynamics without getting strange looks or being lured into some lengthy debate. Meanwhile, many of the world's best wineries, like French Burgundian houses Leroy, DRC, and Leflaive quietly farmed their grapes according to biodynamic principles—it was easy for critics to drink and enjoy these wines unknowingly. Continue reading

  • Top Wine Picks! Small Lot Wines

    'Small lot' (or sometimes 'small batch') isn't a wine term with a concrete definition. It's often relative to the winery, or it's a number that elicits a response like, "You only made how many bottles?!" Many of the wines available on My Wine Canada could be argued as being small lot— you won't find production Continue reading

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

    The hot, dry summer has resulted in a number of fires throughout B.C., including one burning near West Kelowna that, at the time of writing this, remained uncontained. The area is home to wineries such as Volcanic Hills, Quails’ Gate, Mission Hill, Mt. Boucherie, Kalala and more. Continue reading

  • Top Wine Picks! Summer Flings

    Light, quaffable, and dangerously easy to drink, these wines have everything necessary to be a summer fling. Beware though; you might fall harder than you thought possible - they could become long-standing favourites. Continue reading

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