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  1. $14.55

    $87.30

    Konzelmann Estate Winery

    Canada (Canada), Niagara (Canada), Ontario (Canada)

    6 x 750 ml


    Oily and smooth, this wine is a generous food companion that ripens early for high alcohol potential. Expect floral aromas, tropical fruit flavours of pineapple and lychee, and a pizzicato ginger spice. > Learn More

  2. $17.75

    $106.50

    Cave Spring Cellars

    Canada (Canada), Niagara (Canada), Ontario (Canada)

    6 x 750 ml


    "This is a very attractive gewürztraminer, listed as off-dry but really quite dry to my palate. It displays very good weight and texture, with good structure and balance. Winemaker Angelo Pavan is forthright about his approach to this variety: “The acidity drops quickly in gewürztraminer, and a lot of people pick early to get the acidity. But I prefer to pick it later, to make sure the fruit is ripe. Gewürztraminer isn’t about acidity; you want this oily texture. If you want acidity, drink riesling.” This example clearly embodies his approach. It shows the classic flavour profile, some viscosity in the texture, and the characteristic slight bitterness toward the back palate. And the acidity? This is not a fat, low-acid gewürztraminer, any more than it’s the blowsy style. The acidity is here in ample degree, well balanced with the fruit, and adding freshness to the other qualities of this well-made wine." 4 1/2 out of 5 stars - Rod Phillips, Winepointer, Nov 2014 (2012 vintage) 90 Points - Globe and Mail - Beppi Crosariol > Learn More

  3. $17.95

    $107.70

    Flat Rock Cellars

    Canada (Canada), Niagara (Canada), Ontario (Canada)

    6 x 750 ml

    Cured Meat, Rich Fish, Soft Cheese, White Meat


    Bright and juicy aromas on the nose with citrus, peach & apple blossoms. The palate is lush, ripe and has a sweet core of fruit. A zesty citrus acidity leads through to a long, refreshing finish. > Learn More

  4. $21.95

    $131.70

    Redstone Winery

    Canada (Canada), Niagara (Canada), Ontario (Canada)

    6 x 750 ml


    The 2013 Gewürztraminer was crafted from hand-harvested grapes from the Frost Vineyard, located on the Twenty-Mile Bench. The moderately warm 2013 vintage led to slower ripening, exceptional varietal intensity and great acidity in aromatic varietals. This is clearly evident on the nose of this fragrant Gewürztraminer, bursting with lychee and pink grapefruit, as well as pretty floral notes. On the palate, enticing notes of marmalade and candied ginger and refreshing acidity balance the residual sweetness and make this aromatic wine extremely food-friendly. > Learn More
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    $149.70

    Tawse Winery

    Canada (Canada), Niagara (Canada), Ontario (Canada)

    6 x 750 ml

    Breads, Cured Meat, Rich Fish, Soft Cheese, White Meat


    Tawse has been producing single-vineyard Gewürztraminer from the Quarry vineyard since 2009. Planted on mixed limestone and clay soils, this estate vineyard is farmed organically and biodynamically and produces exceptionally fragrant Gewürztraminer. The moderately warm 2013 vintage led to slower ripening and exceptional varietal intensity in aromatic varietals. This is clearly evident on the nose of this fragrant Gewürztraminer, bursting with lychee and guava, as well as pretty notes of rose petals. On the palate, lively notes of marmalade, mandarin and fresh ginger make this aromatic wine extremely food-friendly. With its floral notes and hint of sweetness, Gewürztraminer is the perfect choice with spicy dishes, especially Asian cuisine. It would pair beautifully with teriyaki chicken, Korean BBQ ribs, shrimp tempura and avocado rolls or Peking duck! > Learn More
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At WineOnline.ca we absolutely love white wine. White grapes, such as Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Viognier, Verdejo, Riesling, Garganega etc, (there are 1000’s more), produce roughly the same quantity of grapes as their red counterparts, but for reasons unknown, many people believe a good white wine should cost less than a quality bottle of red wine. A quality white wine typically takes as much time and energy to produce as a quality red wine. Neither must be expensive, but to expect more quality from a popular white wine for less money than a red, does not make sense.

Of course, white wines can be all over the map. There is sweet white wine, the most famous of which is, of course, Sauternes which is produced in Bordeaux. Sauternes is produced from the Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon grapes, though you will never see Sauvignon Blanc or Semillon written on the label. Chateau Yquem would be the most recognizable name/producer in Sauternes, and of course, the most expensive of the Sauternes producers. The Hungarian version of iconic sweet wine, is Tokaj, which is perhaps not quite as famous, but equally delicious. There are dry white wines which are produced all over the world, but many would suggest the best dry white wine is produced in Burgundy, with the most popular white wine produced in Burgundian churning out Montrachet or derivatives of Montrachet, such as Batard Monthrachet, or Bievenue Batard Montrachet. All of the white wine in Burgundy is produced from the Chardonnay grape, though once again, you will rarely, if ever, see Chardonnay written on the label. If you are looking for a different style of Chardonnay, perhaps something oakier, you may want to consider finding great white wine types in different areas of California. Napa Chardonnay, or Chardonnay from Santa Barbara are a couple of the more famous areas for production. If you are looking for the best white wine, you might consider looking in Spain, Portugal, Italy or even South America. There are countless good white wine produced in the Mediterranean countries where they often consume more white wine than red. I believe there are a number of reasons for this. 1st of all, it is typically very warm and people want to drink something cool and refreshing, 2nd, there is a lot of fishing and it is hard to argue that white wine does not go better with fish than red wine.

Some white wine lovers might suggest the best Sauvignon Blanc comes from New Zealand, my personal favourite regions for Sauvignon Blanc production are Sancerre and even those from Southern Austria and Slovenia. I must impress on you that I am of the opinion that best is always in the eye of taste buds of the wine drinker. There is no right or wrong, and only opinion. Whether you like bold white wines, or elegant light white wines, sweet white wine, or dry, at WineOnline.ca we scour the world to ensure you are drinking the best, and the best value white wines there are anywhere.