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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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  • Cyber Monday Sale!

    That's right, folks, we are jumping on the Cyber Monday bandwagon. Why? Because it seems like a fantastic opportunity to get some wicked discounts on wine before the holidays sneak up on us.  Here are the deals we're running... Continue reading

  • Top Wine Picks! Getting Cozy For Fall

    There is no doubt that I drink all colours year round.  Whites quench my thirst, rosés bring some sunshine to my day and reds always manage to bring a sense of comfort. But inevitably, seasons do affect what I tend to reach for. As the days get cooler and the amount of daylight reduces, full-bodied reds are what I tend to crave. I call it my vitamin D of wine. Continue reading

  • Top Wine Picks! The Season For Chardonnay

    Chardonnay was on my mind last week during Thanksgiving dinner. Maybe our wine yearnings are a sort of basic instinct, but certain wines are just better suited to certain times of the year. I've been drinking almost exclusively rosé and light whites over the last four months (and I'll continue to drink them over the next eight), but for the first time in a while, I had a real craving for Chardonnay. Continue reading

  • 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

  • Pair It Up! White Wine With Red Meat

    The world of food and wine is full of myths, rules, and pre-conceived ideas. Too often, it is intimidating, leaving wine drinkers full of guilt when they love and embrace something they ‘shouldn’t.’ Continue reading

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