CORKS WINERY BRAMPTON EDUCATION

CORKS WINERY BRAMPTON believes that there is much more to wine than simply producing and consuming it. With that in mind, we offer our visitors and customers an opportunity to become informed. We invi...

CWB WINS 2016 NO.1 MAKE-YOUR-OWN-WINE PREMISES

CORKS WINERY BRAMPTON® has just received the 2016 READERS CHOICE AWARD for No.1 “MAKE-YOUR-OWN-WINE“ premises in the region. Serving the Toronto GTA and SW Ontario for over 18 years, the independ...

Delicious Facts About Wine

CORKS WINERY BRAMPTON loves nostalgia….particularly when it applies to wine. We like to involve our customers beyond the production and bottling floor. Here are some FUN FACTS for your enjoyment...

POPULAR WHITE WINE VARIETALS

Chardonnay Known as the Winemaker’s grape due to the myriad styles that can be created under guidance, Chardonnay is one of the most popular white wines in the world. A classic variety in the wi...

MOST POPULAR RED WINE VARIETALS

Cabernet Sauvignon The most popular of red wine grape varietals, its name Sauvignon derives from the word “Savage.” Cab is grown in just about every major wine making region. It’s produced as a ...

The Wine-Making Process

Everyday Chemistry – Wine Making – A Chemical Process No celebration is complete without wine. But have you ever wondered why wine tastes so good and what kind of chemistry is involved in ...

What is “wine”?

Wine is an alcoholic beverage made from grapes; and depending on your definition of “made from grapes” there are at least two independent inventions of the lovely stuff. The oldest known p...

How long have human being been consuming alcohol?

Roughly 10 million years ago — long before humans began to store food harvested by agriculture, and long, long before they intentionally fermented food and made a delightfully relaxing ritual of...

How to Store Wine

So you bought some wine that you’re not planning on drinking right away. Now what do you do with it? First off, it’s useful to remember that only a small percentage of fine wines on the market ben...

The Right Temperature To Serve Every Type Of Wine

Does serving wine at certain temperatures affect how the wine tastes? Are there ideal temperatures at which to serve different types of wine? Yes, Yes! Knowing what wines to serve at what temperatures...