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Boxed wine used to suffer from a bad rap, but today's versions offer a winning combination of great taste and value. They're a fantastic choice if you enjoy the health benefits of the odd glass of wine during the week. Thanks to the air-tight design, you can pour yourself a glass without worrying about the wine going off or losing its freshness. Once opened, boxed wine lasts anywhere from 4 to 6 weeks. Affordable and less waste? Sign us up!
The bag-in-a-box format isn't just kinder to your wa...
Nestled in the heart of British Columbia's achingly beautiful Okanagan Valley are some of the best sparkling wine producers you have yet to discover. This up-and-coming region first leapt into the sparkling wine game back in the 1980s, but it's only in recent years that the Okanagan Valley has distinguished itself as a center for world-class bubbly.
Up on the 50th parallel, the Okanagan Valley dances along the extreme outskirts of where quality wine can be made. It’s cold up there, but unique...
Even though we're in the middle of a pandemic, it's still summer. And if you want to enjoy a glass of wine in the backyard, rosés can be a healthier option. Because they're made from red grapes, rosés contain the same polyphenols present in reds, and when sipped in moderation these antioxidants may help reduce inflammation and protect against heart disease. If you're watching your calorie intake, pink wines also often contain fewer calories than reds. Be sure to pick up a dry style (no to ver...
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Life has changed drastically since lockdown began and with bars and pubs shut, many of us are turning to video chats to have a drink with friends. I don't know about you, but these weekly virtual cocktail meet-ups have become an essential way to unwind during lockdown, especially when I'm all Netflixed out. Whether you use this time to improve on your cocktail mixing skills or are simply looking to make do with what's in your pantry, these drinks will hit the spot during your next Zoom happy ...
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