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Buyers’ Guide to VINTAGES July 11th - Part One

Spain’s Diversity Uncorked (Sort of)
By David Lawrason, with notes from John Szabo MS

Spanish wine continues to surprise, challenge and often delight both the palate and the pocket book. 1,724 more words

Wine

Craft beer and cider sales way up in Ontario

When Ontario drinkers raise a glass, more and more of them are choosing wine and craft beer.

That’s according to the Liquor Control Board of Ontario’s most recent annual report, which encompasses the detailed data from 2013-14. 158 more words

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Rosés For The Dock 2015!

I spent far too long watching these “Playing For Change” renditions. What a cool concept.

I’ve discovered something. I like rosé. I guess it isn’t a shocking discovery. 1,494 more words

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Buyers’ Guide to VINTAGES June 27 - Part Two

Canada is Bigger than Canada Day
By David Lawrason, with notes from John Szabo and Sara d’Amato

As VINTAGES releases its token selection of new Canadian wines this week ahead of Canada Day – all ten of them among 120 new releases – John, Sara, Michael and I plus other WineAlign critics are in Niagara judging over 1400 Canadian wines at the National Wine Awards of Canada. 1,791 more words

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Top 20 under $20 at the LCBO (June)

Your Guide to the Best Values, Limited Time Offers & Bonus Air Miles selections at the LCBO
by Steve Thurlow

Many summer whites and BBQ reds joined the Top list this month. 1,284 more words

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Review: Toronto Wine & Spirit Festival

A Paradise of Drink Diversity for your Palate!

Not ready to spend your Friday night committed to the same bottle of wine? The Toronto Wine & Spirit Festival is a refreshing excuse to brush up on your cocktail creation skills, dig into the Niagara region wines (without the drive!) and immerse yourself in a good-looking crowd of 20, 30 and 40-some Torontonians. 551 more words

LBH Review

Dracula, Susana and the Red Daily Slosh

RIP, Sir Christopher

So, what’s with this week’s release? It’s called “Back By Popular Demand”. There are clearly crowd favourites among the 80 or so wines and spirits featured. 975 more words

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