"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



Summer is here, and so are many interesting and important wine releases from local winemakers. 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:

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 my favourite piece lately, 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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