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Please try and have these wines in the recommended context. Wine pleasure is about a match of wine and mood.

The Other Side Of Merlot

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For many, Merlot is the nice guy of the red wine world. A smooth, warmhearted wine with the comfort of a favourite couch or sweater. Relaxation wine. Merlots from warm climates can be particularly seductive...

Ontario Fruit Wines

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As you may have noticed, fruit wineries have popped up all over the province, and some of these are now making grape wine too. Ontario wine’s great ambassador Larry Patterson says “Thanks to Minnesota, and...

LCBO Vintages March 14, 2009

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VINTAGES March 14, 2009 THE LOW DOWN: Not a lot to recommend. But you can’t go wrong buying Colio Sauvignon Blanc and Cotes du Rhône for summer drinking. And crowd pleasing doesn’t get much better...

Worse Wine

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WORSE OF THE WORST And the prize for worst wine of the year (change that to decade) goes to Kressmann ‘Winemaker’s Exclusive Bin’ Red and White, France (Tetra). Both wines have the dull, dirty character...