The May 12, 2018 LCBO Vintages Release features Bordeaux wines and Rosés. Lucky for us on both counts.
The Liqueur and Fortified Sections also hold some interesting offerings – a Raspberry Liqueur, high scoring Vermouth and Sherry and another high scoring Late Bottle Vintage Port. All very reasonably prices so a good chance to add to your cellar or round out your bar! Continue reading “Wine Picks LCBO Vintages Release May 12, 2018”
The LCBO Vintages Release April 28, 2018 is featuring cool climate wines from Pacific Northwest, so Washington State, Oregon and British Columbia. And there is a very highly rated 10 Year Old Tawny Port going for $28.95 that will please port lovers. Continue reading “Wine Picks LCBO Vintages Release April 28, 2018”
The LCBO Vintages Release April 14, 2018 is a fun one. The feature Grapes Gone Global highlights an old world example and a new world example of various grapes. This makes for a perfect opportunity to explore a given varietal and different wine making styles. Continue reading “Wine Picks LCBO Vintages Release April 14, 2018”
With this LCBO Vintages Release for March 31, 2018 I am highlighting 26 wines scoring 90 points or more, many of which are in the $20 and under range. And – want to see how you turn a $20 bottle of wine into a $40 bottle of wine?
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Take this opportunity to arrange a Merlot Wine Tasting and get to know this versatile grape. Merlot is one of the most versatile red wines, pairing beautifully with many cheeses and foods although it is soft and fruity enough to be enjoyed on its own as well. Continue reading “Merlot Wine Tasting Opportunity, March 17, 2018”
Break away from the green beer long enough to explore the good value in the LCBO Vintages Release for March 17, 2018! Some interesting grapes and blends from other-than-traditional-regions.
This release is a perfect opportunity to explore and compare the versatile Merlot varietal from various countries. Check here for Merlot Wine Tasting recommendations from this release. Continue reading “Wine Picks LCBO Vintage Release March 17, 2018”
This LCBO release or March 3, 2018 features wines of the Southern Hemisphere. I don’t find it noticeably different than most since there is always a heavy emphasis on Australia, New Zealand, Argentina and Chile in the offerings every release. There are however, lots of good value wine on offer. Be sure to check out the $20 Chianti Classico that out-scored $50 Brunellos in a blind tasting!
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Wow… this release could be expensive. There are many 90+ scoring wines on offer at very reasonable prices. This is a great chance to stock up!
This release features Mediterranean wines, some tried and true and some quirky. There are a couple of Shiraz in the 90s @ $22.95 and a high scoring Chardonnay at $17.95 that seems like twice the price. Continue reading “Wine Picks LCBO Release Feb 3, 2018”