Representatives of twenty-nine Canadian wineries from British Columbia, Nova Scotia, and Ontario will gather at the Consulate General of Canada in New York on Tuesday, March 24th to showcase over 200 cool climate wines to area media and trade. The event, comprised of a grand tasting and three flash seminars on Riesling, Pinot Noir, and Wild Card Wines, will also include xx wineries seeking importer representation.
According to Wine Intelligence's Canada Wine Landscapes 2020 report, published this week, the recalled wine knowledge index of all Canadian regular wine drinkers has significantly increased in the past 5 years, from 28.4 in 2014 to 35.0 in 2019.
The new Marketing and Vineyard Improvement Programming (MVIP) will assist grape growers by providing cost-share funding for projects to help vineyards across the province adapt to ongoing and emerging growing challenges. The program will also contribute to vineyard investments that implement new technologies to supply high-quality grapes to Ontario wine producers.
Grady took inspiration for The Hermit from a period in French wine history when Bordeaux vintners blended their wines with Syrah from the Rhône Valley for added strength-a practice known as hermitagé. By adding a dollop of Syrah to a Bordeaux-style blend, Grady has created a deliciously fresh and distinctly Okanagan blend.
Pet Matt Landrusco 2019, a sparkling wine made in the pe´tillant naturel style from 100% Touriga Nacional, was harvested on September 12, 2019, fermented in concrete tanks, bottled on September 24 for final fermentation, and disgorged on December 18 with no dosage added.