Why Ontario is Perfect for Growing Wine

wine growing regions of ontario

Ontario produces the largest percentage of Canada’s homegrown wine from approximately 15,000 acres of wine grape vineyards. (Another 5000 acres plus are devoted to grapes for juice.) These products range from dry table wines (red and white), to sparkling wines, dessert wines and fortified wines. Location The vineyards of Ontario lie in the centre of […]

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Enjoy Your Favorite Wine…But With Some Rules

wine etiquette

The mere mention of etiquette brings to mind various images, mainly negative. Etiquette means observing set rules. Its not about the quaint traditions but where wine is concerned etiquette matter. The primary connoisseurs of fine wine are oenophiles who are stringent about treating, serving and tasting wine. Then there are wine lovers and those simply […]

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How to Store Wine Properly

wine storage

Wine Storage Storing wine is important because just like food, wine is perishable. Proper wine storage will help to ensure that the expensive French Bordeaux you were given as a gift, will not turn to vinegar by the time you get around to opening it! If you are looking to build your own cellar then […]

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Decanting Wine

wine decanting

Decanting wine is not always essential for most wines people tend to think the more expensive the wine the more it is needed to decant, there is some debate on whether decanting wine improves the taste and aroma’s of the wine, a lot of wine that is designed to be aged such as burgundy and […]

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How to Store Wine

wine storage

Having invested possibly hundreds of dollars in your latest bottle of vintage wine (ah well, we can but dream), the next important decision is where to store this prized possession? The main issue when it comes to storing wine is that it needs to be maintained at a cool temperature of between 12 and 16 […]

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