Meet the Member: Natalie MacLean

Natalie Maclean
Natalie MacLean is a wine writer, broadcaster and Brunello lover. She's also the only person to have won both the M.F.K. Fisher Distinguished Writing Award from the James Beard Foundation and the M.F.K. Fisher Award for Excellence in Culinary Writing from Les Dames d'Escoffier International. Amanda Barnes interviews her on her career in wine, how digital media has transformed wine writing and educ...
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2019 in review

Robert Smyth and Amanda Barnes take a quick look at some of the biggest news stories and wine happenings in 2019. 2019 got off to a fizzing start as nine prolific Cava producers left the DO to start their own new premium sparkling wine category, Corpinnat (February 2019). Despite the rather recent initiative in 2017 of Cava DO to keep some of their most prestigious producers happy with the spec...
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A Weekend in Ontario Wine Country

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Nibbling on Newfoundland

Fogo Island Inn
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Southern Ontario regional report and 2019 vintage profile

ice wine
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Discovering Okanagan’s sweet spot

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Taking stock of half a century of Canadian vintages

Article on Canadian wine
Michael Vaughan has been writing about Canadian wines for fifty years and assessing the vintages for most of those years, available today on his online publication www.vintageassessments.com. In this interview Amanda Barnes asks him how much Canadian wine has changed over that time, and where he sees the most potential in Canadian wine for the future. You've been writing about Canadian wine since...
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Meet the Friend: Maria Laura Ortiz (Winifera)

Maria Laura Ortiz
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Heading onwards and upwards in Ontario

Big Head Wines
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Canada Condensed

Okanagan wine festival
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