Looking For A Great Gewurztraminer?

Let the WineAlign Critics help you find the Right Wine for the Right Price, Right Now!

Get Your Free Access Now

Top 5 Gewurztraminer at the LCBO

Find the BEST wines in YOUR price range

  • Over 125,000 wines reviewed and ranked
  • Reviews from Canada's top professional wine critics
  • Articles by Canada's best wine writers
Start drinking better wine now

Latest Articles

Canadian Wine Insider – August 2021


Niagara’s Regeneration By David Lawrason Nothing like a good old 18-month pandemic to bring things into focus. While we were all dutifully staying home, Niagara’s viticulturalists and winemakers were working away, dealing with the best vintage in their lifetimes in 2020, and having some breathing room to think things through, bring new talents along, dally … … Continue reading More

If I Could Buy Only One – July 24th VINTAGES Release


We asked our writers, “If you could buy only one wine from this release, which one would it be and why?” ($45.95, Kolonaki Group Inc.) Michael Godel – Let me tell you something about the Estate Argyros Assyrtiko 2019 Santorini gem in 100 ways. Varietal assyrtiko raised in 100 per cent stainless steel and of a … … Continue reading More

Buyer’s Guide to VINTAGES July 24th, 2021 Release


Great Value Quenching Whites and BBQ Reds By David Lawrason, with reviews from John Szabo, Sara d’Amato and Michael Godel VINTAGES primary feature on this July 24th release is “High Scoring Wines” with a selection of 12 wines reviewed by publications that score wines “high”. Given the LCBO exists to sell wines VINTAGES always picks … … Continue reading More

National Wine Awards of Canada

Discover Canada's best wines! In 2016, 22 judges tasted 1,535 wines from 230 wineries across the country to identify Canada's top wines.

View Award-Winning Wines

World Wine Awards of Canada

Seventeen judges tasted 1,000 wines in 21 categories in 2015 to find the world's best wines sold in Canada under $50.

View Award-Winning Wines



Gewurztraminer

Born in Alsace, France, in the 19th century as a mutation of Traminer (or Savagnin) , Gewürztraminer became popular in its home region, and spread from there into Germany and Austria. It is still primarily grown in Alsace, with significant plantings in Germany, Austria and Italy, with significant amounts grown, outside of Europe, in California (mostly), Australia and South Africa. The variety has high natural sugar and the wines are white and usually off-dry, with a flamboyant bouquet of lychees, roses and spices like ginger. The name gewürztraminer means "aromatic" or "spicy" traminer, and it is indeed very highly aromatic - sometimes to a fault.