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Special Canadian wine festivals for true wine gurus

If the content of alcohol is more than 1.1% in a drink then it is regarded as wine by the government of Canada. The provinces of Canada are responsible for the wine distribution and therefore the other sale and purchase is regarded as illegal. The other three territories of Canada also act in the same manner and therefore same powers are enjoyed by them. However, changes are being made to make sure that the processes are carried out in a manner that would completely revamp the wine industry. As per the new rules which are implemented, Alberta is the only province that has allowed the opening of the private liquor shops.

Niagara Ice-Wine Festival

For the last 20 years, this is one of the best wine festivals of all time. The ice-wine presented here is carefully brewed and therefore it is highly regarded among the enthusiasts. The wine and dine time which the participants enjoy here is matchless. The best part of this festival is that you can also purchase the wine if you are passing by Niagara. All the wines which are presented here are locally made and businesses from all over Canada make sure that the festival is attended. The wine route which is created here is the best part of the festival and a must visit.

Vancouver International Wine Festival

The winemakers are the best part of the festival. This festival is one of the oldest and the largest one in Canada and allows the wine enthusiast to meet the manufacturers directly. The best part of the festival is that the people from all over the world attend it. It also acts as a business hub which means that orders can be booked with ease and new business ventures are formed. In a similar manner, the winemakers from all over the world also join the festival to make it a business conference. It is highly regarded by the locals.

National Wine Awards of Canada

They are also known as “The Nationals” and are regarded as one of the best and the most advanced wine festivals in Canada. There are about 20+ judges who make sure that the wines which are presented in the festival are thoroughly ranked and therefore make sure that the best wine is selected. The wines which are presented at the event are about 1000+ in number and therefore it is highly recommended to all. It takes place mid-June each year in Niagara Ontario.

Festival of Wines Prince Edward Island

There are about 225 wines which are presented at the event and therefore it is highly rated by the people of the Island. For the last 18 years, this event has been rated as one of the best of all time. Not just the wine is presented but top chefs from all over Canada also join hands to prepare the best food for the festival attendees. There are 40 booths which display the wine from 12 different countries all over the world. It is highly advised to the people that love to wine and dine.

 

 

 

Wine-tasting and Grape Festivals In Canada

The Niagara Homegrown Wine Festival of 2017 is finally here. After much anticipation, the festival is expected to kick off from June 17 and will continue for two days. Yay, there will be something to taste! We highly recommend you to find some time and visit such cheerful event. Nevertheless, in case you will not be able to make it, you always can pour some of Canadian wine and snuggle down with your online casino games or relish outdoors. With less than a week remaining to this high voltage fest, let’s have a look at the fest in more detail and while we are at it, some of the other Wine-tasting festivals and tours in Canada. So read on the article for more Ice, Ice, baby!

Niagara Homegrown Wine Festival

Starting this weekend, the Niagara Homegrown Wine is the best time to witness and enjoy the onset of summers. Lush vineyards spread over 1400 acres and award winning wineries by famous winemakers showcase their amazing talents on your hunger palates. The festival showcases many foods and art events also in addition to wine and grape festivals.

Vancouver International Wine Festival

Vancouver region of British Columbia hosts a wine festival which is going on for more than 30 years now. Also called as VanWineFest, this wine-tasting event is dubbed as one of the biggest and oldest wine fests around the globe by wine enthusiasts. Other events such as wine seminars, food gourmets, wine pairings and educational seminars are also held in VanWine Fest.

Niagara Grape And Wine Festival

Not just wine tastings but gourmet dinners, fresh local food items, concerts, and much more are present in Niagara Grape and Wine Festival held from September 8 to 24 each year. Parades such as the Pied Piper Parade bring more fun and life to the Niagara region during this fest.

Cuvee Weekend Wine Experience

The Cuvee Weekend Wine Experience, as the name suggests, lasts for a weekend and usually begins in late Feb or early March. The festival has been around for more than 25 years, celebrated in Niagara Ontario region of Canada. The winemakers showcase their prestigious products for tasting and delicious food items.

Winnipeg Wine Festival

The start of spring witnesses another wine festival in Winnipeg, Manitoba. This Winnipeg Wine Festival is currently in its 12th year. It includes more than 500 wine samples from over 130 wineries. The festival lasts for a week and many winemakers from Canada as well as different parts of the world take part in it. Some of these wines are exclusive only to this festival and the region of Manitoba.

World Wine Awards Of Canada

The World Wine Awards are built on the same guidelines as the National Wine Awards of Canada but with much fervor and on a grand scale. These awards also known as “The Worlds” are held in Toronto, Ontario each year in mid-September. A competition is held to bet about the 1500 world famous wines, both domestic and imported in Canada in three categories. The panel of judges includes top wine critics, a panel of experts and journalists from all parts of Canada.

It is said that while in Canada, you are never too far from a wine region. The snow paradise of the world has done a great job in promoting its Winemaking Industry. Explore as many festivals as you can, and no need to worry about the time of year for your holiday. Because trust me, the wine festival party in Canada stays up all year long.