Like some other wine-producing countries, Germany has had to deal with the unintended consequences of success.
The debate about which grapes should be Ontario’s signature varieties has been going on for years.
Years ago, the co-owner of Le Marché St. George (which turns 10 this year) became spellbound by an ancient winemaking process from the Caucasus region of Georgia, and he has since wanted to ferment grapes in the same fashion.
If, in the world of wine, terroir is everything, then the Cowichan Valley is doing well.
Icewine is ultrasweet by nature, by definition, and by law.
One of the big shifts in wine during the past two decades has been the rise in quality and popularity of sparkling wines. No doubt there’s a connection.
Corks, screw caps, and other ways of sealing bottles are referred to as closures in the wine business. But there’s no closure to the debate over the best way to seal a bottle of wine.
Although wines labelled pinot grigio and pinot gris are made from the same grape variety, the names generally refer to two different styles of wine.
Drink more wine, the French government urged its citizens.