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Unreserved Wine Talk

238 EpisodesProduced by Natalie MacLeanWebsite

The Unreserved Wine Talk podcast features candid conversations with the most fascinating people in the wine world. Your host, award-winning journalist Natalie MacLean, dives into how it feels to compete in the nerve-wracking World's Best Sommelier Competition, the shadowy underground of wine forgery… read more


30: Canada Day Wines

In honour of Canada Day on July 1st, we're doing a deep dive into Canadian wine, including some colourful history and surprising facts that you can drop casually at your barbecue gathering as you crack open a bottle.

What do Canadian wine regions have to offer visitors? Why do Canadian wines make up only 1/3 of the wine we buy in Canada? We're also testing your vinous savvy with The Great Canadian Wine Quiz. I'd love to hear how you did - email me or tag me on social media.


  • What were the Canadian wines of the 70s and 80s like?
  • Why are Canadian wines often less expensive than imported wines?
  • What is the Celine Dion-Shania Twain Syndrome that Canadian wines are suffering from?
  • Why do Canadian wines only account for 1/3 of the wine purchased in Canada?
  • What experiences can you have when visiting a Canadian winery?

To learn more about the resources mentioned in this episode, visit the show notes.

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