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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.

One More Rosé!

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Okay, I’ve been touting a lot of Rosés, but this one is just too good to ignore. Good as in elegant, semi-rich, and suggestive of the good life in the south of France. Such as...

BEST NEW WHITE WINE IS ALREADY HERE!

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If winemakers worldwide were invited to submit entries for ‘the next best under-twenty white’ I’d be putting my money on Pecorino – a white grape from the Marche and Abruzzi provinces of Italy. I would...

REASONABLY PRICED LOCAL SUMMER RED

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For many the word Cabernet suggest a big red wine, but it ain’t always so. Cabernet Franc for example often delivers a more medium-bodied experience, and here is one with the everyday gulping feeling of...

THE RETURN of ENTRE-DEUX-MERS

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Entre-Deux-Mers (white Bordeaux) was all the rage in the early days of Ontario’s discovery of wine. I think it cost $4.95 in stores, and $12.95 at restaurants. The Chardonnay boom put an end to it,...