We are delighted to introduce the award-winning Two Sisters Vineyards as our featured winery for the month of February! This Niagara winery is committed to producing high-quality wines that give a sense of luxury with every sip. Surprise your loved ones this Valentine’s Day with a subscription to our wine club! Sign up for our wine club today and your valentine will receive a selection of incredible wines. Continue reading
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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.
I recently read an interview that Lidia Bastianich did for Western Living Magazine to promote Una Bella Notte con Lidia, a fundraising gala she'll be hosting in Vancouver later this month. Her new book Mastering the Art of Italian Cuisine came out late last year to rave reviews. In honour of this week's free shipping offer from GreenLane Estate Winery on 6 or more bottles, I wanted to pair up their wines with three of Lidia Bastianich's recipes from her most recent book. Continue reading
There are occasions over the holidays when opening a special bottle is apt. I like to pop a nice bottle of Champagne on Christmas morning, or maybe a pricey bottle of Burgundy at an intimate dinner with friends. That being said, the vast majority of the socializing I take part in over the holidays is in a very loud room with twenty-five members of my extended family, or in a crowded bar with a dozen co-workers. There are times when a special wine can be appreciated and given the respect and attention it deserves, and other times when you look over to see that your aunt has emptied almost half a bottle into her wine glass so it's brimming at the rim. Here are a few delicious wines offered on My Wine Canada that are perfect for sharing, but also won't set you back more than $20. Continue reading
In a country with a young viticultural history compared to most other members of the 'New World', it's worth celebrating the growers and wineries that have found the recipe for longevity and have managed to stay relevant. Marynissen Estates Winery is one name in Niagara that has had a reputation of quality for decades. John and Adrianna Marynissen planted vinifera vines in 1975 when all other growers were still focusing on hybrids. Their Cabernet Sauvignon block from 1978 is the oldest in the country. The site where the Marynissens planted and eventually built a winery was in an area of the Niagara Peninsula that would later become the Four Mile Creek VQA appellation. Continue reading