Red Wine

Grape varieties, production methods, food and wine pairings, service and storage: discover all our articles on red wine.

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  1. Italian cuisine
    Pairings and Taste Tags

    Italian Food

    Italy’s cuisine brings to mind tomatoes, pasta, pizza... but it is also all about freshness, conviviality and simplicity! Here are a few ideas for putting together a typically Italian meal.

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  2. Jura vineyard
    Production methods

    Jura wine: original and complex!

    Jura is a small region—especially in terms of production. It’s worth the hunting though, these wines are diverse and very original!

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  3. Alsatian wines
    Profiles

    Are all Alsatian wines sweet?

    Many believe that Alsatian wines are sweet and mild. But is that fact or fiction?

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  4. people tasting wine in a vineyard
    Tasting and service

    Wine tasting and your state of mind

    Tasting a wine is about more than just putting the glass to your mouth. You have to use both your mind and your senses, along with a meditative thoughtfulness.

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  5. red wine
    Tasting and service

    Shades of red wine

    Oh red wine! How do we love thee? Let us count the ways! Here are our suggestions and explanations to help you see – and enjoy – the best of your red.

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  6. What vintages mean
    Tasting and service

    About vintages

    The vintage represents the year the grapes for a particular wine were harvested. But how can you determine the quality of a wine’s production? Here are a few tips for understanding the meaning of vintages.

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  7. Perfect holiday pairings
    Pairings and Taste Tags

    Perfect holiday pairings

    Pop the bubbly and discover the perfect pairings for each taste tag!

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  8. Wines from a land down-under!
    Profiles

    Wines from a land down-under!

    Describing Aussie winemaking in just a few lines is tricky. The offer down under is more diverse than ever and behind us are the days of the monolithic full-bodied Australian wine. Recent years have ushered in new quality-focussed producers, and lately they’ve been taking a much more balanced approach to the craft.

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  9. Organic wines
    Production methods

    Organic wines: True or false?

    How can you decant true from false? Take our entertaining quiz!

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  10. Screw-tops
    Production methods

    The case for and against screw-tops

    Increasingly popular screw caps versus traditional cork stoppers—which is the best way to seal wine?

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  11. Aerate of wine
    Tasting and service

    Aerate or decant your wine?

    In articles about wine tasting, whether in printed publications or even in SAQ.com, you will come across the suggestion that you should store wine in a decanter for a certain amount of time. But what is the difference between aerating and decanting the wine?

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  12. glass of sauvignon
    Wine cultivation

    Cabernet-Sauvignon

    Riding on the prestige of the Grands Crus from Médoc, Cabernet Sauvignon has become the most planted red grape variety on the planet, just ahead of Merlot, another variety that originated in Bordeaux.

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