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.

Konzelmann Estate Winery

  • Pair It Up! Holiday Smorgasbord

    We all get inundated with pairings for classic dishes like ham and turkey every time a holiday rolls around and it starts to feel a little stale. That's why I liked Kurtis' post last week—he takes on the common party fare. I've been tasked with the final Pair It Up before the holidays and I also wanted to have a little fun with it. I've decided to lay out a smorgasbord of the kinds of dishes you're likely to encounter on dinner tables over the next few weeks and find a wine or two that should pair nicely. Continue reading

  • Pair It Up! Save with Jamie

    My wife and I have always had a soft spot for Jamie Oliver. Even way back in his Naked Chef days, we’ve enjoyed his unparalleled enthusiasm and energy and, of course, have picked up many cooking tips and inspiration from his television shows and books over the years. Continue reading

  • Top Wine Picks! Canada Day BBQ Whites

    Canada Day is probably the day of the year most synonymous with afternoon BBQs—what better way to celebrate than with wine from a Canadian family winery? These wines will work in any BBQ situation: they're all good value, easy drinkers with big flavours that will stand up to smoke. Continue reading

  • Top Wine Picks! Pink Wines for Dad

    With Father’s Day quickly approaching, thoughts turn to what to get Dad for his big day. Skip the ties, the golf balls, and the soap on a rope (does that still exist?) and buy Dad what you know he wants, and what he’ll truly appreciate: wine.  Continue reading

  • Top Wine Picks! Wines for Footie Fans

    The beautiful game has descended on six cities across Canada, including here in Winnipeg, as the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup is now underway. No matter who you’re cheering for (and it better be Canada!), you can still drink great wine while watching some footie. Continue reading

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