Did you know that humans have been making wine for over 8,000 years?
Since we’ve had such a long time to perfect the craft, it’s no wonder why so many people love treating themselves to a nice glass of wine.
Do you want to learn what to eat with wine to make your leisure time even more luxurious? Keep reading for 11 delicious food and wine pairings.
If the only thing you know about wine is that you love wine, you might be a perfect candidate for some wine education. Learning about wine will enhance your appreciation of the product and help you choose wines that you like with greater confidence and accuracy. Wine education can teach you how to decipher wine labels so you have a basic understanding of what a wine will taste like before opening it.
According to Statistics Canada, wine sales grew by 4.6% during the fiscal year of 2017/2018. Red wine accounted for half the sales in Canada. White wine came in second with a 32.2% share in sales.
What’s the deal with differently shaped glassware? Some glasses are tall and thin, some glasses are short and wide. Can’t I just buy a glass from the dollar store? They all do the same thing, right?
No. Not at all. Not even close. Glassware matters! Let me explain.
You are in the LCBO or a winery retail outlet poring over the bottles of wine from Ontario in search of the perfect pick. The bottles are littered with words: winery names, places, fancy descriptions, and over and over again three little letters keep appearing: V. Q. A. With so many bottles wearing the same three letters, there must be some significance to this. When it comes to “VQA,” you may find yourself asking, “what’s in it for me?”
There is no better time to celebrate the wine industry in Canada than on Canada Day! Canada produces wine in four provinces: Ontario, British Columbia, Nova Scotia, and Québec. For our purposes, let’s focus in on the wine producing region of Niagara, Ontario. Not only is it the biggest wine producing region in Canada, it is home to Niagara Vintage Wine Tours—one of the world’s great wine tour experiences!
On Mother’s Day, everyone wants to let their mom know just how much she is loved and appreciated. But finding the right way to express your thanks for all she’s done for you can be a challenge. This Mother’s Day, consider giving your mom the gift of time spent together while enjoying a tour of Niagara’s wine country that is classy, educational, and fun. Niagara Vintage Wine Tours has many unique and exciting experiences to offer.
Every industrial sector produces goods that range in quality and price. Wine is no different in this regard.
When I host tours of Niagara’s wine country as a Wine Smart Guide working for Niagara Vintage Wine Tours, one of the aspects of the wine industry that I always try to convey to my guests is an appreciation for quality. Not all wines are made equal. For someone who is new to wine, it can be difficult to appreciate, or even notice, the difference between a fine wine and a mass-produced bulk wine.