The Aug 4, 2018 LCBO Vintages Release is padded with 90+ scoring wines under $25. There are a number of high scoring good value Chardonnays, including a Burgundian Chardonnay hailing from very close to Pouilly- Fuissé and one from Leaning Post Wines who just were awarded a Platinum medal for one of their Chardonnays by the National Wine Awards of Canada.
Leaning Post was one of 3 Ontario wineries to win National Wine Awards Canada Platinum in the Chardonnay category for their Leaning Post Chardonnay Wismer Foxcroft Vineyard 2015. So – not the Platinum winner on offer but I am curious to try the Leaning Post The Fifty Chardonnay 2015.
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There are so many good value wines in the LCBO Vintages Release July 21, 2018 that I feel like a kid in a candy shop! Check out the Cellar Suggestions -they all scored 93, are reasonably priced and are Drink or Hold..so you can enjoy them now and stock up for future. Continue reading “Wine Picks LCBO Vintages Release July 23, 2018”
White Wine Sangria is a lively, refreshing drink, perfect for summer entertaining. What’s the best wine to make sangria with?
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The Vintages Release for July 7, 2018 is a bonanza for Chardonnay lovers with the Cool Climate Chardonnay feature. There are lots of other good value summer sippers available as well. Continue reading “Wine Picks LCBO Vintages Release July 7, 2018”
For wine lovers in Canada, and Ontario specifically, Uncork Canada is undoubtedly a rare opportunity to discover some of the best Canadian wines Canada has to offer. Uncork Canada is delightful derivative of the All Canadian Wine Championships and is one of the best wine events in the Prince Edward County wine country destination. Continue reading “Uncork Canada-The Best of Canadian Wines”
This is the ‘Welcome Summer’ release! Lots of high quality rosés, including 2 top scorers from Canada! Good value Chilean wines, a 95 point Australian Shiraz for $ 25.00, and a 93 point cellar suggestion for $23! Continue reading “Wine Picks LCBO Vintages Release June 23, 2018”
There is so much going on in the LCBO Vintages Release June 9, 2018 it is hard to know where to start, or stop for that matter. First and foremost the Milestone features provides an excellent opportunity to explore the bench mark wines for many varietals. So if you want to explore or systematically expand your palate this release is for you. I will highlight some highly rated ones that fit in to my target of wines under $35. I will also highlight some of the other best-value-wines for-your-dollar from this release.
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This LCBO Vintages Release features female wine makers and sparkling wines. There are lots of high scoring wines in the $20 and under range. A great chance to stock up on summer sippers! Continue reading “Wine Picks LCBO Vintages Release May 26, 2018”
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”