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Canadian wine grapesAlthough in a land of harsh, long cold winters, summer in Midwest Canada -- around Saskatchewan and the country's heartland -- bring crystal clear air and bright and sunny days that result in perfect conditions for fruit orchards.

Although Canadians in the Midwest tend to think of themselves as "natural born beer drinkers" compared to wine, beer is still by far the drink of choice according to a 2014 survey) wine is slowly gaining inroads locally with Sask natives.

The region's wineries specialize in fruit wines, such as rhubarb, blueberry, lingonberry, strawberry, plum, and other fruits. These are are harvested and made into light, refreshing dinner or dessert wines for summer consumption on the Ol' Canadian Prairie.

More about Midwest Canadian wine around the Web:

Wines of Canada - Saskatchewan
- A brief but informative overview of the vintners and wineries of the area with photos and location details. information.

Virtual Saskatchewan - Saskatchewan's Banach Winery - An archived story article from the online magazine, and a great success story as the family-owned Banach Winery battles the odds to create a successful go of featuring iced fruit and dessert wine. With contact info and location details.

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