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  • Merlot

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

  • Nebbiolo

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

  • Barbera

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

  • 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...

  • Pinot Noir

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

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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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  • AAArrrghhh! Wistfully thinking of you guys while I sit here at work in Alberta. It hurts not to be in California right now as I'd planned, but dems da breaks. I'm hoping for better luck next time!I hope you all have a great time! I will think of you all while I go for chicken wings and beer tomorrow. Yet. Again.   :)  Read More

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  • Hi! I've been so busy (lots of work related travel) - I've ... ... week. I'm also in alberta right now, which usually has a better selection than most stores in british columbia (more relaxed in terms of applicable laws).&nbs Read More

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  • Oooo....so tempting...I'd say its 50/50 that I'd either be at work in Alberta or spending time with family in Nfld in October. That said, I'll stay tuned - I'd love to join in, and hopefully I can bring along my other half. I'd be fine with going anywhere between here and S. California, so I'm quite flexible wrt location.  Read More

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  • Surprise! I pretty much found jack shopping locally. I searched our ... ... ... will be going back to Alberta soon, so I will likely have some better luck with the shops in Calgary. And some over the border buying is long overdue...so we'll see what I come up with in the coming weeks.I did leave Columbia Crest out of the mix. My other half an... Read More

    Forum post in the topic I'm Liking Napa Chardonnays


  • Disclaimer: please don't go find fubar2 on my recommendation (if that's ... it's filmed in a part of Alberta that I'm fairly familiar with - you know, it's always more fun to see something shot at a place you've been. Also, it's mostly just a satirical play on oil patch culture.&nbs Read More

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