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Wine Picks LCBO Release Sept 16, 2017

This release features Ontario wine and winemakers and also includes some good value Australian wines.  Australia’s Wits End Luna Shiraz 2015 is back – Score 95 @ $17.95! Also a great chance to stock up on some bubbly before the holiday prices shoot up. Check out which one André Proulx says ‘may be one of  the best bottles of sparkling wine in the province right now.’  Hint- 2027! Continue reading “Wine Picks LCBO Release Sept 16, 2017”

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How to Host a Raclette Dinner Party

A Raclette Dinner Party can really take a ‘wine and cheese party’ to a whole new level. If you enjoy a leisurely, informal dining experience with friends then a  Raclette dining experience  might be just the thing for you.  And if you enjoy a good fondue it is definitely for you! Continue reading “How to Host a Raclette Dinner Party”

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Syrah Tasting Opportunity Sept 2, 2017

The LCBO Vintage release for Sept 2, 2017 offers an excellent opportunity to delve into the Syrah grape.  The release features Syrah wines that are characteristic of their origins from both the Old World and New World.  What a great chance to explore the signature traits of this varietal and compare the different effects of terrroir and wine-making styles. Continue reading “Syrah Tasting Opportunity Sept 2, 2017”