Toronto Readers: If you live anywhere close to the big LCBO on the Kingsway (2946 Bloor West) I highly recommend getting to know the product consultant, Joe Gentile. He’s a no bullsh*t guy who keeps it simple and helpful.
His email is firstname.lastname@example.org
P.S. Speaking of bullsh*t how about this wine description in The Wine Spectator: “a supple rich palate of dark cherry, mulled currant and blackberry fruit, all pushed by nicely integrated, loam and grilled herb-tinged finish”.