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Category "Vintages Picks"

Vintages release recommendations, every two weeks. Most LCBOs carry a selection of Vintages wines, beside the eight major Vintages stores in the province. You can request your local LCBO to order in Vintages wines a percentage of the stock is set aside for customers outside the Metropolitan areas. No guarantee you’ll get the wine, but it’s worth trying.

THE NEW STYLE OF VINHO VERDE

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Some wineries in the Vinho Verde region are move away from the light, simple refresher style to a more medium-bodied white to compete on the international stage with Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc and other non-oaked...

STRICTLY FOR…

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 …GAMAY & PINOT FANS The Passe-tout-grains designation for Burgundy Gamay/Pinot blends is now called Coteaux Bourguignons. At least now people know it’s from Burgundy. This bottle delivers a lovely delicious experience of Gamay’s brightness, along...

Try Something New

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THE BENEFIT OF TRYING NEW THINGS A winery owner once told me that his company invested a third of their budget on innovation. “It makes us creative, and means we are ready for new trends...

CLASSIC CHIANTI – THE ORIGINAL

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My first sip of this wine took me back a few decades in time when Chianti and Tuscan reds in general were lighter, more austere – more real, and distinctive. In order to compete with...