A Sparkling Wine Revelation

ONTARIO

  • 100+ wineries produce sparkling wines
  • Over 1.3 million bottles annually
  • Sparkling wine production doubled from 2014 to 2019
  • 1/3 production Traditional Method
  • Primary varieties for TM: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir
  • Primary variety for Charmat: Riesling

BRITISH COLUMBIA

  • 70+ wineries produce sparkling wines, with approximately 40 making Traditional Method
  • Main grapes: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir & Pinot Meunier, Riesling, Chenin Blanc, Gamay Noir, Gewurztraminer

NOVA SCOTIA

  • Half of all wineries produce sparkling wine
  • 7 making Traditional Method
  • Main varieties: Chardonnay, L’Acadie Blanc, Seyval Blanc, Pinot Meunier, Pinot Noir