About Wine Cocktails from Canada

About Wine Cocktails from Canada
Canada, is a unique country regarding the subject of wine. While producing some exceptional offerings - especially Ice Wine - wine is not as appreciated in Canada as it is in most other wine-producing nations. Arguably the finest districts for wine in Canada are the Niagara Peninsula in Ontario and the Okanagan Peninsula in British Columbia. The former is home to a wide variety of wine styles, be they spicy reds such as Cabernet Franc or Merlot or a dazzling dessert specialty, such as Ice Wine. There are also numerous styles of wines that originate in Okanagan, notably Merlot, Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir, which work beautifully in this cool climate. Ice wines are also made in this district as well. Regrettably, Canadians seem to have an inferiority complex when it comes to their country's wines, as Canadian wines make up just less than 50% of sales in Canada. Wine is also not as popular as beer or spirits, though wine consumption in Canada is slowly on the rise.

Top Picks for Canada

Wine Cocktails

XOXO NV White Sangria Canada
92 points
Best Buy
Light and refreshing with crisp ripe peach notes, nicely balanced sweetness, and good body; serve chilled poolside to keep the dog days of summer at bay.
92 points $7 Best Buy
XOXO NV Red Sangria Canada
85 points
A pleasing summer sipper with crisp flavors of orchard and stone fruits that will match well with hors d'ouevres.