Looking For A Great Valpolicella?

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

Get Your Free Access Now

Top 5 Valpolicella 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

Buyers’ Guide to VINTAGES July 11th, 2020


Ten cool years of chardonnay kicks off this weekend, eight groovy examples, a Barolo primer and top critics’ picks from the past weekend’s VINTAGES release by Michael Godel with notes from David Lawrason, John Szabo M.S. and Sara d’Amato Beginning this Friday there will be events playing on Zoom screens across Ontario, throughout Canada and […] More

Barolo DOCG previews and retrospectives: 2016, Riserva 2014, 2006 and 2004


A WineAlign critic’s January 2020 journey to Alba in Piemonte and his assessment of 230 Barolo at Nebbiolo Prima 2020 by Michael Godel Preview of Barolo DOCG 2016 Nothing in the behaviour of these nebbiolo consents to their age. Too serious, too impenetrable and at the same time terribly sharp, focused and severe. Wines as […] More

A Toast to Cool VQA Chardonnay – July 18, 2020


Join WineAlign critics Michael Godel and John Szabo MS for a virtual, interactive Zoom tasting of top Ontario wines, part of the i4C 2020 (International Cool Climate Chardonnay Celebration). Purchase your favourite cool VQA Chardonnay, gather your bubble, bring your burning wine questions, and tune in for a mostly fun, but accidentally educational cocktail hour […] 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



Valpolicella

Valpolicella is a viticultural zone of the province of Verona, Italy, east of Lake Garda. The hilly agricultural and marble-quarrying region of small holdings north of the Adige is famous for wine production. Valpolicella ranks just after Chianti in total Italian DOC wine production. The wine known as Valpolicella is typically made from three grape varietals: Corvina Veronese, Rondinella, and Molinara. Most Valpolicellas are quite light and fragrant table wines, but some also use the appassimento method (which consists in partially drying the grapes, as is done for amarone) to give them more depth and intensity.