"An Unwined tasting is clear and unpretentious; guiding rather than instructing, encouraging exploration, and letting me discover for myself what I liked and why."

—Joyce Rankin, poet and Cape Breton Manager, Habitat for Humanity



As the cool weather steps in, wine becomes not only an important ingredient in celebrating harvest, but also a crucial means of staying warm. Stay up-to-date with interesting wine releases from local winemakers and stories from our vineyards. Moira is keeping you in the loop with frequent articles and snippets about Nova Scotia wine in The Coast, Halifax's free weekly newspaper. A few recent pieces:

Weathering the storm: How the changing climate affects our vineyards - September 27, 2018

A Festival of Wines Grand Tastings survival guide - September 27, 2018

Avondale Sky's blank canvass - September 27, 2018

DRINK THIS: Luckett Vineyards' Ortega - September 19, 2018

DRINK THIS: Planters Ridge Infatuation - August 16, 2018

DRINK THIS: Avondale Sky's Benediction - August 2, 2018

Obladee's thirst for knowledge - July 25, 2018

Grape Witches work their magic at The Ostrich Club - July 19, 2018

...and a fave about a style of wine you really should know about: Nova Scotia's Pét-Nat's natural beauty - May 31, 2018

Heads up, booklovers! Along with Atlantic Canada's foremost wine, beer and spirits writer Craig Pinhey, Moira has written A Wine Lover's Guide to Atlantic Canada, available from its authors (read local, buy direct!), most wineries in the region, and most bookstores, both independent and big-box.

For free and understandable wine information and instruction, check out Uncorked, Moira's wine blog, which is based on past columns published by the Chronicle Herald, and current columns published in Local Xpress.


Unwined adds a unique flavour to any party. Connect with friends, colleagues or clients over a private wine tasting, brought to your home, office or private venue. 'Unwined,' and make your next staff party, bachelorette, fundraiser, retirement party or casual evening with friends entertaining and memorable.

Sommelier Moira Peters was trained in New York and certified by the Sommelier Society of America. Now a member of the Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers-Atlantic Chapter, she continues to expand her expertise in local, domestic and international wines.

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