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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.

LCBO Vintages Saturday Dec 5

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THE LOW DOWN: Vintages always produce glitzy catalogues for the holidays, but the wines are seldom as good as the photography. Good wine don’t appear on demand. Regular readers will know that I frequently recommend...

Cave Men Bubbly

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The folks at Cave Spring have come out with Canada’s first bubbly produced from Chenin Blanc grapes. The Loire Valley in France has been making sparkling Chenin for decades, and it’s always been one of...

LCBO Vintages Saturday Nov 7

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Vintages Saturday November 7th 2009 THE LOW DOWN: This is Vintages at its best. Offering wine styles not generally available. In whites there’s seductive Viognier, classy Quincy and an upscale Pinot Grigio. Those who share...