Wine Glossary & Grape Types for Beginners

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ACETIC ACID Wines contain several types of acid, but acetic is the bad one: it suggests vinegar and is sometimes referred to as volatile acidity. If present at more than minimal levels, it makes a wine unpleasant. ACIDITY Acid is present in all grapes, and therefore all wines. It is extremely important (particularly in white […]


Niagara Wine Tours

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Enjoy a scenic Niagara wine tours. Niagara on the Lake wineries are immensely popular and famous for some of the most well known wines. Quench your thirst for fine liquors and gain Knowledge. While many people initially travel to Niagara Falls to see the spectacular waterfall, it should not be overlooked that there are many […]


Like A Fine Wine: Choosing The Right Wine

Are you a nervous wine shopper? Can you tell a Merlot from a Burgundy? It is easy to find the information you need to choose the perfect bottle of wine. The piece that follows can help. Store your wine in the proper element to keep it fresh and tasty. Extreme temperatures, whether cold or hot, […]


Ontario Wine Regions

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THERE ARE THREE DISTINCT WINE-GROWING REGIONS IN CANADA — THE PROVINCES OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, NOVA SCOTIA, AND ONTARIO. There are two temperature zones across the globe where grapes suitable for wine production will flourish if planted on well-chosen sites. They range between 30 and 50 degrees North and South of the Equator. Ontario’s three Geographic […]