FROM THE ARCHIVE: Canada isn’t as densely planted in vines as Italy, France, and Spain, but vineyards can be found from coast to coast. To the west are wineries on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, and on the eastern seaboard are a few in Newfoundland and New Brunswick, with many more in Nova Scotia
The popularity of rosé has given rise to wineries creating rosé production programs rather than treating it as a poor cousin to red and white wine.
Whether we’re attracted to a quirky brand name or a picture of an animal, it’s the label that guides us to the bottle.
Although some, perhaps many, wine consumers have either turned away from chardonnay completely or reduced their purchases, many more have rallied to it.
From Canada to New Zealand.
Madeira, the fortified wine from the Atlantic island of the same name, is far less popular than it was a couple hundred years ago, but in the last two or three decades it’s undergone a renaissance.
Malbec has become widely known only since Argentina put it on the world wine map less than two decades ago.
Think of French wine regions, and the Loire Valley is not one that is top of mind.
In the world of wine, pink might not be the new black, but quality rosé wines are on a roll. Even though pink wines will never challenge whites and reds in popularity, they are shedding their image as sweet and suitable only for people who don’t really like wine.
The combination of art, architecture, and wine—white, red, and the rosé for which Provence is famous— is what makes Château La Coste different.