Dessert wine

Dessert wines (or sweet wines), like Sauternes or Port, are a great way to end the meal with dessert or a plate of cheeses. Find out more about these wines.

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  1. Three glasses of wine, red, white and rosé
    Tasting and service

    What makes a wine good?

    What makes a wine good? It’s such a simple question, yet hard to answer simply... Here are a few thoughts toward a response.

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  2. Different types glasses wine
    Tasting and service

    A question of form

    Several factors can affect how we perceive a wine's flavour. Three experts tested the effect of different glasses on taste.

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  3. decanting-when-how-why
    Tasting and service

    Decanting: when, how, why

    How much do you really know about decanters, every wine lover's best friend?

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  4. Creating a wine cellar
    Conservation

    Guide to preserving your wine

    A nice cellar is a diversified cellar. It should contain a little of everything: Monday night bottles at $20, Saturday night bottles at $35 and bottles for important occasions and major celebrations.

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  5. Wine stored in a cellar
    Conservation

    Should wine be stored in a cellar?

    Does wine have to be kept in a cellar? The answer depends on how you plan to drink your wines. There’s an appropriate solution for every choice.

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  6. niagara peninsula vineyard
    Profiles

    The Niagara Peninsula

    What do you think about when you think of Niagara Falls? Certainly, there are hotels with heart-shaped beds, haunted houses and plenty of miniature golf courses... But besides the tourist centre that’s frozen in time and the majestic Falls themselves, Niagara is also a wine region worth checking out—particularly since it’s practically our next-door neighbour!

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  7. White grapes for wine
    Profiles

    Chenin blanc

    Dry, sweet, sparkling or still, Chenin Blanc makes a great accompaniment to any meal.

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  8. winery in picture
    Wine cultivation

    Grape variety: chenin blanc

    Rare is a grape variety as multifaceted as this magnificent white originating from the Loire Valley, that can produce dry, lively wines, rich and floral vintages, and even the entire range of sweet wines, including dessert wines and even botyrized wines (those affected by what we call “noble rot”)—not to mention sparkling wines of great quality. Its aromas of pear and sometimes peach, white flowers, and even honey or wet wool, are endowed with remarkable complexity.

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  9. Red wines
    Profiles

    Product ratings: how to find your way around?

    Many trade magazines and online news sites provide ratings for products. Since it is sometimes difficult to find your way through these different sources, here are some explanations about the different rating systems.

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