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Canada, known for its cool climate, is a country that produces high-quality wines. There are four main winemaking areas in Canada – British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia. The soil quality, terroirs and climate of each of these areas are completely different. The wines produced in these respective regions are true representations of the regions where the grapes are cultivated. The wines crafted here are some of the best in the world and if you are a true wine lover, you will never be disappointed when you come here. This is a place where you will get all types of wines such as sparkling, still, rose, table, fortified, red and white.
Currently, there are over 10000 acres of land in this part of Canada, where grapes are cultivated. All the wines crafted in this area must meet the regulations specified by the VQA (Vintners Quality Alliance) of BC (British Columbia). One of the major rules drawn by the VQA is that the wines should be made only with 100% BC grapes. Merlot, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Shiraz, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Gewurztraminer, Riesling and Sauvignon Blanc are the common varietals grown here.
The Niagara Peninsula, Lake Erie North Shore and Prince Edward County are the common wine producing areas here. There are close to 17000 acres of vines here and the cool climate here resembles the areas of Burgundy and Europe.
With over 1975 acres of grapevines and 138 wineries here, this area is home to close to 45 types of grape varietals. There are only 5 main winemaking areas here – the eastern townships, Monteregie, Quest-du-Quebec, Est-du-Quebec and Centre-du-Quebec.
The Annapolis Valley, Avon River Valley, Malagash Peninsula, LaHave River Valley and Bear River Valley are the main winemaking areas here. There are over 800 acres of grapevines and close to 20 wineries here today.