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  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Barbera

    History of the grape: Barbera is a native to the Piedmont, where it has been growing for centuries, and is now the fo...

  • Nebbiolo

    History of the grape: Two schools of thought exist as to the origins of Nebbiolo (which means “little fog” either for...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

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  • My dad's mother's mother was born on a farm in Alberta, while my dad's great grandfather and great great uncle had a cup of coffee in Nova Scotia before deciding California looked a lot less like the Scotland they were leaving and all around better. Not sure anyone's really 'Canadian' in background, certainly in genetic terms, unless they're a m... Read More

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  • Hi,You would need to check if you can receive the wine.  I'm in BC and ... I think in Alberta people can receive shipments of wine, but probably not free of myriad taxes.  Go to wherever you buy wine in Halifax and ask them.  I'm sure they could give you the accurate information Read More

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  • You're correct Greg.  The bearded guy in a lumberjack shirt may very ... ... delivered in Sask.  Alberta yes.  BC no.  Now, you could go to a wine (liquor) store there and they can get stuff if you don't see it. Ask your sister if they have friends who might have a wine fridge or cellar..then you can get them whateve Read More

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  • We do have a great selection of Aussie wine.  My wine-drinking buddy told ... told me some statistic about Alberta importing more Aussie wine than anywhere (per capita).  I'll have to check the facts though!  A great government liquor store near me has plenty of Penfolds and some Grange.  They had four bottles of the 2008 Grange (100 pts) for ... Read More

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  • Hi,I'm in Canada, but have the same problem (in British Columbia) In Alberta, you can have wine shipped.I have a bottle of Angelica Zapata in Boston that a guy brought back from South America and he can't ship it out of MA.  I'll think of something!!! Read More

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  • No, for sure there is some good wine coming out of Ontario, as well as in BC. ... do a bit of driving between Alberta and BC - I really owe it to myself to stop in some of these winery tasting rooms to learn about and purchase wine. I'll ask about the Meritage thing if I get the opportunity; I'm curious. It's a bit of a risky proposition to ev... Read More

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  • what a waste of time this website is, I entered an Alberta postal code and they show me wines available in Nova Scotia?  Province with one of the smallest selections of wine and only 4500kms away.  Read More

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  • Welcome to the forum! It's beautiful country down in ND! I enjoyed your ... so stimulating!I am often in Alberta for most of the winter so I feel your pain in terms of cold temps. I'll often find my self driving with some wine. When overnighting somewhere on a long drive, I have been tempted not to bother to take my wine inside my hotel room. ... Read More

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  • I actually bought a bottle of Cline Mourvedre through a store in Calgary - I ... much it for the province of Alberta. Maybe I should have tried to score a few bottles. I'm really looking forward to trying it.I became quite interested in old vines and historic vineyards awhile ago, and came across the Historic Vineyard Society in my readings. T... Read More

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  • Jen, I got this reply from an acquaintance in Edmonton."A large number of ... ... wines are exported to Alberta, so there is probably an excellent chance that the wine you plan to ship there is already in the market. If it is currently available there then the exercise should be relatively simple. Contact either Wade Brintnell at The Wine Cel... Read More

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